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Calling Shotgun: Private Sector Participation in India’s Low-Carbon Transition

Linkedin Linkedin Climate change may very well be the biggest challenge of this century, affecting our economies, households, and geopolitics. Yet, akin to a technological disruption (or innovation), it possesses the power to pave way for a new growth paradigm. Underlining this paradigm shift, a whopping $3.1 trillion climate investment opportunity is present before India …

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Responsible leadership: embedding sustainability in the Oil and Gas sector

Linkedin Engine No. 1, an American impact-focused hedge fund, made headlines around the globe in 2021 for forcing two members off the board of energy giant, Exxon Mobil Corp. The hedge fund’s campaign compelled the company’s leadership to take accountability for failing to align its business strategy with global climate efforts. Engine No.1’s campaign, supported …

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Can India help drive the responsible consumption of Globally Traded Commodities

Linkedin Linkedin Since February this year, prices of vegetable oils have been fluctuating significantly as sunflower oil supplies were disrupted from the Black Sea region. Until recently, the situation was being managed with other edible oils (already in short supply with the adverse weather and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine), primarily palm oil. In April, Indonesia …

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Profit with Purpose: Creating the Business Case for Sustainability

Linkedin Twitter Today, no conversation on sustainability can exclude a reference to the pandemic which is far from over. Nearly two years since its outbreak the reality is clear – this is going to be a long-drawn fight which will drain more resources, financial reserves and regrettably, result in the loss of more lives than …

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The time might be right to think about family-friendly workplaces

Linkedin Families have been at the core of every society, and the recent pandemic has strengthened the role of the family in ensuring an individual’s well-being. We, as social actors, have different roles and responsibilities. I am writing this piece as an employee of the organisation while my husband is in the other room registering …

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Inspiring, enabling and mobilizing action on Food loss and waste in India

Linkedin Reducing food loss and waste is good for the planet Food can be lost or wasted anywhere along the supply chain from farm to plate. Globally, one-third of all food is lost or wasted between production and our plates each year. Reducing this loss and wastage can close the food gap between 2010 and …

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Addressing the ‘triple crisis’ COVID-19, climate change and nature loss: a catalyst for business to increase its sustainability?

Linkedin The evidence that the world is facing a triple crisis of COVID, climate change and nature loss has continued to grow through 2021. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its 8th report in August with one stark message – we are running out of time to avert catastrophic climate change above 2 …

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Are we doing enough? Value chain-based solutions can address the world’s environmental and socio-economic crises

Linkedin The world is fighting three environmental crises simultaneously – climate change, nature degradation, and pollution. These crises are interlinked and arose from unsustainable consumption and production habits by industry and individuals alike. Therefore, the solution must challenge those habits and involve everyone to be impactful. The value chain approach offers a methodology to achieve …

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