Harsh Purohit

Founder, Director
Cognito India
Harsh Purohit is the co-founder of Cognito, an award winning sustainability advisory which specializes in seeding and cascading the practice of sustainability and integrated thinking in organisations using design and communication as key tools. Partnering with progressive clients like Tata Sons, Mahindra, L&T, Arvind, ITC, IDFC, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, Reliance Industries, Dr Reddy’s, Ultratech, etc., he has pushed the envelope in corporate sustainability and helped brands leverage sustainability as a competitive advantage in the global market place. Harsh is actively involved in consultations on sustainability frameworks, gender equality, sustainable innovation and emerging design trends. He is a regular speaker at various design and sustainability forums across Asia and Europe and has presented at Good Company, Amsterdam; GRI, Amsterdam; Aedes, Berlin; Global India Meet, Naples; Save Our Planet Conference, Bangkok; Sri Lanka Design Festival; Indialogues, Delhi, IndiAfrica Nairobi; Kyoorius Designyatra, Goa; TEDx Ahmedabad; National HRD Network and UnBox Festival, Delhi.

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Harsh Purohit

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