India is one of the most "water stressed" countries in the world mostly due to the high demand and population, uncontrolled industrialization, and the exploitation of groundwater resources. What are the priority areas that the current government initiatives can consider? Do we need more fine-tuned water policy? Which are the inter-linkages and statistics that can add further value to the consolidated effort? Let us bubble-storm the ideas!
The hydrogen economy is a new concept in India. That has its own added advantages, similar to the Circular Economy. Read the opinion and views of Prof. G. D Yadav, the recipient of the Padma Shri Award on the Indian hydrogen economy prospects, current challenges, and future opportunities.
Products with sustainability claim on-pack accounted for 16.6% of the market in 2018. They increased share from 14.3% in 2013, delivered nearly $114 billion in sales, up 29% from 2013. Most important, products marketed as sustainable grew 5.6 times faster than those that were not. In more than 90% of the CPG categories, sustainability-marketed products grew faster than their conventional counterparts. But is sustainability just limited to product manufacturing, marketing, and branding? Here are some key points.
The biofertilizers market is estimated to be valued at USD 2.3 billion in 2020 and projected to reach USD 3.9 billion by 2025, recording a CAGR of 11.6% during the forecast period. The market is driven primarily by the increasing organic farmland as well as the rising acceptance of biofertilizers among farmers. Can India aim to be a significant market driver?
I started looking for ways to deal effectively with the problem of solid waste in India, and I found that REVERSE LOGISTICS is the missing part of the puzzle. There were another few parts scattered on the desk! Let's see if we can complete the picture with APPROACH 2Cs and 15Rs.
I addressed India's current performance at the EPI in my last post. If we have to correct all of this and start our attempt from scratch, we have to go through extensive brainstorming. Answers will not be that amazing but lessons from that will bring us to some conclusion.