Naina Gautam

Time To Vote For Green Elections

Going fully digital can lead to lesser carbon footprint by 98 per cent, but it has its own challenges

May 07, 2024

ESG Gets A Shot In The Arm

While SEBI’s ESG ratings framework is India-specific framework, yet is guided by global best practices

May 04, 2024

Investing $79 Billion On Family Planning And Maternal Health Can Save 1 Million Lives: UNFPA

An additional investment of $79 billion in low and middle income countries by 2030 can help avoid 400 million unplanned pregnancies, and save 1 million lives and generate $660 billion economic benefits, according to the State of World Population Report 2024

April 17, 2024

Environmental Issues Take Centre Stage In Political Manifestos

In a new precedent, the manifestos of all political parties contesting the upcoming general elections are giving significant attention to environmental issues, reflecting a growing public concern.

April 16, 2024

Cooling As A Right

With the rise in demand of air-conditioners due to heat stress, sustainable air conditioning is the way forward to bring relief to people as well as manage emissions

April 13, 2024

World Health Day 2024: Climate Change Slows Down Sex Drive

While pleasure remains the most important aspect of sexual activity, experts are worried that the impact of climate change on sexual wellness, and thus fertility, can disturb demographic patterns among communities

April 07, 2024

Rising Consumer Demand Strengthens Foundation Of Green Building Industry

A recent survey report Build Ahead by Xynteo, a strategic advisory firm, has found that residential buyers are ready to pay 5-10 per cent more for green buildings and corporate are willing to pay 15 per cent plus premium for green buildings

April 04, 2024

Global finance systems need to be reimagined to support climate action

Since the Achilles heel is lack of adequate funding from the developed countries, there is a need to review the global finance and trade structures in the global south so that alternate green business avenues can be explored to enhance the transition.

April 02, 2024

Climate Tech Investments Spread Unevenly Across Emission Intensive Sectors

For impactful climate tech investment, investors need to align their investment strategically to emission guzzling sectors

April 01, 2024

Energising Job Creation for Women

Climate change has adverse impacts, but it also offers a window of opportunity for creating green jobs

March 29, 2024