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Vehicle Sharing – Exploring the Market in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2014

Vehicle sharing is the simplest, most cost effective intervention for addressing the urban mobility problems we are facing today. 

In the Indian economy, which faces rapid rates of urbanization, urban mobility problems will choke growth in multiple ways, including:...

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The Packaging Problem Moving the Market for Sustainable Packaging Forward in India

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 28, 2014

Sustainable packaging in the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) market is moving from being purely cost driven towards a strategic approach of resource management It is imperative that India addresses its lack of waste management for low value post-consumer materials.

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Subject Tags: Resource Efficiency

WATER: A Business Risk to The Food and Beverages Industry?

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 27, 2014

The organized processed Food and Beverages (F&B) industry in India currently stands at Rs. 250 thousand crores. The industry is growing at 10% annually, but certain products like Instant Noodles, Coffee, Biscuits, and possibly even Milk and Milk Products are high risk...

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Subject Tags: Resource Efficiency

Beyond Compliance: Resource Sustainability in Indian Businesses - Today and Tomorrow

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 20, 2014

Globally resource sustainability is increasingly gaining prominence as a cornerstone of boardroom conversations. Businesses have realized that sustainability is a business imperative- for ensuring long term sustenance of their operations. Hence, the key objectives of the...

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Ameliorating the impact of India’s looming water risks: membrane technologies

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 6, 2014

Membrane companies in India are proliferating and have grown strongly in the last 4 years. The growth outlook for these companies is extremely positive as fresh water is expected to come under increasing scarcity. This demand for water will rise from domestic, de-salinisation...

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A Green Opportunity for Viscose Processing in India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 6, 2014

India is the second largest exporter of viscose behind China and in 2012, India produced 84.37 million kg viscose spun yarn. While the production of viscose fiber is relatively low compared to the 259.88 million kg of polyester spun yarn and the 3126 million kg of cotton,...

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The Most Sustainable Building is the Building not Built

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2014

A recent bid by the Modi government to create 100 Smart Cities has re-ignited the urban planning and green design discussion for building infrastructure in emerging cities. However, in cities like Delhi, Surat and Kolkata; there is still existing infrastructure pre-dating the...

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Energy Management Gaining Strategic Prominence for Indian Automobile Manufacturers

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 29, 2014

Automotive companies are taking the necessary steps to improve their resource consumption and meet their renewable energy goals. Indian automotive companies are continuously targeting energy optimization. Further, many large players, such as Kirloskar Oil Engine Ltd. and TVS...

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Opportunity for Increasing Waste Paper Reuse in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2014

Along with advances in education and a large growing middle class in India the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) sector is rapidly growing which in turn became the locomotive for the rapid growth in the paper packaging sector. Consequently, this will most likely increase the...

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E-Waste in India: a grey story

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2014

 Guest contributor, Arjun Mehta, Manager at Sims Recycling Solutions India, reflects on the critical need of the hour in developing a sustainable model for e-waste management & recovery....

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