A UN climate expert believes India is on the cusp of becoming a global leader in the field of sustainability. There are three things that, for me at least, best characterise modern India. And it is because of these qualities that I’m so convinced that the country is on the cusp of becoming a global leader in climate action and sustainability. Firstly, from independence to today, India has always steered a unique course –confident in its own path. It’s also [...]
The founder of a leading social movement in India believes Global Indians can offer the perfect solution to India’s shortage of toilets.
The founder of Sulabh International, Bindeshwar Pathak, has called on Global Indians to invest in the Swachh Bharat mission to make India open defecation free by 2019.
Dr Pathak, who was recently in London to attend a conference on Smart Cities, said...
A patent agent offers his take on India’s Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) legislation, measures being taken to combat infringement and how they tie in with the Make in India programme.
The 21st century belongs to entrepreneurs. Keeping that in mind the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India, announced The National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy on May 13, 2016.
The aim of the policy is to create awareness about...
Pronita Saxena is founder & CEO of Citizengage, a start-up aimed at building technology for residential and commercial communities to self-manage their waste by connecting with waste collectors, processors, and recyclers. Here she explains what makes this Bengaluru-headquartered initiative work, how India has a better understanding of waste management than the West and why technology is the key.
The chief of Max India’s CSR initiatives explains why the Clean India mission is the perfect avenue for corporates to make a difference.
Prime Minister Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission is a timely call for action which is urgently required. India seems to be sitting on a time bomb of garbage, which could explode into serious health hazards with far reaching repercussions. The ticking has started.
EnCashea is a company that leverages technology to find everyday solutions to the problem of waste management. We explore with its co-founder if the concept has a resonance with the traditional Indian outlook towards recycling.
Coca-Cola is one of the world’s best-known beverages giant. Here one of its senior executives reveals how the multinational is embracing the Clean India mission as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).
The Narendra Modi led government’s smart cities initiative is well on its way with the first 20 short-listed for facelift. Crucially, the use of technology and innovation is the booster shot for the smart cities initiative to dove-tail other government initiatives.