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Zero Liquid Discharge: Outlook for Indian Industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2015

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) guidelines were recently introduced for four industrial sectors in India. These sectors would be required to set up systems which will treat the waste water as well as recover dissolved chemicals so that water can be again used in factory...

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Industries of the Future: Top 10 Opportunity Areas

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 24, 2015

Sustainability Outlook carried out extensive industry-wide surveys and interviews amongst various stakeholders to uncover 10 opportunity areas for sustainability focused businesses in the short and mid-term future. Following that, detailed survey and in-depth interviews with...

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Subject Tags: Resource Efficiency

Sustainability Megatrends in Indian Industry- Outlook 2015

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2015

Sustainability Outlook carried out extensive industry-wide surveys and interviews amongst various stakeholders to uncover the status of sustainability in Indian businesses. Through these interactions, Sustainability Outlook has uncovered insights on 

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Subject Tags: Resource Efficiency

Rural DRE Mini-grids Innovation blitz : Fringe or Future?

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2015

One of the key factors determining whether Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) based mini-grid systems will become the mainstream energy access solution in rural areas or continue to remain on the fringe will be scalability (linked to regulatory resolution on long term...

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Greening Big Data

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2015
With the advent of the Internet of Things, Big Data is driving the large businesses in the world and the penetration of data centers in our lives is set to increase manifold. India’s IT sector contributed about 8% to the GDP in 20141  and is a...
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Daylighting: Using the Sun to Light up Building Interiors

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2015
Hyderabad based Skyshade Daylighting Solutions is a company that has come up with several innovative products that capture sunlight and deliver the light in buildings without converting solar energy into electricity. 
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Waste to Wealth: Reusing Sewage Waste for Industrial Input

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2015

Can India's dual problems of increasing water scarcity and sewage treatment be solved by using sewage treated water as the input water for industries?

Problem 1: Freshwater scarcity - Thermal power plants in India account for 88% fresh water use in Industry
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Transit-Oriented Development in India: The use of electric transport

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2015

This article was authored by Dibyendu Sengupta, Transport Sector Specialist of EBTC.


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Technologies for Profitable Zero Liquid Discharge

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 9, 2015

This article was authored by Vikram Dhumal, Sandra D'Sa and Dr. Sanjay Jain of Geist Research Pvt. Limited.

Generation of various...
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De-coding Thermal Mass and R-Value for Optimizing Building Efficiency

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2015
Residential and commercial buildings account for about 30% of Indian’s electricity which was approximately 294 TWh in 2012 and would increase to 11948 TWh by 2047, if present trends continue.1 The Ministry of Environment and Forests estimated...
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