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Join in to find out the pulse of the Swedish companies in India on business climate and key sustainability related insights - as per the latest BCS report- in which 214 Swedish companies in India participated!'
Speakers Speakers Arati Davis Chief Operating Officer at SIBC
Arati Davis works with questions of green growth and sustainability. She works as the head of the secretariat with the Sweden India Transport Innovation Safety partnership (SITIS) and focused on innovation for sustainability.
Arati is a development professional with over twenty years in the environment and sustainable development sector. She has worked with Oxfam, Sida, and the Embassy of Sweden, New Delhi’s Environment Office. She has worked intensely with e-mobility within the Sweden India corridor and is the author of the report "Electromobility and India, Opportunities for Engagement" Arati is also sits on the board of URBS (Urban Systems) and Pratham Sweden. Arati holds a MSc. in Natural Resource Management from SOAS, University of London and a B.A. in International Political Economy from Swarthmore College, PA, USA and the London School of Economics. Sudhir Deshmukh General Manager at Epiroc Sudhir Deshmukh General Manager at Epiroc
Sudhir Deshmukh is General Manager at Epiroc Mining India, based out of Hyderabad unit. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management.
Karan Dua Program Manager at SCCI Karan Dua Program Manager at SCCI
Karan has been with the Chamber for five years and is responsible for driving the Public Affairs and Sustainability work, for and with the Swedish companies in India
Karan has over 18 years of professional experience in a variety of different profiles and sectors, working in both corporate and non-profit organisations Juhi Gupta Director of Tetra Pak Juhi Gupta Director of Tetra Pak
Juhi is the Sustainability Director for Tetra Pak South Asia, overseeing the entire South Asia region including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan. Her primarily responsibility is towards collection & recycling of used beverage cartons & driving awareness on effective plastic waste management. She was earlier leading Sustainability at PepsiCo in India, leading their water & plastic efforts. She led the community water programs focused on conservation of water resources & driving water stewardship through building institutional community models for sustainability of the programs. She also drove the plastic waste management efforts for PepsiCo in India as per the EPR obligations. Additionally, she managed the PEP Foundation programs focussed on safe drinking water access & nutrition for the underserved communities & supported the agriculture teams in driving the sustainable farming programs through building strategic multi-lateral partnerships. Prior to PepsiCo, she was leading the CSR programs for Monsanto in India working on thematic areas of education, nutrition, water & sanitation, women empowerment, & sustainable agricultural practices. She has worked with leading NGO partners like WaterAid, Smile Foundation, CARE, Akshayapatra, AFPRO, Room to Read, Habitat for Humanity, Alternative Development Initiatives (ADI), ISAP et al.
She is an active member of various industry CSR/ Sustainability forums for building industry best practices & knowledge sharing. She has an experience of 19+ years managing various facets of Corporate Affairs, starting her career in Government Affairs & moving on to becoming a CSR & Sustainability practitioner. She has initiated various Public Private Partnership (PPP) programs with Governments of Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu, Jharkhand on boosting maize productivity for better economic returns for the farmers. Her Sustainability efforts at PepsiCo, in water conservation across plant communities have been recognized by ASSOCHAM as the Best Community program in water sector, in the National Conference cum Awards on Water management in 2018. She has been recognized amongst top 25 CSR professionals in the Country by a leading CSR publication in 2017. She has also been recognized amongst most influential Sustainability Leaders of India at the Sustainability Leadership Summit in 2019. She has a certification from Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) for completing the programme on “Strategizing Sustainability & CSR Projects Development”. She also has a certificate of honour from Bennett University, a Times Group Initiative for completing the first CSR Practitioner Series. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations, after completing her Graduation in English Literature from Delhi University. She is very committed & passionate about CSR, & strongly feels that community engagement should be viewed as a vital component of business not just as a license to operate but as an opportunity for being a good corporate citizen, creating real value for the underserved communities. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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