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Beyond lighting -- Solar technology furthering the UN MDGs

By : Smita Rakesh an..., Aug 5, 2011

Smita Rakesh and Jigyasa Jyotika at TERI discuss the ‘Lighting a Billion Lives Campaign’ – the largest non-government program to promote fee-for service based solar lighting in rural areas through the unique solar lantern re-charging stations.

160 years after the...

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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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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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Five solutions for sustainable living in a city!

By : Pramita Sen, May 31, 2011

Our flavor of the month is sustainable lifestyles for city lovers! Read on to know more about five easy to adopt innovative sustainable solutions that can be taken up by urban dwellers for an eco-friendly living.

Our flavor of the month is sustainable...

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Is India Catching Up on Future Smart Vehicles?

By : Pramita Sen, May 12, 2011

In this next article under the “Sustainable Consumption Series”, here’s an overview of where India stands in terms of smart vehicles - both consumer and mass transit systems- which are currently operational and /or scheduled to be introduced soon in India.


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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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Tetra Pak, Kirloskar Oil, TVS, Welspun and Infosys among Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Award winners

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2011

India Carbon Outlook recently organised the Parivartan Sustainability Summit and Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards to showcase the leading sustainabilty intiatives of Indian Corporates.

India Carbon Outlook recently organised the Parivartan...

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Nominations invited for India’s first “innovations for sustainability” awards

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2011

India Carbon Outlook recently launched the Parivartan Awards for Sustainability and Innovation to showcase sustainable products, processes, facilities and operations. The nomination deadline is February 11th.

Parivartan Awards for Sustainability and...

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Green Giving – Easy way to a sustainable lifestyle

By : Ashish Chandola, Dec 1, 2010

Ever wondered how to offset the emissions from your high carbon footprint lifestyle? Here’s a newly launched initiative ‘Green Giving’ that helps consumers contribute conveniently and do exactly that.

Global warming, carbon emissions, carbon footprint, and...

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Which is more sustainable: Paper or Plastic?

By : Pranay Kumar, Nov 18, 2010

This next article in the ‘Sustainable Consumption Series” analyses the plastic vs. paper war and positions plastic as more sustainable than paper and other packaging materials such as aluminum and glass (wherever, replaceable)*.      

Almost 7 million tonnes of plastic...

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