From Ajay Banga to Bhavish Agarwal – Nine Indians make it to 'Time 100 Climate' list

Nov 17, 2023

By: Gulshan Chugh

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Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga, who began his five-year term as World Bank Group president in June, is ushering in a new mission for the institution -- eradicating poverty while fighting climate change.

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Bhavish Agarwal

CEO and co-founder of Ola Electric, India's largest maker of electric two-wheel scooters, and a market leader in micro-mobility generally, from taxis to ride-sharing.

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Rajiv J. Shah

Rajiv J. Shah is president of The Rockefeller Foundation, which now works to ensure that all initiatives and investment strategies are focused through a climate lens.

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Geeta Aiyer

Geeta Aiyer is founder and president of Boston Common Asset Management, a woman-led, employee-owned sustainable investment firm with nearly $5 billion in assets under management.

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Jigar Shah

Jigar Shah is director of the US Department of Energy Loan Programs Office, which is responsible for the public investment of hundreds of billions of dollars into clean infrastructure and energy projects.

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Manoj Sinha

Manoj Sinha is CEO and co-founder of Husk Power Systems, which operates 200 mini grids across Asia and Africa, and reached profitability in India and Nigeria this year.

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M. Sanjayan

M. Sanjayan is a conservation scientist and CEO of Conservation International (CI), a non-profit working with governments and companies to conserve nature, primarily in the Global South.

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Seema Wadhwa - linkedin

Seema Wadhwa is executive director for environmental stewardship for Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest health care providers in the US. Under Wadhwa's leadership, this year Kaiser Permanente's office in Santa Rosa, California, was recognised as the country's first net-zero medical facility.

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Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar Sinha is managing director and CEO of Mahindra Lifespaces, the real estate and infrastructure development arm of Indian conglomerate company Mahindra Group.

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