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By : SustainabilityO..., May 10, 2016

Sustainability has come to the fore in the cosmetics and personal care industry. With the need for resource efficiency and rise in ethical consumerism, cosmetic companies are taking some serious steps towards...

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 29, 2016

The article analyses the recently announced E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 and examines the improvements and the shortcomings of the new rules

 

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By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 28, 2016

The article looks into the challenges that the textile wet processing industry faces in implementing a government mandate to incorporate Zero Liquid Discharge into their production process and provides suggestions to...

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 2, 2016

LC3 is a unique product that will not only lower emissions and support sustainable growth, but also promises to do so at lower capital and production costs than the existing cements

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By : SustainabilityO..., Nov 16, 2015

IoT and Big data analytics is an emerging domain that is poised to become the backbone of modern local and global communication with its reach in different verticals. At the same time it also has a huge potential to become a key driver for sustainability- cutting across all verticals.

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By : SustainabilityO..., Nov 16, 2015

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) guidelines were recently introduced for four industrial sectors (textile (wet processing), distilleries, pulp and paper and tanneries) in India. Since March 2015 when Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) issued notifications to 9 State Pollution Control Boards of...

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 29, 2015

In order to meet the continued growth of the industrial sector, water demand is going to increase. However with a multitude of competing uses of water, where water is required for food, drinking and other more basic purposes, little would remain for the industrial sector. Policy makers in India...

Subject Tags: Policy Tracker
By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2015

Today, almost every Indian megacity is experiencing traffic congestion and its subsequent problems.1According to the IBM 2011 Global commuter Pain Survey, New Delhi is the 6th most painful city in the world when it comes to traffic...

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2015

One of the key factors determining whether Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) based mini-grid systems will become the mainstream energy access solution in rural areas or continue to remain on the fringe will be scalability (linked to regulatory resolution on long term operational latitude in...

Subject Tags: Energy, Resource Efficiency
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2015
E-commerce is changing the way people shop globally. Over the last two decades, multi-billion dollar e-commerce companies have come into being. Even as they see increasing scale and success, e-commerce companies have not turned their focus on environmental sustainability – in stark contrast to...
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2015
With the advent of the Internet of Things, Big Data is driving the large businesses in the world and the penetration of data centers in our lives is set to increase manifold. India’s IT sector contributed about 8% to the GDP in 20141  and is a large consumer of...
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2015
Hyderabad based Skyshade Daylighting Solutions is a company that has come up with several innovative products that capture sunlight and deliver the light in buildings without converting solar energy into electricity. 
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By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2015

Can India's dual problems of increasing water scarcity and sewage treatment be solved by using sewage treated water as the input water for industries?

Problem 1: Freshwater scarcity - Thermal power plants in India account for 88% fresh water use in Industry
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By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2015

This article was authored by Dibyendu Sengupta, Transport Sector Specialist of EBTC.

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By : Sustainability ..., Feb 9, 2015

This article was authored by Vikram Dhumal, Sandra D'Sa and Dr. Sanjay Jain of Geist Research Pvt. Limited.

Generation of various waste streams has...