Local financial lapses beset solar scheme for energy-poor Indians
August 19, 2013

Manipadma Jena, an environmental journalist writes about the state of solar energy in India and how financial problems have started to affect the scheme that has benefitted many…

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India has a great culture of social entrepreneurship: Antonella Vischer
August 13, 2013

Antonella Notari Vischer, Director of Geneva-based philanthropic organisation, The Womanity Foundation, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that a lot of work needs to be done…

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Being one of the biggest financial institutions, we can make a difference: HSBC
August 6, 2013

Being one of the most-respected and largest private sector bank is not an easy thing; for with it comes great responsibility. For Aloka Majumdar, Head of Corporate Sustainability,…

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Green economy should not be left to individuals: Iceland envoy in India
August 1, 2013

Gudmundur Eiriksson, Ambassador of Iceland to India, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, cautioned that green economy could not be promoted unless governments take it seriously, globally.…

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Sustainability has to go beyond mere compliance tick-boxes: Seema Arora, CII
July 23, 2013

Seema Arora, Executive Director at the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, is arguably one of those who have perhaps framed the dialogue of sustainability in India.…

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SAIL’s CSR policy keeps in mind brand recall and consumers: C.S Verma
July 4, 2013

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is deeply ingrained in SAIL’s business philosophy right from its inception in 1973, much before `Corporate Social Responsibility’ became a buzzword. The chairman and…

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Myanmar Opens to Business Opportunities, but is it sustainable?
July 2, 2013

With Myanmar opening up its doors to business opportunities Shebonti Ray Dadwal, who is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, brings up issues like transparency…

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‘Our mission is to become world’s number one green innovation company’: Panasonic India
June 20, 2013

Panasonic is known for its green agenda and trying to create awareness about sustainable development. This year, Panasonic India came up with its first sustainability report. Radhika Kalia,…

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Women can be the changemakers in promoting better energy sources
May 29, 2013

The Natural Resources Defense Council of the US is one of the nation’s most effective environmental action groups, that brings together 1.4 million members, online activists as well…

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Safe drinking water – an unfinished agenda
May 22, 2013

Dr. Noeleen Heyzer is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). In her…

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