Green Hydrogen is key to achieve net-zero commitments and to lay out this low-carbon pathways for industrial decarbonisation, we need to a robust policy framework that supports the entire value chain. Technip Energies as part of Vikaasa coalition, aims to co-create and collaborate with government in developing policies that fit the purpose in enabling the green hydrogen ecosystem in India.
With a steady economic growth rate that has eclipsed China’s for the last two years, India will also host heads of state from around the world at the G20 summit in September. With its enhanced profile, the nation also faces a greater responsibility to lead in addressing urgent global challenges and advancing the sustainable development goals. Vikaasa is pioneering the good growth India needs to meet its ambitions.
Advisory firm Xynteo is helping businesses find new ways to shift the needle and address challenges by embracing cross-sectoral partnerships. Today, more than ever before, global businesses are realizing the scale and complexity of social and environmental challenges and the threat it poses to their growth. Vikaasa, a coalition of forward-leaning organisations launched in 2017 is accelerating India’s development goals.
Xynteo is thrilled to announce the appointment of Satish Pai, Managing Director, Hindalco Industries, as the new Chair of Vikaasa. Mr Pai succeeds previous Chair Sanjiv Mehta, who over the last five years has been instrumental in shaping Vikaasa’s people and planet-positive impact since its inception in 2017.
As Vikaasa, Xynteo and our partners celebrate five years of people and planet-positive impact, Vipul Kumar (Managing Director, Vikaasa) looks back and the key learnings the coalition has uncovered around effective cross-sector collaboration.
Pollution caused by plastic is accumulating worldwide, on land and in the oceans. Globally, over 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic has been produced since 1950, and about 60 per cent of that has ended up in landfills or in the natural environment. India generates almost 9.5 Mn tonnes of plastics annually and almost half of it gets leaked polluting and damaging our environment.
Sanjiv Mehta, Manging Director, Hindustan Unilever Ltd & President, Unilever South Asia discusses how the rapid growth trajectory of India positions itas a test bed developing nations reducing their carbon footprint.
Healthcare, specifically Medtech, start-ups face multiple challenges from product conceptualisation to when it is on the market. Xynteo hosts a peer-to-peer mentoring session with experts from the Medtech sector.