Accord 2017

Sustainability commands utmost importance, particularly in the prevalent VUCA environment and unpredictable climatic conditions. Be it business sustainability or environmental sustainability, Industries find it a formidable ask. It has been proven beyond doubt that Digitalization offers cost & operational efficiencies. Also institutionalizing Green supply Chain practices not only help minimize their carbon footprint but also strike a balance between growth and ecology.

Digital technologies are playing catalyst role in helping businesses transition to the next level while helping minimize GHG emissions. Rapid emergence disruptive technologies such as of IoT applications, Industry 4.0, Data Analytics amongst others have redefined the business canvass, both at the front end as well as back end. Irrespective of industry, harnessing prowess of digitalization has not remained discretionary anymore



As a part of Praj's technology and sustainability endeavors, august gathering of CXO level industry leaders is envisaged in the form of Accord 2017 – Sustainability Summit.

This summit will bring to fore globally resonating themes of digital technology and sustainable practices.

ACCORD 2017 promises to be a feast for any business leader to broaden horizons. Iconic industry captains will addressing and also deliberating these hot topics.

Key Note speakers
Harnessing technology trends for business sustainability

Chief Guest

Mr. Ravi Pandit, Chairman, KPIT

Global Best Practices in Green Supply Chain

Guest of Honor

Mr. Pankaj Srivastava Director, BSI

Panel Discussion
Re-imaging Business Canvass in the Midst of Disruptions
Hemant Watve
Mr. Hemant Watve

CEO & MD, Wilo Mather Platts India Pvt. Ltd.

Varadharajen Lakshmanan
Mr. Varadharajen Lakshmanan

MD, Bray Controls
(India & South East Asia)

Dr. Shirdhar Shukla

Managing Director,
k Point Technology

Manish Kulkarni
Mr. Manish Kulkarni

Director, BDB India

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Join Us
  • 2.30 PM - 3.00 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:05 PM
    Welcome and context setting Dr. Ravindra Utgikar - Vice President Corporate Strategy, Praj Industries
  • 3:05 PM – 3:15 PM
    Plenary address by the Guest of Honor "Global Best Practices in Green Supply Chain"Mr. Pankaj Srivastava - Executive Director, BSI
  • 3:15 PM – 3:20 PM
    Overview of Praj Green Procurement Initiative Mr. Atul Mulay - President Bioenergy, Praj Industries
  • 3:20 PM – 3:25 PM
    CeremonyCommmeration of Praj - BSI partnership
  • 3.25 PM - 3.45 PM
    Keynote address by the Chief Guest "Harnessing Technology Trends for Business Sustainability" Mr. Ravi Pandit - Chairman & Group CEO, KPIT
  • 3:45 PM - 4.45 PM
    Panel discussion"Re-imaging Business Canvass in the Midst of Disruptions" Mr. Hemant Watve - CEO & MD, Wilo Mather Platts India Pvt Ltd Dr. Shridhar Shukla - MD, kPoint Technology Mr. Vardharajen Lakshmanan - MD, Bray Controls (India & South East Asia) Mr. Manish Kulkarni - Director, BDB
  • 4:45 PM- 4.55 PM
    Valedictory Address Mr. Pramod Chuadhari - Executive Chairman, Praj Industries
  • 4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
    Vote of ThanksMr. Sandeep Kale - Vice President Supply Chain Management, Praj Industries
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    High Tea