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Zero Carbon Challenge

Clean and Green Alang

May 12, 2021

Notorious for environmental pollution and accidental death of workers in the yards till a decade ago, Alang in Gujarat is currently the greenest and safest ship-breaking hub globally. So, what changed?

Photograph by Somnath Sen

Coal Is Still Power-full

May 12, 2021

Despite its focus on reducing carbon emissions, India relies heavily on coal for power production. Here's how some of the country's biggest power producers are preparing for the fossil fuel-free power generation era

Photograph by Yasir Iqbal

E-waste: A Growing Problem

May 12, 2021

The country's e-waste generation increased 43 per cent between FY18 and FY20. The pandemic-induced consumption of electronic devices is set to add to the problem in future

Illustration by Siddhant Jumde

E-investing

May 12, 2021

Institutional investors, who always focussed on G (governance), are now increasingly engaging with investee companies on the E (environment) and the S (social) part

HP's Probook Series

Recycled Gizmos

May 12, 2021

Companies offer a host of devices - from computers to cellphones and TVs to watches - made from repurposed materials. Here are some to choose from

Photograph by Jaison G

The Tough Makeover

May 12, 2021

How oil giants plan to innovate for emission reduction and invest in clean energy

Green Railways by 2030

May 12, 2021

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, the entire Indian Railways network will be electrified by 2023. It will also instal 20GW of solar power by 2030

Scrapping Pollutants Away

May 12, 2021

India's scrappage policy for automobiles has the potential to reduce pollution and the industry's carbon footprint while creating employment and demand. It's a $6-billion opportunity

Illustration by Raj Verma

Blend It to Fix It

May 12, 2021

Ethanol blending promises to open up a sizeable market for the domestic sugar industry to utilise excess production, without hurting farmer interest