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Rio + 20 – A Step Forward?

By : Shradha Kapur, Dec 7, 2011

In the following article, the author evaluates the road to the 'Rio +20' Conference and its potential implications.

In 2012, Rio de Jeneiro will witness a deja-vu. The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as the Rio + 20, will...

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Outlook on SEBI's new mandatory ESG reporting requirement

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2011

As India's 100 largest companies prepare to provide details on their sustainability and responsibility actions, a strategic assessment reveals that they are unevenly prepared to meet the new SEBI directive.

The SEBI board passed a resolution on Nov 24th...

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Climate financing–Thoughts for Durban

By : Jyoti Deka, Dec 1, 2011

In the following article, the author discusses the emerging status of climate finance as it now stands in the negotiations on the mechanics of the proposed Green Climate Fund at the Durban climate conference.

Along with introducing the nature of climate...

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CDP India Report 2011 indicates increase in voluntary carbon disclosures by Indian corporates

By : Pramita Sen, Nov 18, 2011

In the following article, the author provides an insight into the key findings of the recently released Carbon Disclosure Project India 2011 Report.

The Confederation of Indian Ind...

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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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Sustainability and ‘Preferred Supplier’ Status now inter-twined for textile manufacturers

By : Sandeep Roy, Oct 13, 2011

Leveraging 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 become depleted; the clothing brands are increasingly attaching more...

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Innovations in solar power – A look into the future

By : Sandeep Roy, Oct 11, 2011

In 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 increased sensitivity towards the environment, there has been a...

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The ABC of Renewable Energy Certificates in India

By : Aparna Khandelwal, Sep 13, 2011

Renewable 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 renewable energy market in India, the Indian government has framed...

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CDP helping businesses initiate the sustainability journey

By : Bhavna Prasad, Sep 8, 2011

Proactive 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 broader sustainability outlook.

Sustainability being the buzz word right...

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Moving towards Responsible Business and Building Credibility

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2011

There 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 value for the shareholders.

Conventionally, Corporate Social...

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