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TATA Steel

Kirloskar Brothers Limited.

Toyota Kirloskar

BMW India

Godrej Industries Limited

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

Nippon paint

Oorja Energy Engineering

Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd

thinkstep sustainability solutions

Oriano Solar.
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Brakes India Private Limited

NMDC Limited

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ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

GreenCo Summit 2018

Event Schedule

Date Event
27 June CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2018
27 June Conference on Life Cycle Assessment (Parallel conference)
28 & 29 June GreenCo Summit 2018
29 June Conference on GreenCo SMEs (How to make your SME Green?) (Parallel conference)

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7th Edition of GreenCo Summit 2018

To further advance the need & importance of Green initiatives in Indian industry and share the latest green concepts & technologies, CII is organizing the 7th edition of the GreenCo Summit which aims at fostering and promoting sustainable models.

Areas of discussion
The following concepts would be discussed and deliberated extensively by leading National and International experts
  • International experiences & world class practices in Green
  • Transforming supply chains - logistics, procurement, packaging
  • Design for environment - resource conservation, recyclability and zero toxicity
  • Development of green products through life cycle approach
  • Green initiatives driving innovation
  • Green Marketing & Branding
  • Experiences of GreenCo Champions
  • Panel Discussion with CEOs

Why attend the Summit ?
  • National & International Best Practices on Green Business
  • Build competitiveness with latest and emerging trends from the Industry
  • Platiorm to showcase benefits achieved and importance of adopting green practices, products and services
  • Opportunity to hear experiences of GreenCo Rated Companies
  • Network with Service Providers, Product Manufacturers, Policy Makers & Green Professionals
  • Forum to exchange ideas and establish partnerships with various stakeholders

Who should Attend ?
Thought leaders and practitioners of sustainable business growth models covering all the sectors of Indian industry should attend this summit.
  • Senior executives from Manufacturing companies covering:
    Production, Product Development, Research & Development,Marketing, Logistics, Procurement, Engineering & Utility,Environment, Corporate Sustainability and SHE
  • Senior executives from Service sectors covering:
    Operations, Marketing, Logistics, Procurement, Engineering & Utility, Environment, Corporate Sustainability and SHE
  • Financial Institutions & Funding Agencies
  • Government Departments MOEF, MCA, MNRE, CPCB, SPCB's,State Env. Departments, etc.,
  • Consultants & Environmental Professionals
  • NGOs
  • Educational Institutions

Focus Sector
  • Manufacturing Sectors
    Automobile, Cement, Chemicals, Engineering, FMCG, Foundry, Glass,Iron & Steel, Non-ferrous, Pharmaceuticals, Petrochemicals, Pulp & Paper, Sugar, Textiles, Tyres.
  • Service Companies
    Airports, Buildings, Financial Firms, Hotels, IT, Logistics, Retail.

CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2018

CII in its endeavor to recognize, encourage and support the efforts of Indian industry in conservation of natural resources and pollution prevention is organizing the CII Environmental Best Practices Award on 27th June,2018 at Chennai. Awards will be  granted to units, who make significant and measurable contribution towards development or use of cleaner technologies, processes or practices for environmental protection.

Objective of the Award
  • Recognize & award environmental best projects implemented in the Indian Industry
  • Facilitate sharing of information on benefits amongst industry to implement best environmental practices
  • Instill a sense of competition to motivate other industries to implement more innovative projects

Conference on Life Cycle Assessment

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) provides a holistic framework to measure the potential environmental impacts from all stages of manufacture, product use and end of life.LCA has become a key sustainability tool and is   increasingly used by industries across the world to benchmark & compare their environmental performance, to identify hot spots to improve resource efficiency and to support marketing claims.

As part of the Sustainable Recycling Industries Life Cycle Inventory (SRI - LCI) project funded by the Swiss State Secretariat of Economic Affairs, Ecoinvent has nominated CII -Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre as the regional coordination centre for life cycle assessment and life cycle inventory related activities in India.

Focus Areas:
Applications of LCA
LCA has several applications - life cycle management used as a sustainability tool, product environment footprint, EPDs, packaging, improving process efficiency & examining new technology, policy making, green marketing, ecodesign, etc. This session will focus on some of these applications and the business value of LCA.

Life Cycle Inventory
One of the objectives of the SRI-LCI project is to focus on developing basic data for the assessment of environmental life cycle performance for industrial activities in India. This session will cover the overview of Sustainable Recycling Industries project & introduction to ecoinvent, experience of data providers for India specific LCI for electricity, cement, steel, coal mining, plastic recycling, agriculture and textile.

National & International best practices
What can be learnt from international best practices on life cycle assessment and life cycle inventory. This session will answer some of the following questions-
  • How can LCT support innovation?
  • How can LCA support policy making?
  • LCA used for Green Public Procurement
  • Best practices in LCA using a software tool
  • Best practices from Academia

Conference on GreenCo SMEs : How to Make your SME Green ?

Going Green is no longer an option, it has become a necessity for sustenance of any organization as it drives innovation, opens new market opportunities, and enhances wealth creation. To strengthen Green initiatives in SMEs,CII-Godrej GBC have developed GreenCo SME rating to assess performance of SMEs in environment sustainability. GreenCo SME rating is receiving massive response from SME sector.

About the event :
A one day dedicated parallel event titled "Conference on GreenCo SME: How to Make your SME Green ?" is being organized as part of 7th edition of GreenCo Summit 2018 to promote latest and green concepts in environment sustainability across SME sector.

Key features of the event:
  • Discussion on low investment cleaner projects in SMEs
  • Sharing of best practices and case studies from SMEs
  • Talk on financing schemes by banks on SMEs
  • Opportunity to interact directly with financers for funding
  • Unique opportunity for SMEs to present their clean projects for financing support to major banks

Contact for Sponsorship / Exposition / Delegate registration details

DPV Suresh
Ph: 91 40 44185165