Implementation of Sustainable Consumption and...

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With an overarching view of addressing diverse policy and practice issues, challenges, and transitions required for a mainstreaming Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in India, European Union, SWITCH-Asia and Development Alternatives Group have join...

European Union, SWITCH-Asia
Sustainable Public Procurement Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Green Enterprise Mela- Bihar

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The Green Enterprise Mela provided a platform and brought together various stakeholders from the government and private sectors to create dialogue to promote fly ash bricks (FAB) in Bihar , India.
Development Alternatives
Sustainable Public Procurement Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Tapping Resource Efficiency Potential in India

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Cities contribute to 80% of the economic growth, while also comsuming 75% of the world’s natural resources. India is witnessing rapid urbanisation, with approximately 31% of its population living in cities. This trajectory requires us to find a way of achiev...

DEVELOPMENT ALTERNATIVES, 2017
Sustainable Public Procurement Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Towards Upscaling the Application of Low-Carbon and...

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The Indian construction sector has a high ecological and carbon footprint. With increasing urbanisation and growth in India, the impacts of the construction sector will only increase. Low-carbon and resource-efficient technologies exist and could substantially...

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Mainstreaming Sustainable Affordable Housing in India

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The urban housing shortage in India is currently estimated at 18.75 million, more than 95% of which pertains to low-income groups. In addition, the housing sector is by definition an energy and resource intensive sector leading to a large environmental burden...

DEVELOPMENT ALTERNATIVES, 2017
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Decoupling Energy and Resource Use from Growth in the...

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India is currently at a crucial juncture where it is aiming for economic growth to meet the basic needs of its 1.2 billion people. However, this growth has so far resulted in energy shortages and the increasing use of limited resources. This policy brief serie...

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Resource Efficiency in the Indian Construction Sector:...

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The construction sector generates substantial amount of waste from the process of construction and demolition (C&D) of buildings and infrastructure, which when processed can be used as a raw material for construction. The report attempts to present a snapshot...

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Indian Railways Plans to set up 500 MW grid-connected...

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The Indian Railways operates 19,000 trains daily, transporting 23 million passengers per day. As a part of an overall strategy to shift to renewable energy, Indian Railways has come up with a policy for setting up grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV)...

Ministry of Railways
Sustainable Public Procurement Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

SBC Trust Fund Project MaS-SHIP: Mainstreaming...

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Funded by the 10YFP Trust Fund and developed by Oxford Brookes University, Development Alternatives Group, TERI and UN-HABITAT, this two year research project seeks to promote sustainability in terms of environmental performance, affordability and social inclu...

Oxford Brookes University
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction