‘Triple Bottom Line’ for measuring corporate growth
Have you heard of the ‘Triple Bottom Line (TBL)’ of an enterprise? Earlier, it was only ‘Profit’ (P)…now it is ‘People’ (P) and ‘Planet’ (P) as well, i.e. 3 Ps…that means more and more corporations are looking to measure their performance in not only financial aspect, but also social and environment…
BTW, the credit of coining this slogan in the year 1994 goes to John Elkington, the founder of a British consultancy called SustainAbility…
More on this in the article in ‘The Economist’ with link above…
Ghaf Tree Seed preparation in UAE
In a bid to ‘prevent our future to dry up’, an event was sponsored by Goumbook, for Ghaf seed collection and sorting in Greenworks nursery of Al-Barari Estate in UAE.
Ghaf is UAE’s national tree, ideally-suited for the local environment.
It was inspiring for me to be a part of team, old and young, who braved June UAE heat to assemble there on 28th June morning, and do our bit.
Plastic Waste Management in UAE
In this article published in Eco-Mena ( a leading eco-awareness magazine of Middle East), I talk about the high level of use of plastics (specifically bottles and bags) in UAE. Through credible statistics, I give a background of present situation, critical reasons attributable to it, repercussions to environment and the efforts underway to tackle the challenge.