26th October 2021: The Sustainability 100+ Summit, powered by AB InBev and Network18, will bring together policymakers, business leaders, climate experts, innovators and academicians on the same stage, to discuss the most pressing concern of our times – climate change. Building on an urgent need to implement climate change solutions, improve ESG compliance across businesses, and mobilize stakeholder groups, the event promises to establish a framework for sustainability, for the next 100 years and beyond.
The Sustainability 100+ initiative is a response to the precarious state of climate change mitigation efforts, as highlighted in the latest report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). To address specific challenges, the Summit will feature multiple panel discussions, touching upon topics ranging from the global and national impact of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to ways in which sustainability can be embedded in corporate goals to achieve SDGs, and the role of the State in championing SDGs. The illustrious names on the panel will also discuss ways to translate SDGs into ESG compliance, while also shining a light on Sustainability Champions of the world and the road ahead in sustainable development.
The first panel discussion will be on ‘4Ps of Sustainability’: Public Private People & Their Partnerships’, featuring Aaditya Thackeray, Minister of Tourism and Environment, Government of Maharashtra, Dushyant Chautala, Deputy CM, Haryana, Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI, Dia Mirza, UNEP National Goodwill Ambassador, Ravi Bhatnagar, Director, External Affairs & Partnerships SOA, Reckitt Beckinser, Charu Sethi, Head – Strategic Partnerships & Communications, UNDP, Dr. Lopamudra Priyadarshini, GM – CSR, Land, R&R, Sustainability & Community Relations, Hindalco Industries Ltd. and Jan Clysner, Vice President – Procurement & Sustainability, AB InBev.
For the second panel on ‘How States Can Champion SDGs’, the elite panellists invited will include Prabhjot Singh Sodhi, Sr Program Director – Circular Economy, Centre for Environment Education, Divya Tiwari, Principal Scientist & Advisor, Saahas, Anasuya Ray, Vice President – Corporate Affairs, AB InBev South Asia, and Gul Panag, Actor & Entrepreneur.
The panels will be moderated by Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, Anand Narsimhan, Executive Editor, Network18, and Sonal Bhutra, Anchor, CNBC. Apart from the insightful discussions, viewers will also be treated to keynote speeches, including one by Ezgi Barcenas, Chief Sustainability Officer, AB InBev, and a fireside chat on ‘Embedding Sustainability In Corporate Goals To Achieve SDGs’, with special representatives from UN and AB InBev. In addition, Cyrus Broacha will bring a different perspective to the proceedings, with a session on ‘Why Sustainability Has Become Hot Now?’
The Sustainability 100+ Summit is set to start a new dialogue on climate change and sustainability. It will also provide viewers with a glimpse into how businesses are preparing to tackle the oncoming era of socially responsible and eco-conscious operation.
Be part of this historic initiative for sustainability. Register at https://www.sustainability100plus.com/summit/ and remember to tune on October 28, 4 pm onwards.