Perspectives: ESG

The Real Estate Sector has a Critical Role in Ensuring Carbon Footprint is Minimised

India is the seventh largest energy consumer in the world. Rapid urban transformation and development in recent times have meant that 33% of the …
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So, what is the social responsibility of an alcohol company - or is it even possible for an alcohol company to be socially responsible?

Movies in the 60s and 70s invariably distinguished between the hero and the villain based on their alcohol habits. The hero abstained and the …
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Can LNG Play a Role in India’s Path to Clean Energy?

Clean energy is the need of the hour for the industry, for transportation for the residential sector and most importantly for the power sector for three main reasons.
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Trustees of the Earth

Business responsibility is not a new phrase. Everything that needed to be said about it has possibly already been said in many forums, several …
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IFC set to catalyse the Impact Investing market

Impact investing focuses on investing with the goal of environmental and social impact in addition to financial return. It has grown significantly over the …
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The Journey to Creating a Sustainable World

Business is hitting against two important headwinds; climate change and technological disruption. In a recent panel discussion at Economic Times Global Business Summit, Dr. …
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Sustainability is a key focus for Applied Materials

Applied Materials has grown from a small start-up founded in 1967, into one of the world’s most admired global companies. Applied is a leader …
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Can Davos Create the Language of Balance?

The game is on! It’s been on for a while now, and we’ve all been playing. You, me, social platform owners, brand managers, political …
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Data is the new oil a capitalist’s statement. Data for good is a social intent

World leaders are now congregating at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Summit to discuss the challenges of the new world driven by the …
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The Best a Brand Can Be

In the recent past, the trend of connecting causes to people has been catching on. For instance, connecting hand-washing to people’s need for better …
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Experiences and Responsibility converge in fashion: Vineet Gautam, Bestseller India

The fashion business worldwide is at the cusp of change. Headwinds are coming in from all directions – artificial intelligence and robotics are changing …
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Products need to evolve if we are to win the climate game: Anirban Ghosh, Mahindra & Mahindra

The diversified business conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra realises that with new technologies like the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Big Data and Analytics, …
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