• Overview

    The Global Green Future Leadership Awards is for any organization that participates in environmentally friendly or green activities to ensure that all processes, products, and manufacturing activities adequately address current environmental concerns while maintaining a profit. In other words, it is the Green Future that "meets the needs of the present world without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs. It is the process of assessing how to design products that will take advantage of the current environmental situation and how well a company's products perform with renewable resources.

Role Players 2019

2018  |  2017

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Session Chairman
Dr. Raed Sherif
International Solar Energy Consultant

Dr. Raed Sherif

Dr. Raed Sherif is a solar veteran with over 25 years of experience in both PV and CSP, working in the USA and in the Middle East/North Africa. As an international solar energy consultant, he led the development and deployment of the first utility-scale solar PV project in Kuwait Oil Company. Prior to that, he was the VP of international business of a US-based CSP Power Tower company, which commissioned the first CSP project in India. Raed is one of the pioneers of concentrating PV technology. He was the GM of the CPV division at Boeing-Spectrolab, overseeing the development and commercialization of high-efficiency, robust concentrator cell receivers. Raed was a team member of the Boeing-NREL team that developed the world’s first Multijunction solar cell that surpassed 40% efficiency, recognized as one of the top 100 scientific accomplishments in all fields of science in 2007.

Raed has 30 issued patents in addition to publication of numerous technical articles. He received a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and B.Sc. with Highest Honors from Alexandria University.

Nirmaladevi Nababsing
Senior Adviser
Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities

Nirmaladevi Nababsing

Currently Senior Adviser at at Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities of Mauritius. Holder of a BA (Hons) Administration, University of Mauritius. Joined the Public Service in 1972. Served as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities from 2008 to 2012 and as Senior Chief Executive from 2015 to August 2018. Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology,(2012-2014), Ministry of Land Transport (2006-2008)Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment.(2001-2005), Ministry of Women and Child protection ( 1996-2001) Also served at the Prime Minister’s Office ffrom 1992 – 1996 and Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She has chaired various Boards, namely Agricultural Marketing Board (1996-2001), the National Women’s Council and National Children’s Council,(1998-2001) the Export Processing Zone Labour Welfare Fund,(2001-2005) National Transport Corporation, the Central Electricity Board and served as member of Tertiary Education Commission, University of Mauritius Council, Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius College of the Air, High Powered Scholarships Committee, Food and Agricultural Research Council, Mauritius Sugar Authority, Mauritius Research Council, Mauritius Ports Authority, amongst others.

Dr. Peter Lilienthal
HOMER Energy

Dr. Peter Lilienthal

Dr. Peter Lilienthal is the CEO of HOMER Energy. Since 1993, he has been the developer of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s HOMER® hybrid power optimization software, which has been used by over 190,000 energy practitioners in 193 countries. NREL has licensed HOMER Energy to be the sole world-wide commercialization licensee to distribute and enhance the HOMER model.

Dr. Lilienthal was the Senior Economist with International Programs at NREL from 1990 - 2007. He was the lead analyst and one of the creators of NREL’s Village Power Programs. He has a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. He has been active in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency since 1978. This has included designing and teaching courses at the university level, project development of independent power projects, and consulting to industry and regulators. His expertise is in the economic and financial analysis of renewable and micro-grid projects.

Stefan Froboese
Sungrow Germany GMBH

Stefan Froboese

Stefan Froboese has a master’s degree in electrical engineering with over 17 years of experience working in the semiconductor and solar business. As SungrowCTO for the EMEA region,he is responsible for the product strategy in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is based in Munich, Germany with frequent visits to theSungrow HQ in Hefei, China.

He has been with the company since 1st December 2016. During this time, he has built up strategic business collaborations with third party supplier to enable Sungrow to offer one stop shop solutions to its valued customers. Stefan is a frequent speaker on solar trade shows and conferences, such as Intersolar Munich.

Previously he was Director for the global product management of Conergy in Hamburg, one of the biggest solar company in the industry at that time. From 2012-2015 Stefan was member of the Board of Directors at PV Cycle in Brussel.

Stefan is passioned about solar and e-mobility. He is exited to work for an industry that provides the cheapest and greenest power to the world.

Dr. Alex Ariho
African Agribusiness Incubators Network

Dr. Alex Ariho

Dr. Matt Kennedy
Head of Strategy & Business
International Energy Research Centre (IERC)

Dr. Matt Kennedy

Dr. Matt Kennedy is a recognised energy policy maker with a strong track record of successfully building collaborative relationships between industry and academia. Matt heads the strategy and business function for the International Energy Research Centre, an Irish Government supported technology centre. Prior to this role Matt led national and international energy R&D initiatives for the past decade on behalf of the Irish Government. Matt held the position of Senior Advisor on energy and climate issues and delivered the SEAI strategy 2010-2015. Internationally, Matt has developed an international energy profile as the Chair of a collaborative group of 10 OECD (IEA) countries that pooled finance for research collaborative activities. Matt negotiated on technology transfer, IP and trade issues on behalf of the EU at COP 21 in Paris. Matt works with developing countries as the Chair of the UN's Climate Technology Centre and Network in Copenhagen, and the Chair of the Programme Board of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) in Vienna. Matt has a PhD from Trinity College Dublin, MBA from University College Dublin and MA from NUI Galway. He has participated on the US International Visitor Leadership Programme and has a Certificate in R&D from INSEAD in Paris.

Daniela V. Fernandez
Founder and CEO
Sustainable Ocean Alliance

Daniela V. Fernandez

Founder and CEO of Sustainable Ocean Alliance, award-winning social entrepreneur, thought-leader, and international speaker on the entrepreneurial mentality, ocean innovation, and technology, youth empowerment and blockchain for social good.

At the young age of 19, Daniela V. Fernandez founded Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) as a college-room idea. Five years later, she has built SOA into a global organization that is cultivating and accelerating innovative solutions to protect and sustain the health of the ocean. With phenomenal speed, SOA has created the world’s largest network of young ocean leaders - through establishing a presence in over 50 countries, launching the first-ever Ocean Solutions Accelerator to support ocean start-ups, and partnering with corporations such as Lindblad Expeditions and The Economist, NGOs, and governments,including Indonesia and the European Union, to develop technological solutions that can address the greatest threats facing our planet.

How can we cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation? What are the leading technologies that can be implemented to help address the challenges facing our environment? How can established companies harness the power of young people? What trends are we seeing in Gen Z and Millennials as consumers, employees, and future business leaders? Daniela is answering these critical questions that will influence the new wave of entrepreneurs and redefine the relationship between emerging technologies and social good.

Daniela has been recognized for her work by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, President Bill Clinton, and EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and a member of the Friends of Ocean Action, a select group of leaders coming together to fast-track solutions to the most pressing challenges facing the ocean. She has been listed as Azula’s Top 5 Ocean Heroes of 2016, named one of Glamour Magazine’s College Women of the Year, received the Peter Benchley Ocean Award, and Bustle Upstart Award. Fernandez is also a contributor to National Geographic and Sustainable Brands, has been interviewed by Voice of America, New York City TV, and Ocean Radio, and has been a panel and keynote speaker at multiple high-level events including: The Economist World Ocean Summit, United Nations, Net Impact Conference, U.S. Capitol Hill Ocean Week, Collision Conference, Sustainable Brands Conference, World Ocean Festival, and WE Day.

Thomas Schroepfer
Professor and Founding Associate
Head of Pillar of Architecture
Singapore University of
Technology and Design (SUTD)

Thomas Schroepfer

Thomas Schroepfer is Professor and Founding Associate Head of Pillar of Architecture and Sustainable Design at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). His research and design work investigates the increasingly complex relationship between design and technology in architecture and relates to advances in environmental strategies, structure and form, performance and energy, computer simulation and modelling, digital fabrication and building processes. He has been recognized as a creative leader in the industry and has sought-out as a keynote speaker at international symposiums and workshops. His work has been exhibited at important international venues, including at the World Architecture Festival, Venice Architecture Biennale and World Congress of Architecture. His book publications have been translated into several languages and include Dense + Green: Innovative Building Types for Sustainable Urban Architecture (2016), Ecological Urban Architecture: Qualitative Approaches to Sustainability (2012) and Material Design: Informing Architecture by Materiality (2011). He is the recipient of prestigious awards and recognitions including the World Architecture Festival Award, Singapore President’s Design Award, German Design Award and Asia Education Leadership Award.

Dr. Chindarat Taylor
Founder and Director
Resource Efficiency Pathway

Dr. Chindarat Taylor

Dr Chindarat Taylor is the Founder and Director of Resource Efficiency Pathway, an environment and infrastructure consultancy that has been advising municipalities, governments and companies on the development of waste to energy infrastructure internationally,including the UK, Thailand and Australiafor over ten years.

Chindarat is passionate about sustainable waste management and is recognized as an international expert on waste to energy infrastructure development. She regularly joins industry roundtables, chairs discussion panels, speaks at international conferences, and publishes articles in industry-leading journals.

Her work focuses on strategic advice and implementation support focusing on project viability and deliverability. This work includes advice on partnership development, the circular economy, technology evaluation, feedstock supplysecurity andrisk management. She has over twenty-five years’ experience in wasteand environment management, joint venture management and consulting. Thisincludes management of three joint ventures for BP/Amoco and various operations for ICI. She was a director at the UK Environment Agency, where she established the innovative and highly successful Pathway to Zero Waste Program involving 72 municipalities.

Chindarat is currently Vice President of the Solid Waste Management Association of Thailand (SWAT) and an Advisory Board member of the World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit.She is a Chartered Waste Manager (MCIWM) from the Chartered Institution of Waste Management,UK. Chindarat ’s customer focus and ‘can do’ approach helps to develop high performing teams and generate innovative solutions.

Dr. Hanne Tine Ring Hansen
Design thinker specialised
Sustainable Building Design

Dr. Hanne Tine Ring Hansen

Dr. Hanne Tine Ring Hansen has a master’s degree in architectural engineering (2004) and a PhD in sustainable building design (2008). For more than 10 years she has been working as a building design consultant specialised in Sustainable Building Design and certification. Dr. Ring Hansen is one of the six original founders of the Danish Green Building Council and she has facilitated the development of different tools to help design strategies for sustainable building design.
For the past two years Dr. Ring Hansen’s role has been extended to include Better Corporation at Søren Jensen Consulting Engineers. In this role she facilitates the development of a regenerative approach to sustainable building design, BCorp certification of the company and collaborates with HR and Facility Management on securing responsible operation of Søren Jensen’s daily operation. Throughout her career, Dr. Ring Hansen, has always brought a diverse and creative mindset to the teams she is a part of. She has always been a change agent in the teams she has been a part of and on projects for clients. Dr. Ring Hansen is currently completing her last course of the LEAD – Leader in Corporate Innovation education at Stanford Graduate Business School.

Dan Taylor
ion Ventures

Dan Taylor

Dan is a seasoned energy professional, having spent most of his career in clean technology and advancing low carbon development and generation. Having started his life in a technical role, he remains adept and capable of working across the entire supply chain, from utility scale generation through to optimisation of modern island grid systems, that enable clean electrification schemes.

Dan has spent the last 10 years working with start-ups and innovators across smart grids and renewable technology. In 2013 he worked on one of the first grid connected battery systems to support the move to a low carbon economy followed by delivering the first European installation of Teslas grid scale battery system a few years later.

Dan is interested in not-for-profit development, including rural electrification and off grid schemes that support the reduction of poverty through increased access to clean power sources. Dan is aalso trustee for a charity aimed at increasing education opportunities for children in Cambodia.

Damber Singh Rai
Green Bhutan Corporation Limited (GBCL)

Damber Singh Rai

Mr. Damber Singh Rai began his career as Forest Range Officer under the Department of Forests and Parks Services (DoFPS), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan in 1987. He took over the charges of Thimphu Forest Division as Divisional Forest Officer in 1996. He was appointed as the Park Manager of Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park in 1997.

In 2009 he established Wangchuck Centennial National Park, the largest National Park of Bhutan. During his tenure in the two National Parks, he was very instrumental in implementing many conservation interventions and community based developmental works through Integrated Conservation and Development Programs, covering almost 8 Districts in Bhutan. He also served as the Project Manager for Green Bhutan Project for the greening and beautification of Thimphu, capital city.

He served as the Chief Forestry Officer in Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division; and Forest Protection and Enforcement Division of DoFPS. Mr. Damber Rai also served as the National Focal Point of Bhutan for Man and Biosphere Program-UNESCO. In December 2016, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Green Bhutan Corporation Limited, a state owned enterprise, with the core mandate of landscape afforestation program covering all degraded watersheds, spring-sheds and degraded wildlife habitats.

Mr. Damber Rai has the Masters Degree in Environmental Management and Restoration from Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia.

Ram Prasad Dhital
Renewable Energy Expert, Nepal

Ram Prasad Dhital

Ram Prasad Dhital Renewable Energy Expert, Nepal has nearly two decades of experience in renewable energy policy formulation and implementation in Nepal, Afghanistan and Vanuatu. Mr Ram served as the Executive Director of Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) under ministry of energy water resources and irrigation overseeing operations, strategic and technical initiatives in renewable energy sector of Nepal. During his leadership in AEPC for four years (2013/14- 2017/18), Nepal achieved 2% net growth of renewable energy (RE) in total energy mix. Renewable energy used to contribute only 1.5% in 2013/14 whereas by 2017/18, it has been raised to 3.5%

He completed his Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, 1997 from Pulchowk Engineering College, Nepal and holds Master’s degree in Renewable Energy, 2002 from University of Oldenburg, Germany. Currently, pursuing PhD degree in sustainable energy at institute of engineering Pulchowk campus, Mr. Ram has more than 15 research, publication and conference papers written and presented at National and International platform globally representing Nepal.


2018  |  2017

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Award Categories


  • Organizational
  • Individual
  • Process
  • Criteria


  • Best Green Organization of year
  • Best Green Management of year
  • Best Green Business Award
  • Best Green 4R's Award (Reduction, Reuse, Recycling & Recovery )
  • Best Green IT Award
  • Smart Municipality / Municipal Corporation Initiative
  • Best Environmental Innovation
  • Best Green Product Innovation
  • Best Recycling Product
  • Smart Waste Management Initiative
  • Waste to Energy Award
  • Best Waste Management Award
  • Food waste Recycles of the year Awards
  • Award for Best Renewable Resources Recycling
  • Best Green Food Service Retailer of the year
  • Best Sustainable Supply Award
  • Clean Technology
  • Best Innovative Technology
  • Best Environmental Friendly Project
  • Award for Best Eco Friendly Project
  • Eco –Green Project of the year
  • Best Green Supplier of year
  • Best Green Training Organization of Year
  • Best Innovative Project
  • Innovative Energy-Efficient Project
  • Environmental Best Practice Award
  • Best Marketing Camping
  • Best Sustainable Practice
  • Best Green In Hr Practices
  • Best Over all Performance in CSR
  • Best CSR Practices
  • Best Green Construction Award
  • Best Climate Change Award
  • Accounting for Climate Change
  • Best Green Infrastructure
  • Best Green Building
  • Best Green Design Awards
  • Best Upcoming Project
  • Project in Building Smart Cities
  • Green City Award
  • Smart Real Estate Project
  • Best Green Architecture Award
  • Best Green Hotel
  • Best Green Hospital Award
  • Best Use of Green in Health Care Sector
  • Best Initiative Green Campaign
  • Green Communications Campaign
  • Best Green Project Finance award
  • Most Successful Integrated Green System
  • Most Successful Integrated Renewable System
  • Sustained Excellence in Renewable Energy
  • Green Project Finance Innovation
  • Green System Integration Award
  • Best Green Excellence: Green
  • Best Green Excellence: Innovation
  • Best Green Excellence: Company
  • Best Green Excellence: Energy
  • Best Green Excellence: Sustainability
  • Award for Best Company for Sustainability
  • Best Green Excellence: Product
  • Best Green Tourism
  • Smart Energy Initiative
  • Award for Best Initiative in Green
  • Best use of renewable energy in the Public Sector
  • Best Green PR Award
  • Green Export of the Year
  • Best Green Employee Engagement Award
  • Best Green Telecom Award
  • Best Green Quality Award
  • Best Green Energy Saver Award
  • Smart Street Lighting Solutions
  • Best LED light of year
  • Best Green Light Awards
  • Best Quality in Green Product
  • Best Quality service driven
  • Award for Best Use of Six sigma in Green
  • Best Green Telecom Tower Infrastructure Services through Business Excellence
  • Best Business Excellence for Green Telecom Tower Infrastructure Services
  • Best use of CSR practices
  • Best water Management Practices
  • Best Green Technology Award

  • CEO of the year
  • CTO of the Year
  • Women Leader of the Year
  • The Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Green Entrepreneur of the years
  • Life time Achievement Award
  • Green Leadership of the Year

    The process entails of invitation of entries in different categories from various organizations. Organization is given the freedom to present the entry using their own creativity, knowledge & empirical data. The supporting with each entry may be of a different nature.


    Organizational Category: Each entry should be accompanied by write-up of not more than 2700 words excluding attachment; Profile of the company & Brochure; Media write-ups & Interviews as annexure.

    Individual Category: Each entry should be accompanied by personal profile of nominated person; Achievements; Awards & Accolades received; Media Coverage; Articles published; Photographs & any other relevant details.

    (The Jury will evaluate each entry & will decide on winners. The decision of the Jury is final & binding)

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