Perspectives: ESG

A better world begins with us, says Suresh Narayanan of Nestle India

Plastic waste is becoming a big menace. A large contributor to this is packaging, which ends up as waste in landfills, rivers, oceans and …
Published on  •  Posted in ESG

We need a better definition of long term success, says G V Prasad of Dr Reddy’s

It’s not easy to run a global pharmaceutical business. The pharma sector is very competitive, highly regulated, driven by constant innovation. And now according …
Published on  •  Posted in ESG

Data can be a force for social good : Nuria Oliver, Vodafone

Can data be a force for good rather than just a way of companies aggregating information about customers buying habits and interests? Nuria Oliver, …
Published on  •  Posted in ESG

Why ITC’s Sanjiv Puri champions Sustainable Agriculture

Food is the essence of life. Apart from being necessary for survival, it is emotional, evocative and comforting. It can soothe the soul, enhance …
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, Green Supply Chains

Redefining the heart of logistics

The global economy rests on our ability to move things around. Our ability to create things based on inputs sourced from all across the …
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, Green Supply Chains

Distributed Generation Models like Microgrids powered by Renewables Will Make a Huge Difference in Improving Energy Access

For these projects to be replicated across the country encouragement is required from both the government as well as the policy makers
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, SDGs

Our Businesses and Social Activities Both Need to Contribute to Nation Building

Businesses need to create sustainable and long term value and 10% of our profits from these at the Foundation level is contributed towards social initiatives. Our strategy is to invest in social initiatives that impact the body, mind and soul.
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, SDGs

Governments and Industries Must Work Together to Ensure Successful Implementation of the Paris Agreement Commitments

While we will continue to understand our customers better a significant part of our work will be with other industry experts to help identify a lower global warming roadmap.
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, Green Supply Chains

Sustainability And Social Responsibility Are A Global Trend Particularly with COP21 Agreement Coming Through

We have also focused extensively on end of life solutions. We now use 97% recyclable materials, water solutions for painting and work with global institutions to remove chemical products that are not eco-friendly from our trains.
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, Green Supply Chains

Look At The Quality Of The Vehicle At The End of Use, Not The Number of Years Of Use

When the safety practices at our premises are inculcated in the staff it will influence their families to adopt safety measures too.
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, Green Supply Chains

We Need to Understand Better How We Can Manage End of Life of Tyres

One of our core focus areas is the continuous reduction of carbon black usage and replacing it with Silica. This is a technical and long term process that we are determined to continue doing in our efforts to make tyres more green.
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, Green Supply Chains

Corporates Need to Remember That Business Cannot Survive In A Society That Fails

Each Company should decide the area in which they want to see a change and focus on one or two areas rather than spreading their funds very thin. It would help if small organizations pool together their finances, find a common cause of interest and focus on it.
Published on  •  Posted in ESG, SDGs