Jamshyd Godrej

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"Mr. Jamshyd N. Godrej is the Chairman of the Board of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. Mr. Godrej is the Chairman Emeritus of Aspen Institute India. He is the Trustee and President Emeritus of World Wide Fund for Nature – India. He is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation. He is a Director of World Resources Institute, USA. He is the Past President of Confederation of Indian Industry and also the Past President of the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association. Mr. Godrej is the Chairman of the CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre. The Centre is housed in a LEED Platinum demonstration building which is the first green building in India and the greenest building in the world at the time when it was rated. The Green Business Centre is a Centre of Excellence for green buildings, energy, energy conservation, non-conventional energy sources, water policy, water conservation, etc. Mr. Godrej is an ardent yachting enthusiast and has done extensive cruising along the west coast of India."[1]

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  1. Climate Works Foundation Board, organizational web page, accessed December 14, 2012.