Rajiv Tikoo

Domestic Carbon Market Set To Take Off

The setting up of the carbon market is expected to help India fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s COP26 commitment of achieving net zero target by 2070

July 01, 2023

Govt To Launch Green Credits Under Mission LiFE

A new draft notification provides regulatory provisions to incentivise individual and community actions and businesses  

June 28, 2023

New Sustainability Norms To Standardise Disclosures

The inaugural ISSB standards provide for sharing of sustainability and financial information in a common package and enable global comparability

June 27, 2023

Looking For Doable Solutions In Circularity

Tamil Nadu explores the use of novel means like vending machines dispensing cloth bags and online waste exchange platform to fight plastic pollution, says Supriya Sahu, Additional Chief Secretary, Environment, Climate Change & Forests

May 31, 2023

Time For Clearer Labels And Certificates

Plastic pollution is part of the triple planetary crises—the crises of climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste—confronting us, says Atul Bagai, Head, Country Office, United Nations Environment Programme, India

May 31, 2023

Urgency Must Underscore Every Aspect Of Climate Action: Helen Clarkson  

There is a need for strong instruments to make the financing not just available but also viable to sustain innovation and meet just transition goals, says CEO of the Climate Group 

March 01, 2023

The Key Is To Ensure SDGs Are Financed On Reasonable Terms: Jeffrey Sachs 

The reform of the international global financial architecture is one of the highest issues on the G20 agenda since many of the low-income and lower-middle-income countries lack adequate access to low-cost, long-term financing to achieve SDGs

February 24, 2023

WSDS 2023 is an occasion to have a collective voice for action: Vibha Dhawan, DG, TERI

TERI’s upcoming World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) promises to be an important knowledge platform in sustainable development discourse for action between the ongoing G20 and COP 28 later this year. Dr. Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, talks to Rajiv Tikoo and Naina Gautam about the importance of WSDS and how the deliberations between global leaders are expected to further action on critical issues like climate change. Edited excerpts 

February 19, 2023

‘Our Cooling Cart Can Reduce Both Food Waste And Emissions At Scale’

Wilson Lawrence, Vice President & General Manager and Zubin Varghese, Senior Innovation Director talks about how this seemingly humble innovation seeks to address the twin global challenges at scale

November 15, 2022

It Is Important To Get The Ecosystem Data That Is Verifiable: Dun and Bradstreet CEO Avinash Gupta

Avinash Gupta, Managing Director and CEO, Dun and Bradstreet and Hitesh Sethi, Head of Analytics and Business Advisory, Dun and Bradstreet talks about the quality of their data, frameworks and processes

October 20, 2022