Moving towards a sustainable supply chain management

Moving towards a sustainable supply chain management

August 11, 2014

– Meghna Tare Peter Senge, Senge, the founder of the Society for Organizational Learning, a faculty member at MIT Sloan School of Management, and the author of The Fifth Discipline and says “To make progress on environmental issues, organizations must first understand that they’re part of a larger system”. SupplyRead More

Lessons on fund-raising from the Ice Bucket Challenge

Lessons on fund-raising from the Ice Bucket Challenge

August 29, 2014

– Pratima H Even before some celebrities were gutsy enough to dodge the bucket and drought-suffering people in Henan China or California picked up empty buckets to mock the charity-pail we did chew our share of wonder and disbelief at the pace with which this new fever has grabbed the worldRead More

The attack of a tiny-little momma ‘Jacana’!

The attack of a tiny-little momma ‘Jacana’!

July 30, 2014

– Haseeb Shaikh Nalsarovar is a Ramsar site frequented by visitors & dominated by birders, photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. This bird sanctuary is a wetland no less than utopia for all wildlife enthusiasts who cherish taking on their wings. It was one such Sunday’s on 13th July 2014 when IRead More

100 smart cities: A giant opportunity for green economy

100 smart cities: A giant opportunity for green economy

August 18, 2014

– Keshav Chaturvedi There are times in the life of a nation when a new opportunity knocks on the doors offering fundamental shift from the past while promising huge business opportunity. Smart city plan by the new government is one such move. It holds the key to completely alter India’sRead 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

What joins a smelly diaper, a turkey & a cube of chocolate?

What joins a smelly diaper, a turkey & a cube of chocolate?

August 21, 2014

– Pratima H If we told you that almost everything that you eat, or drink out of, or poop into, or garnish for Thanksgiving can be whipped, churned and burned into something that powers your car, we know you would frown first and say the word ‘balderdash’ next. But whetherRead More

The epic ‘green’ gap on supercomputing roads

The epic ‘green’ gap on supercomputing roads

July 30, 2014

– Pratima H Sometimes one wonders if it would be easier or tougher for Van Damme if he had to stretch between a bus going forward and the other one going reverse? For quite some time, supercomputers, from the ones carrying the best lineage to those with really-impressive evolutionary DNA,Read More

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The epic ‘green’ gap on supercomputing roads

The epic ‘green’ gap on supercomputing roads

July 30, 2014 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

– Pratima H Sometimes one wonders if it would be easier or tougher for Van Damme if he had to stretch between a bus going forward and the other one going reverse? For quite some time, supercomputers, from the ones carrying the best lineage to those with really-impressive evolutionary DNA,Read More

The attack of a tiny-little momma ‘Jacana’!

The attack of a tiny-little momma ‘Jacana’!

July 30, 2014 at 1:15 am 0 comments

– Haseeb Shaikh Nalsarovar is a Ramsar site frequented by visitors & dominated by birders, photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. This bird sanctuary is a wetland no less than utopia for all wildlife enthusiasts who cherish taking on their wings. It was one such Sunday’s on 13th July 2014 when IRead More

Best Eco-toons from across the world

Best Eco-toons from across the world

July 29, 2014 at 12:25 am 0 comments

A picture is worth a thousand words, but a cartoon is often worth much more. Here is a motley selection of some of the best cartoons on environment, climate change, global warming and the rest from India and across the world. If this does hit you, nothing else really can.

The UN Global Compact Cities Program for sustainable cities

The UN Global Compact Cities Program for sustainable cities

July 25, 2014 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

– 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 help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and financeRead More

SG Choudhary: Subtly weave sustainability messages into every communication

SG Choudhary: Subtly weave sustainability messages into every communication

July 16, 2014 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

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) making it aRead More