Category Archives: Pakistan

December 16 – A Black Day for Humanity

This post is dedicated to the tragedy struck in Pakistan . Today is a terrible terrible day for all of Pakistanis, for all of the mothers, for all the humanity. I am a mother and I am distraught to hear … Continue reading

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Impact of Electricity Cuts on the Way of Life

Breakdown of critical infrastructure systems, such as electricity generation and distributing systems, in modern societies can lead to economic expensive and socially catastrophic consequences.┬áPakistanis have been suffering from unscheduled and prolonged load shedding consistently for the past 7-8 years. This … Continue reading

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Sustainability Education- Need of the Hour

During the last few years, Pakistan has faced many man-made and natural disasters. It has been affected by floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes that has created a stressful society. Man-made critical infrastructure failure like the on going energy crisis has made … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing well by doing good

I came across a news item in the local newspaper where the President of Pakistan is commending an established company in oil and gas exploration industry of Pakistan for its stellar financial performance. The news item ends with an almost … Continue reading

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Its not easy to make the “true” choice

It was a clear case of bashing. Rina Saeed Khan (RSK), an acitvitist for clean and renewable energy has always written commendable pieces about integrating economic development with environment but never before her piece invited such scathing comments as now. … Continue reading

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Incubating Change makers

Recently I came across two news items that spurred me to write my thoughts about the state of the affairs captured in those two news. Whilst they don’t have any direct relation with each other as such, they represent the … Continue reading

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Danish Ambassador to Pakistan: A Man on the Mission!

Yesterday (11 Dec. 2013), I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Jesper Moller Sorensen, the Danish ambassador to Pakistan. This meeting was arranged to share mutual interests and initiatives for promoting bilateral relations between Denmark and Pakistan both at the … Continue reading

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When sustainability meets human resources

My last job was at a bank as an HR manager. I had rotated from corporate banking department. I changed the department with the passion to be part of a group that I had learnt in the academic books, developed … Continue reading

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Fossil Free Energy – Lessons from Danish Initiatives and Outcomes!

Pakistani media is abuzz with a cacophony of energy related investments and projects initiated by the government or sponsored by its allies like China, Russia, Turkey and the U.S┬áto tackle the energy crisis. Understandably Pakistani government’s most of steps are … Continue reading

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Dial “G” for green

Since the early 2000s, Pakistan’s cellular industry has witnessed a tremendous growth. The critical importance of this industry can be judged by the fact that Pakistan has a tele density of over 70%. i.e over a 100 million users. For … Continue reading

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