SG Choudhary: Subtly weave sustainability messages into every communication

SG Choudhary: Subtly weave sustainability messages into every communication

July 16, 2014

Among the very many companies in India (especially in the Tata Group), Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) holds a special place. And the reason for it is not hard to fathom, its products are among the most ubiquitous and common in India (Tata Salt, Tata Swach, and others), which are theRead More

Carbon credits for charity

Carbon credits for charity

July 20, 2014

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF), a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing, has completed the sale of a large block of carbon reduction credits to Chevrolet. CF Industries will donate the net proceeds of $600,000 to the National FFA Foundation to support excellence in farmer education and fertilizer best managementRead More

Let’s not be snotty about elephant potty!

Let’s not be snotty about elephant potty!

July 16, 2014

– Pratima H What is that story about a singing bird, a wicked fox, a pile of shit, a cow, putting the bird in shit and taking it out of shit? Whatever it is, the moral of the story is quite resonating – not everyone who puts you in shitRead More

The UN Global Compact Cities Program for sustainable cities

The UN Global Compact Cities Program for sustainable cities

July 23, 2014

– Meghna Tare The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can helpRead More

The future of wireless charging and long-lasting batteries

The future of wireless charging and long-lasting batteries

June 23, 2014

– Stu Lipoff Although both solar/kinetic power and wireless charging fall under the “portable power” umbrella they should not be conflated as they are very different topics. Since you referred to wireless charging in your email, I will address that topic. solar, kinetic, and other non-battery topics may be of interestRead More

Let’s not be snotty about elephant potty!

Let’s not be snotty about elephant potty!

July 16, 2014

– Pratima H What is that story about a singing bird, a wicked fox, a pile of shit, a cow, putting the bird in shit and taking it out of shit? Whatever it is, the moral of the story is quite resonating – not everyone who puts you in shitRead More

The future of wireless charging and long-lasting batteries

The future of wireless charging and long-lasting batteries

June 23, 2014

– Stu Lipoff Although both solar/kinetic power and wireless charging fall under the “portable power” umbrella they should not be conflated as they are very different topics. Since you referred to wireless charging in your email, I will address that topic. solar, kinetic, and other non-battery topics may be of interestRead More

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Carbon credits for charity

Carbon credits for charity

July 20, 2014 at 4:09 am 0 comments

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF), a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing, has completed the sale of a large block of carbon reduction credits to Chevrolet. CF Industries will donate the net proceeds of $600,000 to the National FFA Foundation to support excellence in farmer education and fertilizer best managementRead More

Sustainable city: Age of ‘urban dinosaurs’ must end

Sustainable city: Age of ‘urban dinosaurs’ must end

July 15, 2014 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

– Keshav Chaturvedi The human race is moving on a one way path towards urbanisation. Cities around the world are growing rapidly. Researchers, sociologists and futurologists are all unanimous in their prophecy that humans are evolving into an urban species. Town planners, architects and policy planner are preparing for everRead More

Rohit Adya: Social media is emerging as a strong pillar for communication on CSR

Rohit Adya: Social media is emerging as a strong pillar for communication on CSR

July 15, 2014 at 1:20 am 0 comments

Given their expertise and experience, external consultants do add value, but they need to be judiciously engaged. Rohit Adya, Director, External Affairs, Vodafone India starts with a tip of the iceberg on external competence, but as we gaze deeper, it turns out that sustainability is so much more than aRead More

Mitticool: A clay fridge that cools through evaporation

Mitticool: A clay fridge that cools through evaporation

July 12, 2014 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

In a country, where two things are most common, poverty and lack food, preservation of food is of utmost importance. But in rural hinterland, Indians can’t really afford a fridge, and even if they could, erratic electricity supply would render them useless. So, what can be a solution that savesRead More

The real story behind Brazil’s ‘greenest World Cup’

The real story behind Brazil’s ‘greenest World Cup’

July 12, 2014 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

– Carol Adams This year’s World Cup was supposed to be the “greenest ever”, with FIFA taking measures to account for the event’s greenhouse gas emissions, including an estimated 2.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. As the biggest sporting event on the planet, FIFA is under pressure to take itsRead More