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Celebrating Innovation and Sustainable Solutions for a Greener Future

The Sustainable Development Council, in partnership with Earth Day Global, Energy Swaraj Foundation, and other esteemed collaborators, proudly hosted the “IGEN ENERGATHON 2024” on World Earth Day, April 22, 2024. This 24-hour marathon brought together thought leaders, industry experts, students, and sustainability enthusiasts from around the globe to deliberate on crucial themes related to energy and sustainability.

Event Highlights

Themes Addressed

  1. COP29: Energy Dependent Climate Correction
  2. The Pathway to UN Energy 2025
  3. Planet v Plastics: Energy’s Role Towards Earth Day 2024
  4. COP2030: Sustainable Energy Action Plan
  5. Advancing 17 SDGs through the Energy Triangle

These themes provided a comprehensive framework for discussions, fostering innovative solutions and actionable strategies to tackle global energy and sustainability challenges.

Participation and Engagement

  • Speakers: 285 industry leaders, policymakers, and academic experts shared their insights and expertise.
  • Participants: Over 25,000 participants from various sectors, including academia, industry, and civil society, engaged in meaningful dialogue and collaborative efforts.

Key Outcomes

Innovative Solutions and Actionable Strategies

Participants proposed a range of innovative solutions addressing the global energy crisis and promoting sustainable practices. Notable solutions included:

  • Advanced renewable energy technologies to reduce carbon footprints.
  • Strategic policies for integrating energy-efficient practices in urban planning.
  • Community-driven initiatives to combat plastic pollution and enhance recycling efforts.

Collaborative Efforts and Partnerships

The event fostered numerous collaborations among stakeholders, paving the way for joint ventures and partnerships aimed at advancing sustainable energy practices and achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Educational and Awareness Campaigns

Educational institutions and organizations committed to ongoing awareness campaigns to educate the public about the importance of sustainable energy and environmental conservation. Initiatives included workshops, seminars, and community outreach programs.


The Sustainable Development Council extends its heartfelt gratitude to all partners, speakers, and participants for their invaluable contributions. Special thanks to our key partners:

  • Earth Day Global
  • Energy Swaraj Foundation
  • The Light Millennium
  • ED-U-GATE Global UAE
  • Smiles4millions Trust
  • SSLI Michigan State University Extension
  • Prithivi Grow Care Pvt Ltd
  • GV Power Equipment’s
  • Dr. M.G.R. Educational & Research Institute
  • Greek Astronomy & Space Company (Annex of Salamis & Pireus)
  • J.N.N Institute of Engineering (Autonomous)
  • Invosystems Solutions Pte Ltd
  • The Global Sustainable Futures Network (GSFN)
  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation
  • Elegant Empire Education
  • Green Brigade Private Limited
  • Power Projects
  • Agathiyam Trust
  • Aram Anbin Adaiyalam Trust
  • Seeraku

Looking Forward

The success of IGEN ENERGATHON 2024 has set a remarkable precedent for future events. The Sustainable Development Council remains committed to fostering dialogue and action towards a sustainable future. We look forward to continued collaboration and innovation in our collective journey towards a greener, more sustainable world.

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