Business Leaders
UK
MARKS & SPENCERSir Stuart Rose (UK chair)
Chairman
MARKS & SPENCER


M&S is one of the UK's leading retailers, with over 21 million people visiting our stores each week. We sell clothing, food and homewear and are the number one provider of womenswear and lingerie in the UK. We employ over 75,000 people, and have over 600 UK stores, plus an expanding international business. We're also known for our green credentials as a result of our eco plan, Plan A, which will see us, amongst other things, become carbon neutral by 2012.

plana.marksandspencer.com
 
India
BHARTI ENTERPRISESMr Rajan Bharti Mittal (India chair)
Vice Chairman & Managing Director
BHARTI ENTERPRISES


Bharti Enterprises is one of India's leading business groups with operations in over 21 countries across the globe, with interests in telecom, financial services, retail, fresh and processed foods, and real estate. Over the years some of the biggest names in international business have partnered Bharti, including Singtel, IBM, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent, Walmart, Axa Group and Del Monte Pacific.

www.bharti.com
HSBCMr Stephen Green
Chairman
HSBC


Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with around 8,000 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. HSBC has corporate sustainability teams working at Group, regional and country level to shape the bank's approach to sustainable business opportunities and risks, our own operational environmental and social footprint, and community investment.

www.hsbc.com
 
FEDERATION OF INDIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (FICCIDr Amit Mitra
Secretary General
FEDERATION OF INDIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (FICCI)

Established in 1927, FICCI is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation, and the voice of India's business and industry. FICCI works closely with the government on policy issues, enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and expanding business opportunities for industry through a range of specialised services and global linkages. It also provides a platform for sector specific consensus building and networking. FICCI has joint business councils with 79 countries around the world.

www.ficci.com
Imperial College LondonSir Keith O'Nions
Rector
Imperial College London


Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research that attracts 14,000 students and 6,000 staff of the highest international quality. Innovative research at the College explores the interface between science, medicine, engineering and business, delivering practical solutions that improve quality of life and the environment - underpinned by a dynamic enterprise culture.

www.imperial.ac.uk
 
GREAT EASTERN ENERGY CORPORATIONMr YK Modi
Chairman
GREAT EASTERN ENERGY CORPORATION

Great Eastern Energy Corporation Ltd. (GEECL) is the first Private Sector Company in India that entered this field. GEECL's pioneering efforts are helping in maintaining the ecological balance in coal bearing areas where methane gas is escaping into the atmosphere and damaging the ozone layer. It will result in the demethanization of coal-beds and avoidance of methane emissions into the atmosphere. GEECL is exploring and developing production wells for Coal-Bed Methane (CBM) in Damodar Valley (Raniganj coal-field), West Bengal.

www.geecl.com
Johnsons MattheySir John Banham
Chairman
Johnson Matthey


Johnson Matthey is a speciality chemicals company and a world leader in environmental technologies, including catalytic converters for the automotive sector and fuel cells. It has operations in over 30 countries and has been in India since 1947. Johnson Matthey aims to achieve consistent earnings growth, concentrating on the development of high-value added products and services. Johnson Matthey is on course to reduce its carbon footprint and materials' usage by half by 2017, its 200th Anniversary.

www.matthey.com
 
IL&FSMr Hari Sankaran
Managing Director
IL&FS


Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS), established in 1987, is one of India's leading financial services and infrastructure development companies. Key IL&FS institutional shareholders include the State Bank of India, Housing Development Finance Corporation of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India, ORIX Corporation - Japan, and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority..

www.ilfsindia.com
National GridMr Steve Holiday
CEO
National Grid


National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. We play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and northeastern US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner. We are committed to safeguarding our global environment for future generations and providing all our customers with the highest standards of service through investment in our networks and through our talented, diverse workforce.

www.nationalgrid.com
 
JK PAPERMr Harshpati Singhania
Managing Director
JK PAPER


JK Paper, a unit of JK Organisation is a leading player in the high-end Paper and Board business and India's largest producer of branded paper. It has been actively supporting social forestry in India, taking a number of steps to conserve resources viz. water and energy and turn waste into useful products. Recently it obtained a loan from IFC under its Cleaner Production Assessment facility.

www.jkpaper.com
NEWS CORPORATIONMr James Murdoch
CEO, Europe & Asia
NEWS CORPORATION


News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) had total assets as of September 30, 2010 of approximately US$56 billion and total annual revenues of approximately US$33 billion. News Corporation is a diversified global media company with operations in six industry segments: cable network programming; filmed entertainment; television; direct broadcast satellite television; publishing; and other. The activities of News Corporation are conducted principally in the United States, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia and Latin America.

www.newscorp.com
 
MODI ENTERPRISESMr KK Modi
Chairman
MODI ENTERPRISES


Modi Enterprises is an Industrial Conglomerate in India, founded in 1933 by the Late Rai Bahadur Gujarmal Modi, employing a dynamic workforce and with diversifications into various sectors of businesses keeping in tune with the changing times...as long as it is a move forward. Our Product line includes Portable Inverters for Domestic purpose, CFL Inverters for 3 PLTube, Rechargeable Sealed Lead Acid Batteries (6V and 12V), Rechargeable Emergency Lights and Solar Products.

www.modi.com
NUCLEAR INDUSTRYMr Keith Parker
CEO
NUCLEAR INDUSTRY


The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) is the trade association and representative voice of Britain's civil nuclear industry. It represents around 250 companies operating across the whole nuclear business. The Nuclear Industry Association actively promotes the skills and expertise the UK nuclear industry offers to the safe development and installation of nuclear energy infrastructure across the world.

www.niauk.org
 
STERIAMr Mukesh Aghi
Chairman and CEO
STERIA


Steria, is a leading provider of IT driven business services with an annual revenue of 1.8 billion Euros. Headquartered in Paris and listed on the Euronext market, we deliver IT-enabled business services to impact and transform business processes of our client organizations. With a 20 year history in delivering from India, Steria leads European IT service providers in their India presence with 30% of its global headcount in India. Steria India, has more than 5,500 employees in India across delivery centres in Noida, Chennai and Pune.

www.steria.co.in
ROLLS ROYCESir John Rose
CEO
ROLLS ROYCE


Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, has established a strong position in global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy. In 2009, Rolls-Royce invested £864 million on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental aspects of its products, in particular the reduction of emissions.

www.rolls-royce.com
 
SUZLONMr Tulsi R Tanti
Chairman and Managing Director
SUZLON


Suzlon is ranked as the world's third leading wind turbine supplier in terms of market share in 2009. Suzlon has its corporate office in Pune, India. The company's global spread reflects in its projects and markets portfolio - extending across Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America. Suzlon is a highly vertically integrated wind turbine manufacturer with manufacturing capability along the full value chain – from components to complete wind turbine systems.

www.suzlon.com