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Travel Responsibly, Reduce Carbon Footprints

To travel or not to travel, that is the question. In the last decade, traveling has become more accessible. Hence, the travel market has expanded drastically. With globalization, affordable air travel and technological development in the industry, travel aspirations have raised in people. And it is not just business travel that has increased in frequency,...

Imbibing Technology For Better Response In Disaster Management

India is vulnerable to a large number of disasters. According to the National Disaster Management Authority, more than 58.6 per cent of the landmass of India is prone to earthquakes of moderate to very high intensity; over 40 million hectares (12%) of its land is prone to floods and river erosion; close to 5,700...

Public, Private Recycling Efforts Could Lower India’s Mounting Solid Waste

Delhi’s pollution found resonance in the Parliament during budget presentation, with the Finance Minister initiating a special scheme towards tackling the menace. Merely a week earlier, the economic survey suggested that heavy penalties be imposed since nearly 35 million tonnes of rice paddy or agri waste in three adjoining states (Punjab, Haryana and Western...
Raddiconnect

Raddiconnect To Swachh Sustainable Solutions

“Raddiconnect. That’s what we are called”, said Rahul Nainani, the co-founder of Raddiconnect. “But the name does not justify our work considering what we have evolved our business into.” Raddiconnect with its parent brand Swachh Sustainable Solutions are in the waste management industry, providing decentralized and centralized, dry and wet waste solutions, to their customers. Nainani...
Do not use flowers on Valentine's Day

Love Sustain-ably This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is marked as the day of love. While we find ways to show our love to our special someone on this day, why do we disregard to love our environment, without which we would cease to exist? Freshly cut flowers are a default when it comes to V- Day gifts. But the damage...

Conservation to Rejuvenation

Sustainability now needs to shift the paradigm from conservation to rejuvenation. The conversation must evolve from the scare of scarcity to the pursuit of plenty, albeit in an alternative form. The Oxford dictionary defines rejuvenation as restoring to a condition characteristic of a younger landscape while conservation is defined as prevention of wasteful use of...

Focusing On Disaster Information Management To Combat Sand And Dust Storms

The High-level Regional Conference on Information Management for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Resilience opened with a strong focus on regional cooperation for combating sand and dust storms in Asia and the Pacific. Sand and dust storms, along with drought, land degradation, desertification and wind erosion, present a formidable challenge to sustainable development. Approximately 2 trillion tons of...
Keep Quiet

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Quietly Loud

Sharmaji ka beta is a very patient guy. He does not honk unnecessarily when stuck in traffic. He understands, that his city is upgrading with new metro constructions and it is bound to be crowded because of that. One evening, Sharma was driving back home, after a busy day at work. He was at a...

Building Sustainable Value Chains

According to a Bain & Company study, companies employing sophisticated supply chain methods enjoy 12x greater profit than companies with unstructured methods. Some of the largest companies in the world understand that having an attitude of sustainability extend beyond the enterprise to the supply chain makes business sense. From a sustainability perspective, it is...

How Organisations Will Approach Sustainability In 2018

The focus of sustainability has moved away from just meeting the statutory obligations of CSR spending. Organisations are no longer only interested in meeting the legal regulations regarding contribution to CSR activities. Increasingly, companies have realised the importance of making a socio-environmental impact with their activities. It is evident in the fact that in...

Collaborative Nature Of Solutions Lead To Silent Direct Actions

The Ugly Indians, as a part of the larger Domlur tech-hub transformation initiative, have taken on the transformation of Government Kannada Model Primary School in Challaghatta, Bengaluru. Various corporates and residents in the area are being mobilised to carry out the cleaning up and beautification of the area, having widened their impact to over...

Sustainably Creating An Energy Efficient Nation

India today has a vast population of more than 1.20 billion out of which nearly 75% are living in rural areas. Energy and development are inter-related. In order to have a sustainable growth rate, it is imperative to have sufficient energy for systematic development in various sectors. Energy sector has received top priority in...
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