Disha: making careers in Environmental Management and Sustainability
Sustainability Initiatives Partnered with Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation, Mumbai to organise a career guidance seminar ‘Disha’ in Pune. ‘DISHA’ is a two-day progamme focusing on guiding students and young professionals for making careers in Environmental Management & Sustainability. The programme is particularly focused on students and young professionals from environment related courses and who wish to pursue careers related to Environment and Sustainability and related fields. The speakers for this programme were experts from the industry and environment sector and also included presentations by potential employers.
Day 1, Making Careers in Environmental Management & Sustainability: Panel discussions with successful professionals as well as prospective employers
Day 2, The Eko-School: Training program by established professionals and academicians from relevant sectors
This was the fifth edition of Disha and the subjects covered over two days in this seminar were Renewable Energy, Green Buildings, Smart Cities, Life Cycle Thinking, Green Products & Procurement, Extended Producer Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability Reporting and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.
The Chief Guest of the programme was Mr. Pramod Chaudhari, Founding Chairman & MD, Praj Industries. Expert speakers and panelists from EcoAxis Systems Pvt. Ltd, ACWADAM, BVP College of Architecture, Tata Motors, Forbes Marshall, Customized Energy Solutions, IL&FS, TUV, Oikos, TQMS, Infosys and others participated in the programme to guide and interact with the students
Details of the programme
Date: 21st and 22nd January 2014
Venue: Symbiosis (SIFIL) Auditorium in Model Colony, Pune