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Wastewater woes: Learnings from Tirupur

By : Pranay Kumar, Dec 21, 2011

In the following article, the authors discuss the waste water woes at the Tirupur textile hub.

Testing of wastewater at Tirupur Textile Unit
Dyeing is a method, which imparts beauty to the textile by applying various colors and their...

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The Indian sustainability leap – Is ‘IT’ on?

By : VK Kripanand, Nov 25, 2011

In the following article, an IT expert sheds light on what environmental sustainability means for Indian IT companies.

A recent press article that appeared in the Times of India, said that India's spending on GREEN IT and sustainability initiatives will...

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Building green IT, shaping greener tomorrow

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2011

The following article presents a snapshot of how Microsoft, a global IT leader, has successfully embarked on this path.

A competitive IT market and growing need for eco-energy conscious solutions offers opportunities to thought leader firms to shape differentiation and...

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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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