Views, Interviews and Analysis

The perils on road to Durban

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 24, 2011In the following article, a senior expert for FICCI shares her views on what the CDM fraternity can expect from the upcoming COP 17. With the growing unease at the uncertainty surrounding the future... Read more..
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Interview: Carbon Markets can work for development, says World Bank Expert

By : Pramita Sen, Oct 20, 2011Neeraj Prasad from World Bank Institute shares his views on the PAT scheme potential for India and international organizations. Neeraj Prasad is Manager for the Climate Change Practice of the World... Read more..
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Interview: Carbon-based mechanisms are here to stay

By : Pramita Sen, Oct 18, 2011CDM Experts Dr. Ram Babu and R. P. Sharma from General Carbon share their opinion on the current status of CDM projects in India and the potential of CDM post 2012.   Dr. Ram Babu is the Chief... Read more..
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Interview: Successful rollout of PAT requires low cost technology besides financing

By : Pramita Sen, Oct 14, 2011Takashi Hongo from Japan Bank for International Cooperation talks about their mechanisms for financing projects focused at reduction of GHG emission and Indo-Japan potential collaboration... Read more..
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Sustainability and ‘Preferred Supplier’ Status now inter-twined for textile manufacturers

By : Sandeep Roy, Oct 13, 2011Leveraging initiatives related to Sustainability will be the key to getting preferred supplier status for global players in the textile and apparel industry. As resources like water, energy and land... Read more..
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Innovations in solar power – A look into the future

By : Sandeep Roy, Oct 11, 2011In this article, the author presents insights into the innovative solar technologies that are coming up thick and fast to address the growing ever growing energy needs. With a growing economy and an... Read more..
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Interview: Sustainable agriculture – An evergreen revolution

By : Pramita Sen, Oct 4, 2011The "Father of the Green Revolution in India", Prof. M S Swaminathan shares his views on the status of the National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture, and myriad opportunities for India to explore.... Read more..
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Sustainability: The Next major Career Destination

By : Roselin Dey, Sep 29, 2011This article talks about the potential of sustainability as a career in India, the role of ‘Heads of Sustainability’ in a few major Indian corporates and insights into what aspiring sustainability... Read more..
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Different Strokes: The sustainability journey of an academician

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2011In this next piece in our series “Different Strokes”, we are presenting a snapshot of the career journey of a sustainability academician Dr. Shalini Sharma working in the Centre for Climate Change,... Read more..
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Interview: ITC Hotels believes in being illustrative and not prescriptive in addressing ecological challenges

By : Roselin Dey, Sep 23, 2011In this next interview in the ‘Corporate Sustainability Series’, Niranjan Khatri - General Manager of Welcomenviron Initiatives at the ITC hotels talks about the use of eco-designing concepts in... Read more..
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A solar resource database and PV assessment tool for India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2011GeoModel Solar has recently introduced a  SolarGIS Platform for providing an online solar resource database to cater to the industry need. Solar power plant planning and designing in India is now... Read more..
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Different Strokes: The sustainability journey of a clean energy entrepreneur

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2011In this next piece in our series “Different Strokes”, we are presenting a snapshot of the career journey of an entrepreneur Piyush Jaju who has started ONergy for providing clean energy solutions to... Read more..
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Green Infrastructure: strategies, approaches and way forward

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2011Green infrastructure, encompassing the triple bottom-line framework acts as the ecological structure needed for environmental, social and economic sustainability. Despite sustainable development... Read more..
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The ABC of Renewable Energy Certificates in India

By : Aparna Khandelwal, Sep 13, 2011Renewable Energy Certificates is a relatively new and challenging market based instrument, but holds great promise in promoting the renewable energy market development in India. In a bid to promote... Read more..
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CDP helping businesses initiate the sustainability journey

By : Bhavna Prasad, Sep 8, 2011Proactive Indian businesses are starting to see business potential in many environment related opportunities. CDP is definitely one of the frameworks that have helped Indian businesses develop a... Read more..
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