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Cut Down Travel – Even Jerks Can Save the World

When I say “Cut down travel to reduce your Carbon footprint” many people look at me askance. It is as if I were trampling on their most fundamental right. Sure, you love to travel. It’s fun. And depriving you of travel is depriving you of something precious. Life without travel – is it worth living? […]

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Posted in: Corporate Sustainability, Oil, Transportation

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Chennnai Event on Zero Liquid Discharge, 6 Jan – Manufacturing Case Studies @ Footprints Event

After a successful Footprints – second edition,  SICCI , Techbridge Ventures and  Tata Capital this time is hosting the third edition of “Footprints“, to celebrate Climate Change Action in Manufacturing Industry on 6th January, 2016 at 6 PM. PROGRAMME AGENDA: Date:  Wednesday , 6th January, 2016           Time: 6.00 p.m.          Venue: Le Royal Meridien, Chennai […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Corporate Sustainability, Waste Management, Water

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Towards Green Industrialization – Celebrating Climate Change in Manufacturing

L to r: V Narasimhan (Brakes India), Palani Perisamy (SICCI), Bharat Joshi (British High Commission), Einsenhower (Saint Gobain), Bhoo Thirumalai (Aspiration Energy) Quick Facts Event Organized by the Southern India Chamber of Commerce & Industry 23rd June, Chennai Organizers Dr Palani Periasamy, Vice President, SICCI Bhoovarahan Thirumalai, Chairman, SICCI Energy Committee Guest of Honor Bharat Joshi, […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Corporate Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Events, Green Buildings, Waste Management, Water

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Solverminds – A Chennai Software Company Showing the Way for Sustainable Corporates

  This blog post is about what a software company with a conscience has managed to accomplish in the context of sustainability. Sustainability is not what comes to mind immediately when you think of software companies. The cynic that I (Narasimhan, not Raja who is also the co-author for this blog post) am, I constantly […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Corporate Sustainability

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Sustainable Industrial Heating and Cooling – A Critical Problem Close to Having Working Solutions

Most discussions and news when it comes to renewable energy is about renewable power – from solar, wind, biomass etc. Some of these, solar especially, could indeed reach a tipping point in terms of adoption worldwide. But there is an elephant in the room that few notice. There is another domain where I can see […]

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Posted in: Combined Heat and Power, Corporate Sustainability, Waste Heat Recovery

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Biopolymers and Bioplastics – A Disruptive Business Opportunity in India and Worldwide?

  I have been watching the bioplastics and biopolymers market with great interest last few years. And I am sure I am not alone. Plastics has been the favourite whipping-boy of every environmentalist and tree-hugger. But dig a bit deeper, and you will see that plastics (or something that can substitute plastics ) are indeed a […]

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Posted in: Corporate Sustainability, Pollution, Waste Management

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EAI SURE-FIRE – Guiding You to Sustainable Heating and Power for Your Company

The cost of energy is becoming important for every company. Energy for heating/cooling/air conditioning, as well as for power. Manufacturing companies around India especially are increasingly concerned how to tackle the rising financial cost of power, as well as its rising environmental cost. EAI’s consulting division has started a specialized division called SURE-FIRE to assist […]

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Posted in: Corporate Sustainability, Green Buildings, Waste Management, Wind Energy

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Castor Oil Based Polyurethanes

Castor oil is increasingly finding application in the manufacture of polyurethane foams. The polyurethane is produced from polyols based on castor oil.  Polyols can be reacted with diisocyanates to make polyurethanes. There are a limited number of naturally occurring vegetable oils (triglycerides) which contain the unreacted hydroxyl groups that account for both the name and […]

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Posted in: Corporate Sustainability, Innovations

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Sustainability in the Corporate – EAI Presentation at Virtusa Corporation’s Chennai Facility

EAI’s popular Green Chennai meet and Eco-Trip generated a lot of interest from Chennai companies, which resulted in EAI being invited for a seminar on sustainable development at Virtusa Corporation’s facility in DLF Infocity in Chennai on December 14th. The seminar was attended by over a 100 Virtusa employees and featured Mr. Denver De Zylva, […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Corporate Sustainability, Society and Community

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