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What is really driving Corporate Climate Action?

The theme of Globalization 4.0 at this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos brought together the current digital revolution and its growing integration among people, companies and governments. Innovation combined with a society mobilized for action is the path to solving global challenges, including climate change. However, this issue is complex and multi-layered. Because...
PepsiCo Change the Game Winners

PepsiCo awards US$ 100,000 to Change the Game winners from India

PepsiCo’s ‘Change the Game’ campus challenge invited millennials to share innovative business ideas for sustainable plastic packaging and recycling, in line with the company’s Performance with Purpose vision. The India winners, Tushar Vishnoi and Utkarsh Garg from IMT Ghaziabad, went on to compete with winners from other regions at the final round in Dubai and...
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CSR: Empowering Women for Environmental Sustainability

Gender bias is ingrained globally in the cultures, economies, political and social institutions. Women are subject to prejudice, stereotypes, discrimination and abuse, causing them to not meet their potential in the process of decision making in society. This inequality raises a lot of moral questions. However, it also pushes the goal of achieving environmental...
Climate Change and Business

How Climate Change drives Business Strategy

“It is our responsibility as businesses to deliver ambitious solutions and technologies to bring us low-carbon, inclusive and sustainable growth.” - Paul Polman According to the renowned environmental author and journalist Andrew Revkin, the author of Weather: An illustrated history, the relationship between climate change and humans has evolved. This relationship has been one dimensional for...
food waste and the environment

How food waste in India damages the environment

Food loss and waste (FLW) is an enormous economic cost to businesses and society. It also has a significant environmental impact. FLW represents almost 60% of the food industry’s environmental footprint. Much of this waste and its environmental footprint is entirely avoidable. Food that ends up in landfill creates methane gas which is 25...
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In the future cities, could be built with food waste

About half of all the food produced in the world ends up in the trash, accounting for about 60 million tons of food. Applying circular thinking to food waste in conjunction with construction waste could mean pouring less produce into landfills while simultaneously making building materials that are recyclable to keep construction waste out...
stubble burning

CSR: Eco-Friendly Alternative to Stubble Burning

Stubble burning is a norm among farmers in northern India. The practice includes intentional burning of the straw stubble remains of the crop after it is harvested. However, this activity was causing extreme pollution in the environment. In fact, in October 2018, stubble burning in Punjab was responsible for 32% of the pollution in...
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Green Gifts for a Better Future

Amid the winter celebrations, FlowerAura in collaboration with Ola brought beautiful green gifts for people arriving at New Delhi Airport. Under ‘Gift Health – Gift Plant’ initiative, the organization gifted saplings and evergreen plants to all the Ola Prime Riders taking a ride from T1 & T3 Terminal of IGI Airport Delhi recently. The...
sustainable fashion

Seven Fashion Brands that takes CSR Seriously

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter of the environment. At a time when the condition of natural resources is critical, the industry players need to take up their responsibility and instil sustainability in their business practices and CSR campaigns. Following are seven Fashion brands that take CSR seriously by doing their bit to...
coal mining

The Human Rights Lies Of Coal India Limited

In August 2017, Coal India Limited – the world’s largest coal miner – published a ‘sustainability report’ for 2016-17, as part of its compliance with reporting guidelines set up by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an independent international organization. GRI’s stated aim is to help businesses understand and communicate their impact on issues including...
mumbai skyline

Radio City takes Up the Mantle for a Greener Skyline in Mumbai

Radio City reaffirmed its commitment towards developing sustainable, pollution-free cities with the launch of the third leg of its popular ‘Kar Mumbaikar’ campaign. Through this 4 weeks long campaign, Radio City RJs Salil and Archana will visit nooks and corners of Mumbai city each week and plant trees. Radio City’s latest initiative, 'Hara Hai Toh बरं...
fashion industry

CSR: Fashion Industry And Environment

The fashion industry is the second largest polluter of the environment in the world. With reducing price of clothes, fashion shopping has become quite frequent and is often categorised as an addiction. It is not rare for some shopper to name their latest fashion purchase as an impulse buy. While it is easy to get caught...

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