Smart Cities- Strategies adopted by the Smart Cities’ Mission

3rd article in the series features various strategies adopted by the Smart Cities’ Mission to improve, revive, extend & create a smarter India Technology with democratic governance has paved a way for economic growth in India. The Smart Cities Initiative aims to rejuvenate the identity/ character of many existing Tier 1, Tier 2 cities and […]

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Smart Cities: Selection & Implementation

In part 2 of the Smart Cities series, we take a look at selection criteria, implementation and launch of the program. The pillars of ‘Smart Cities’ are green environment & utilities, smart buildings, e-governance, transportation, healthcare, water & waste management, smart urban planning, IT and communications, public safety, education and clean energy. Criteria for entry […]

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Smart trends in Green buildings: Transformation towards sustainability (Part 3)

The last in the Green Buildings series, this article updates you on lesser known clean resources, and the latest happenings in this green and sustainable revolution. To make buildings environmentally sustainable, some key factors such as clean and efficient renewable energy sources (solar panels, windmills and geothermal energy), options such as rainwater harvesting and waste […]

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Smart trends in Green buildings: Transformation towards sustainability (Part 2)

In part 2 of the series on green building, we take a look at the current status of transformation towards sustainability in India and across the world Indian context: The world average construction rate is at 5.2% vis-a-vis India’s 10%. With vertical gardens, radiation cooling towers and geothermal insulation, the concept of green buildings has […]

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Smart trends in Green buildings: Transformation towards sustainability

In this three part series, we bring to you the latest trends in the ‘green’ transformation taking place all over the world; our focus being green and sustainable buildings. One of the significant contributors to environmental change is the real estate industry. Commercial and residential buildings emit 40% of the total greenhouse gas emissions along […]

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Remote Work Culture- Beyond Traditional Offices

Remote working is no more a trend and has been adopted whole heartedly across segments, companies and geographies. As remote work culture comprises of employees working from any place beyond an official work setup, remote work is synonymously used for people telecommuting, working from home, mobile, virtually, or cloud working. Apart from the obvious benefit […]

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Workplace Stress- How to deal with it?

Stress is not viewed negatively, till the time it exceeds comfort levels. Numerous studies show that excessive workplace stress interferes with an employee’s productivity and performance, and this trend has escalated progressively over the past few years. The primary drivers of increased level of job stress are long hours, tight deadlines, ever-increasing demands and having […]

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Workplace Trends- More Health, More Wellness

Workplace is evolving and organizations are fostering a more employee-friendly environment. With greater technological advancement, it is easy to communicate and collaborate with people all over the world. To encourage effective participation, organizations are incorporating entrepreneurial programs that help employees think and act like entrepreneurs, undertaking complete ownership of their projects. Key workplace trends of […]

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