From parking to climate change, the Climate Solver Regional Meeting held in WelcomHotel, Chennai had a wide range of discussions and ideas.
WWF’s Climate Solver event was conducted on February 23, 2018. The event was hosted by TiE Chennai in association with Aspiration Cleantech Ventures. The key speakers for the event were as follows:
It helps organisations showcase the various measures taken towards the issue of Climate Change
The introductory speech about Climate Solver and TiE was given by Mr. Bhoovarahan Thirumalai.
Mr. Bhoovarahan spoke on the objectives of the Climate Solver – one being the need to recognise the pioneers who have made their mark in the field of sustainability and energy conservation and the other – providing a platform to showcase the various measures taken by the organisations towards the issue of climate change. It would also help the other organisations take necessary precautions and warn of the consequence of Climate Change.
He also took time to give a brief introduction about TiE – The Indus Entrepreneurs and it’s functions.
This was followed by a formal introduction by Mr. Raghavan, Secretary, SICCI.
Mr. Panwar, Director, Climate Change and Energy Programme, WWF – India then spoke on the connection between WWF and Energy. He also spoke on the role of small and medium scale industries in abating emissions
Other speakers included Raj Cherubil, CEO of Chennai Smart City and Krishna Kumar, Senior Research Associate at Okapi Research & Advisory who spoke on various initiatives in pipeline for the Smart City Project and scenario of the SME sector in India , respectively.
This was followed by an energetic panel discussion on the cleantech industry in India and the world.