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    Methane Curbs: A Bullet India Cannot Avoid Biting

    India, the fourth-largest emitter of methane, has so far refrained from making any commitment at the global level to reduce emission of the greenhouse gas

    January 01, 2024
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    Seeds Of Innovation

    The agriculture scientist, who is the recipient of the Norman E. Borlaug award for field research and application this year, has been working to bridge the gap between agriculture research and on-field application. She aims to empower farmers by improving their access to quality seeds, says Naina Gautam

    December 01, 2023
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    The Man Who Scripted India’s Win Over Hunger

    Having left the pursuit of medical studies to be an agriculturist, M.S. Swaminathan is credited with the success of the Green Revolution in India that dealt with the country’s food scarcity, turning it from a ‘begging bowl’ into a ‘bread basket’  

    December 01, 2023
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    Outlook Start-Up Outperformers 2023: DeepTech Top 3

    Top three growth-stage start-ups in the DeepTech sector

    November 01, 2023
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    Outlook Start-Up Outperformers 2023: CleanTech Top 3

    The top three growth-stage start-ups in the cleantech sector

    November 01, 2023
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    ESG Check-In for Responsible Hospitality

    The interests of the hospitality industry are deeply intertwined with those of the environment and people. It must prove its commitment to upholding global environmental, social and governance standards for its survival and growth

    October 01, 2023
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    SEBI’s Got Indian Thoughts On ESG Push

    The markets regulator has, from time to time, updated the terms of environmental, social and governance compliance for corporates. Its latest direction, BRSR Core, is aimed at ensuring better transparency in ESG reporting. While BRSR Core can bring in an additional burden in terms of compliance and costs, it also provides an opportunity to businesses to prepare themselves for global markets

    September 01, 2023
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    Painting The Orchards Red

    Coca-Cola India's Project Unnati is rejuvenating the agriculture ecosystem with its focus on efficient farming practices like ultra-high density plantation, drip irrigation, etc. This has helped apple farmers in Uttarakhand significantly raise their productivity and income  

    September 01, 2023
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    The Rainbow Challenge

    If the Supreme Court accepts the demand of same-sex couples for legalisation of their marriages, it will pave the way for them to get long-denied rights like inheritance, adoption, etc. But it will also open a Pandora’s box of compliance complications for government and corporate machineries

    June 01, 2023
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    India's Millet Metrics

    Millets are being hailed as the answer to food and nutrition insecurity as well as climate concerns. With the UN announcing 2023 as the International Year of Millets, they are getting the long-due attention, but to realise their actual potential, they will need more

    June 01, 2023
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    Smart Proteins And The ‘Organic’ Déjà Vu

    Smart proteins must tick the right boxes—of affordability and availability—to make themselves relevant in a world that is struggling to meet its climate goals. Or they may face a stagnant future like the organic food market

    May 01, 2023
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    Sex And The Planet

    From vegan condoms to bio-degradable dildos and organic lubes, the market for sexual wellness products is witnessing growing interest in green alternatives

    March 01, 2023
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    We Need To Change Our Consumption Patterns: Dia Mirza

    Actress and model Dia Mirza wears many hats. The former Miss Asia Pacific International is the goodwill ambassador for United Nations Environment Programme in India and UN Secretary General’s advocate for sustainable development goals. Recently, she started investing in green business. But it is not just advocacy for her, she walks the talk with her passion for sustainable living   

    February 01, 2023
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    Karni Singh Jasol: A Heritage Conservationist’s Life Cut Short

    The director of Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Museum Trust died in an accident earlier this year. In his short life, he left an indelible mark in the area of museology and heritage conservation and promotion in India 

    December 01, 2022