16.30– 16.40

Opening Remarks:  Mainstreaming the transition to Net Zero Economy

Gurpratap S. Boparai, Managing Director, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India

16.40 – 16.55

Keynote Conversation: Decarbonizing business: New actions to fight climate change

Puneet Dalmia, Managing Director, Dalmia Bharat

16.55 – 17.00

Keynote Address: Transforming to a net-zero emissions energy system: Policies, Partnerships and Implementation


Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK

17.00 – 17:15

Net Zero Portal Launch


Namrata Rana, Director, Strategy and Brand, Futurescape,
India Ambassador of University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Gauri Singh, Deputy Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

17.15 – 17.30

In Conversation: The Business Case for the Pathways for net zero carbon emissions

Mahesh Palashikar, President, GE South Asia

Vinod Mahanta, Senior Editor, The Economic Times

17.30 – 18.00

CEO’s Dialog: Climate Transition Action Plans: Decarbonizing the business

Moderator: Chaitanya Kalia, Partner, National Leader, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY India

Claire O'Neill, Managing Director, Climate & Energy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, The Tata Power Company

Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motor India

18.10 – 18.25

Guest of Honor Address: India: Transforming to a net-zero emissions energy system

Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive officer, NITI Aayog

18.30 – 18.50

In Conversation: Innovation, growth and sustainability

Poul V. Jensen, Managing Director, European Business and Technology Centre*

Karan Singh, Managing Director, ACG Worldwide

Alok Nanda, CEO GE India Technology Centre & CTO GE South Asia

18.55 – 19.05

Priority Action: Make the 2020s the decade of massive clean energy expansion

Naveen Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Electric Vehicles

19.05 – 19.20

Climate Pledges: Net Zero Carbon by 2040

19.20 – 19.40

Fire Side Chat: Accelerating the journey to Decarbonization

Shalini Kapoor, IBM Fellow, CEO of IBM research for AI, Climate change and Sustainability

Neelam Gupta, VP and head Sustainability CoE, Capgemini

19:45 – 20.00

Special Address – Embracing the Change - Achieving net-zero infrastructure

Dikshu C. Kukreja, Architech, Urban Designer, Planner, Environmental and Infrastructure Expert, TEDx Speaker,
Managing Principal, C P Kukreja Architects

20.00– 20.20

In Conversation: Making Net Zero Possible: Role of Public, private and government sectors in shaping the transition


Vibha Dhawan, Ph.D., Director-General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Tim Gould, Chief Energy Economist, International Energy Agency

20.25 – 20.45

 The CEO’s Moment: Working towards carbon neutrality?

Moderator: Prof. Utkarsh Majmudar, Member of the Board of Governors, IIM Raipur

Puneet Chandok, President, India and South Asia at Amazon Internet Services

Keshav R Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services

Vipin Sondhi - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ashok Leyland

20.45 Onwards

Networking Dinner

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