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Institute of Directors, India

Institute of Directors, India

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IOD India: June-2019 edition of 'Director Today'

01.07.2019 Share

Over 300 companies get shortlisted for this year's
Golden Peacock Awards for Environment, Safety
Eco-Innovation and Energy Efficiency

This shows the amount of commitment by India Inc. to strive for excellence and desire to maintain high level of quality to achieve world-class status.

Shortly, some of the leading distinguished business and thought leaders & Board experts will be joining together in Bengaluru to deliberate upon various environmental challenges and tackling crises.

IOD Distinguished Fellowship will also be conferred upon

Dr. Subhash C. Khuntia, IAS (R.), Chairman, IRDAI-Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India 

New Delhi (India): India's journey of development continues under the dynamic leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. Now, India has a new identity in the globe and moving towards a governance system characterised by Performance | Transparency and Delivery. India takes pledge under #IAmNewIndia to build the nation of our dreams and is poised to become a US Dollar 5-trillion economy in the next 5 years. 

Institute Of Directors is organising its “21st annual World Congress on Environment Management and Climate Change” on July 4 - 5, 2019 in Bengaluru. The theme for this year's Convention is 'Collaborative Leadership for Environment Protection & Climate Change: Strategy for Creative Solutions'. The Golden Peacock Awards for Environment, Occupational Health & Safety, Eco-Innovation and Energy Efficiency will also be presented during the Convention.

Dates: 4 July (Thu) - 5 July (Fri), 2019
Venue: JW Marriott Hotel, 24, 1, Vittal Mallya Road, KG Halli
Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001 

Its a very high level Convention. Today, we are in a state of Global Climate Emergency. Now, business risk from Climate Change has become a top priority, on every Board agenda. Over 500 business participants are expected to join this year's Convention from India and abroad, to identify the emerging role that our corporate needs to play to shape our business, economy and future.

This is being organised under the Chairmanship of Hon'ble Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, National Chairman, Institute Of Directors & former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India and Chairman of the National Commission for Constitution of India Reforms, who shall also inaugurate the Convention.

During the Convention, the IOD Distinguished Fellowship will be conferred upon Dr. Subhash C. Khuntia, IAS (R.), Chairman, IRDAI - Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India.

Some of the Distinguished Speakers, those who are addressing the Convention, include: 

1. Mr. R. V. Deshpande, Hon'ble Minister for Revenue and Skill Development, Govt. of Karnataka
2. Mr. T. M. Vijay Bhaskar, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka
3. H.E. (Ms.) Nina Vaskunlahti, Ambassador of Finland to India
4. H.E. Mr. Upendra Tripathy, IAS (retd.), Director General, International Solar Alliance (ISA) and former Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India
5. Mr. Ovais Sarmad, Assistant Secretary-General & Dy. Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), New York 
6. Mr. D. V. Prasad, IAS, Chairman & MD, Food Corporation of India, Ministry of Food & Processing, Govt. of India
7. Mr. Kapil Mohan, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Govt. of Karnataka
8. Mr. Dominic McAllister, British Deputy High Commissioner, Bengaluru
9. Ms. Margit Hellwig-Boette, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany
10. Ms. Dana Kursh, Consul General of Israel to South India 
11. Mr. Vijay Karia, Chairman and Managing Director, Ravin Group of Companies
12. Dr. Mahesh Gupta, Chairman & MD, Kent RO Systems Limited
13. Mr. Hari Marar, MD & CEO, Bangalore International Airport Limited
14. Mr. B. C. Tripathi, Chairman & MD, GAIL (India) Limited
15. Mr. Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman & MD, BEML Limited
16. Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Managing Director, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL)
17. Mr. Anjum Parvez IAS, Secretary, Department of Urban Development, Govt. of Karnataka
18. Mrs. Smitha Bijjur, IFS, Principal Secretary - Dept. Forest, Environment & Ecology, Govt. of Karnataka 
19. Mr. Tushar Giri Nath, IAS, Chairman, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board
20. Mr. B. Kalyan Chakravarthy IAS, Director General, Environment Protection Training & Research Institute (EPTRI) 
21. Mr. A. K. Dwivedi, Director (Exploration), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
22. Dr. C.V. Dharma Rao, Joint Secretary, National Water Mission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt. of India
23. Mr. Sunil Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Hero Future Energies 
24. Mr. Manu Kapur, President & CEO - Home Textiles, GHCL Limited 
25. Mr. Yugal Sikri, Managing Director, RPG Life Sciences Limited
26. Mr. V. S. Narang, Sr. Board Member & Director (Technical), My Home Industries Pvt. Limited
27. Mr. Ranveer Chauhan, MD & CEO - Edible Oils and Rubber, Olam International Limited 
28. Mr. N. Reguraj, Managing Director, Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF)
29. Mr. Frans Vlaar, Director & Vice President Europe, America, Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific, Centrient Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands 
30. Mr. Ravichandran Purusothaman, President - India Region, Danfoss Industries Pvt. Limited
31. Mr. P. Raghavendran, President, Refineries Business, Reliance Industries Limited
32. Prof. Dr. V. Sumantran, Chairman, Celeris Technologies and advisor to several Fortune-100 organizations in Autos, Industrial Equipment, Defence, and Aerospace... et al.

The leading organisations those will be felicitated during the Convention include: 

Praj Industries | Tata Steel | Alok Masterbatches | Greenko Group | Hyundai Motor India | Concentrix Daksh India | J. K. Cement | UltraTech Cement | Godrej Industries | BHEL | GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare | Infosys | NALCO | ONGC | Reliance Industries | NTPC | Jindal Stainless | Steel Authority of India | Raymond UCO Denim | Goodrich Aerospace Services | Tata Motors | MAHLE ANAND Filter Systems | Anheuser Busch Inbev (India) | My Home Industries | UPL | L&T Construction | Cummins India | Nestle India | High Explosives Factory | Hetero Labs | BSES Yamuna Power | Shapoorji Pallonji And Company | Tristar Group (UAE) | India Yamaha Motor | Toyota Kirloskar Motor | National Fertilizers | Kirloskar Oil Engines | Apollo Hospitals International | Bharat Aluminium Company (Vedanta) | Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers | Prism Johnson | Uflex | Aurobindo Pharma | Nuvoco Vistas Corporation | Sapura Engineering & Construction (India) | Walmart India.

Our major partners for this year’s Convention include: 

Govt. of Karnataka | Invest Karnataka | Bangalore International Airport | Airports Authority of India | Titan Company | HAL | BEML | Hero Future Energies | GHCL | HMEL | EESL | Tata Coffee | Centrient Pharmaceuticals | KENT RO | Manipal Group | Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Company | Nettur Technical Training Foundation | Star Health and Allied Insurance | Hutti Gold Mines | Universal Sompo General Insurance | Karnataka Power Transmission | Karnataka Renewable Energy | Dynamatic Technologies | Bangalore Electricity Supply Company | Karnataka State Pollution Control | Karnataka State Road Transport | National Rainfed Area Authority | Mysore Silks | Mysore Paints | Karnataka Urban Infrastructure | Karnataka State Textile Infrastructure | Mahanagar Gas | Karnataka State Electronics | Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board | Hindustan Colas among others.


Recently, our Govt has taken a lot of initiatives to overhaul the nation's corporate governance system and many are in pipeline, to safeguard the interests of minority shareholders.

IOD in India is tirelessly working towards developing capabilities of Directors to be future generators of sustainable value for business and society at large and to work for an inclusive and sustainable global economy. 

IOD has already awarded around 5000 participants with Certified Corporate Director certificates so far. IOD organised Masterclass Training for an exclusive batch of Women Executives, those who are aspiring to be on the Board of Directors. IOD's Masterclass for Directors has now reached Batch No. 240. 

Today, training of Directors has become vital in order to understand legal liabilities, enhancing judgement and decision-making skills and build on existing competencies, to equip entrepreneurs, management professionals, senior executives and Independent Directors with boardroom skills and essentials of Corporate Governance. 

IOD's trained Board Members | IOD Alumni could be seen on : 


Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by the Institute Of Directors (IOD), India have not only won wide acceptance among businesses & industry, but have achieved much recognition and patronage among peers, globally. To create an Intra-Sector competitiveness, Golden Peacock Awards are considered separately under various Business Sector and Sub-Sectors. The Award winners are eligible to use the Golden Peacock Awards Logo, with year, on all printed and promotional materials, which showcases to all its customers and suppliers the highest accolade received by the organization. The whole process is kept strictly confidential. 

Currently, Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat is inviting applications, for the following annual Institutional Awards for the year 2019, from Corporates/Industries, including multinationals, SMEs, Public, Private and Government Enterprises of India and abroad: 

Global Awards

National Awards

Last Date for Submission of completed applications August 31, 2019

The Guidelines-cum-Application Form for these awards can be downloaded from . In case, you are unable to download any of these, please email us at , for emailing the same to you.

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