/Tag: ISA

Delivery vs Denial: Modi and Trump on climate change

2020-08-20T07:00:32+00:00August 2nd, 2019|India Inc News|

The Indian Prime Minister continues to walk the talk on tackling climate change in the face of Trump’s delusional denial, writes India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa. Away from the raging debates over the state of the Indian economy, there’s another issue that is attracting a lot of attention in India. A 45-second promo of ‘Man vs Wild’, a popular show on the Discovery Channel on the importance of protecting wildlife and the environment, has become the topic of [...]

Modi’s multilateral push gets another boost

2020-08-20T07:06:59+00:00April 26th, 2019|India Inc News|

Following in the footsteps of the International Solar Alliance, a new UN-backed multilateral organisation will be headquartered in New Delhi. Less flaunted but still another feather in Modi’s foreign policy cap, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Flipping through Indian newspapers, a report caught my eye: the Narendra Modi government had pledged almost $70 million for setting up the secretariat of the proposed Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in New Delhi. It was carried by only one, [...]

The International Solar Alliance: From promise to action

2018-11-19T08:17:29+00:00November 16th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – November 2018, Home Page|

A sector expert highlights that the Indian experience of significantly driving down solar prices by offering a large aggregated market to manufacturers has lessons that can yield cost benefits to ISA member countries too. As countries around the world prepare for the upcoming climate negotiations in Katowice in December 2018, much of the focus will be on determining a rulebook to action the agreement reached in Paris in 2015. As negotiators focus on the means to realise the objective of [...]

Koala cuddle

2018-09-04T12:49:55+00:00October 30th, 2017|2017/2018, October 2017, Putting it in context, Year|

India's distinct model of globalisation is pegged on its commitment to greener growth economics. Our cover in this issue featuring Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani cuddling a koala bear is an ode to India's distinct globalisation and development model. While it takes inspiration from the cover story on Adani’s $16.5-billion Carmichael coal mine-railroad-and-port project in Queensland, it also seeks to encapsulate the essence of Indo-Australian relations. India and Australia have now moved beyond the traditional three Cs that characterised the relationship [...]