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Latest Articles in Green Credits

Potential And Pitfalls Of Having A Green Credit System In The Indian Context

With clear incentives in the form of redeemable cash or tax cuts, with a clear definition of a value of the Green Credit, it becomes easy for participants to adopt and adapt their behaviour as per the incentives to become more eco-conscious

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Using Green Credits For Effective Waste Management

The waste management system in India is defined by poverty, excess, inefficiencies, exploitation, caste-barriers and environmental degradation. From the existence of manual scavengers from lower caste-communities to rag-pickers in India who benefit from the black, underbelly market of Solid Waste Management, to the increasing number of landfills on the outskirts of cities fuelled by consumerism, there need to be incentives on a grass-root level for Waste Management like Green Credits for many reasons

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Using Green Credits To Promote Sustainable Agro-Forestry

By using the standards and practices of sustainable farming methods, one can make adjustments to them based on the local, state-wise or region-specific factors (like crop variety, soil quality, weather, demographics of employment and income, minimum price laws etc.), and award Green Credits based on verified, achievable progresses made on effective use of those updated practices (as determined by the modified metrics of the Green Credit system)

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Envisioning A Green Future Through ‘Green Credits’

With Green Credits being the common green currency for all green initiatives, it can stimulate a culture of green consumption and production, as well as limit impact on planetary thresholds while progressing on the social foundation, and consequently help India achieve its NDC targets and foster environmental protection without compromising on its development efforts or deepening poverty

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Green Credits Are Rewards That Encourage Green Behaviour: Dr Ron Dembo

Green Credits is one such idea, which is a reward-scheme for environmentally friendly behaviour, which aims to involve people in every strata of society to become participants in creating a green economy

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