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Join us for the India Benchmark ESG 2022 Impact Conference

Hear first-hand insights from ESG experts, peers, and partners and explore the latest in Benchmark’s digital solutions available to help you achieve operational and compliance excellence.

The emergence Environmental Social Governance (ESG) means more external stakeholders are valuing companies by their Risk & Compliance Practices—and Environmental Health & Safety Leaders are at the forefront of the ESG & Sustainability movement, paving the way for ESG digital transformation! In continuation of our commitment of continued collaboration and innovation, we invite you to join our India Regional Benchmark ESG 2022 Impact Conference from September 21 & 22.



21st September, 2022 (Wednesday)

9:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Kickoff & Agenda

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reporting Workshop – Including Dashboards & Analytics (Tableau®)​

This 2-hour in-person session offers specialized training from Benchmark Experts for Dashboards & Analytics, diving deep into modifying reports, customizing report data, and customizing your report dashboard using Benchmark Analytics powered by Tableau! 

During this session you will learn:  

  • How to use the Dashboard & Analytics application module to make reporting and access easy  
  • Tips and tricks to locate and favorite your most needed reports and dashboards  
  • Utilizing pre-created, out of the box Application Tableau reports in the Dashboards & Analytics Library  
  • Building powerful and compelling reports, dashboards, and storyboards from scratch  
  • Controlling access permissions to reports and data sources at a user and user group level  

This session will enable you to develop reports live with support of Benchmark experts and will also showcase best practice examples of how subscribers across the Benchmark community have created valuable insights and key reports! Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to be in-person to learn from experts and your peers. 

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Tea Break (Ninad uses this time to share designs)

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Sustainability & ESG Workshop – Application Overview and Product Roadmap Status Update  

In this session, we will take you through the ESG data management and reporting journey, starting with materiality assessments and strategy planning, setting targets, and aligning with ESG frameworks (GRI, CDP, BRSR, SASB, TCFD) for reporting of ESG performance and stakeholder communications.  

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

(Lunch) Networking/Meet & Greet with Customer Teams 

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Pre-Workshop on Advanced Technologies

Hear from industry experts on how advanced technologies can help enhance your EHS & ESG program. 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

EHS Technologies Workshop: Advanced Tech and Innovations

Managing risk and compliance and ensuring more sustainable business practices over time requires seamless data flows, workflows, and collaboration. You also need real-time visibility into risk factors, trends, gaps, and opportunities across the enterprise. In this session, we’ll take you through these industry-leading advanced technology solutions and systems integrations from Benchmark ESG. You will learn how you can enhance risk & compliance and sustainability processes and programs and build a tech-powered culture of safety, quality, and operational performance excellence with AI-driven automation and insights and other advanced technologies like computer vision.  

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Interactive Customer Engagement Session

22nd September, 2022 (Thursday)

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM


10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Plenary Session Kickoff 

Hear more about Benchmark’s EHS and ESG solutions, recent innovations, and our vision for the future—including how ESG is changing how we do business today, the latest on Benchmark ESG Director, and more!  


  • Anjali Sandesh, Associate Director, Subscriber Services & Subscriber Relationship Management, Benchmark Digital Partners 

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Customer Implementation Stories  

 Learn how you can unlock significant performance gains and business value with new digital capabilities that enable operational & compliance excellence. Hear from industry leaders about their digital journeys thus far and how technology solutions will continue to shape their operational and ESG programs. 


Anjali Sandesh, Associate Director, Subscriber Services & Subscriber Relationship Management, Benchmark Digital Partners 


  • Shubham Choubey, Corporate EHS Assistant manager, ITC 
  • Jayasanckar Rajamanickam, Vice-President and Head EHS, EID Parry 

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Break & Networking 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Panel Discussion – ESG Reporting: Frameworks & Strategies for ESG Success 

  • Strategies to report ESG metrics and meet regulatory & investor demands  
  • Leveraging globally-aligned frameworks like GRI, CDP, TCFD, etc. to effectively report ESG data 
  • Designing effective ESG programs to achieve BRSR compliance 
  • The role of digitalization in managing and reporting investment-grade ESG data 
  • Q & A 


Shankar Rajagopalan, ESG Consultant 


  • Prarthana Borah, Director, CDP India 
  • Kevin Chothani, SGM-SHE, Sekura Energy Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Pallavi Atre, Sustainability Expert, GRI South Asia
  • Kinjal Dawda, Lead Program Manager – Sustainability, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Benchmark ESG Director TM: ESG Automation & Cross-Functional Integration 

Explore how you can take charge of ESG data management & disclosure reporting, track your ESG performance, and enable ESG impact. Join us to learn how you can transition from spreadsheets to automation and unify your systems and teams—including industry case studies on practical deployment of sustainability programs for ESG impact.  


Chandan Tiwari, Associate Director, Subscriber Development, Benchmark Digital Partners 

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Hear from Industry Leaders About Advanced Technology In-Action   

Learn how industry leaders are deploying the latest advanced technology solutions and generating significant value across their function and enterprise with advanced capabilities that can transform quality and safety programs and dramatically reduce risk.  

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Tea Break

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Insights & Reporting Using Business Intelligence 

Learn how industry leaders are backing critical safety decisions with Benchmark ESG data – using Benchmark ESG’s Instant Insights to analyze safety data and take decisions for a safe and sustainable future. Explore how you can identify opportunities for improvement and gain insights into trends, equipping your EHS leaders with comprehensive analytics and reporting tools. 


Ninad Pise, Senior Leader, Data Analytics, Product Development & Delivery, Benchmark Digital Partners 

4:15 PM – 4:45 PM

Benchmark Product Roadmap Review 

Discover the latest innovations in Benchmark’s Advanced Technology solutions, including updates within our suite of AI Advisors, Genny® Virtual Assistant, Benchmark ESG Mobile, U Connect remote collaboration, and more! 


Sapna Somana, Associate Director, Functional Product Leadership, Product Management & Engagement, Benchmark Digital Partners  

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks


Our conference will be taking place at Shangri-La, Bangalore!

Shangri-La, Bangalore

Krishna Banquet Hall, Shangri-La Hotel, No 56-6B Palace Road, Bengaluru 560 001, India

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Vijay Alluru currently serves as the Chief Product Operations Officer at Benchmark ESG™ (the next generation of Gensuite®).
Vijay has over two decades of experience developing, managing, and marketing cutting-edge software solutions (SaaS) in Environmental, Health & Safety, and Compliance functions. He has successfully directed the overall product strategy as a highly valued member of the Executive Team at Benchmark ESG, directly instrumental in driving the technology roadmaps for several products, and building out and mentoring UX, Product and Infrastructure teams globally. Vijay is passionate about solving critical business problems through innovative technologies, including Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
He holds a Master’s in Management Information Systems from University of Akron and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Osmania University.