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How to Reinvent Capitalism via Creating Shared Value?

By : Pankaj Arora, Nov 9, 2012

I had the good fortune of attending the Nestle’s Creating Shared Value (CSV) forum earlier this week. Nestle is very clear on what it intends to achieve – find ways and methods by which businesses can play a role in the development of the communities and countries it operates...

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What do you do with your Electronic Waste?

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2012

In light of the recently rolled out Electronic Waste Management and Handling Rules, Sustainability Outlook is conducting a survey to assess consumer behaviour on electronic waste disposal and management. 

The survey would take approximately 5 minutes to complete...

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Subject Tags: Resource Efficiency

Water conservation : Need not be mere PR for the Beverage Sector

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2012

Driven by the fast emerging threat of water scarcity, Beverage giants are increasingly mainstreaming their water conservation practices though some observers remain cynical about the claims and the true accomplishments.

The beverage industry relies on water for its...

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Imbibing biodiversity as a corporate value amongst Indian businesses

By : Dhanapal G, Jul 2, 2012

India is host to the eleventh Conference of Party on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) scheduled for October 2012. India became a Party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1994; the three objectives of   the CBD are conservation of biodiversity,...

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Grundfos India reaffirms sustainability commitment through new green factory premises

By : Roselin Dey, Jun 28, 2012

With the concept of sustainable architecture catching up, Grundfos India reiterates its commitment to sustainability by investing in greening their factory premises and receiving Gold certification under IGBC Green Factories Rating System.

The movement of green...

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A-B-C-D of the Business Case for Energy Efficiency

By : Snehil Taparia, Jun 26, 2012

This article explores the different business prerogatives and the benefits that can be tapped into by adopting energy efficiency measures in the workplace.

Depleting energy resources, rising cost of energy and the threat of climate change have elevated the demand for...

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Water Quality and state of water in India-I

By : Pranay Kumar, Jun 18, 2012

In this first of a series of article, the authors presents an overview of the underlying causes for water pollution in the country as also suggests remedial actions (in terms of best practices as also legal mandates) required for addressing the state of this extremely...

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Role of Stakeholders in the Development of Green Buildings Market in India

By : Amresh Deshpande, Jun 11, 2012

In this second installment of our three part series by the Energy Efficiency Influence Team at Schneider Electric India, the role of different stakeholders in the development of the market for green buildings in India is discussed.

Certain banks in India provide loans...

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What is the Square Footage per Accredited Professional for your Green Building Rating System?

By : Amresh Deshpande, Jun 4, 2012

In this three part series, the Energy Efficiency Influence Team at Schneider Electric India will discuss possible bottlenecks impacting the growth of the green building market in India. In the first part, we will introduce a new metric that we have developed– namely, square...

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Financing models of energy efficiency project – an overview

By : Jyoti Deka, May 22, 2012

As the market for energy efficiency evolves, new financing models involving third party lenders or investors are also emerging in order to address specific needs of the owners and service providers.

The market for energy efficiency products and services in India has...

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