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Unlocking the potential for Sustainable Buildings in India An IFC-ERM Thought Leadership Forum

Date and Venue 19 May 2017, The Lalit, Mumbai

Background Building-related greenhouse gas emissions are currently set to double by 2030 under a high-growth scenario, and most of this will take place within emerging market countries. Never has there been such a pressing need for a green building certification system available to all. Imagine a simple, inexpensive, and reliable way to generate real and dramatic savings on utility bills no matter what the income of the client or the kind of building they live or work in - whether a house, hospital, apartment building, hotel, or office. IFC-EDGE Green Building Certification System provides such an alternative.

Objective Environmental Resource Management (ERM), in association with International Finance Corporation (IFC), is organizing a

Thought Leadership Forum on Unlocking the Potential for Sustainable Buildings in India on 19 May 2017 at The Lalit, Mumbai. The intent behind organizing this strategic forum is to bring together all key stakeholders on one platform to discuss the evolving market dynamics and trends for Sustainable Buildings in India. Eminent speakers and subject-matter experts will discuss relevant themes associated with Sustainable Buildings. Contributions of IFC-EDGE as a key driver to escalate the transition to a smarter India, will be highlighted.

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Emerging Market Dynamics for Sustainable Buildings in India: Key Opportunities forecasted An Overview of IFC-EDGE and how it creates a new paradigm for the sustainable built environment’s future. Institutional Investors’ Perspective on Sustainable Buildings Is there a competitive advantage that can be unlocked by businesses who opt for‘green’ ?

AGENDA 09:00 am - 10:00 am :


10:00 am - 10:10 am :

Setting the context Masood Mallick, Managing Director, ERM in India

10:10 am - 10:25 am :

Is Private Equity deriving financial value from sustainability in buildings in India? Suresh Maramreddy, Principal, Apollo, India Real Estate Team

10:25 am - 10:40 am :

Motivations of a sustainable builder in India Amar Tendulkar, President and Head – Design, Omkar Developers, Mumbai

10:40 am - 10:55 am :

Rajat Malhotra, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle, Integrated Facilities Management, West Asia

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Real Estate Investment Funds and Private Equity Firms

Managing a sustainable building – what difference does it make!

10:55 am - 11:20 am :

Real Estate Developers Facilities Management

Bringing momentum to sustainable building in India – IFC EDGE Prashant Kapoor,

Principal Industry Specialist, Green Buildings at World Bank Group, Washington D.C.

Green Building Service Providers

11:20 am - 11:35 am :

Putting EDGE in international building design perspective Duncan Reid,

Principal, Perkins Eastman Architects, New York City

11:35 am - 11:50 am :

Jignesh Goyani, Architect, Goyani Group, Ahmedabad

For further details, please contact –

Mr Avinash Kumar, Principal Consultant – ERM in India

Sizing up EDGE in the Indian context

11:50 am - 12:20 pm :

M: + 9821658665

Panel Discussion: Unlocking the potential for sustainable buildings in India Moderator: Rupam Raja, Partner, ERM in India


12:20 pm - 12:30 pm :

Closing Remarks Shivananda Shetty, Partner, ERM in India

12:30 pm onwards : ERM India Private Limited Building 10, 4th Floor, Tower A DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon 122002 India T +91 124 4170 300 |

The business of sustainability


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