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The US-based GreenBiz’s first-ever GreenFin Summit held recently brought together about 100 sustainability and investment professionals. They were there to discuss what it would take to align corporate reporting with investor needs in order to accelerate investments in sustainable and low-carbon …

CHUK’s tableware decompose in 90 days what would otherwise take about 500 years. CHUK is a backyard compostable tableware providing brand owned by Ayodhya-based Yash Papers. It has initiated a mass movement of providing compostable tableware products to the global …

ARSHIYA BOSEArshiya is Founder of Black Baza Coffee, an organization that works to empower smallholder coffee growers to conserve biodiversity and engage in markets on their own terms. Prior to founding Black Baza Coffee, Arshiya worked at policy and advocacy …

On October 28, 2018, more than 275 brands, retailers, recyclers, governments and NGOs announced a shared vision to close the loop on plastic pollution. Among the major brands and retailers signing the commitment are Burberry Group, Carrefour, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, …

Despite massive progress in water management systems, there’s still huge merit in India’s traditional irrigation methods. WAGAG, a global leader, has completed over 900 water and wastewater plants worldwide. It has made a sustained contribution to an improvement in the …

The Circular Economy Club (CEC), the nonprofit international network of more than 2,600 circular economy professionals and organizations in more than 60 countries, recently launched the largest open-source database on circular economy-related initiatives in the world. The database is designed …

LANXESS India Private Limited, the Indian subsidiary of the Euro 7.7 billion specialty chemical giant LANXESS AG with its significant investments in manufacturing facilities in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, has invested in various sustainability measures and CSR initiatives. The German …

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 …

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 …

No one expected the internet to radically change the way we consume and create information two decades ago. The mobile phone revolution couldn’t have happened if the world feared mega telecom giants’ power to derail it a decade ago. These …

Hariharan Chandrashekar, pioneer of the green homes movement in Bengaluru and a co-founder of Responsible Cities Foundation [RCF), offers viable solutions for city’s energy, water and waste challenges. If citizens take on some responsibility collectively in the apartment complexes, the …

Long hours, tight deadlines, and ever-increasing client demands lead to constant stress at work and take a toll on an employee’s performance and productivity, in turn, impacting their physical and emotional health. There are umpteen ways to de-stress and bolster …

Of the many crusaders for a new world order in the last hundred years Muhammad Yunus seems to be one of the most persuasive. His idea of a new world order appears compelling and utopian at the same time – …

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