These 5 Sustainable Companies From India Are Disrupting The Status Quo With Innovation
Sustainability has gained the utmost centre of attraction amidst all the other trending things that has gained momentum off late. India and Indian companies have left no stones to
Howdyy is one of India’s most rapidly developing green logistics (EV driven logistics firm) businesses. The firm was established in 2020 by the dynamic duo Aashirwad Deshmukh and Aishwarya with the goal of creating the connected, electrified logistics sector of the future and with the ambition to accelerate the adoption of sustainability in mid-mile and last-mile deliveries.
Aashirwad developed the concept of Howdyy to make it the next best alternative/substitute to ICE vehicles in the last-mile delivery after noticing a significant gap in the industry. The business is dedicated to the idea that by utilising technology powered by renewable energy, civilization may advance even further in harmony with nature. By providing B2B businesses with ONLY eco-friendly delivery, it aids in this change. Amazon, Big Basket, 1mg, and many large online retail businesses are a few of Howdyy’s clientele.
Howdyy recently announced its partnership with Bounce Share, the EV rental arm of Bounce to deploy 10k+ electric scooters in the next two years. The two companies have decided to join hands in electrifying the last mile delivery space in the nation.
Founded in 2019, Simple Energy is amongst India’s top three premium, smart electric vehicle companies. The Bangalore-based electric vehicle (EV) and clean energy start-up aims to redefine electric mobility in the country by making e-mobility solutions more accessible, accessible, secure, and comfortable to the end-customer. The brand believes in innovating and developing everything in-house while adhering to high standards of integrity, quality, and transparency. From surface design to chassis design, battery development to motor development, the Company has developed comprehensive, ‘Made in India’ e-mobility products that address three major concerns: range anxiety, charging time, and affordability. The brand is dedicated to advancing the country’s sustainability goals, thereby contributing to a greener and cleaner future. Their flagship product is called the Simple ONE
The scooter is priced at Rs 1,09,999 (ex-showroom) for the standard variant with a real-world range of 203 km (up to 236 km in ideal conditions), and Rs 1,44,999 (ex-showroom) for the long-range configuration with over 300 km of range via an additional battery pack. It can be pre-booked at Rs 1,947 on their official website.
Yulu is a Bengaluru based startup that provides single-seat electric-powered two-wheelers for city travel. Approximately 10,000 scooters are now being operated by the Bengaluru-based organisation in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi. Amit Gupta, an IIT Kanpur BTech alum, left India’s first unicorn, InMobi, and launched Yulu in 2017 and has been spearheading the company ever since.
Bajaj Auto, one of India’s largest two-wheeler companies, is a stakeholder in the Yulu company and also handles the two-wheeler assembly. In order to install more than 500 battery switching stations over the course of the next few months, Yulu and Adani Electricity teamed in September 2021.
A technology has been developed by Takachar, a company with its headquarters in Delhi, that turns agricultural waste biomass into sellable goods, founded by Vidyut Mohan and Kevin Kung.
India has one of the largest agricultural economies in the world, which also causes it to produce a lot of agricultural waste. The burning of stubble in North India is unquestionably one of the main causes of air pollution. Takachar’s ground-breaking and more affordable machinery will help farmers turn agricultural waste into products like fuel and fertiliser, increasing their revenue.
The agency has intensified its presentations to Africa in addition to the Indian market. Takachar was awarded the first Earth Shot Prize in October 2021. This award was established by Prince William and the Royal Foundation to honour achievements that deal with how weather change affects the environment.
One of India’s leading home solar power rooftop installers is ZunRoof. The Gurgaon-based firm is divided into three business units: ZunRoof (residential roofs for urban regions), ZunSolar (solar products for rural areas), and ZunPulse (clever domestic solutions).
Zunroof is the brainchild of Pranesh Chaudhary and Sushant Sachan.
The enterprise is the use of technologies like IoT to get into India’s profitable rooftop sun installations industry. India added 1.3 GW of rooftop solar in the first nine months of 2021, a 202 percent increase over the same period in 2020. (January to September).
Three million dollars were raised by ZunRoof from the Godrej Own Family Fund in Series A investment in 2020.