Tarun Jami

Keynote Speeches:

Social Entrepreneurship & Eco-Entrepreneurship
Building With Cannabis
Circular Economy In Building Materials
Crop Residues To Buildings
Climate Change And The Construction Industry

Favorite Quote:

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

Tarun Picks:

Cradle-to-cradle - Michael Braungart& William McDonough
Mindset - Carol Dweck
How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson
Doughnut Economics - Kate Raworth

Founder, GreenJams

B.E., M.S.

Tarun is the founder of GreenJams an award-winning clean-tech social enterprise enabling a beautiful, carbon-neutral built environment, through the use of materials. To mitigate the large carbon emissions from the built environment and the menace of crop residue burning, he created Agrocrete™, a carbon negative building material made from crop residues and industrial by-products.He is also known for his work on hempcrete, a building material made of cannabis. More popularly known as “the guy who makes buildings with weed,”

Why Tarun?

Tarun was awarded the INK Fellowship in 2018, where his first talk on “Building with Cannabis” was recorded. Under his leadership, GreenJams had gone on to win the Clean Energy Challenge from New Delhi in 2019. In the same year, along with his brother and co-founder, Tarun was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia.

Tarun is an avid reader and thinker, often found mulling about the circular economy, future materials and the built environment.

Tarun Jami: Building with Cannabis

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