Blockchains and Responsible Business

Blockchains are here to stay. It is incumbent upon companies to use the technology smartly to reap the many benefits of secure transactions, faster dissemination, equal availability …

How CSR Can Help Improve Healthcare

About 24% of the total spend on CSR is focused on healthcare. However, much of the spend tends to be focused on health camps and building hospitals or …

Beyond Financial Results: the Integrated Reporting Framework

A circular has been released by SEBI that encourages Top 500 BSE listed companies to use Integrated Reporting as a framework to improve the quality and relevance of …

Sustainability and CSR Trends for India in 2017

The coming year will present an opportunity for companies to align efforts around intergovernmental initiatives such as COP21. Here are some sustainability trends to look out for in …

Understanding Climate Finance

Given the vast challenges that India faces in meeting the nationally declared commitment of cutting the rate of emissions relative to GDP by 33-35 per cent by 2030 …

Food Loss : The Ignored Elephant in the Room

It is estimated that meat accounts for about 4% of food wastage but 20% of the costs, while 70% of fruit and vegetable output is wasted, accounting for …

Are Top Indian Companies Interested in Greening the Supply Chain?

The long term objective would be to develop closed loop supply chains. Closed loop supply chains are designed to and managed to explicitly consider the reverse and forward …

The Power of Renewables

Energy management appears to be the most popular means of GHG emissions reduction followed by adoption of renewable energy. IT, Oil & Gas and other industries focus more …