ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Navigating ESG Disclosure and Ratings’ Conundrum

The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s proposal on the India-specific parameters for incorporation in environment, social and governance disclosures is analysed in view of recent developments on the ESG disclosure and ratings globally. The paper has tried to understand whether SEBI’s proposal provides an avenue for eliminating the confusion and restoring the lost trust in disclosure and ratings in a meaningful way.

Regulating Off-grid Electricity Delivery

Given the increasingly prominent role and scope for off-grid solutions in complementing grid-based electrification in India, especially to electrify habitations where grid electricity is yet to reach, it would be crucial to set up appropriate regulatory arrangements for the scaling up of off-grid interventions in India. In view of this, the paper attempts to analyse the role of possible regulation in the off-grid electrification sector and explores the type of regulatory incentive structures that could be put in place in order to allow the off-grid sector to do well.

OPEC's Price-Making Power

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries is a dominant cartel consisting of producers with large reserves and it has always exercised its price-making power in the crude oil market. However, in the past few years, OPEC has been claiming that it has lost its power to alter crude oil prices. The article explores whether OPEC's claim is correct.

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