September 7, 2017, Mumbai:
Treeni Sustainability Solutions, a software product company focused on sustainability & CSR, and Tata Motors recently jointly organised the 4th edition of Sustainability4Breakfast (S4B) in Mumbai to discuss, debate and form collaborative solutions to address the challenges of biodiversity.
Due to industrialisation and aggressive economic development, bio diversity has been impacted significantly leading to inefficient use and exploitation of natural resources. With consistent economic development, biodiversity will become an important criterion for industry to consider as they build and grow sustainable businesses. The aim of S4B was to understand this key area of focus from a sustainability perspective.
Speaking about Tata Motors Sustainability journey, Arvind Bodhankar, Corporate Head - Health Safety Environment & Sustainability, Tata Motors, said, “Biodiversity management has become an imperative today, if we have to mitigate the impact of climate change and keep the global temperature rise below 2°C. Large business houses will have to play a major role and support MSME sector.”
Ankush Patel, Chief Executive Officer, Treeni Solutions, commented, “There are many companies which see biodiversity as an important aspect of doing business the right way. The use of technology to track and monitor industry’s impact on bio diversity has enabled a process for the industry to ensure that a focus on bio diversity is a part of their business operations. We were elated to have Tata Motors join us for this edition of S4B as we continue to build a platform for the industry to collaborate on issues dealing with sustainability and CSR.”
Biodiversity conservation has become crucial for providing livelihoods and improving socio-economic conditions, and therefore to accelerate sustainable development, businesses need to be willingly involved in environmental protection and the sustainable use of nature.
The event witnessed discussions on understanding and defining the impact of biodiversity, learning from the experiences of enterprises that have been focusing on biodiversity, and understand the role of technology to achieve sustainable biodiversity goals. Experts from companies such as Vodafone, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Susten, Aditya Birla Group were present for this edition of S4B. Going forward, Treeni looks to continue to build editions of S4B to facilitate a platform for the industry to discuss issues relating with sustainability and CSR.