Home OPINIONS

OPINIONS

Circular Economy - Chemical Recycling

Circular Economy Now Becoming a Necessity

Circular Economy is more than just recycling – for any organization, it means a strategic decision and goes hand in hand with new business models. There are several benefits of the Circular Economy. In many cases, the recycled material costs less than mining and processing primary raw materials which means, the industry can retain ownership...

Health Insurers Improvising the Rural Healthcare Scenario

Rural India is characterized by a high burden of infectious as well as chronic ailments owing to lack of awareness around appropriate sanitation, good hygiene and the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Despite some progress over the years, there are many regions that still don’t have access to safe drinking water. Besides this,...
Father and Baby

Men and Women are NOT Equal. Period. (Pun Intended)

“Chums”, “that time of the month”, “monthly” (!), aunty-ji, “unwell” - the list is unending! Almost every school, every city and every family has a code name for periods. While the colours of blue and pink are attributed to the two genders at the baby shower parties even before they are born, the actual...
Disaster Relief

Effective Use of Resources for Better Philanthropy

Philanthropy, especially when it comes to providing relief to individuals affected by a disaster, isn’t simply about having good intentions. It is about having the foresight and knowhow to understand the many nuances of the situation and create a real impact. In order to do so, it is extremely important to know in precise...

Heritage Conservation and Restoration

India is known for its rich and varied heritage and cultural diversity, yet much of it remains unknown to the vast majority of people, and in dire need of preservation and revival. Our belief, at InterGlobe Foundation, is that the promotion of art and culture through heritage conservation is directly linked to the well-being...

Climate change and the 75% problem

By Bill Gates Quick: Think of some inventions that help fight climate change. What came to mind first? I bet you thought of solar panels and wind turbines. In my experience, that’s what people point to when they think about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. They’re not wrong. Renewables are getting cheaper and many countries are committing to...

Manufacturing Industry Using Bamboo In Place of Plastic, Wood

By: Nicole Schlabach Bamboo has served as an alternative material to wood and plastic for years. Recently, the market has grown significantly in response to rising awareness about its uses and sustainable benefits. In fact, the global bamboo market will have a CAGR of 5% through 2025, according to Grand View Research. When held in your hand,...

The Growing Need For Sustainability And Social Responsibility in Businesses

We live in a rapidly changing world where the consequences of population growth, climate change, depletion of natural resources and pollution are of serious concern. Land, oceans, Polar Regions and the atmosphere are all being deeply affected by what we do. Mere economic development is not the solution and GDP, alone, is not a...

Sport – The second inning in life

Sport, just like life always offers us a second chance; a second innings to play out each time. You look at an athlete who has come back after an injury and you can’t help but appreciate their resilience. No one can understand this concept better than a sportsperson. They make mistakes, even fail, but...

The Never-Ending Drama Behind Section 135 of the Companies Act

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in a press conference held on 23rd August 2019, cleared all speculation regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) being a criminal offence. She announced that the government has no intention to go through the prosecution route, thereby, making Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) a civil offence only. Furthermore,...

How to Invest In Climate Resilience Without Overspending

By: Nicole Schlabach Resilient buildings are appealing more and more to CRE investors due to recent extreme weather events. A climate or disaster-resistant building will hold up under a serious storm's pressure, and it will require less costly maintenance work in the case of a disaster. But, do you really need to invest in these...

Rethinking Government School Education – A Transformation in The Making

Schools are the foundation for children to acquire knowledge and develop a personality. Inclusive and holistic growth of a child relies on various factors, even at the school level. For improved learning outcomes, a promising environment and method of teaching and learning have to be inculcated. Infrastructure, availability of space, learning methodology, availability of...

हिंदी मंच

EDITOR'S PICK