CDP report India

How to score high in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index 2013?

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is a global nongovernmental organization registered in UK. It has released its information disclosure request for Investor CDP 2013 program in February 2013. This year, CDP is requesting climate change information from India’s 200 largest companies by market capitalization as listed30

Methane emission from Solid Waste Disposal Site

How to Quantify GHG Emission from Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Sites?

We explained in our last post about the emission of methane from Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Sites (SWDS). In this post, we will understand the quantification methodology for the methane emission from SWDS. India is a signatory to the  International Climate Change treaties such as30

CDP report India

Status of Indian companies in Investor CDP India 2012 program

Year 2012 experienced a lesser number of companies disclosing information on their carbon emissions and climate change risks and opportunities to Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) than the previous year. However the quality of disclosure by the responding companies has improved. Each year, CDP requests information30

Indias GHG emission

Climate change can earn you profit…

Increasing concentration of Green Houses Gases [1](GHGs) mainly due to human activities has resulted into warming of the atmosphere leading to what is known as climate change. Governments all over the world have committed themselves to GHG emission reduction targets to combat the potential effects30

The status of Indian companies in CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2012

Annual Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 500 Climate Change Report has been released on 12thSeptember 2012 in London. The Global 500 are the largest companies by market capitalization included in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series. In 2000, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) was launched30

Three primary rating systems for Green buildings in India

For the past few years, the word ‘Green Buildings’ is continuously hogging limelight in the media. Some of us might have seen the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Green Business Centre building in Hyderabad which is one of the green buildings in India.  Now30

How to calculate carbon dioxide equivalent emissions from different GHG sources?

Green House Gases (GHGs) are those that can absorb and emit infrared radiation. There are six Green House Gases as identified under the Kyoto protocol. These are:- Carbon dioxide (CO2), Methane (CH4), Nitrous oxide (N2O), Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Perfluorocarbons (PFCs); and Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6). While creating the30

Carbon Disclosure Project 2012 – the deadline is May 31st 2012

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP- 2012), under its Investor CDP disclosure program requested climate change information from India’s 200 largest companies by market capitalization, as listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. Companies can disclose their carbon footprint and other climate change related information online on CDP30

The Earth

Transition Management – an alternative model of Environmental Governance

In today’s world, there is a need for changing from conventional sources towards using more sustainable solutions. Any change from the established order is difficult, people are apprehensive and therefore for the change towards cleaner energy solutions, an approach called Transition Management is of use.30