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The Economic Times and Saint Gobain to address Sustainable Living in the 2nd Smart Green Summit and Awards this December

The summit will see one of  a kind congregation of industry stalwarts in sustainability.   After the grand success of the first edition of Smart Green Summit and Awards 2015 in Delhi, Saint-Gobain and The Economic Times are back again to fast-forward the mandate of ‘Creating Tomorrow’s Sustainable Living Spaces’ through the Smart Green Summit and Awards 2016 in Mumbai. The mega-event, scheduled to take place on December 16, will be a one-of-a-kind platform for discussions, panels, exhibitions among key stakeholders, leaders and bureaucrats in the industry.

The Smart Green Summit and Awards 2016 will delve into how sustainable practices worldwide are being integrated through evolving and innovating conventional practices and defining the path forward towards achieving world class status in environmental sustainability. Furthermore, it poses as a dynamic platform to recognize all those working towards creating a sustainable living.

Elaborating on the event, Mr. Deepak Lamba, President, Times Conferences Ltd. said, “Organizations are discovering the multiple benefits of being driven by sustainability. Not only does it make sound business sense, it fuels innovation and helps organizations reengineer processes, operations, products and business models while ensuring sustainable deployment of resources. Going forward, we see the Smart Green initiative having a profound impact both on the industry and environment.”

Today, Sustainability focuses not only on the growing need of eco-friendly built environments but also on intelligently using and re-using the resources available. The key speakers at the event will talk about sustainability and innovations in the space of design, technology and architecture and will also elaborate on topics like lighting and workspace productivity, modifying usage of modern technology to conserve natural resources, among other relevant issues.

Being sustainable can be accelerated by good use of Smart technology. The changes that are being brought about through advanced technologies are enormous and the opportunities are many, with a need to be more focused about moving towards a greener & sustainable future. Smart Green Summit and Awards will focus on bringing to the fore the technologies that will define the Sustainable world that we are striving for.

Mr. B Santhanam, President and MD, Flat Glass – South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt Saint-Gobain mentions that “India is now embarking on a journey of growth and development and all of the stakeholders of the Architecture and Construction industry can together make India’s growth story sustainable and smart. That’s the core of the Smart Green Summit and Awards. At Saint-Gobain where being Smart and Green is a way of life, we are constantly striving to shape a better future for our future generation’s wellbeing.”

Smart Green Summit and Awards is a one of kind platform bringing together all the stakeholders in the industry under one roof – the government, architects, builders, corporate houses, thought leaders and industry bodies who have or are contributing to making sustainable habitats a reality through innovation with enormous effort. With some important stalwarts of the industry like Ken Yeang, Senior Principal and Founder, T.R. Hamzah & Yeang Sdn Bhd, James Law, Chairman & CEO & Chief Cybertect, James Law Cybertecture, Iwan Baan, Dutch Architecture Photographer, Karan Grover, Principal Architect, KGA Architects, Dia Mirza, Actor, Producer and Champion of Nature, Pradyumna Vyas, Director,  National Institute of Design, Gautam Balakrishnan, Vice President & Head, Smart Cities at TATA Projects, ROMI KHOSLA, Architect, RKDS and many more, sharing their point of view, this Summit will bring together the crème-la-crème for sustainable growth of India.

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