Partnership with World Economic Forum


Ajit Gulabchand, Chairman – HCC

  • Member of Governor’s Steering Board of the Infrastructure and Urban Development (IU) Community at the World Economic Forum (WEF)

  • Member of Community of Chairpersons of World Economic Forum

  • Member of Disaster Resource Partnership Board, IU, WEF

Arjun Dhawan, Vice Chairman – HCC

  • Member, Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, World Economic Forum

  • Member, Global Commission on Nature-Positive Cities, World Economic Forum


Panel discussion: The Right Stuff – A New Relationship with Materials

Mr Arjun Dhawan, Vice Chairman, HCC participated in a panel discussion on “The Right Stuff – A New Relationship with Materials” – exploring advances in new materials to create options to build circular, affordable, and beautiful cities, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting – Davos on Tuesday, 16 January 2024.

For the Full Session video click here

Below are the excerpts from the full session

Excerpt 1: On Innovation

Excerpt 2: On Carbon Footprint

Excerpt 3: On Economic Implications of new materials/ building practices

Excerpt 4: On Affordability

Excerpt 5: Use of Concrete

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