Utility and manufacturing companies have challenges to overcome in their journey to carbon neutrality. At the North America edition of TCS Innovation Forum 2021, industry leaders discuss the opportunities available to them and the constraints they need to work around, and explore ways to build a sustainable future.
Sustainability and decarbonization are two major drivers for manufacturing and utilities organizations to reimagine their business models. Industry leaders, at the TCS Innovation Forum 2021, deep dived into the challenges their companies are facing in the race to net zero, and the opportunities they have in sustainable manufacturing.
While Sandeep Bangia, Business Head – EV Charging Ecosystem, Home Automation, ESCO, Tata Power Limited, shared how the company was laying the foundation for an e-mobility ecosystem in India, Susheel Vasudevan, Executive Vice President and Global Head, Manufacturing and Utilities, TCS, spoke on accelerating innovation to build sustainable futures.
A panel discussion, moderated by Kevin Prouty, Group Vice President, Energy and Manufacturing Insights, IDC, had Vikas Parikh, Global IT Architecture, Finance, and Sustainability Leader, LyondellBasell; Kevin Johannsen, Vice President, IT Application Services, NiSource; Debarupa Das, Global Head – EV-ONe, Electric Vehicle and Battery Ecosystem, TCS; and Manasi Agarwal, Initiative Lead – Sustainability and Circular Economy, Manufacturing, TCS, deliberating on the future of utility and manufacturing companies in terms of the role of innovation toward achieving carbon neutrality. They also
pondered over sustainability and decarbonization through electrification, data utilization, and TCS’ Sustainability by Design framework.
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