Sustainability Frameworks: What is ESG?

ecoHQ is publishing a blog series for those who want to know more about Sustainability, Net Zero, ESG and Carbon Footprinting or Carbon Credits.

In this four-part article series, you will learn about the critical components of Corporate Sustainability – Net Zero, ESG and Carbon Footprint Consulting. 

In Part 1 of this series, we discovered the world’s net zero agenda. We have also introduced Sustainable finance and discussed the concept of ESG in a previous article. The second article will help us understand the meaning of ESG and its crucial role in making net zero a global reality.

Sustainability Frameworks: Driving The World To Net Zero

#netzero and #racetozero may be causing quite a stir for people working in the Climate sector.

However, ecoHQ has observed a couple of Gen Y and Z needing help in grasping these concepts for quite some time now.

We are publishing a blog series for those who want to know more about Sustainability, Net Zero, ESG and Carbon Footprinting or Carbon Credits.

In this four-part article series, you will learn about the critical components of Corporate Sustainability – Net Zero, ESG and Carbon Footprint Consulting. The first article explores the net-zero agenda and the need for better Sustainability reporting. for people working in the Climate sector.

Are We Ready to Reach for the Stars?

Space tech is bringing connectivity to remote corners of the earth while space debris threatens life on our planet. Our greed for progress is complacent with security and self-preservation.
It is critical that space governance take the main stage, especially when we are already undergoing a Triple Planetary Crisis.

The Sustainability Sector Needs Niche digital and Communication Services.

Sustainability is now integral to various sectors like hospitality, healthcare, infrastructure, fashion, food, etc. We are also witnessing a boom in social and environmental startups extending low-carbon solutions and eco-friendly products. But, on the flip side, high-quality B2B services like communications, marketing or branding for such organisations are only sometimes available, which shows why there is low market/solution adoption in India.
The article expands on the above idea to show how the ecosystem/infrastructure needs to form to support ethical organisations.

Environmental Fiction for Kids

‘If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it’ – Toni Morrison.
Authors like Priyadarshini are already using fiction to teach young readers about social and environmental responsibility, even though sustainability education has not been integrated into our nation’s school curriculum.

The Rise of Sustainability Communications

The growth of climate-focused businesses and the requirement for ESG reporting are creating a demand for sustainability communications.

Find out more about why impact and purpose-led communications will become the norm in the next decade.

Can Animal Products be Sustainable?

Can we consume animal-based products and still be sustainable? What happens when we boycott silk, wool or honey? Namrata has interviewed some small business owners who directly work with grassroots — so we analyse the questions through a rural Indian lens.

The Positive Impact of Living in Sustainable Communities

According to a recent World Bank assessment, India will need to invest $840 billion, or $55 billion annually, in urban infrastructure over the next 15 years to satisfy its rapidly expanding urban population’s demands adequately.
Now is an excellent time to rethink how we build our urban communities, keeping health and sustainability in mind.

Is Cruelty-free Fashion Sustainable?

Does being ‘cruelty-free’ automatically guarantee a clothing brand is sustainable? And brands using animal products by default should be shelved in the ‘boycott’ category? Before we Mary Kondo our clothes and accessories, let’s pause to check out a narrative that may have more truth than the ‘organic granola bar’ on your hand.
Check out Namrata’s take on the issue, the owner of the clothing brand Kaizen the label.