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Moving towards a decarbonized society: The Need of the hour

Today’s economic prosperity and infrastructural development has been built on numerous innovations and industrial revolutions. From the early industrial revolution in the late 1700s to the current 5G revolution, we have come a long way from our ancestors to improve our everyday lives. However, while kick starting this journey to prosperity, we forgot to...

Digital Payments: Driving Social Purpose and Cause-Marketing

A 2015 Nielsen Global Sustainability Report found that 43% of consumers say that a company’s commitment to social value “very heavily” or “heavily” influenced their purchase decisions. Doing good quietly doesn’t help the cause because social impact needs both financial and marketing support. A few NGOs and charitable organizations shared that they prefer a...

Measurable ESG Metrics Linked to Business Goals now Critical for the Long-term Success

Sustainability discussions in boardrooms across the world are at the ‘walk the talk’ stage. While broader awareness and understanding of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) mandates continue, many brands have deployed well-defined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure where they stand on their sustainability commitments. This shift has prompted many organisations to take bold...

Cooling Down India, Saving the World

By: Dr. Pankaj Jain, Head of the Department of Humanities & Languages and Chair of the India Centre at FLAME University. These are some of the news headlines over the past few weeks, even as India continues to reel under scorching summer. From an intense and extended winter right into a scorching summer, we are...

CSR Taking Center Stage in the New Normal

Corporate Social Responsibility has never been more critical than the present times. With the pandemic washing over us in wave after wave, it has impacted lives and livelihoods in inestimable ways. It is now, more than ever, that the world of business has to look at people and the world with compassion. Most are...

Building a critical care infrastructure in Rural India – Decoding the funding & investment challenges

India’s healthcare sector has witnessed significant improvements over the past few years. However, these developments are largely restricted to urban areas and the rural areas are still grappling with a host of issues that need immediate attention. Around 65% of the country’s population resides in rural areas. And yet, rural India only has 3.2...

The importance of Design for a Sustainable Future

The '60s was a time when resources were 'unlimited' and progress was unabated and was measured by industrial development. But today, the scenario seems to have changed. Years of technological development, mass production and our collective consumption has impacted our finite and dwindling natural resources and climate on earth. What is the need for sustainable...

The Role of Sustainability in the Indian ITES/KPO Sector

The Indian ITES/KPO sector has been leading the services industry recently. It has been actively contributing to employment generation and the country’s GDP too. Every industry has its moment of resilience. This applies to the KPO sector as well. In the past decade, Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) have missed two opportunities to play...

Not just high heels and pencil skirts

As an extroverted nine-year-old, residing in a populated Muslim neighbourhood, I was friends with dozens of girls my age. This was in a conservative community, tucked in the cozy, sleepy heart of a small city – Surat, in the late-90s. These girls, while smart and eager, but unlike me, were scarf=clad and belonged to...

Busting Myths about the Environment: All that is green is useful

We have transcended from the times when you had to hurt the environment to grow your business or harm your business to protect the environment. As governments and scientific studies underline the need for ‘green’ initiatives and sustainability, the present times have seen a convergence of business and the environment. Being green is no...

Building Strong Corporate-NGO Partnerships

The pandemic has exacerbated the hardships our communities face and set back many incremental gains that development programmes made over the years. The next few years are our opportunity to BUILD BACK BETTER. As non-profits and corporate entities, the strength of our collaborations will significantly influence how our communities recover from the pandemic and...

Is Article 6 the Robinhood that developed nations need?

We Indians are blessed with a land rooted in rich culture and heritage. A culture based on sound scientific principles that worships nature and teaches its young, best practices that have sustainability at its heart. And so, while most of the world is still battling to develop innovative ways to manage their waste, we...

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