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Report: Energy security at the base of the pyramid
By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2009
How to provide access to light for 1.6 billion people that experience darkness each night? And how to improve the centuries old inefficient biomass energy being used by 3 billion people?
This concise report from...Read more..
Plastic bags vs. paper bags: a classic case for 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
By : Upendra Bhatt, Oct 15, 2009
The law by the State Govt of Delhi to ban the use, sale and storage of all kinds of plastic bags has meant that customers, shopkeepers, hoteliers and hospital staff face a fine and a possible jail sentence for using non-biodegradable bags.
For last several years, Delhi...Read more..
UN needs a global agency to promote sustainable lifestyle as fashionable
By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2009
The IEA report introduced in the midst of last week’s Bangkok discussions was overly optimistic in its forecast atleast as far as India is concerned. Fashion holds the key in making the...Read more..
Ripples of life cycle carbon footprint reaching India
By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2009
As the largest global firms embrace sustainable practices and measure the carbon footprint along the supply chain, Indian suppliers need to get prepared.
The sectors that are likely to be affected the most are agricultural products, textiles,...Read more..
India’s NextGen building infrastructure: efficient and cheaper
By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 8, 2009
Buildings directly and indirectly accounts for nearly 50% of the GHG emissions. In India where construction is set to continue growing in the foreseeable future, there is an opportunity gap for entrepreneurs.
If one adds direct GHG emissions from building...Read more..