With a Tweet & a Like, spreading sustainability alike

With a Tweet & a Like, spreading sustainability alike

October 27, 2014

– Dwayne Baraka Social Media can help transform your Sustainability programmes and commitment into something that creates engagement and loyalty from customers and employees. Unfortunately it can also kill your Sustainability overnight. Sustainability and Social Media Sustainability awards are common. There are all sorts of sustainability awards that companies loveRead More

An alternate approach to CSR strategy

An alternate approach to CSR strategy

September 30, 2014

– Ananda Kumar Do businesses have to use CSR as a proxy for philanthropy or use CSR as a means of extending their branding or can they look at using CSR to achieve both objectives? This is something we will evaluate further and explore. Lets look at a sample setRead More

Animal quest: How do they know before disaster strikes

Animal quest: How do they know before disaster strikes

December 20, 2014

– Shashwat DC That day, Bozo was very unusually disturbed. The Pomerian dog used to be a fairly joyful and playful bugger, but I well remember he was very different back then. He would not play, nor eat, would make whining noises, and roam around the house as if possessed. HisRead More

For Goddess’ sake; someone stop this bloody massacre!

For Goddess’ sake; someone stop this bloody massacre!

November 29, 2014

– Shashwat DC Every five years, a macabre and gruesome ritual takes place in the in the Bariyapur village in Nepal. In the name of the local goddess, Gadhimai, there is a month long festival that takes place where animals are sacrificed. And it is not just a few goats,Read More

“Usage of solar water heaters is win-win for all the stakeholders involved”

“Usage of solar water heaters is win-win for all the stakeholders involved”

October 2, 2014

With a market size of nearly Rs. 500 Crores and growing at a clip of approximately 10 % p.a., the solar water heater pot is boiling even as it is being watched. It is hard to ignore the environment spillover of a product category like this but at the same time there areRead 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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Let’s talk Materiality!

Let’s talk Materiality!

October 15, 2014 at 7:01 pm 1 comment

– Arvind Sharma Over the past few years, the term of materiality has gained much traction in the sustainability domain. While it has been around for quite some time, and has been the backbone of financial reporting for several decades. Its relevance and importance has dramatically improved in much recent times.Read More

Flying in the right direction

Flying in the right direction

October 6, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Integrating sustainability into business processes in one challenge, communication it with the stake-holders from share-holders to employees is another thing altogether. Many an organisations while doing in great in former, lack much in latter. Sustainability communication can be a real game changer in this regards. Aviation sector is renowned to beRead More

Sustainability, Matt Damon, Leonardo, and whole lot of coffee chitter-chatter

Sustainability, Matt Damon, Leonardo, and whole lot of coffee chitter-chatter

October 4, 2014 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

Disclaimer: These are excerpts from our staff’s coffee-break time so if you expect to find the usual wised-up and all-sophisticated talk on environmental issues on this messenger window, don’t say we did not warn you. Shash_CC: Tring! Prat_the brat: Hi..sup? Shash_CC: 5 pm n d works…jus wrapped sm headlines, watRead More

Afforestation: Are we barking up the right tree?

Afforestation: Are we barking up the right tree?

October 4, 2014 at 12:28 am 1 comment

– Pratima H If you ask Shubendu Sharma (founder Afforestt) as to who can make a big difference when it comes to our planet, our city’s green cover and other environmental concerns, he gives an intriguing reply: Corporates! His point of view feels that strongly and he argues that corporates,Read More

Best Eco-toons from across the world

Best Eco-toons from across the world

October 3, 2014 at 5:25 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.Read More

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