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Change Public is a forum for thinking and talking about innovation and impact. This year we will address Climate Change as a key theme.

By bringing together diverse stakeholders from the impact sector, this conclave aims to begin a new conversation about how to incorporate climate change thinking into ongoing social and economic developmental efforts.

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For decades, Climate Change has remained as a niche and specialist concern, which does not yet adequately inform grant-making, social investment or financial allocation decision. India’s impact investing community has just begun to consider climate change as an investment thesis.


This is quickly changing, in part in response to the Paris Agreement of 2015, which will come into force in 2020, which will allow the multilateral trading of carbon credits.


In light of this, Change Public will focus on mainstreaming climate change in social development and Impact sector by addressing various themes such as– green agriculture, clean energy, livestock and financial inclusion. 




9:00 am -10:00 am

Welcome Notes: Of Innovation, Impact and Crisis
                         Aditya Dev Sood

10:00 AM- 10:30 AM 

Plenary Kickoff: Climate Change and the Subcontinent
                         Santosh Singh

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 

Plenary Keynotes: The State of the Conversation Today 
                            Santosh Singh, Ulka Kelkar, Ashish Chaturvedi, Aditya Dev Sood (Moderator) 

11:00 AM- 11:45 AM 

Lightning Talks I: Startups and Case-studies addressing Climate Change Adaptation

                           Zero Waste Lifestyle, Hortiskills India, Malai, Alex Arockiasamy (Moderator)

11:45 AM- 12:15 PM 




Vihara Innovation Campus

D-57, 100 Feet Rd, Pocket D, Chattarpur Enclave, Chhattarpur, New Delhi, Delhi 110074

Contact us for further information / queries

Alex Arockiasamy

Business Development

Vihara Innovation Network

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