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Kimberly-Clark and Deltares Launch Innovative Tool for Sustainable Water Management WaterLoupe dashboard to help stakeholders identify factors driving water risk across the entire watershed, and explore sustainable stewardship strategies On World Water Day, March 22, Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced launch of …

Amit Chandra, MD of Bain Capital Private Equity, was hard hitting about how only by leading through the head, not heart alone, can Indian social sector make a significant impact.  He said “ideas are overrated, perseverance and execution excellence make …

Gold Standard and the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) Switzerland have published a report, Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: Best practices to seize opportunity and maximize credibility to help the private sector define and deliver against ambitious strategies to help the …

India, and other countries, will burn coal far into the future. The question is what will they burn it for and how much will they burn? It is reasonable to accept that substantial amounts of hard, ‘metallurgical coal’ will still …

The experience of building more than 100,000 toilets in 28 years has taught the Tiruchirappalli –based Gramalaya that smart is better than volume. Here’s why our new toilet design is smart. Unlike septic tanks which require opening and emptying of …

Niti Ayog is finally serious about Methanol to fuel India’s transport sector which can double farm income and make Indian air cleaner. This can be achieved only if it is taken up on a mission mode. The powerful oil and …

At the recently concluded World Economic Forum 2018 – Strategic Outlook – Energy Systems dialogue, Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Railways and Coal, Ministry of Railways and Coal, articulated his grand vision of the world having one power grid. “If …

The maker of the India’s popular Kingfisher beer has brought down the water it needs to brew a liter of beer from nearly 7 liters ten years ago to only 3.5 liters today.  “Globally, water consumption for making beer is …

If the findings of GreenBiz Group’s State of Green Business 2018 is any indication the private sector’s performance in addressing energy, waste, water, greenhouse gas challenges is close to being impressive. Consider this: Corporate greenhouse gas emissions reached its lowest …

The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has signed a waste to energy project with a consortium of three companies at Achan. Under the public-private partnership (PPP) mode, the plant will be designed, developed and managed by the consortium of Highland Automobiles …

The first Livelihoods Carbon Fund has helped women plant 16 million trees in Sundarbans National Park near Kolkata. The women were trained by the NGO NEWS to manage the nurseries that strengthen dikes and embankments that protect villages and arable …

Ambuja Cements Ltd., a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, has been ranked 7th by Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2017 in the Construction Material category. Ambuja Cement MD & CEO Ajay Kapur said: “Ambuja shall continue to effectively conduct the …

How a UK and a Swiss firm quietly built flourishing global scale organic foods business by finely blending capitalism, socialism and sustainability in Kerala. Balz Strasser ended his presentation at YourStory’s TechSparks 2017, in Bengaluru, with a three-minute video with …

Oil price crossed $60 dollar a barrel on 1 January 2018 and is on an upward swing. This is an opportunity for the government to cut subsidies on diesel and kerosene further. This will reduce pollution in cities and towns …

Newsweek’s annual ranking is an environmental performance assessment of the world’s largest publicly traded companies based on revenues and market capitalization as of 31 December 2016. The ranking takes into account the following scores – Energy Productivity, Water Productivity, Carbon …

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