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) making it aRead More

Charting the course from Triple Bottom line to Tomorrow’s Bottom line

Charting the course from Triple Bottom line to Tomorrow’s Bottom line

July 1, 2014

To describe the achievements of John Elkington in the sphere of sustainability is almost a task of impossibility. He was one of the early movers in the space, the sort of Guru who saw it before it gained traction. It was in 1995, that he coined the term Triple Bottom line,Read 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

Best Eco-toons from across the world

Best Eco-toons from across the world

July 29, 2014

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 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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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

How green was the Union Budget 2014?

How green was the Union Budget 2014?

July 11, 2014 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

There were a lot of expectations. The government was poignantly desired to find new props to strategically support the growth of solar manufacturing, whip up more allocations to the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy), reinvigorate the subsidy scheme for rooftop solar projects, waive some MAT components etc. ThereRead More

Charting the course from Triple Bottom line to Tomorrow’s Bottom line

Charting the course from Triple Bottom line to Tomorrow’s Bottom line

July 1, 2014 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

To describe the achievements of John Elkington in the sphere of sustainability is almost a task of impossibility. He was one of the early movers in the space, the sort of Guru who saw it before it gained traction. It was in 1995, that he coined the term Triple Bottom line,Read More