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Opinion: Ridesharing into a Circular Economy: Could taking a cab save the planet?

By : Sreelakshmi R, Mar 17, 2020

The current era is characterised by the rise of mobile internet and the app economy. From a transportation perspective, this is evident in the way we use ridesharing today. Services such as...

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Precautionary principle: It’s relevance in the National Resource Efficiency Policy

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Nov 19, 2019

Even after precautionary principle was firmed up at the Rio Declaration under principle 15 in 1992, the ambiguity surrounding it still remains, as its use is not as prevalent in the Indian...

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Polluter-pays-principle: Role in the National Resource Efficiency Policy

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Nov 1, 2019

The draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP) policy enlists a number of market-based and regulatory instruments that can drive resource efficiency. The polluter-pays-principle is one...

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Opinion: Water - A Burning Platform

By : Niranjan Khatri, Aug 13, 2019

India is in the ropes of an unforgiving water shortage in Chennai and Karnataka that is continuing to haunt residents. While Kerala is inundated as a delayed monsoon season has proved itself a...

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Peering the Future: IoT + Smart Devices driving Analytics and Big Data for Sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 1, 2016

Recently the Indian government’s revised draft policy for IoT, 2015 recognizes the spurge that is going to take place in internet connected devices and therefore pushes for leveraging India’s strength as a leader in the global service industry by creating an IoT ecosystem in...

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MODELLING SUSTAINABILITY: Global Report from Sweden Textile Water Initiative Projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2015

Textile manufacturing is amongst the largest industrial users of water and is poised for transformation. In order to inspire this transformation towards a water wise future, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and Sustainability Outlook have teamed up to move...

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IoT & Big Data Analytics for Sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2015

IoT and Big data analytics is an emerging domain that is poised to become the backbone of modern local and global communication with its reach in different verticals. At the same time it also has a huge potential to become a key driver for sustainability- cutting across all...

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Market outlook for Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) in Indian Industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2015

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) guidelines were recently introduced for four industrial sectors (textile (wet processing), distilleries, pulp and paper and tanneries) in India. Since March 2015 when Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) issued notifications to 9 State Pollution...

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CEOSpeak India’s Sustainability Pathway to 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2015

Creating a Sustainable Economy by 2040

While a tremendous economic growth expected for India over the next two decades, India is also likely to be faced by an ever increasing demand for all natural resources like energy, water, materials, land and...

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Green Chemistry: Indian Industry warming up to Global Action

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2015

There is growing confidence among industry by improving the overall resource efficiency, green chemistry can provide financial benefits to chemical companies from lower material usage, energy and capital expenditure costs in addition to environmental benefits. Moreover, the...

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