Views, Interviews and Analysis

Tetra Pak, Kirloskar Oil, TVS, Welspun and Infosys among Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Award winners

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2011India Carbon Outlook recently organised the Parivartan Sustainability Summit and Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards to showcase the leading sustainabilty intiatives of Indian Corporates.... Read more..
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Role of the State and Institutions in the domain of Environmental Governance

By : Harsh Thukral, Mar 25, 2011The history of human endeavour, economic growth and generally socio-cultural organisations is replete with milestones and insights regarding evolutionary processes and shifts in organisational... Read more..
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Last Month's CDM Pipeline Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 8, 2011Last month broke a number of records: it saw the highest amount of carbon credits issued Globally (48 million CERs valued at $720 million) as well as for India (2.2 million CERs valued at $33 million... Read more..
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Technologies for Rural Electrification

By : ARE RuralElec.org, Jan 31, 2011This is the second in the series published by the Alliance for Rural Electrification, an international business association that provides efficient renewable solutions for rural electrification in... Read more..
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Nominations invited for India’s first “innovations for sustainability” awards

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2011India Carbon Outlook recently launched the Parivartan Awards for Sustainability and Innovation to showcase sustainable products, processes, facilities and operations. The nomination deadline is... Read more..
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Energy Access a Primary Target for Economic Development

By : ARE RuralElec.org, Jan 13, 2011This is the first article in the "Rural Electrification" series contributed by the Alliance for Rural Electrification, an international business association that provides efficient renewable... Read more..
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Food Miles- A Green Wash

By : Sandeep Roy, Jan 3, 2011Food miles is an inadequate indicator of sustainability- so what are the different factors involved and what is the implication for Indian food exporters? Read more in this latest article in the '... Read more..
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Unwarranted pessimism on Indian solar PV

By : Aparna Khandelwal, Dec 31, 2010A closer look at the Solar PV feed-in-tarrifs in India and that of the global PV leaders points to the fact that the Indian industry is well positioned; and cost of capital which represents the key... Read more..
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REDD+: From Kyoto to Cancun

By : Swapan Mehra, Dec 16, 2010This article explores the journey of REDD through the course of the climate negotiations and reviews its current status after the Cancun round of negotiations ended last week. Reducing Emissions from... Read more..
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What can Cancun spell for CDM?

By : Roselin Dey, Dec 5, 2010COP 16 in Cancun is in full swing and one of the daunting questions is what will happen to CDM post 2012. Here’s what negotiations so far have meant for the CDM mechanism and some thoughts and... Read more..
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Green Giving – Easy way to a sustainable lifestyle

By : Ashish Chandola, Dec 1, 2010Ever wondered how to offset the emissions from your high carbon footprint lifestyle? Here’s a newly launched initiative ‘Green Giving’ that helps consumers contribute conveniently and do exactly that... Read more..
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Interview: Intertek feels buyers are now cognizant of product carbon footprint

By : Roselin Dey, Nov 25, 2010In this interview under our “Corporate Sustainability” Series, David Horlock, VP Global Inspection and Auditing talks about sustainability- its drivers, role of consumers and their new 'Think Green... Read more..
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Look out for the Energy Outlook

By : Ashish Rana, Nov 24, 2010This article looks at the India picture of the recently released annual World Energy Outlook of IEA. The central scenario in this year’s outlook is “New Policies Scenario” in place of the usual... Read more..
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Which is more sustainable: Paper or Plastic?

By : Pranay Kumar, Nov 18, 2010This next article in the ‘Sustainable Consumption Series” analyses the plastic vs. paper war and positions plastic as more sustainable than paper and other packaging materials such as aluminum and... Read more..
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Equity gap in Phase I of National Solar Mission

By : Aparna Setya, Nov 11, 2010While, the solar industry seems attractive in the long run, equity investors are currently adopting a “wait and see” approach. It is unlikely that Phase I of JNNSM will see private equity investments... Read more..
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