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Green landscape summit 2012

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India's rapid pace of growth in population would manifest into air, vehicular pollution, health hazards amongst others. Vast tracts of Indian topography are getting converted into concrete jungles, leaving little or no space for the rich flora and fauna to thrive and flourish.

Growth is inevitable and should happen in sync with nature. This means conservation of natural resources to be our prime agenda with a holistic approach in promoting green landscaping and urban forestry.

Landscape design & sustainable architecture practices are becoming integral part of the eco-system and they have a pivotal role in addressing urbanization and threats of climate change. The need of bringing 'nature' back into the concrete cities is intense. Innovative ways in City planning, architecture and ecological landscaping is of predominant importance at this moment. The green belts, amusement parks and residential townships have etched a new dimension to the art of landscaping through green infusion into urban-spaces

In this backdrop, CII- Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre is organizing the second edition of Green Landscape Summit 2012 on 19 & 20 January at Bengaluru.


Objective

To facilitate a Green Landscape Movement in the Country and transform landscape into greener, healthier, inspirational and recreational place. This will in turn promote a business opportunity for the landscape.

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Green landscape summit 2012

  1. 1. About CII About CII - Godrej GBCThe Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create CII – Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII – Godrejand sustain an environment conducive to the growth of GBC), a division of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)industry in India, partnering industry and government alike is Indias premier developmental institution, offeringthrough advisory and consultative processes. advisory services to the industry on environmental aspects and works in the areas of Green Buildings, EnergyCII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and Efficiency, Water Management, Renewable Energy, Greenindustry managed organisation, playing a proactive role in Business Incubation and Climate Change activities.Indias development process. Founded over 116 years ago,it is Indias premier business association, with a direct The Centre sensitises key stakeholders to embrace greenmembership of over 8100 organisations from the private as practices and facilitates market transformation, paving waywell as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an for India to become one of the global leaders in greenindirect membership of over 90,000 companies from businesses by 2015.around 400 national and regional sectoral associations. About IGBCCII catalyses change by working closely with governmenton policy issues, enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), partofexpanding business opportunities for industry through a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was formed in therange of specialised services and global linkages. It also year 2001. The vision of the council is to usher in a greenprovides a platform for sectoral consensus building and building movement in India and facilitate India to becomenetworking. Major emphasis is laid on projecting a positive one of the global leaders in green buildings by 2015.image of business, assisting industry to identify and executecorporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with over The council offers a wide array of services which include120 NGOs across the country carry forward our initiatives developing new green building rating programmes,in integrated and inclusive development, which include certification services and green building traininghealth, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill programmes. The green building training programmes. Thedevelopment and water, to name a few. council also organises Green Building Congress, its annual flagship event on green buildings.CII has taken up the agenda of “Business for Livelihood” forthe year 2011-12. This converges the fundamental themes The council is committee-based, member driven andof spreading growth to disadvantaged sections of society, consensus-focused. All the stakeholders of constructionbuilding skills for meeting emerging economic industry comprising of architects, developers, productcompulsions, and fostering a climate of good governance. manufacturers, corporate, Government academia andIn line with this, CII is placing increased focus on nodal agencies participate in the council activities throughAffirmative Action, Skills Development and Governance local chapters.during the year.With 63 offices including 10 Centres of Excellence in India,and 7 overseas offices in Australia, China, France,Singapore, South Africa, UK, and USA, as well asinstitutional partnerships with 224 counterpartorganisations in 90 countries, CII serves as a referencepoint for Indian industry and the international businesscommunity. nd 2 Edition reen CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre Survey No 64, Kothaguda Post, R.R. Dist., Divesh Menon divesh.menon@cii.in Landscape Near HITEC City, Hyderabad - 500 084 Tel: +91 40 4418 5101 Tel: +91 40 4418 5162 Summit 2012 Fax: +91 40 23112837 www.greenbusinesscentre.com 19&20 January 2012, Bengaluru
  2. 2. reen Landscape Summit 2012Indias rapid pace of growth in population would manifest into air, vehicular pollution, health hazardsamongst others. Vast tracts of Indian topography are getting converted into concrete jungles, leaving Who should attendlittle or no space for the rich flora and fauna to thrive and flourish.Growth is inevitable and should happen in sync with nature. This means conservation of natural Ÿ Academicians Ÿ Horticulturistsresources to be our prime agenda with a holistic approach in promoting green landscaping and urban Ÿ Architects & Planners Ÿ Landscape Designersforestry. Ÿ City Planners Ÿ Project Consultants Ÿ Estate & Facility Managers Ÿ Real Estate & PropertyLandscape design & sustainable architecture practices are becoming integral part of the eco-system Developers Ÿ Government Officialsand they have a pivotal role in addressing urbanization and threats of climate change. The need ofbringing nature back into the concrete cities is intense. Innovative ways in City planning, architectureand ecological landscaping is of predominant importance at this moment. The green belts, amusement Benefitsparks and residential townships have etched a new dimension to the art of landscaping through greeninfusion into urban-spaces Ÿ Excellent opportunity to know more on latest concepts in landscape designIn this backdrop, CII- Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre is organizing the second edition of Green Ÿ Discuss best practices, challenges and practical solutions inLandscape Summit 2012 on 19 & 20 January at Bengaluru. urban landscape Ÿ Explore the untapped business potential in the sectorObjective Ÿ Provide networking opportunities with expertsŸ To facilitate a Green Landscape Movement in the Country and transform landscape into greener, Ÿ Gain better understanding of current and new trends in landscape healthier, inspirational and recreational place. This will in turn promote a business opportunity for the landscape. Date & VenueFocus Areas Date : 19 & 20, January 2012Ÿ Trends in landscapingŸ Sustainable landscapes Venue : Hotel Chancery PavilionŸ Cultural landscapes 135, Residency Road Bangalore - 560 025Ÿ National & International Best Practices in Landscape design Tel : +91 80 41414221 Supporters Green Landscape Summit 2012 International Platinum Supporter Gold Supporter Supporting Association Knowledge Partner

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