Tag Archives: Sustainability

Procter & Gamble

Sustainable Innovation

Procter and Gamble is a classic example of an action-oriented consumer goods company. Not only have they laid down efficient strategic and sustainable long-term goals but also have achieved success in accomplishing their short-term goals. P&G has taken assertive initiative by delivering the best of services and products by incorporating sustainable and environment-friendly methods. P&G focuses on mainly two strategies: Products: By using life cycle analysis, they track and target their innovation techniques. Operations: By focusing on creating efficiencies in energy, water, waste, and emissions. They have touched varied sectors and have brought significant change in the current environment scenario. …

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Answering the call of the wild

Krithi Karath

It’s not every day that someone who is concerned about environment or protecting an endangered species actually takes an initiative to make a considerable difference. But we talk about the exceptions and that’s what Krithi Karath has been. A  Ph.D  in Environmental Science and Policy from Duke University, she has always been broadly interested in human-environment interactions, particularly focusing on protected areas and their relationship with people and biodiversity. “My parents, Dr. Parthibha and Dr. Ullas Karanth provided me a wonderful childhood and supported my interests (towards wildlife). As a child, I spent a lot of time tagging along with my father …

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CII-ITC Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2011

CII Awards

CII-ITC Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2011- Recognising and Rewarding Excellence!! 4 – 8pm, Friday, December 16, 2011 SteinAuditorium,IndiaHabitat Centre,New Delhi Know which companies serve you best by working responsibly on all fronts. Exercise your consumer choice, and be greener. Tailored to the Indian business environment, the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards rewards companies which have successfully introduced sustainability into their way of doing business. In the last six years, over 400 organisations of various sizes and sectors have vied for the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards. Participants’ triple bottom line performance is evaluated and top performers are identified through: A rigorous assessment process conducted by …

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CII ITC Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development opens Annual Summit in New Delhi

CII ITC: Annual Summit

CII ITC Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development opens Annual Summit in New Delhi Unveils first of its kind thought piece at the ‘Sustainability Solutions’ conference New Delhi, 26th November, 2011- CIIITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, an India-based apex body that creates a conducive, enabling climate for Indian businesses to pursue sustainability goals today organized the sixth edition of one-of-its-kind annual conference in the capital city. The two-day event called Sustainability Solutions: Summit & Exhibition was held at The Lalit Hotel on 25th and 26th November, 2011 and explored challenges, opportunities, and strategies for bringing sustainability solutions to …

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Going Green All The Way

Going Green

I wanted to participate in the Green Photo Blog last week but unfortunately missed out because of the timeline. So I am here just about time this week around. This particular topic is close to my heart and I try to adapt greener ways of life where all possible. Not really sure how innovative they are but I list here my wishful attempts to bring in the green consciousness into our daily lives. I try and follow lot of them and yet there are many more which I hope I will be able to adapt in the days to come. …

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Green Gifts for your Valentine

If Valentine’s Day is an important day for you or the one you love; then you can also show a bit of extra love for the environment by carefully considering what you buy. Here’s some ideas: – gift a sapling or plant a tree for your valentine. – Cards made from recycled or tree-free paper. – Consider sending an e-card; Saves on fuel and importantly, paper. – organic chocolate. – Choose organic and/or locally grown flowers. – Make a donation to an environmental organization on behalf of the person. – If you wish to give jewelry, consider pre-owned or purchasing …

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