• By Stacy Kotorac
    March 19, 2014
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    As India continues to experience the impacts of climate change in the form of changing rainfall patterns, heat waves, and coastal flooding, businesses are increasingly recognizing the need to mitigate and adapt. The problem is that many lack guidance on where to begin.

    The India Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Program, launched in July 2013, aims to offer a meaningful starting place by providing a standardized method for companies to measure and manage their greenhouse gas emissions. Conceived in partnership with WRI, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), and the Confederation of Indian... Read this Post

  • By Karishma Shelar
    February 09, 2014
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    Recognising the need to adapt and adopt to the changing socio-economic and political scenarios and policy developments, the India GHG Program hosted a summit on ‘The Business Case of Doing Inventories’ on January 10, 2014. The summit witnessed participation from about 98 participants from 43 businesses including – YES Bank, ACC Limited, Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Jet Airways, Jain Irrigation, Ambuja Cement, NTPC and Mahindra. The Summit was co-hosted by CII, TERI and WRI India.

    With the objective to capture the relevance and urgency for businesses to adopt a... Read this Post

  • By Vivek Adhia
    December 20, 2013
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    Key environmental, sustainability and operational representatives from fourteen leading Indian businesses including Mahindra & Mahindra, Jet Airways, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel Pvt. Ltd, Ambuja Cements, Shree Cements, GAIL, Godrej & Boyce, Secure Meters, Jain Irrigation, Pratibha Syntex etc. participated in the first ever GHG Clinic, i.e. capacity building and technical workshop on developing corporate inventories based on the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard and the Corporate Value Chain Standard.

    One of the key features of the GHG Clinic... Read this Post

  • By Vivek Adhia
    February 06, 2013
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    The time for Business is to act now…

    The recent COP outcomes have once again outlined the importance of “Business” and its role in bringing about tangible social and environmental change. Recently, Christiana Figures, Executive Secretary – UNFCCC summed up COP progress as, “Moving steady in the right direction….. But alarmingly slow”. She also acknowledged that, “The UN is the venue for global decision making, but not the driver for domestic decisions... And domestic or internal country interests in resource sustainability, energy stability and competitiveness are powerful drivers... Read this Post

  • By admin
    October 09, 2012
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    This post originally appeared on Forbes.com and subsequently on Insights. Authored by Manish Bapna and Cynthia Cummis

     

    What do three leading chemical, automobile, and software companies have in common? All three – Honda, BASF, and SAP – are looking to curb risks and take advantage of opportunities across their global supply chains. They’re doing so by measuring their greenhouse gas emissions—not just in... Read this Post

  • By Anonymous
    October 03, 2012
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    “To tell the story of the corporation is to tell the story of a grand bargain gone awry,” says Pavan Sukhdev in his new book, Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow’s World. It’s a bold statement, but he backs up his claim persuasively. While many companies are reaching record profits, they’ve oftentimes come at the expense of ... Read this Post

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