Articles

A look at mining through the SDG lens

06 Dec 2018

Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, gave the keynote address at the Conference on Contemporary Mining Issues by the Mining Engineers Association of India (MEAI) in New Delhi

Reimagining the Role of the Chief Sustainability Officer

27 Nov 2018 | Mr Anirban Ghosh

Sustainability is a relatively new subject and the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer is newer still. The increase in regulations in the climate change space, need for non-financial business disclosures for investor organizations and the intensification of the international dialogue has made many organizations reposition the head of sustainability practice as a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO).

Here's how to celebrate a resource efficient Diwali

05 Nov 2018

A little attention to the material being used and thrown away during the festival can contribute a lot to a cleaner Diwali that utlises resources effectively.

The evolving role of the Chief Sustainability Officer in India

27 Aug 2018 | Mr Shankar Venkateswaran

The role is now of a strategic thinker, a provider of frameworks and guidance to the CEO to build a sustainability vision for the company

What after Petcoke?

08 Aug 2018

A look at options for the cement industry in the face of a possible petcoke ban

We need to mine in India to Make in India

08 Aug 2018

Mining in India has to be guided by perspectives based on minerals security and sustainable development

Commercial coal mining: Good news for increased coal production?

06 Aug 2018

The opening of coal sector in India for commercial mining may not be the panacea for increased production

Consumer is king in ensuring resource efficiency in India

03 Jun 2018

A panel discussion on Enabling Ecosystem for Sustainable Choices and Consumer Engagement

Paddy Residue Burning: Drivers, Challenges and Potential Solutions

05 Mar 2018

Paddy residue burning has been viewed mainly as a challenge of residue management. Its mismanagement in the states of Punjab and Haryana has led to annual winter smog and health problems in Delhi and other places in North India.

Turning plastic on its head

29 Jan 2018

Resource Efficient Technologies in SRC has been working on making plastic environment-friendly

The resource efficient technologies (RET) group in SRC focuses mainly on the development of environment-friendly plastics with a special emphasis on biomaterials, using naturally available renewable resources. The group works on the following thrust areas to be able to come up with ways to meet the challenge of consumption and disposal of the seemingly indestructible material.