Manish Dabkara

Manish Dabkara

EnKing International

Chairman & MD, EKI Energy Services Ltd.

Manish Dabkara is the Chairman & MD of EKI Energy Services Ltd., - a leading Carbon Credit Developer & Supplier across the globe. He founded EKI (erstwhile EnKing International) in the year 2008 with an objective to lead companies worldwide to a future of net-zero carbon emissions.

With a deep passion to contribute towards the betterment of planet Earth at its heart, EKI offers strategic services and solutions to organizations for their carbon asset management -including carbon credit generation, supply and offsetting.

Under Manish’s leadership, EKI has grown to become a catalyst for carbon offsets not only within India but globally and has supplied over 180+ million offsets as on date. Today, the company has over 3000 clients across 40+ countries globally.

A subject matter expert in the field of energy, climate change, carbon and quality management, Manish is a Certified Energy Auditor & Manager under Govt. of India’s - Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Ministry of Power). He also has certifications in quality and management from IIM-A, IIM Indore, CII and GIZ, in addition to a Masters in Technology in Energy Management.

He is amongst Fortune’s 40Under40 for the year 2022. Manish is also an elected member of the State Council (MP) of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-23, He is also the first President elect of the Carbon Markets Association of India – a strategic alliance of India’s climate market experts. Manish is a recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award 2014 & Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Achievements in Business “Climate Change – International Industry” by Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi.

Manish is amongst India’s Top 15 self-made rich under the age of 40, ranking 13th in the IIFL Wealth Hurun India 40 and Under Self-Made Rich List 2022. He also ranks amongst the top 500 richest in the country in the combined list of all age groups in the same Hurun India list. He is the only businessman from the climate change and carbon credit industry in the list and he is also the only industrialist from a non-technology background to be ranked amongst the top in the list.

He is currently based in Indore and when not immersed in innovating and developing new end-to-end solutions for carbon offset, Manish keeps himself busy as the doting father to his two children - Prisha and Krishiv.

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