First Edition – December 2021

8th December 2021

Fireside Chat – Green Swans

John Elkington
Author, Advisor, Entrepreneur

Santhosh Jayaram
Global Head – Sustainability, HCL Technologies Limited

What Businesses Can Learn from Nature

R Gopalakrishnan
Author, Business Leader, Corporate Advisor

The ESG Bonanza – How India Can Build Outstanding Sustainable Businesses

Mukund Rajan
Author, Advisor, Entrepreneur

Anirban Ghosh
Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group

Padmini Srinivasan
Associate Professor, Finance & Accounting, Chairperson, Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship, IIM Bangalore

GLF Honour Books (Business) Award Ceremony

Ajay Poddar
MD, Syenergy Environics Ltd

Roselin Minj
Lead (Partnerships) – Sustainable Cities, World Resources Institute India

9th December 2021

Post Green: When Nature is Not The Other

Murali Sivaramakrishnan
Poet, Artist, Critic, Academician and Author. Founder President of ASLE India

Hariharan Chandrashekhar
Environmental Economist, Entrepreneur, Green Business Mentor, Writer, Policy Advocate and Urban Analyst

The Age & Rage of Cli-Fi

Chen Qiufan a.k.a. Stanley Chan
Award-winning Chinese author of the acclaimed eco-thriller Waste Tide, Honorary President of Chinese Science Fiction Writers Association, Founder of Thema Mundi Studio.

Bijal Vachharajani
Certified Climate ‘Worrier’, Editor at Pratham Books, and author of award-winning children’s books including A Cloud Called Bhurra

Atulya Misra
Senior IAS officer, Additional Chief Secretary (Tamil Nadu Government), and author of Oxygen Manifesto and Vultures of Paradise.

Rajat Chaudhuri
Bilingual writer, Charles Wallace Creative Writing Fellow, editor of speculative and solar punk stories, author of The Butterfly Effect

The Chipko Movement & Chronicling Environment History

Shekhar Pathak
Historian, Academician, Himalayan Traveller, Author and Founder of PAHAR (People’s Association for Himalaya Area Research)

Jairam Ramesh
Member of Parliament, Former Minister of Environment and Forest, Prolific Author

GLF Honour Books (General) Award Ceremony

Neha Dara
Business Head, RoundGlass Sustain

Norma Alvares
Environmentalist, lawyer, social worker, and founding member – Goa Foundation, founder trustee and chairperson – FIAPO

Zai Whitaker
Acclaimed Naturalist, Educator and Writer

10th December 2021

Why Green Literature Matters?

Neha Raghav
Education Specialist: Content & Training, WWF-India

Nature, Childhood and Our Emotional Lives: How Literature Binds Us

Nicola Davies
Author, The Song that Sings Us

Vidya Mani
Founder-member Funky Rainbow: A travelling bookshop and book consultancy

Role of Green Literature in My Life: A Panel Discussion with Children

Arunima Ghosh
Student, Aga Khan Academy

Ragavan Balaji
Student, Bombay International School

Celesta Fernandes
Student, Sharada Mandir School

Tamanna Sengupta
Environmental Enthusiast and Science Aficionado

GLF – WWF Honour Books (Children) Award Ceremony

Archana Atri
Jury Moderator

Ridhima Pandey
Young Climate Activist