Guardians of the Green Conference Shines a Spotlight on Sustainability at Hotel Shangri-la, New Delhi

New Delhi, — On the 22nd of September, Hotel Shangri-la, New Delhi, played host to an event that left an indelible mark on the landscape of sustainability and environmental preservation—the Guardians of the Green (GOTG) Conference.

Conceived and curated by Mr. Rajesh Batra, the visionary founder of chhapai.com—a sustainable print and packaging brand—and the Sustainability Innovator Awards (SIA), GOTG transcended the boundaries of a traditional conference to become a powerful movement.

The Emotional Origin

The genesis of GOTG can be traced back to a profound moment of inspiration—a moment when Mr. Rajesh Batra witnessed the mounting environmental challenges facing our world and felt compelled to take action. "I wanted to create a platform that could inspire change and encourage individuals and organizations to embrace sustainable practices," recalls Mr. Batra.

The Purpose

GOTG stands as a testament to a singular purpose: to ignite conversations, share knowledge, and catalyze actions that lead to a greener, more sustainable world. With its dual focus on heritage preservation and sustainability, GOTG aims to chart a course towards a harmonious coexistence of the past and the future.

A Successful Gathering

The inaugural GOTG Conference held at Hotel Shangri-la, New Delhi, was nothing short of a resounding success. The event attracted distinguished participants such as Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra, Advisor to the Government; Maj. Gen. GD Bakshi; and Dr. Narottam Puri, among other luminaries. Their presence underscored the event's significance and its potential to drive meaningful change.

Special Guests

GOTG was honored to welcome Mrs. Ratan Kaul, Senior Advisor to the GOTG community, as a special guest. Her insights and support enriched the conference experience. Additionally, Mr. Neeraj Mittra, the leader of the GOTG Delhi Chapter, played a pivotal role as a co-curator alongside Mr. Batra, contributing significantly to the event's success.

Five Inspiring Panel Discussions

Throughout the day, participants engaged in five thought-provoking panel discussions that explored the intersections of sustainability with education, art, heritage, weddings, and the environment. These discussions not only showcased the critical role of sustainability in these domains but also fostered a collaborative spirit and innovative thinking.

Supported by Leading Brands

GOTG Conference received invaluable support from several leading brands that share its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship:

The Ideaz Factory: A forward-thinking creative agency.
Trecho: A sustainable fashion brand with a focus on ethical practices.
Senseherbs: A wellness company offering natural, herbal solutions.
Cold Mountain Organic: Pioneers of organic farming and sustainable agriculture.
Mount Public School: A school dedicated to fostering eco-conscious education.
A Call to Action

GOTG transcends the boundaries of a conventional conference; it is a resounding call to action. It challenges us to rethink our approach, adopt sustainable practices, and protect the invaluable heritage of our planet. GOTG reminds us that each of us can be a guardian of the green, ensuring the preservation of our environment for generations to come.

As the sun set on the 22nd of September at Hotel Shangri-la, New Delhi, the world witnessed the birth of a movement—a movement with the potential to usher in a greener, more sustainable future.

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About Guardians of the Green (GOTG):

Guardians of the Green is a groundbreaking conference dedicated to sustainability, environmental preservation, and the harmonious coexistence of heritage and progress. Curated by Mr. Rajesh Batra, founder of chhapai.com and Sustainability Innovator Awards (SIA), GOTG aims to inspire change, foster sustainable practices, and protect our planet for future generations.