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Samband combines the Swedish and Indian words for connection, which forms the backbone of Engaging India at Almedalen. Hear from some of the most influential voices from India and Sweden on innovative and collaborative pathways towards a sustainable future and green planet! 

Industry leaders on Samband for Climate Action

H.E. Tanmaya Lal,

Ambassador of India to Sweden & Latvia


H.E Ambassador Tanmaya Lal speaks about why it's 'time for India', and why a stage such as Engaging India at Almedalen is important in bringing together Indian and Swedish businesses to collaborate on various solving sustainability issues.

Nandan Nilekani,

Co-Founder & Chairman, 

Infosys Technologies

Nandan Nilekani speaks about the architectural thought and process behind developing the Adhaar card in India, , and the significant role it plays for other digital public goods to be stacked upon. 

Mayank Singhal,

Chairman & MD,

PI Industries

Mayank Singhal, Chairperson and MD, PI Industries talks about key elements as part of climate action, and shares his thoughts on how sustainability must become a part of our DNA to create meaningful change.

Owe Ronström,

Professor Emeritus, 

Uppsala University

Owe Ronström, Professor Emeritus, Uppsala University and co-organiser, Engaging India at Almedalen elaborates on the idea behind establishing Engaging India at Almedalen; to engage the people of Gotland with the problems and solutions of a state the size and scale of India.

Viral Thakker,

Partner & Leader, Sustainability & Climate,

Deloitte South Asia

Speaking about his experience at Engaging India at Almedalen, Viral Thakker highlights the importance of practical solutions through ongoing dialogue for sustainability in India and Sweden. 

Shilpa Sachdeva,

Head - Legal, Risk & Compliance,

PI Industries

Shilpa Sachdeva speaks about her takeaways from Engaging India at Almedalen, and the need to convert conversations had during the sessions into actionables to make a positive impact on the planet.  

Sujith Nair,

CEO & Co-Founder,


Sujith Nair speaks about the structural similarities in certain problems faced by India at Sweden, and how digital solutions can be used to solve for not one, but many problems together.

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India and Sweden unite to accelerate green growth and industry transition at India-Sweden Sustainability Day 2024

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Sweden set to help India in energy transition

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India and Sweden advance cooperation in innovation, sustainability & investment


Science and Innovation
Sweden-India Partners in Research & Innovation

Sweden-India Partners in Research & Innovation

In the News: Sweden-India Collaborations

Behind the Scenes at Engaging India at Almedalen

Gathering of great minds: Ambassador's Mingle & Seminars

Towards a green transition: Roundtable & Workshop

Engaging India at Almedalen Team: Work in Progress!

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