Motivated by environmental and health concerns around burning biomass for domestic energy consumption, New Delhi is expanding its natural gas infrastructure.
With less than twelve months to go until COP26, Catherine McGuiness, Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee of the City of London Corporation outlines the many ways in which the UK and India can collaborate in the fight to green the global financial system.
Ocean wave energy could provide a significant contribution towards India’s growing demand for clean energy and become a major economic opportunity for Indian energy and manufacturing companies.
With trade acting as a conduit between production and consumption, a post-Covid trade order must be built upon the principles of sustainability to curb the negative impacts on the ecosystem.
The post-pandemic Indian economy could resurrect itself by prioritising Sustainable Development - as the SDGs not only embody various capitals, but also hold immense potential for business opportunities. This needs to be realised through global partnerships and more private sector involvement in the domestic economy.
India stands at the crossroads of development and cutting back emissions. If the country succeeds in its ambition to becoming a net carbon neutral economy, it would be a leader and on the frontier of tackling climate change.
For India, the short-term difficulties could act as a catalyst to accelerate the push into a new era. Highlights: As investors search for growth stories to back, there will be a fresh focus on areas that will benefit from the rapid adoption of leapfrogging technologies. Building systematically on India’s success in mobile internet and banking penetration will be central to the quality of economic growth going forward. The business opportunities unique to India in personal wellness are abundant and will [...]