• Green Week

    Contributed by: Tanmay Agarwal Edited by: Akanksha Dewaker The Environment and Sustainability Club, IIM Bangalore organized the “Green Week”, a week full of events based on environment conservation and sustainability. The Green Week started on 27th January with ‘Coloured’, the t-shirt painting competition based on the theme “Save the Earth”. The participants presented different thoughts on environment conservation through creative designs and colors. The t-shirt painting competition was followed by an open-air screening of the movie “Before the Flood”. Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change…

  • A Step Towards Sustainability

    Contributed By: Tanmay Agarwal Edited By: Karthick Selvan As the various shades of green leaves and vibrantly colored flowers welcome the visitors at IIM Bangalore, they provide a sharp contrast to the reality of Bangalore’s pollution and concrete landscape. The IIM-Bangalore campus, spread across 100 acres, encompasses 62 acres of green cover and around 50,000 trees. There are around 150 coffee plants and four varieties of bamboo shoots. The campus is also home to more than 60 bird species, including ten migratory species. There are 57 ground recharge wells to which the stormwater is diverted through drains. IIM Bangalore has a robust in-house program of water management, spearheaded by the…

  • In Conversation about Solar Energy and Electric Mobility Need in India

    Contributed By: Ankush S Edited By: J K Varshika In the summer of 2016, with an aim to create awareness and sensitize people about the importance and need of sustainable clean renewable energy and electric mobility, Sushil Reddy, an IIT Bombay alumnus, initiated a movement called “The SunPedal Ride”. Sushil rode a solar-powered electric bicycle across 9 states in 79 days and 7424 km and delivered seminars via public speaking and community engagement on solar energy. There was a support crew comprising of Rajendra Bhaskar, Krunal Tailor, and Himanshu Singh. This environmental awareness cause to promote sustainability was a Guinness and Limca World Record for the longest journey on a…