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Disruptive Innovations in Energy

Innovation is now a near ubiquitous phrase in the business vocabulary. However, use or rather abuse of this phrase has led to a situation where many think that innovation is just a new buzzword, around which some excitement can be generated during a discourse or discussion.


Drivers for change: how India’s ever-increasing car users could inspire sustainable infrastructure

To understand the challenges facing India’s infrastructure system one simply has to look at the statistics. 


Supply Chain Data Exchange: Enabling Global Collaboration to Manage Supply Chain Risk

Companies today are increasingly aware of their responsibility to effectively manage social and environmental risk in their global supply chains. Pressure from the media, investors, NGOs and other stakeholders continues to highlight that many of the highest risks lie hidden in complex global supply chain structures.


How green buildings can serve as prototypes for sustainable living in cities

This article takes a look at how GE’s John F Welch Technology Centre has built a green building ecosystem in Bangalore


More Laggards than Leaders: State of Renewable Purchase Obligations

Greenpeace calls out for an overhaul of the existing framework of the RPO regulation and sheds light on the current status of its implementation among states


The 5 Elements of Nature – HCL’s Sustainability Mantra

HCL has come out with a new sustainability report which builds on 4Rs – Responsible Business, Redefine Workplace, Renew Ecosystem and Repay Society. This article takes a look at the objectives governing HCL’s sustainability journey, and how far the firm has come along on these.


Will the Sun Shine?

It’s not just the budget allocation; the solar industry needs streamlining of operational policies as well. This article takes a look at the industry expectations and demands ahead of the Union Budget 2013. 


Scaling down Concentrated Solar Power: Micro CSP the way forward?

This article draws from Sustainability Outlook’s conversation with the CEO of Sopogy, a Micro CSP manufacturer and takes a look at the status of Micro CSP technology and its potential in India.


‘Change the Rules of the Game': Summary Primer on Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Many know Seychelles as an exotic holiday destination. What many don’t know is that Seychelles is also one of the countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Just last week itself, the country was flooded.


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