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SN’s 11-Point Wishlist to NDA Government

The Modi government has been too focused on green energy and electric vehicles in the last ten years. It is high time the new...

Bengaluru Aspires to Become BluGreen Uru

Bengaluru is on an overdrive to reclaim its image as the garden city of India. Deputy Chief Minister D K Shivakumar recently announced that...

Harvesting Humidity – Drinking Water from Air is Now Accessible

Air-to-water technology converts atmospheric humidity into potable water through a process akin to natural dew formation. The system typically involves a series of cooling...

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World Bee Day – How Green Startups Are Creating a Buzz

On May 20 the World Bee Day, we commemorate the birth anniversary of Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping. It is interesting to know...

2024 Green Products Awards

A record of 1500 participants from 60 countries applied for the 2024 Green Products Awards. It  demonstrated the growing importance of sustainable products and...

Climate Education – Awareness to Proactive Action

The VIBGYOR Group of 36 schools across India, have taken introducing climate education very seriously. They set up The Climate Academy at VIBGYOR High...

Smarter Dharma Unveils Sustainable Resource Planning Platform

Smarter Dharma, a Brigade REAP mentored, Bengaluru-based sustainability focused startup, has unveiled India’s first Sustainable Resource Planning platform: SD+. The platform comprises a patented...

How to Create an Innovation Playground

Managing ideas requires dealing with serendipity, surprise, and spontaneity. Ideas can occur anytime, anywhere, out of context, as well as in response to a pressing...

Environmental Economics for Beginners

Dr. Subhashini Muthukrishnan's 'Introduction to Environmental Economics' is a comprehensive and coherent discussion of environmental economics, combining various issues, concepts, and theories from neoclassical...

How Savitri Switched to Natural Farming and Saved Her Family 

Highlights Natural farming turns Rs.25,000 income a year to Rs.2 lakh Son returns back to village Independent farming can bring peace of mind Farmers need hand holding at...

Can Bengaluru be Water Positive in 2 Years?

Yes, if you listen to a bunch of people driving a spirited campaign to turn the city's water woes around. Understandably, the current acute drinking...

21 Insect Cafés Soon in Bengaluru to Boost Biodiversity

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS), in partnership with Bhumi and supported by Vibhinna India Foundation, is undertaking a project to construct 21 'Insect Cafés'...

How About a Lighter Version of BRSR for Smaller Firms?

Highlights of Arjun’s chat with SustainabilityNext What is India's approach to ESG, and do you think there's a need for change? India's approach to ESG has...

IIT Kanpur Introduces eMasters in Sustainable Construction

IIT Kanpur has announced the introduction of a new eMasters program in Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management. Aimed at equipping professionals with advanced...

Greenply’s 50 Million Saplings Bet

The Indian plywood industry appears to be one of the most sustainable sectors in India. Most plywood makers have got themselves certified with Forest Stewardship...

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How Environment Shapes Our Health

There is clearly poor understanding of how the health of humans is closely connected to the well-being of everything else around them; that human...
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Exprovement – Exponential Improvement through Converging Parallels

The case study method of teaching in most business schools is blamed for a lack of creativity, innovation, and a risk-averse mindset among most...

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In Pursuit of Zero-Waste Living, Practically

Almost everyone today is aware that their consumption habits have a negative impact on the environment and are trying to do their bit in...

GREEN ENTREPRENEUR STORIES / CASE STUDIES / GREEN PRODUCTS / INNOVATION

Greenply’s 50 Million Saplings Bet

The Indian plywood industry appears to be one of the most sustainable sectors in India. Most plywood makers have got themselves certified with Forest Stewardship...

India Urgently Needs a Water Vulnerability Index

Top Recommendations Water-efficient crop cultivation (especially irrigation) techniques today cover less than 20% of the total cultivable area under food grains in India. This low...

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How About a Lighter Version of BRSR for Smaller Firms?

Highlights of Arjun’s chat with SustainabilityNext What is India's approach to ESG, and do you think there's a need for change? India's approach to ESG has...
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Green Cement Pioneer is Out to Capture Carbon in Tons

Late management guru CK Prahalad famously said “Executives are constrained not by resources but by their imagination.” Mahendra Singhi has proved CK right. In...

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A Stranger Truth: Lessons in Love, Leadership and Courage from India’s...

Bill Gates calls this book “A powerful story of hope that deserves to be widely read.” This book is an account of...
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Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative

Amazon recently launched its Sustainability Data Initiative to provide access to large datasets in the cloud to help researchers and innovators address a wide...

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Good Data is a Big Problem in India

BCT Digital, a market leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance management space, has got into ESG monitoring space recently with a strong 60-member team....
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Say What’s Truly On Your Mind

John Elkington calls himself the Ambassador of the Future. Author, entrepreneur, publisher, advisor, John inaugurated Greenlitfest, India’s first green literature festival, on 8 December...
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Is Green Hydrogen a Hype or a Hope?

India believes that green hydrogen could solve much of its fuel problems in the near future. Green hydrogen is no longer a dream or...
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KKR Launches Council to Drive ESG Strategy

Global alternative asset and private equity investor KKR recently announced the launch of its Sustainability Expert Advisory Council (SEAC), a six-member independent council aimed...
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Bridging Funding Gaps Key to India Keeping Its COP26 Promises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made ambitious commitments at his speech at COP26 Summit, at Glasgow in November 2021, and spoke of India’s successful track...

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World Bee Day – How Green Startups Are Creating a Buzz

On May 20 the World Bee Day, we commemorate the birth anniversary of Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping. It is interesting to know...

Can Bengaluru be Water Positive in 2 Years?

Yes, if you listen to a bunch of people driving a spirited campaign to turn the city's water woes around. Understandably, the current acute drinking...

How Denial of Nature Deficit Disorder is Causing Bengaluru’s Water Crisis

Amidst the vibrant allure of Bengaluru's verdant landscapes and abundant water reservoirs lies a city grappling with a dire water crisis. Rapid urbanisation, a...

Amazon Launches AI-guided Robot Recycling Startup

The Climate Pledge Fund and New Enterprise Associates are leading Glacier’s $7.7 million round, bringing the company’s total raised to $13 million. Amazon’s participation marks the second...

A Toolkit for India’s Green Transition

India, boasting over 1.4 billion people and representing a diverse culture with multiple languages, stands at a critical juncture. Surprisingly, the transition to net...