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“Nokia's environmental work is based on life cycle thinking"' says Head-Sustainability of Nokia-India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2011

Mr. Pranshu Singhal, Head-Sustainability at Nokia-India discusses what makes this world class corporate a sustainability icon.

“Nokia's environmental work is based on life cycle thinking” – What are the focus areas and initiatives that Nokia has undertaken in-...

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Wastewater woes: Learnings from Tirupur

By : Pranay Kumar, Dec 21, 2011

In the following article, the authors discuss the waste water woes at the Tirupur textile hub.

Testing of wastewater at Tirupur Textile Unit
Dyeing is a method, which imparts beauty to the textile by applying various colors and their...

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India to be hit by collapse of carbon trading market

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2011

The carbon trading market may be headed for a crash if negotiations at the climate change conference are any indication, according to experts. This is likely to impact China and India the most, as the two make up almost three-fourths of the trade on carbon exchanges.


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COP-17: End the US-China ping-pong game, say negotiators

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2011

THE "ping-pong" game between the US and China over what they were prepared to concede in the United Nations climate change talks (COP-17) in Durban must come to an end, European climate change commissioner Connie Hedegaard said on Wednesday.

The almost 200 countries...

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Betting the environmental farm

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2011

Canadian diplomats and politicians enter the annual round of climate talks with one goal: protect the oilsands.

In order to do that, our government is essentially betting the planet that we will not, in the meantime, reach a tipping point that will push the world into...

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The perils on road to Durban

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 24, 2011

In 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 of the Kyoto protocol, a high level...

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Different Strokes: The sustainability journey of a clean energy entrepreneur

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2011

In 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 the BoP.

Sustainability Entrepreneur
Piyush Jaju...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , energy , Technology

A recycling story- From automobile tyres to road laying

By : Sandeep Roy, Aug 1, 2011

In 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 Waldo Emerson, the famous American philosopher once said ‘...

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Negotiators seek cuts in emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2011

 Climate negotiators are seeking ways to make industrial countries continue reducing greenhouse gas emissions after their current commitment expires next year, the top U.N. climate official said Monday.

The expiry of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which bound nearly 40...

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India Releases Its Statement on Programs on Sustainable Development

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2011

India laid a Statement At the United Nations Ministerial Roundtable during CSD-19 On The 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Development on 12th May, 2011

As a part of the G-77+China, India urges that the 10 YFP Plan of Action is structured to include the...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , Technology