3rd Edition of India Industry Water Conclave
5th Edition of FICCI Water Awards


The FICCI Water Mission was constituted in 2011 to advance policy dialogue and thought leadership in water use efficiency. The Mission in the last five years has focused on sharing success stories in water and wastewater management, conservation and efficiency sectors in order to encourage corporate and industry players to imbibe a culture of water conservation within their organizations. The Mission focuses on policy advocacy and thought leadership in both industrial water use efficiency and urban waste water management, with the objective of facilitating Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and sensitizing stakeholders on good business models and good practices.

It has also instituted the Annual Water Awards since 2012 to recognize exemplary contribution to water conservation and management by various stakeholders.  The Awards were further extended to a full-fledged Conference titled ‘India Industry Water Conclave and Awards’ from year 2015.


The Conclave provides a platform to showcase best practices, deliberate on policy issues and highlight sustainable water management practices.  The Conclave focuses on the aspects of water conservation, management and sustainability

  • Challenges that corporates face in addressing the water issues
  • What role Indian industry sees for itself in the emerging scenario
  • Enablers that will help address these challenges
  • Opportunities that they can harness by aligning their business in a sustainability paradigm

The conclave brings together diverse stakeholders from the corporate sector, government, academia, non-governmental organizations, civil society, and financial institutions on a common platform for water conservation and management.

The theme for the Conclave in year 2016 was ‘Sustainable Water Management: Creating a Paradigm Shift’ which aimed at harnessing the interdependencies between the different uses of water which primarily include the three Pillars: Agriculture, Industry and Urban Supply.

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