Mark Tercek, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy will be visiting India from March 26th – April 3rd to meet with several high-level government officials and ministers at the Central and State level in New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. He will be accompanied by conservation scientists and experts during these meetings to discuss how The Nature Conservancy can support India’s sustainable development goals.
Tercek will meet with business leaders in Mumbai and speak about how to catalyse private investment in nature. He will also give a talk in Chennai on how investments in nature such as restoring lakes and wetlands can help build a healthy Chennai.
In India, The Nature Conservancy has been advancing conservation projects since 2015. It is guided by a seven-member Advisory Board including Hemendra Kothari (Chair), Chairman, DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd & Founder, Wildlife Conservation Trust; S. Ramadorai, Former Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Skill Development Mission and Former CEO, Tata Consultancy Services; Ajay Mathur, Director General of The Energy & Resources Institute; Anjuly Chib Duggal, Former Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance; Harini Nagendra, Professor of Sustainability of Azim Premji University; and R. Venkataraman, Executive Trustee of Tata Trusts and Anita Arjundas, Managing Director of Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd.
The Nature Conservancy’s projects in India are aligned with the Governments’ sustainable development priorities, including the Namami Devi Narmade program of the Madhya Pradesh Government; Namame Gange Program of the National Mission for Clean Ganga; Renewable Energy goals; Air Pollution and Crop Residue burning programs and the Smart Cities Mission.
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