COP27: Charting India’s move towards zero-carbon emission

India’s move towards zero-carbon emission

The 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) is currently being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Touted to be amongst the largest gatherings of climate stakeholders ever at a COP, world leaders have gathered to discuss key areas such as climate disasters, climate funding, and green energy. Worryingly, several events this year have heightened climate change concerns, […]

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Electric Mobility & Real Estate

Electric Mobility & Real Estate

As we veer towards a more sustainable environment, in the years to come electric vehicles will become the mainstream mode of mobility. This can be seen in the momentum EV industry has had in the last year, which has continued well into 2022, with many notable automotive giants introducing multiple EV models at the CES […]

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Government Initiatives for Green Mobility

Government Initiatives for Green Mobility

The transport sector in India is currently the third-largest emitter of CO2. Thus, in order to curb the rising carbon emissions, the Indian government is constantly encouraging faster adoption of Electric Vehicles (EV).  The Electric Vehicles (EV) market is still at a nascent stage, but it is very much on the agenda as a means […]

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Transit-oriented Development: Relevance & Viability

Transit-oriented Development: Relevance & Viability

India is one of the fastest growing nations of the world in terms of urbanisation. With population projected to reach 600 million by 2031, the load on metropolitan cities is set to increase manifold. The last few decades have seen a great strain on these cities’ resources, particularly on public transport and overall traffic situation, […]

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Retrofitting office buildings: Moving towards sustainability

With net zero commitments leading nations and businesses to create strong action plans, the focus is fast moving towards a more sustainable time ahead. Amidst the flurry of new zero pledges, it is imperative to bolster them with plausible and rational propositions. Given that the real estate sector is a key component of urban development, […]

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ESG and its impact on real estate investment decisions

ESG and its impact on real estate investment decisions

ESG factors have assumed much significance in the real estate sector in the recent years, becoming an integral part of organisation strategies as they benefit the stakeholders not only from a financial returns perspective but also from an environmental sustainability standpoint. The deliberations that began with sustainability were propelled furthermore by the pandemic to include […]

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Green Corridors – A pathway to zero carbon shipping

Green Corridors

The shipping sector is known as the lifeline of global trade, with approximately 80% of goods being traded by sea, but the lesser known fact is that it accounts for 3% of total carbon emissions. According to a report by McKinsey if this number goes unchecked, it could possibly rise by as much as half […]

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What Net Zero means for businesses?

What Net Zero means for businesses?

As more and more countries seek to legalise carbon commitments on the heels of COP26 at Glasgow, we take a look at what this means for the corporates operating around the world. Stating the obvious, effects of climate change is no longer a future event, but a crisis we are all in the midst of. […]

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2022: Expectations for The Road Ahead

2022: Expectations for The Road Ahead

2021 saw a fair amount of traction across most asset classes, barring the second quarter of the year.  As we step into 2022, there is cautious optimism governing the market, given the threat of the Omicron variant looming large on the horizon. Nonetheless here are some key expectations for the period: The new perspective on […]

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Looking back 2021: Resilience in the Face of Tribulations

Looking back 2021: Resilience in the Face of Tribulations

Indian real estate went through one of its most challenging phases in 2020 as industries across the globe observed severe constraints in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The period witnessed some of the harshest upheavals in the real estate industry in modern times, encompassing even the otherwise robust office market of the country and […]

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