Most corporations now know they need to focus on ways to operate in a more sustainable manner. The COVID-19 crisis has made things even more critical. Technological advances, cultural shifts, economic structures that have been completely overhauled, and monumental threats to the environment are all reshaping the planet as we know it. Investors and stakeholders are now more aware and insistent than ever before about businesses operating sustainably.
Join LRQA on 21st January for a lively panel discussion with two of the most prominent names in the Indian industry – Mr. T. S. Kathayat and Mr. Arvind Bodhankar.
Points our panel will cover:
- Leadership commitment on sustainability
- Pros and Cons related to sustainability
- Justifying internal price of carbon and water reductions
- Sustainability indices, reporting and verification/ assurance
- How to influence supply chains?
- Can circular economy be practiced or is it only theory?
- LIVE QnA session
T. S. Kathayat
President & Chief Technical Officer, WelspunCorp Ltd.
An alumnus of IIM, Banglore and S P Jain, Mumbai, Mr. Kathayat has delivered Management Lectures to various IITs & IIMs and has been actively involved in various Industry Interactions. He has also been conferred with various National & Internal Awards/Recognitions such as - “Quality leadership Award”, "Corporate Excellence Leader of the Year" and “Outstanding Leader of the Year – Quality Segment”.
Jt. Executive President & Chief Sustainability Officer, UltraTech Cement Ltd.
An Environmental Engineer with Post graduation in Industrial safety and MBA in Marketing, Mr. Bodhankar is very active in Sustainability & Safety forums and holds many honorary positions. He has many accolades/awards to his credit, a few of them are: ‘HSE Leader of the year’, ‘Sustainability Leader of the year’ and ‘Energy Manager of the year’. He also has 24 research papers/publications to his credit.
Quality Assurance and Governance Manager, LRQA
With a career spanning more than 3 decades, Mr. Deshmukh has worked in India as well as in USA. He has a Civil engineering degree and also has done MS in Environmental Engineering. He is also a lead auditor for standards like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.
Date: 21st January 2021
Length: 1 Hour