21 February 2023: India has clearly set its agenda for a sustainable future through its commitment to achieve SDG goals by 2030 and Net Zero by 2070, the resolve is clearly visible through the recent green budget. As the leader of G20 India can show the way for a Sustainable growth for the world.

In this context – towards enabling greater dialogue and action, KPMG in India hosted a curtain raiser for its flagship event – KPMG ESG Conclave and Awards ’23 in New Delhi today. This coincides with the firm’s 30th year of being in the professional services business. The theme for this year’s event is Thought|Action|Impact which denotes strategic thought, sustainable action, and stakeholder impact. During the programme eminent dignitaries shared their views on India’s journey in E, S and G transformation.

Mr. Amarjeet Singh, Executive Director, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) delivered the keynote address at the event. The curtain raiser was attended by Aditi Haldar-Global Reporting Initiative; JB Mohapatra- Ex-CBDT; Sean Kidney- Climate Bonds Initiative; OP Bhatt- Ex-SBI and Mukund Rajan- ECube Investment Advisors to name a few.

Click here for more info on KPMG ESG Conclave and Awards to be held on 13 April 2023 in Mumbai. This conclave will bring together diverse voices representing policymakers, investors, global think tanks, business owners and business leaders to deliberate on pertinent subject issues, acknowledge best practices adopted by India Inc. and influence change by stimulating thought, triggering action, and delivering impact.
The event will recognise organisations that have demonstrated leadership in sustainable practices.

A distinguished jury will evaluate the overall award process among the top 250 corporates to identify winners. Awardees across 7 sectors will be recognised for their initiatives across environmental, social and governance. With a view to celebrate and bring to the fore stellar examples across corporate India as beacons of guidance and stewardship, the awards will inspire and ignite a greater drive towards sustainability.

Speaking about the initiative, Yezdi Nagporewalla, CEO, KPMG in India said, “As the pace of ESG accelerates the world over, it is time to move from the headlines to developing a roadmap for change across each of the sub-dimensions within Environment, Social and Governance. Through this Conclave, we, at KPMG in India have planned to get some of the best minds together to contribute to India’s ESG journey. The awards aim to recognise organisations who are committed to this agenda and partner with stakeholders across the ESG ecosystem to effect real change.”

Shivananda Shetty, Partner and Head, ESG Advisory, KPMG in India said, “A country can achieve inclusive development when there is 100% commitment towards green growth. Budget 2023 has also highlighted Government’s commitment towards achieving this. We at KPMG in India have placed our highest commitment towards achieving ESG values. I congratulate the nominated companies who have worked very hard towards integrating their business policies for the attainment of a healthy and green society.”

For further information please contact :

Vidya Mohan
KPMG in India
Mobile No - +91 9820770846
Email - vidyamohan@kpmg.com