Principal, ps Collective
Dr. Saket Sarraf is the founder and Principal at ps Collective, a platform for advocacy, research, policy analysis, and consultancy. He is passionate about empirically driven approaches to sustainable development and the built environment, and has over 20 years of experience in India, and the USA. His current work focuses on policy analysis, modelling, and decision support systems.
Dr. Sarraf is actively affiliated with academia, worked as a guest scientist for a brief period at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, and as a researcher at the Regional Economic Application Lab (REAL), Urbana Champaign, USA. He has worked on assignments for government agencies, multilateral and bilateral projects, national and international foundations, advocacy groups, and corporates.
Dr. Sarraf holds a Ph.D. and a Master from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where he received the ‘Outstanding Ph.D. award’. He also has a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons.) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He is currently based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
All Sessions by Saket Sarraf
Executive Dialogue 5 – Intensifying Private Sector Climate Action through Datadriven Enterprise-level Energy Management Powered by SchneiderNew Delhi
Session Brief: As of December 2022, 4,237 companies globally and 107 Indian companies have signed up for Science-Based Targets, which helps corporations set and meet emissions reduction targets from their operations to align with the 1.5°C, well below 2°C, or net-zero goals. These include companies which have committed to developing targets or have already set targets. Through this session, medium and large-scale enterprises and organisations can share the realised benefits of the adoption of data-driven techniques for energy management. They can further elaborate on how external and internal challenges have affected the uptake of measures for end-use energy management and how these were overcome. Organisations can highlight how their evolving energy strategy ties in with ESG compliance and broader climate goals while delivering financial savings. They can share such transferrable learnings among each other as well as with the audience to propel smoother adoption of energy management practices across sectors.