Articles about Sustainability

Apple's zero net emissions goal looks unlikely: Here's why

23 Sep 2021

Apple's zero net emissions goal looks unlikely: Here's why

In July 2020, Apple had announced that by 2030 the company will work to achieve a 100% carbon-neutral footprint.

Indian-American student wins sustainability award for developing eco-friendly foam alternative

09 Jun 2021

Indian-American student wins sustainability award for developing eco-friendly foam alternative

An Indian-American student has won a prestigious award for developing an eco-friendly foam alternative, which was motivated by the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

Aakash Ranison: Meet this climate change activist, and sustainability influencer

05 Jun 2021

Aakash Ranison: Meet this climate change activist, and sustainability influencer

Aakash Ranison describes himself as a happy guy, and it is with this same infectious energy that he advocates for climate change.

Make these tweaks to your daily routine, reduce carbon footprints

17 May 2021

Make these tweaks to your daily routine, reduce carbon footprints

A carbon footprint corresponds to the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to support a person's lifestyle.

BLive's journey building EV experiences through tourism and retail

23 Apr 2021

BLive's journey building EV experiences through tourism and retail

Samarth Kholkar is the co-founder of BLive, India's first electric vehicle (EV) experience platform.

How Prakritik Power is helping businesses shift to solar energy

06 Apr 2021

How Prakritik Power is helping businesses shift to solar energy

Armed with nine years of work experience, an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and having spent two years running a successful start-up, Narayan Singh Rao decided to make an impact in the area of sustainable power generation by leveraging solar energy.

How this IIT-Madras incubated start-up is reimagining India's construction industry

03 Apr 2021

How this IIT-Madras incubated start-up is reimagining India's construction industry

After witnessing the havoc wreaked by the 2015 Chennai floods first-hand, then 22-year-old Shree Ram Ravichandran felt there was a dire need for disaster relief shelters which can be swiftly deployed.

How Binbag is changing the e-waste management landscape in India

20 Mar 2021

How Binbag is changing the e-waste management landscape in India

After working for years in the financial services industry, Bengaluru-based Achitra Borgohain set out to solve India's e-waste problem.

Tesla covertly installing mega-battery to stabilize Texas power grid

09 Mar 2021

Tesla covertly installing mega-battery to stabilize Texas power grid

While Tesla is famous for its electric cars, the company's official mission is to "accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy". Bloomberg reports that the company is currently building a battery facility at Angleton, Texas.

Bill Gates's book draws attention to billionaires' colossal carbon footprint

28 Feb 2021

Bill Gates's book draws attention to billionaires' colossal carbon footprint

Business magnates such as Bill Gates and Roman Abramovich aren't famous for their wealth and business acumen alone. They also happen to be among the world's largest contributors to climate change and ecological imbalance.