Naina Lal Kidwai is country head, HSBC India and former president, Ficci.
We must find the courage and the vision to seize this moment for what it is — an opportunity to reset; to rethink our governance models for cities.
A national policy is in place; cities, state governments must operationalise it
The Swachh Bharat Mission has laid the foundations for a faster pace of change
Going ahead, success of India, China will hinge on urbanisation and energy. They must share lessons
Outdoor particulate matter pollution, from burning fossil fuels for power and transport, caused an estimated 6,30,000 premature deaths in India in 2010, and costs the equivalent of 5.5-7.5 per cent of GDP each year.
Smart businesses increasingly recognise that their bottomline requires climate action.