Perspectives: Green Supply Chains

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 of information, and help companies adopt responsible stewardship.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Working Towards Tackling the Issues of Discarded Tyres

It also gives us an opportunity to mainstream the material/business issues, which form critical sustainability parameters for the company.
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A Lot Can Be Achieved Through Implementation of Polluter to Pay Principle in India

Implementation of low carbon growth enablers to reduce the carbon footprint of cement, making our cement plants water positive and strengthening our best practices on sustainability
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Clearly Define the Roles and Responsibilities Within Each Multi-Stakeholder Group

We believe long-term relationships also play an important role in delivering successful outcomes, as they help to build the trust that is necessary to inspire and deliver results.
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Collective Action is Necessary to Truly Make a Difference

When governments from more than 190 nations met at COP21, they discussed a potential new global agreement to keep global warming below the 2°C threshold. Companies recognize they have a role to play in helping address climate change but also understand collective action is necessary to truly make a difference.
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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 40% of the total cost . This results in higher prices food products.
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Progress is Only Possible by Working in Partner-ship with Farmers, Communities, Governments, Suppliers and Non-profit Partners

Our sustainability goals build on our heritage of leadership in sustainability and ongoing commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Investment in Clean Technology is Predicted to Grow Dramatically

As the global economy evolves to a low carbon model, investors will look more closely at climate-related risk and opportunity.
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