Adopting Sustainability in Small Businesses

05/27/2021 CST • Workshop Room 3

The release of the recent IPCC report indicated that the climate crisis increased exponentially due to CO2 emissions around the globe. This has a major impact on the weather, economy, health, safety of humankind, and biodiversity. We have already noticed the increase in intense hurricanes, wildfires, and other dangerous situations due to pollution and climate change in recent years and months. At his stage, all businesses have a stake to act on this looming dangerous situation as well. Further, the business financing models and support systems are also changing rapidly because of the commitment of the big banks and other institutions to address the climate crisis.Small businesses are required to understand these developments with the utmost caution because of their financial, human and, knowledge resources to navigate. This presentation would offer ideas to the small businesses to adopt the sustainability mitigating the climate crisis, steering the business activities with less or no pollution along with more employee health safety net, productivity, and profits.

Presented by:

Prasad Jaladi Founder and Chief Facilitator, Suraksha

Prasad Jaladi is the Founder and Chief Facilitator of Suraksha. He has executive experience in biotech, pharma, and information technology industries including emerging technologies. He has done M. Sc. in organic chemistry, Project Management training from San Jose State University, CA, and training in SAP, Oracle, and CRM. Prasad managed IT consulting businesses from Silicon Valley and Texas.Prasad has built international partnerships to promote STEM, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He has supported fortune 500/1000 companies, universities, government, and private research institutions and hospitals with IT consulting, SaaS for data mining in gene expression analysis, and training prog
Prasad Jaladi is the Founder and Chief Facilitator of Suraksha. He has executive experience in biotech, pharma, and information technology industries including emerging technologies. He has done M. Sc. in organic chemistry, Project Management training from San Jose State University, CA, and training in SAP, Oracle, and CRM. Prasad managed IT consulting businesses from Silicon Valley and Texas.Prasad has built international partnerships to promote STEM, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He has supported fortune 500/1000 companies, universities, government, and private research institutions and hospitals with IT consulting, SaaS for data mining in gene expression analysis, and training programs in north and south America. He has promoted SaaS for end-to-end patent management and technology intelligence analytics for affordable innovation. Prasad is a mentor and judge at startup incubators and accelerators. He has hosted international conferences and workshops for professional development, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is an Ambassador for My Green Lab and Island Innovation. Prasad is supporting sustainable innovation and is involved in technology commercialization projects. He has spoken on innovation for the sustainable planet on the global forums.

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