The summit will see one of a kind congregation of industry stalwarts in sustainability
After the grand success of the first edition of Smart Green Summit and Awards 2015 in Delhi, Saint-Gobain and The Economic Times are back again to fast-forward the mandate of Â‘Creating TomorrowÂ’s Sustainable Living SpacesÂ’ through the Smart Green Summit and Awards 2016 in Mumbai. The mega-event, scheduled to take place on December 16, will be a one-of-a-kind platform for discussions, panels, exhibitions among key stakeholders, leaders and bureaucrats in the industry.
The Smart Green Summit and Awards 2016 will delve into how sustainable practices worldwide are being integrated through evolving and innovating conventional practices and defining the path forward towards achieving world class status in environmental sustainability. Furthermore, it poses as a dynamic platform to recognize all those working towards creating a sustainable living.
Elaborating on the event, Mr. Deepak Lamba, President, Times Conferences Ltd. said, Â“Organizations are discovering the multiple benefits of being driven by sustainability. Not only does it make sound business sense, it fuels innovation and helps organizations reengineer processes, operations, products and business models while ensuring sustainable deployment of resources. Going forward, we see the Smart Green initiative having a profound impact both on the industry and environment.Â”
Today, sustainability focuses not only on the growing need of eco-friendly built environments but also on intelligently using and re-using the resources available. The key speakers at the event will talk about sustainability and innovations in the space of design, technology and architecture and will also elaborate on topics like lighting and work-space productivity, modifying usage of modern technology to conserve natural resources, among other relevant issues.
Being sustainable can be accelerated by good use of Smart technology. The changes that are being brought about through advanced technologies are enormous and the opportunities are many, with a need to be more focused about moving towards a greener & sustainable future. Smart Green Summit and Awards will focus on bringing to the fore the technologies that will define the Sustainable world that we are striving for.
Mr. B Santhanam, President and MD, Flat Glass Â– South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt Saint-Gobain mentions that Â“India is now embarking on a journey of growth and development and all of the stakeholders of the Architecture and Construction industry can together make IndiaÂ’s growth story sustainable and smart. ThatÂ’s the core of the Smart Green Summit and Awards. At Saint-Gobain where being Smart and Green is a way of life, we are constantly striving to shape a better future for our future generationÂ’s wellbeing.Â”
Smart Green Summit and Awards is a one of kind platform bringing together all the stakeholders in the industry under one roof – the government, architects, builders, corporate houses, thought leaders and industry bodies who have or are contributing to making sustainable habitats a reality through innovation with enormous effort. With some important stalwarts of the industry like Ken Yeang, Senior Principal and Founder, T.R. Hamzah & Yeang Sdn Bhd, James Law, Chairman & CEO & Chief Cybertect, James Law Cybertecture, Iwan Baan, Dutch Architecture Photographer, Karan Grover, Principal Architect, KGA Architects, Dia Mirza, Actor, Producer and Champion of Nature, Pradyumna Vyas, Director, National Institute of Design, Gautam Balakrishnan, Vice President & Head, Smart Cities at TATA Projects, ROMI KHOSLA, Architect, RKDS and many more, sharing their point of view, this Summit will bring together the crÃ¨me-la-crÃ¨me for sustainable growth of India.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.
About ET Edge:
Times Conferences Ltd., functional under the brand name ET Edge, is an Economic Times initiative founded to empower multiple industries and segments by sharing critical business knowledge through strategic conferences and summits. Encompassing the Indian business vista, ET Edge strives to bring together visionaries and key leaders on its knowledge platforms to create social and business ecology conducive to the positive changes required by the industry. The main aim of this initiative is to channel global business intelligence through summits and conferences in overarching lectures, hands-on workshops, panels, roundtables and case studies.