Views, Interviews and Analysis

Different Strokes: The sustainability journey of an academician

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2011In this next piece in our series “Different Strokes”, we are presenting a snapshot of the career journey of a sustainability academician Dr. Nandini Kumar working as an Associate Professor at the... Read more..
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CSR

Moving towards Responsible Business and Building Credibility

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2011There is a growing discussion and debate about how corporates- both publicly and privately held organizations- should perform in terms of their environment and social performance, besides creating... Read more..
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‘Responsible Business’ Guidelines: A fact check on India Inc. ?

By : Aparna Khandelwal, Aug 30, 2011A growing concern amongst the investment community is that typical financial reports do not adequately capture all the risks and externalities of a firm and thus its true performance.  All... Read more..
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Shaping sustainability in business via ICT tools

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 26, 2011With climate change posing a global challenge, adopting ICT solutions in various industries would be a win-win way to reduce India’s carbon trail, says a DESC Report. The new millennium has witnessed... Read more..
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Different Strokes: the Sustainability journey of a development sector professional

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2011In this new series “Different Strokes”, we will be presenting a snapshot of the career journey of different sustainability professionals. Here’s a development sector professional- Bhavna Prasad,... Read more..
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Sustainability - A competitive advantage for Indian companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 19, 2011Large organizations with global supply chains are now paying more attention their complete value chains. It is not the clearly not the strongest who survive but the ones who are able to adapt the... Read more..
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Flying Green- A reality in the making

By : Sandeep Roy, Aug 17, 2011Based on the predictions by the ‘Air Transport Action Group’ (ATAG), the fleet fuel efficiency will improve by 1.5% per annum by 2020 and by 2050 the net CO2 emissions would be 50% of the 2005 levels... Read more..
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ECN

Youth entrepreneurs develop an innovative green building design simulator

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 12, 2011On the occasion of International Youth Day, India Carbon Outlook spoke to a young green entrepreneur Rishabh Ladha- one of the founders of the Energy City network- to discuss their innovative online... Read more..
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Interview: Indian firms would invest in sustainability if there is a clear return and favorable economics

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2011Srivats Ram Managing Director of Wheels India Limited and CMD of Sundaram Hydraulics shares his views on current state of the sustainability oriented interventions in the Indian automotive sector in... Read more..
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Beyond lighting -- Solar technology furthering the UN MDGs

By : Smita Rakesh an..., Aug 5, 2011Smita Rakesh and Jigyasa Jyotika at TERI discuss the ‘Lighting a Billion Lives Campaign’ – the largest non-government program to promote fee-for service based solar lighting in rural areas through... Read more..
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Interview: Tax incentives will catalyze corporate action on Sustainability, says senior industry expert

By : Roselin Dey, Aug 2, 2011Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Chairman Emeritus – Construction Industry Development Council and Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact shares his views on the role of policy and voluntary guidelines as a driver... Read more..
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A recycling story- From automobile tyres to road laying

By : Sandeep Roy, Aug 1, 2011In this next article under the 'Sustainable Consumption Series', the author writes about the problem of waste car tyres and a few ways in which tyre waste could be recycled to effective use. Ralph... Read more..
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Rainwater harvesting need not be an obscure sustainability measure

By : Shreema Mehta, Jul 26, 2011Shreema Mehta, working on conservation biology and policy at the University of Maryland and TERI discusses the potential of rainwater harvesting from a sustainable agriculture perspective.   The... Read more..
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Waste to Fuel: An innovative approach

By : Recycle Energy ..., Jul 22, 2011An expert from Recycle Energy Co., Ltd., a Japan based waste management company writes about an alternative to use waste plastics by converting them into oil.  Petrochemicals, such as plastics, are... Read more..
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Integrated Reporting- What, Why and How!

By : Aparna Khandelwal, Jul 19, 2011A sustainability consultant writes about the meaning, need and status of integrated reporting i.e. representation of the financial and non-financial performance of a company in a single report. What... Read more..
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