Past eventResearch Event

Building a Low Carbon Indian Economy

4 December 2008 - 15:00 to 17:00

Chatham House, London


Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament, Government of India

Jamshyd N Godrej, Chairman, CII Mission for Sustainable Growth and Climate Change, and Chairman and Managing Director, Godrej & Boyce

V Raghuraman, Principal Advisor and Head, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, CII



The speakers will discuss the possibility of a low carbon economy in India and the opportunities this will bring to India's economic growth and development.

Suresh Prabhu is a Member of Parliament, Government of India and represents Rajapur constituency of Maharashtra. Mr Prabhu has also been Union Cabinet Minister for the parliament and served as former Union Cabinet Minister of Environment, Forest and Industry.

Jamshyd Godrej is the Chairman of the Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing. He is also a past President of the CII. Godrej manufacturing company is the largest manufacturer home appliances in India. Mr Godrej is also Chairman of the CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre and Director of the World Resources Institute, USA as well as Vice-President of WWF International.

Mr V Raghuraman is Principal Advisor to CII on Climate Change has been in various capacities a leader in the Energy Management Area. He is recognized internationally and in India for his experience and knowledge on the subject of energy management.