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“Authenticity is very important when we build our future cities.”

Urbanization is both a challenge and solution but, if ensured carefully, it can be the ultimate panacea to boost a nation’s economic growth and addressing the challenges peculiar to cities at the same time. AECOM is one such global network of experts working to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. In a tête-à-tête with Manali Jaggi of BW SmartCities, Sean Chiao President, Asia Pacific, AECOM talks about its programme “Imagine Delhi- Towards a clear sky’ in association with Asia Society India Center as well as the challenges and solutions peculiar to world cities today. Edited Excerpts:

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“Nestlé India shares the ambition that no plastic waste should end up discarded in the environment.”

Climate change is a big concern of 21st century and citizens, businesses as well as governments alike have begun to understand their responsibility towards mother earth. FMCG firm Nestlé India pledges its commitment towards environmentally sustainable business practices through all stages of production. In an exclusive interview with Manali Jaggi of BW Smart Cities, Sanjay Kajuria, Senior Vice-President- Corporate Affairs, Nestlé India talks about the company’s allegiance towards finding improved solutions to reduce, recycle and recover that paves the way to a healthier environment. Edited excerpts:

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ROBOTS – USHERING IN A NEW ERA IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

The day is not far when robots working on project sites will become a common occurrence. Drones- which are already in use to an extent, will constantly scan sites to collect data, predict and solve problems before they arise.

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Sustainable Sanitaryware Solutions

With the dawn of energy efficient technology, it is possible to move forward binding rapid development keeping the environment in mind.

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BILBAO EFFECT: IS IT POSSIBLE TO TRANSFER TO INDIAN CITIES?

Based on the data we have had access to, with the expected migration to urban areas in the next 25 years, a city of one million people should be built each month in India.

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India’s 100 GW Solar Energy Target: Achievable or Overambitious

To continue this phenomenal growth and become a dominant player in the global solar industry, the industry and the Government need to come together to ensure a favourable innovative environment, focused on creating a sustainable future.

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Peri Urban Reality in India

Rapid expansion of city limits often described as the urban sprawl or peri urbanization can be accounted for as the new urban reality of India- a quintessential feature of contemporary urbanization.

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Sterlite Tech Wins CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2017 for excellence in CSR

The honor recognizes Sterlite Tech’s transformative efforts to create shared value in e-education, healthcare, women empowerment and environment management

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Increasing Greenhouse Gas, A Global Concern: Goyal

The minister spoke about the 3Ds, which today's global engagements need to focus their energy upon

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Choking While Trying To Be 'Smart'

Solar City Plan is a step towards creating energy-efficient cities. However, will smart cities be smart enough to be liveable under the dread of rising air pollution?

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