Sustainability Action Report 2017-18
This report, our 6th sustainability report in a row, is a testimony to our commitment of being transparent and having an engaging conversation with our stakeholders. The report gives an overview of our work areas and highlights the impact that we made in terms of saving resources, generating renewable energy and creating insight on sustainability issues in 2017-18. It contains details of our adherence to UN Global Compact Principles in addition to our Business Responsibility Report.
State of Sector: GHG Emissions in SMEs
Taking stock of current level of GHG emissions in SMEs is a pre-cursor to informed policy-making and for framing pathways for a low carbon future. This study captures the prevalence of best practices and energy efficiency measures in Ceramics, Foundry, Forging & Steel re-rolling sectors; and builds a view on the emissions.
iZLD: An optimization approach for Zero Liquid Discharge
Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) is usually seen as being capital intensive with upfront investment. In reality, ZLD is about optimizing long term operating cost. iZLD is an offering developed by cKinetics that helps arrive at the optimal mix between upfront investment and ongoing expenses.
Financing Decentralized Renewable Energy Minigrids
cKinetics is leading an effort to identify pathways to bridge the mismatch and gap between the supply of capital and the demand of capital for rural Decentralized Renewable Energy mini-grids. The work involves engaging along with ESCOs to design business models that are geared towards distributed operations.