Haribhakti to Drive Recykal’s Sustainability Growth in Waste Management

Shailesh Haribhakti

Hyderabad, 26 July 2023: Recykal, a leading player providing innovative technology solutions for circularity in the waste management industry, welcomes Shailesh Haribhakti, a renowned figure in finance and sustainability, to its esteemed Board of Directors. With an impressive track record spanning over five decades, Haribhakti brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role.

Haribhakti, a highly recognized professional with extensive qualifications, has received prestigious awards and designations, including the GCB.D and the Vivekananda Sustainability Award. He has also been granted an honorary Ph.D. for his contributions to the field. An advocate for shared value creation and environmental sustainability, Haribhakti has actively promoted the concept of “Innovate to Zero” and technology-enabled CSR, ESG, and sustainability. As the Chairman of several prominent boards’ CSR, ESG, and Sustainability committees, he aims to make a significant and coordinated impact through his initiatives. Haribhakti’s passion for teaching, writing, and public speaking is evident through his previous role as a visiting faculty member at IIMA and his contributions to public forums, the press, and electronic media. He actively engages and maintains an active presence on social media platforms.

In addition to his new role at Recykal, Haribhakti holds the position of Chairman at M/s. Shailesh Haribhakti & Associates, a renowned Chartered Accountants Firm. He also holds directorships in several other esteemed companies like Bajaj Electricals Limited, L&T Finance, Adani Total Gas Ltd., Swiggy et al.

Recykal drives Asia’s largest Circularity Marketplace and is also recognized as a Tech Pioneer by World Economic Forum. With its efficient digital waste management ecosystem, Recykal has been able to formalize the informal waste management sector by ensuring transparency, traceability, and fair pricing for waste materials. Recykal is facilitating circularity and sustainability for corporates, government agencies, waste aggregators, and individuals. The company offers circularity and sustainability solutions for several categories like plastic, paper, metal, e-waste, tyre, and batteries. By inviting Haribhakti to its Board of Directors, Recykal demonstrates its commitment to staying at the forefront of sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Abhay Deshpande, Founder and CEO of Recykal, said, “Under Haribhakti’s expert guidance, Recykal is poised to enhance its sustainable practices and drive greater value creation. His extensive knowledge and experience will undoubtedly contribute to Recykal’s ongoing success, while his passion for social and environmental causes will align with the company’s mission to create a positive impact on the world.”

Shailesh Haribhakti, Board Member, Recykal, said, “It is with great enthusiasm that I accept the appointment to Recykal’s Board of Directors. As a well-respected player in the waste management industry, the company’s focus on innovation and sustainability resonates deeply with me. I am excited to work alongside the exceptional team and play a role in shaping the future of waste management.”

This addition to Recykal’s Board of Directors is a testament to the company’s commitment to excellence and sustainability. With his distinguished career and unwavering dedication to making a difference, Haribhakti is set to be a valuable asset in shaping Recykal’s future endeavors.