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  • Announcing the New Mobility Accelerator 2016 Cohort

    Technology has revolutionised daily commutes by providing increasingly efficient transport options in Indian cities. Young and dynamic entrepreneurs are deploying technology-bases solutions to offer more convenient, comfortable, and reliable commutes. For example, ridesharing and similar apps have changed the way people in cities like Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai commute.

    Earlier this year, WRI India Sustainable Cities launched the New Mobility Accelerator 2016, offering new and innovative early-stage shared mobility businesses an...

  • Bengaluru is India’s third most populous city and is among the top 100 cities that contribute to the global economy. Seventy-five percent of Bengaluru’s income is from the service sector, with over ₹ 500 billion from IT and real-estate. Several Fortune 500 companies have their offices in Bengaluru. In 2014, the city received the ninth highest number of foreign investment projects in the world.

    While...

  • In recent times, discussions around internal carbon pricing have been intensifying. Carbon pricing shifts costs away from society to the polluter, and provides incentives to reduce emissions. More than 430 companies globally have implemented internal carbon pricing – evidence that corporates are recognising that this benefits more than just climate.

    While most policies follow the ‘polluters pay’ principle,...

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