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Mumbai Has a Green Dream

Can Mumbai have a sustainable, modern & state-of-the-art Public Transportation System? It is possible for the city to transform its over-crowded and filth filled railway into a ‘Greenway’? Alan Abraham believes he has the solution, and is all set to make a pitch to the new government soon.

Kalki’s newfound love

Bollywood Star Kalki Koechlin goes green, pledging support to The Green People of India (TGPI).

New Mining Policy A Goldmine For wp?

With a new liberal mining policy in the offing, India could see a huge influx of funds for environment protection and social sector development

Now, Plant A Tree Virtually As Corporates Go On Planting Spree!

From Cairn's virtual tree plantations (getting trees planted at a click of a button) to Vodafone's proposed creation of an entire wildlife corridor, corporates are being unabashed about what has been the traditional (and often derided) wp quickie.

How To Make Your Garbage Green In Two Easy Steps

WHEN we talk about our commitment to socially responsible world, here’s a product that surely cannot be ignored: a compact waste management instrument aptly named the ‘Smartbin’.

BHEL to set up 10 MW Solar Power Plant at Shivanasamudram

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged a prestigious order valued at Rs.68 Crore for setting up a 10 MWpGrid connected Solar Power Plant for Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL). The Solar Power Plant will be set up at Shivanasamudram, Belakavadi Village in Mandya District of Karnataka. BHEL’s scope of work in the turnkey contract envisages...

From Entertainment to Energetics

Bollywood Filmmaker turned Author Mansoor H Khan believes that in order for wp to be more effective & holistic, Corporates need to educate themselves about 'Energy Accounting' because Energy, not Money is the true currency.

Plastic CSR

The universally dreaded plastic waste is now acquiring some ‘good-reuse-karma’. Upcycling techniques have generated a great potential to design more sustainable CSR initiatives that can help clean up plastic waste, create useful products & generate fair trade employment opportunities

Modi At BRICS: Slowdown A Challenge For Sustainability

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi has left for Brazil to attend the sixth BRICS submit to be held in Brazil. The theme of the high-profile summit this year is ‘Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development’ – echoing a key plank of the new government. READ the statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office before he left for...

No More Corporate Tree Plantations Please!

Environment journalist and author of Green Wars Bahar Dutt spells out some Dos and Don’ts for corporates gearing up to spend their mandatory 2% on wp

Green Bonds Come To Town: The Latest In Climate-Friendly Investment

IN the throes of a worldwide recession in 2008, when investors had limited reliable fixed income investment options, and fewer still that specifically supported environment-friendly projects, the World Bank Treasury issued its first green bond. Green bonds, an increasingly popular source of finance worldwide, are fixed income, liquid financial instruments that are exclusively used...

Modi-Obama Meet: ‘Pressure On Govts To Tackle Climate Change’

NEW DELHI: In a day replete with goodwill symbolism, climate change became one of the key focus areas as US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi emerged from their first bilateral meet in New Delhi. Addressing the news media, both the leaders said they had worked on a series of...
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