● Goa State Pollution Control Board is organising the 1st International Environment &
Sustainability Summit Goa 2023
● Goa to witness International Summit on Environment and Sustainability
● The 3 – day Summit will create a platform to present sustainability solutions
through Conference and Exhibition
The Goa State Pollution Control Board is organising the 1st International Environment &
Sustainability Summit Goa 2023, in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),
Radeecal Communications, CSIR, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
(NEERI) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The International Summit will be held from
02/02/2023 till 04/02/2023 at the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Bambolim, Goa.
The Inauguration of the Summit will be done on 02/02/2023 at the auspicious hands of the
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, in the distinguished presence of Shri.
Nilesh Cabral, Hon’ble Minister for PWD, Environment and Climate Change – Govt. of Goa &
Shri. Suresh Prabhu, MP and Former Minister for Railways, Environment and Forest (MoEF).
Shri Prabhu will be the Keynote speaker for the Inauguration of the Summit.
The theme of 1st International Environment & Sustainability Summit Goa 2023 is Building a
Sustainable Future which aims to:
● Present sustainability solutions and best practices.
● Sharing of experiences, success stories and innovative ideas.
● Building networks and enhancing the learning experience.
The three-day Summit will provide an enabling platform to present sustainability solutions
through Conference and Exhibition. The conference will present captivating deliberations
and intellectual insights that inspire innovation, action, and solutions towards a sustainable
future. It will deliver a world class line up of thought leaders and practitioners representing
the government, industry, and institutions. The exhibition aims to showcase and
demonstrate innovation and technological solutions in leading a sustainable tomorrow.
Participants to the conference and exhibition will include representation from industries,
ministries, Government departments, academia, financial institutions, civil society,
consultants, bilateral/multilateral agencies, research scholars, educational institutions, and
many more. Present at the Summit will be Prominent Dignitaries From NEERI: Dr Atul Vaidya,
Director, CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur; From IIT: B. Dr ShyamAsolekar, Professor, IIT, Bombay and
From Various Industries Eminent Speakers like Mr. Sanjay Khare, Vice President Safety &
Sustainability Strategy, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd.; Mr Bikas K Singh, VP & Head
of Government Affairs, SAP India ; Mr Hemant Chaudhary, Founder & Manging Director,
Circular Economy Alliance, Australia; Mr Naresh Tyagi, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya
Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd.; Mr Raj Mullick, Controller & Chief Business Performance and
Financial Analysis, Reliance Industries Ltd. ; Ms. Tejashree Joshi, Dy General Manager & Head
Environment & Sustainability, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. ; Dr. Sukumar Devotta, Professor
& Eminence, Chemical Engineering Dept., Anna University & Former Director, CSIR-NEERI,
Nagpur; Mr. Bhavya Srivastava, National Sales Manager, Environment & Process Monitoring
Division, M/s Thermo Fisher scientific ; Mr Rene Van Berkel, UNIDO representative & Head,
Regional Office in India and so on. For Detailed list of Dignitaries, Speakers and Industries,
kindly refer to the Agenda Draft.
1st International Environment & Sustainability Summit Goa 2023 along with 6th Envirotech
Asia 2023 will bring together large multinationals and small to medium-sized enterprise
(SMEs) and stake- holders in the environment protection sector from around the globe to
Goa providing their business the ideal platform for acquiring new customers and maintaining
good relations with existing ones. Industries, Technocrats and Stakeholders alike will all be
able to use this international event to present their latest products and services while
establishing valuable contacts and open up new market potential.
This Conference will be open to all Industries and will boast the distinguished
This Conference will be open to all Industries and will boast the distinguished presence of
Chairmen, Member Secretaries and Senior Environmental Engineers from various State
Pollution Control Boards from across the Country. The concluding ceremony will be held on
04/02/2023 from 02:30pm to 04:00pm in the August presence of Hon. Minister for
Environment Forest and Climate Change, Govt of India Shri. Bhupender Yadav, Hon. Minister
of State for Envi. Forest and Climate Change, Shri. Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Dr. Pramod
Sawant – Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Nilesh Cabral, Hon’ble Minister for
Environment and Climate Change – Govt of Goa, Shri. Puneet Kumar Goel IAS, Chief
Secretary – Govt. of Goa and several other dignitaries
Members Present on the Dais include
- Shri. Nilesh Cabral, Hon’ble Minister for PWD, Environment and Climate Change –
Govt. of Goa
- Shri. Arun Kumar Mishra, Secretary, Environment
- Shri. Mahesh Patil, Chairman of Goa State Pollution Control Board
- Dr. Pradip V. Sarmokadam, Member Secretary of Goa Biodiversity Board
- Dr. Shamila Monteiro, Member Secretary of Goa State Pollution Control Board