Perspectives

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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Can companies stand up for Mental Health?

According to the World Health Organization, health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease …
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Zebra’s Fix the World

The new world driven by technological changes is seeing a proliferation of startups who are questioning the status quo and disrupting industries. The sectors …
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Marico’s Sustainability Journey is driven by innovation, says Saugata Gupta

Marico Limited is one of India’s leading consumer products companies operating in the beauty and wellness space. Agricultural commodities form the base of all …
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Enhancing the lives of persons with disabilities, Meenu Bhambhani of Mphasis

5-6% of India’s population has some or the other form of disability, of these only 1% or so are employed. Mphasis an IT services …
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Find, Buy, Service, Help: The four-word code with which traditional retail can take on the Flipkarts and Amazons

At the customer-journey mapping workshop at the Star FLOW marketing festival, I posed the question, “How can retail be structured better?” The discussion yielded …
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Following their Dreams

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Coca - Cola Sparks The Change With The Fruit Circular Economy

Coca-Cola India has a new ambition – to become a complete beverage company. Which essentially means providing more choice to the consumer by offering …
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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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