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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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Waste to Energy: Generating transport fuel through industrial waste gas recycling

By : Sandeep Roy, Nov 3, 2011

In the following article, the author further explores the sustainability aspects of having bio-fuel as the major source of fuel for propelling the aircrafts.

This article is a follow-up to ‘...

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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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A solar resource database and PV assessment tool for India

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 21, 2011

GeoModel Solar has recently introduced a  SolarGIS Platform for providing an online solar resource database to cater to the industry need.

Solar power plant planning and designing in India is now easier and more accessible thanks to a new online solar resource database...

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Green Infrastructure: strategies, approaches and way forward

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 15, 2011

Green infrastructure, encompassing the triple bottom-line framework acts as the ecological structure needed for environmental, social and economic sustainability.

Despite sustainable development making inroads into the Indian economy and going ‘green’ becoming a trend...

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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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Shaping sustainability in business via ICT tools

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 26, 2011

With climate change posing a global challenge, adopting ICT solutions in various industries would be a win-win way to reduce India’s carbon trail, says a DESC Report.

The new millennium has witnessed a perceptible change in people’s attitude towards climate change...

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Flying Green- A reality in the making

By : Sandeep Roy, Aug 17, 2011

Based on the predictions by the ‘Air Transport Action Group’ (ATAG), the fleet fuel efficiency will improve by 1.5% per annum by 2020 and by 2050 the net CO2 emissions would be 50% of the 2005 levels.

On July 1, 2011 all commercial airlines were given a formal go-ahead...

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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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Rainwater harvesting need not be an obscure sustainability measure

By : Shreema Mehta, Jul 26, 2011

Shreema Mehta, working on conservation biology and policy at the University of Maryland and TERI discusses the potential of rainwater harvesting from a sustainable agriculture perspective.
 
The numbers that measure the economic behemoth that is Indian agriculture...

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