The Energy Conservation Bill 2022 amendment laid out the framework for establishing carbon credit markets in India by enabling domestic companies to trade carbon credits efficiently and help reach the country’s energy transition goals.

As timelines are established it is important to understand the outlook for global carbon markets as well as the impact on India. Join us for a panel discussion where we decipher what the future holds after the Energy Conservation Bill comes to fruition.


5pm – 5:05pm

Welcome address

5:05pm – 5:15pm

Voluntary carbon markets outlook

Speaker: Kyle Harrison
5:15pm – 5:30pm

India carbon markets update

Speaker: Shantanu Jaiswal
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Panel discussion: What Carbon Markets mean for India

Speakers: Anna Stablum, Deeksha Vats, Manish Dabkara, Neelesh Agrawal
Moderator: Jagteshwar Singh
6:30pm – onwards

Networking drinks


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Anna Stablum

Director, Sales & Origination
Climate Impact X

Anna Stablum is Director of Sales and Origination at Climate Impact X and is responsible for driving revenue growth, while building an active sales pipeline for voluntary carbon credits. She is also an active marketeer and sees the importance of educating people about climate change and the role carbon credits can play to halt global warming. Anna was previously working within the metals and mining industry as sales manager for two interdealer brokers operating on the London Metal Exchange and the Singapore Exchange. Prior to broking, Anna worked as commodities correspondent at Reuters and Bloomberg News. Anna has a Master of Science degree from Oxford University and a Master of Arts Honours from Glasgow University.

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Deeksha Vats

Group Chief Sustainability Officer
Aditya Birla Group (ABG)

Deeksha is a sustainability professional with over 27 years of work experience in consulting and corporate set-ups. She is currently the Group Chief Sustainability Officer for the Aditya Birla Group (ABG), where she drives the sustainable business transformation agenda across its all its locations on strategic, operational, communication and advocacy aspects of sustainability. Prior to this at ABG, she led the sustainability agenda at group flagship metals and mining business, Hindalco Industries Limited. At Hindalco, she worked across geographies, functions and aspects towards mainstreaming sustainability in the business. This was a follow-up to her role where she led the environmental sustainability agenda at Aditya Birla Group on topics of climate change, energy transition, water, waste, emissions and biodiversity. 
Over years, through her work at prestigious firms like PwC, EY, Engineers India Limited and Chemtex Engineering Limited, Deeksha has worked across diverse industry sectors. A regular speaker, panelist at sustainability events, she has been at the forefront of sustainability agenda in India through participation in working groups, industry bodies and expert networks.

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Manish Dabkara

EKI Energy Services Ltd. (EKI)

Manish founded EKI in 2008 with an objective to lead companies worldwide to a future of net-zero emissions. A subject matter expert in the field of energy, climate change, carbon and quality management, Manish is a Certified Energy Auditor & Manager under Govt. of India’s – Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Ministry of Power). He also has certifications in quality and management from IIM-A, IIM Indore, CII and GIZ, in addition to a Masters in Technology in Energy Management. Manish is amongst Fortune India’s 40Under40 for the year 2022. He has also been designated as a member of CII Western Region (WR) Sub-Committee of Environment Sustainability for the year 2022-23. Manish is also a recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award 2014 & Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Achievements in Business “Climate Change – International Industry” by Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi.

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Neelesh Agrawal

Calculus Carbon

Neelesh is the founder at Calculus Carbon, which is on a mission to help developers unlock maximum return on their carbon assets. Neelesh was previously an Asset Manager for a $2.2 Bn real estate fund, jointly owned by CPPIB and Everstone. Prior to that, as an Investment Banker with Avendus Capital, he has helped raise private equity capital for developers of clean energy projects. Neelesh holds 3 international journal publications in the field of Portfolio Optimisation, Demand Forecasting and Green Supply chains. He has completed his MBA from IIM Bangalore and his B.Tech/M.Tech in Financial Engineering from IIT Kharagpur.

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Shantanu Jaiswal

Head of India Research

Shantanu Jaiswal is head of India research at Bloomberg New Energy Finance and is based in New Delhi. He leads a team responsible for producing policy, economic, business and investment analysis in the power and transport industries. From primary data collection to producing long-term scenario analysis, he is also involved in bespoke consultancy projects in India and neighboring countries. Shantanu has worked in several energy sectors including wind, solar, coal, biofuels, energy storage and retail electricity. Having 10 years of experience in renewable energy and power markets he regularly speaks at conferences and is often quoted in the media. Shantanu is a Mechanical Engineer and holds an MBA in Power Management.

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Jagteshwar Singh

Commodities Market Specialist, APAC

Jagteshwar Singh is a Commodities Market Specialist with Bloomberg LP, covering the APAC region. He works with commodities corporations and trading houses to drive strategies for growing their business in the region. Previously, he was a Relationship Manager based in Singapore, where he managed key strategic relationships with merchants and corporations in Singapore. Jag has a Bachelors in Business with specialization in Finance and Marketing from the Singapore Management University.

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Kyle Harrison

Head of Sustainability Research

Kyle leads BNEF’s sustainability research team, which publishes content on the private sector’s transition to the low-carbon economy. The team focuses on core areas like environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, target-setting, low-carbon pathways and sustainable finance. Kyle specializes in corporate clean energy procurement, net-zero targets and voluntary carbon offsets.

When & Where

Thursday, November 3, 2022
5pm – 6.30pm IST followed by Networking drinks

16F, Tower 2B, One World Center,
Near Jupiter Mills, Elphinstone,
Mumbai – 400013

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