Views, Interviews and Analysis

Sustainability “watch-outs” for the Indian industries

By : Jyoti Deka, Dec 19, 2011Near term sustainability legislation and initiatives would impact the power generation, textile, financial and automobile industries the most among the Indian businesses, according to a recent survey... Read more..
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Clean Coal: Overcoming the paradox for India

By : Sandeep Roy, Dec 13, 2011As India gears towards introducing a National Mission on Clean Coal, the author in the following article discusses the current status and challenges associated with India's largest source of energy.... Read more..
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Rio + 20 – A Step Forward?

By : Shradha Kapur, Dec 7, 2011In the following article, the author evaluates the road to the 'Rio +20' Conference and its potential implications. In 2012, Rio de Jeneiro will witness a deja-vu. The United Nations Conference on... Read more..
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Outlook on SEBI's new mandatory ESG reporting requirement

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2011As India's 100 largest companies prepare to provide details on their sustainability and responsibility actions, a strategic assessment reveals that they are unevenly prepared to meet the new SEBI... Read more..
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Climate financing–Thoughts for Durban

By : Jyoti Deka, Dec 1, 2011In the following article, the author discusses the emerging status of climate finance as it now stands in the negotiations on the mechanics of the proposed Green Climate Fund at the Durban climate... Read more..
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Interview: “India is amongst the front runners in the Green Building space”, says Head of CII-Godrej GBC, Hyderabad

By : Pramita Sen, Nov 28, 2011Mr S Raghupathy, Executive Director of CII-Godrej GBC, Hyderabad shared his views on the transformation of the green building market and its future. What do you feel about the status of the... Read more..
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The Indian sustainability leap – Is ‘IT’ on?

By : VK Kripanand, Nov 25, 2011In the following article, an IT expert sheds light on what environmental sustainability means for Indian IT companies. A recent press article that appeared in the Times of India, said that India's... Read more..
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Interview: ROIs on energy efficiency will determine uptake on PAT

By : Pramita Sen, Nov 23, 2011Dr. G.C. Datta Roy, CEO of Dalkia Energy Services shares his thoughts on the potential of the PAT scheme, current status and the future. Can you give us an overview of Dalkia Energy Services and the... Read more..
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Building green IT, shaping greener tomorrow

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2011The following article presents a snapshot of how Microsoft, a global IT leader, has successfully embarked on this path. A competitive IT market and growing need for eco-energy conscious solutions... Read more..
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CDP India Report 2011 indicates increase in voluntary carbon disclosures by Indian corporates

By : Pramita Sen, Nov 18, 2011In the following article, the author provides an insight into the key findings of the recently released Carbon Disclosure Project India 2011 Report. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and WWF... Read more..
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Climate change is a reality and India is serious about climate care

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2011In the following article, a senior-level executive at The Climate Group India office reflects on the current policies for bringing clean revolution in India, and The Climate Group's initiatives in... Read more..
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Different Strokes: The sustainability journey of knowledge management professional

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2011In this next piece in our series “Different Strokes”, we are presenting a snapshot of the career journey of a sustainability knowledge management professional Mr. Jai Kumar Gaurav, working at an... Read more..
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Painting the way to a greener future

By : Pramita Sen, Nov 7, 2011While the industry faces the growing problem of managing paint sludge, an Indian firm has come with an innovative paint sludge recycling technology. Total of about 48000 tons/year of paint sludge was... Read more..
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Waste to Energy: Generating transport fuel through industrial waste gas recycling

By : Sandeep Roy, Nov 3, 2011In the following article, the author further explores the sustainability aspects of having bio-fuel as the major source of fuel for propelling the aircrafts. This article is a follow-up to ‘Flying... Read more..
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Interview: RF’s rural electrification program in India excites donors and private investors

By : Roselin Dey, Nov 1, 2011Ashvin Dayal, Managing Director-Asia at Rockefeller Foundation talks about the SPEED Program for rural electrification in India, its current status and feedback received from the various stakeholders... Read more..
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