Sustainable Agriculture

India’s initiatives for sustainable agriculture

Several initiatives have been taken in India to improve the resilience of agriculture to climatic variations and to make agriculture more adaptive reported PIB. In the course of these attempts are made to cut down the carbon emissions. Here, the major initiatives involve crop diversification30

artificial intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Help Save Our Planet?

In the 1990’s, IBM developed “Deep Blue,” a software program that could play chess. It could look at the pieces on a chessboard and make predictions about winning moves. In fact, the program beat the champion, Garry Kasparov, by analyzing possible moves and choosing the30

Green Economy

Human Capital And Economy- An Exploratory Thought

The prevailing economic model does not take into account the social capital or human capital as one of its inputs. It is purely a function of the monetized natural resources. Although it considers the human capital but it is only limited to time equivalent and30

The Earth

An Outcry for Nature!

Seriously, climate change is not a myth. And it has been proven time and again! I suddenly remember the law of entropy which says every thermodynamic activity increases the entropy of the universe! In the same line, what we do causes an imbalance in nature.30

Airport

Airport environmental impacts

The significant role of airports on regional economy has been prominently recognised by many researches; airports bring significant social benefits and in many cases they are thought to be the single largest generator of economic activity in the regions they serve. However, transport infrastructures like30

To achieve GHG emission reduction target, Wipro Ltd is sourcing renewable energy to minimize its scope 2 emission (GHG emission from the consumption of purchased electricity). In 2012-13, energy efficiency measures taken by Wipro Ltd have contributed to a 5 % decrease in energy intensity per employee. This is due to the installation of automatic timers and switches that help reduce unnecessary energy usage by chillers, lights, and elevators. One of the major achievements by Wipro Ltd in FY 2013 is increased share of renewable energy from 17% to 19% of the total office energy consumption. In this period, Wipro Ltd procured 63 Million units of renewable energy through power purchase Agreements with private renewable energy generators, which is approximately 19% of Wipro’s total office space energy consumption in the IT business. Wipro has in turn identified three key elements for GHG emission reduction. These are energy efficiency in existing operations, purchasing renewable energy and renewable energy generation. As per the annual report of Wipro, a total 85% of GHG emission reduction target of Wipro will be achieved through use of renewable energy. Reference: Wipro 2012-13 Annual report

Greenhouse Gas Management at Wipro Ltd

Carbon dioxide is one of the six Greenhouse gases (GHG) that causes climate change. Therefore it is important to reduce GHG emissions of CO2. Carbon dioxide emission reduction is important to develop an environment friendly identity of an organization. Many organizations have developed carbon accounting30

CDP report India

What’s new in GRI –G4 guidelines?

There has been an increasing trend among global organizations to disclose information on their triple bottom line impacts, and why not when the benefits are so fruitful. Sustainability reporting framework was formulated by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) which is a non-profit organization that promotes economic,30

Sustainable development priorities of SABMiller

SABMiller India showcased the results of its Water Resource Management Project

On 18th Feb 2013, SABMiller India showcased the results of their collaborative Integrated Water Resource Management project in partnership with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid tropics (ICRISAT). SABMiller plc is one of the top brewers in the world headquartered in England. SABMiller30