Hyderabad: The world’s largest Sustainability Summit, ‘TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Sustainability Summit 2021(TSS- 2021) organized by TiE Hyderabad Chapter, began here on Monday.
Though it is a virtual summit, the inauguration of the event was held in person at HICC here and the rest of the sessions will be held virtually until October 6. As of the inaugural time, it had received a record number of 40,000 registrations from social enterprises across 55 countries and 5 continents.
Over the three days, it will feature 225 speakers, 65 sessions over six tracks and 200 investors. With these magic numbers, it makes it the largest ever TiE event, the largest entrepreneurship conference, and the largest ever gathering of social enterprises in the world.
This is indeed the greatest platform for entrepreneurs. It is the platform where entrepreneurs meet sustainability. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Telangana Principal Secretary (IT &C)Jayesh Ranjan while listing out various measures and initiatives taken up by the state since its formation, said from the days of drought prone to neglected agriculture to outbound migrations to depleting forests, diminishing groundwater levels, power holidays, the state has been doing very well on many fronts that is because of a clear vision of sustainable Telangana.
Highlighting the government’s ambitious programs such as haritha haram in greening the state and Mission Kakatiya reviving 47000 lakes in the state, Jayesh also highlighted Telangana’s performance in the generation of renewable sources of energy, electric mobility by introducing a clear cut policy. All these decisions were made at foundation levels keeping principles of sustainability in mind. The state is futuristic in environmental management. That is the reason why the state could attract whose-is-who of the world to invest in the state, he said.
Jayesh said that Costa Rica and Israel, the partner countries of TiE Sustainability Summit, exemplified the best of Sustainable living.Costa Rica is the best in global environmental standards. Telangana state would like to explore oil farm cultivation in partnership with Costa Rica. We wish to emulate them, he added.
Dr. Claudio Ansorena, Ambassador, Republic of Costa Rica; Ms. RonyYedidiaClein, Deputy Chief of Mission of Israel and Ms. VeredMivtzari, EM Director, Startup Nation Central (SNC), Israel as chief guests at the summit . Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani addressed virtually while Ms. Nikki Haley, Former US Ambassador to the UN give a video address.
Mr. Manohar Reddy, Chair – TSS 2021, and President TiE Hyderabad and CEO FeujiInc; Mr. Mahavir Sharma, Past Chair (2020), TiE Global and Co-Founder, Rajasthan Angels; Mr. Suresh Raju, Conference Co-Chair TSS2021, VP – TiE Hyd, MD Golden Hills Capital welcomed the gathering.