Seema Arora is deputy director general at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). She pioneered the creation of services on sustainable development within CII. Her journey with CII began with engaging Indian Industry towards the run up to the Earth Summit in 1992. Arora works on designing innovative products and frameworks to build the business case for industry to invest in sustainability and CSR. Her portfolios in CII include the ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, CII Development Initiatives, the CII Foundation, India@75, and the Indian Women Network. She is a member of World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Biodiversity Action Agenda. Arora spoke at the Hong Kong session.