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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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Waste to Fuel: An innovative approach

By : Recycle Energy ..., Jul 22, 2011

An expert from Recycle Energy Co., Ltd., a Japan based waste management company writes about an alternative to use waste plastics by converting them into oil. 

Petrochemicals, such as plastics, are everywhere and indispensable in the modern society. Several...

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Opinion: Unintended implication of policy perception

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2011

Here's our Flavor of the Month article on Sustainable Agriculture! The author, Ajay Jakhar is an agriculturalist and Chairman of Bharat Krishak Samaj, shares his perspective on the implications of policy decisions especially in regard to shaping sustainable agriculture in...

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Eco-cities for India

By : Dhanapal G, Jun 20, 2011

In this article, an ecological planner shares his perspective on the relevance of the concept of eco-cities in India, the eco-cities being planned and the challenges that need to be addressed.

Cities are both engines for growth and sources of concentrated environmental...

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Is sustainability a viable career in India?

By : Pallavi Pant, Jun 9, 2011

In this article, the author talks about the potential of sustainability as a career in India, given the various policies and initiatives being taken up by the government and corporates to move towards a low carbon economy.

The concept of sustainable development, first...

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Making Indian ecotourism sustainable

By : Dhanapal G, May 27, 2011

While ecotourism implies environmentally responsible tourism, ecotourism itself has become an unsustainable practice. In this article, an ecological planner writes about how ecotourism is creating negative impact on the tourist areas and the steps needed to make ecotourism...

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Building an ‘Advantaged Green’ Supply Chain

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 29, 2011

FMCG experts from Booz and Company share their how to build a green and sustainable supply chain in the companies and the things to keep in mind.

Globally, environmental sustainability has become a critical component of the business agenda and is increasingly being...

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How can Indian power industry have profitable operations?

By : Hiro Chandwani, Apr 26, 2011

What is ailing the power industry in general, and power generation by renewable energy in particular?Here's a potential solution to help the power industry in having normal and profitable operations.

What is ailing the power...

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