MAY 01 2022
the big story 1 / Lead Story
Shades Of New Energy
As the world searches for new forms of clean energy to meet carbon emission cut targets, India does not want to miss the green hydrogen bus. Its two richest industrialists want to create independent ecosystems to produce the new fuel. What does this mean for India’s energy security and net-zero targets?
& Neeraj Thakur
& Rajiv Tikoo - May 01, 2022
the big story 1 / Lead Story
Automakers’ Green H2 Challenge
First, Centre wanted auto companies to move from Bharat IV to Bharat VI, then it expected them to invest in EVs. Now it wants them to chase hydrogen-powered vehicles. Is the cost of a green India only to be borne by the auto sector?
Neeraj Thakur - May 01, 2022
‘Technology Has Strengthened First And Last-Mile Connectivity’
As it nears the 10-year mark after having touched its 100th Indian city last year, Prabhjeet Singh, Uber’s India and South Asia president, shares five ways in which technology has changed mobility in India
& Outlook Business - May 01, 2022
specials 34 / Editor's Note
The strategies of global dominance from corporates now come laced with climate consciousness. So when Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani, two of the world’s richest men, compete for a bigger share of the hydrogen ecosystem, competition looks good
Suchetana Ray - May 01, 2022
cest la vie 6 / Hardbound
India’s Digital Deluge
In his latest book Digital Leapfrogs: How technology is reshaping consumer markets in India, author Vijay Mahajan explores how the rapid expansion of affordable smartphones and data network access, led by Reliance Jio, has brought new orders of scale to the reach and influence of digital technologies in consumer markets.
strategy 4 / Interview
‘To Be An Authentic Leader, You Have To Embrace Who You Are’
Pune-born Laxman Narasimhan’s journey to become the CEO of multinational Reckitt is filled with life lessons. With Outlook Business, for the first time, he opens up about his childhood, the hustle and the struggles after he lost his father at 22
& Sunny Sen - May 01, 2022
enterprise 3 / Feature
And The Winner Is: Bezos, Ambani Or Biyani?
As Reliance Industries calls off the deal with Kishore Biyani’s Future Group after acquiring its stores at prime locations, the fight between two of the world’s richest men has taken another sharp turn. But is anyone really winning?
& Neeraj Thakur - May 01, 2022
Oil Of Great Import
India’s edible oil import bill has gone beyond the humongous figure of Rs 1 lakh crore. With the government pushing for domestic production, especially of palm oil, the sector has spawned a rivalry between a swadeshi Ruchi Soya and an imports-driven Adani Wilmar
Kamalika Ghosh - May 01, 2022
Summer wine and salad
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A double topping for growth
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The million-dollar question: Is investing a game of luck or skill?
Shankar Sharma - May 04, 2021
Scriptures for success
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Every crisis is an opportunity, if you are on the right side of equities
Samir Arora - May 04, 2021