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Sarvajal: Water for All

Authors: Macomber, John D.; Sinha, Mona
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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The company seeks to provide potable water services to rural and urban India where the public infrastructure does not exist. Using a franchising model that relies on seasoned local entrepreneurs, communication technology that monitors flows and quality, payment technology that takes cash out of the equation, and a "capital light" leasing model, the company hopes to create and share a new business model.

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Wastewater Recycling: Public Relations for a Controversial Technology

Authors: Shotts, Kenneth W.; Jhina, Ashish; Hoyt, David W.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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Recycling wastewater into potable water is attractive in many situations. However, this alternative has not always been successful-in some cases, public opposition has defeated recycling plans, while public concerns have been successfully addressed in others. This case gives an overview of water supply issues and examples of successful and unsuccessful attempts to implement recycling programs.

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Hyflux Limited and Water Sustainability - Treading Blue Oceans

Authors: Wee, Beng Geok; Kroll, Mark; Buche, Ivy; Chua, Timothy
Product Type: Cases
Source: ABCC at Nanyang Tech University
Publication Year: 2012

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Hyflux was one of Asia's leading environmental water treatment companies with operations in Singapore, China, the Middle East, North Africa and India. However by 2009, as a player in the global water treatment business, Hyflux had to prove that it could execute greenfield municipal projects in a far-flung continent and compete with other global water treatment companies in these new markets...

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First Energy

Authors: Dawar, Niraj; Chandrasekhar, Ramasastry
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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In September 2011, the CEO of First Energy Private Ltd, a startup enterprise in the alternative energy industry in India, is facing a flashpoint. The company has commercialized the technology of biomass cooking stoves and has been providing, since 2007, clean and affordable cooking solutions to customers in rural India. A marginal hike in price of biomass fuel in early 2011 has, however, led to a steep fall in demand making the continuance in the rural household market unsustainable...

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DONG Energy: Clean and Reliable Energy

Authors: Bower, Joseph L.; Corsi, Elena
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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The head of Denmark's largest energy group ponders how to use their limited resources to advance the delivery of clean and reliable energy...

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GE Energy - The Decision to Re-enter India: Is Opportunity "Blowing in the Wind?”

Authors: Rouse, Michael J.; Dasari, Swetha
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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In July 2008, the vice chairman, General Electric (GE), and president and chief executive officer, GE Energy Infrastructure, was mulling over whether GE should re-enter the windpower market in India. As recently as 2005, GE Energy had pulled out of the Indian market after a frustrating stint in the country.

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Fortis Inc. and the Chalillo Dam

Author: Sexty, Robert W.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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Fortis Inc., a company with interests in various North American electric utilities, is proposing to build the Chalillo dam on the Macal River in Belize, Central America. The company believes that the dam is the most feasible, reliable and cheapest supply of electricity. Environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) oppose the project because of the destruction of wild animal and plant life and the adverse downstream impact, and allege that there are more viable and more cost effective sources.

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Sound Group China: Urban Waste Entrepreneurs

Authors: Macomber, John D.; Carr, Chad M.; Zhao, Fan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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Wen Yibo has used engineering expertise and political savvy to build a major privately held company providing the entire supply chain of water treatment, waste water, and integrated municipal solid waste capabilities. However, state owned enterprises can observe the success of private business and can enter and compete using their own skills, contacts, and inexpensive capital.

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Urban Water Partners (A, B)

Authors: Ramanna, Karthik; Serafeim, George; Sesia, Aldo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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The case explores a new business venture to bring clean water to residents of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, who otherwise cannot afford it. Introduces performance measurement, accrual accounting, and the three principal financial statements.

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Looking for Opportunity in Adversity: Iqbal Quadir and Grameenphone (A, B)

Authors: Chakravorti, Bhaskar; Lane, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Iqbal Quadir, a former New York investment banker, set about to bring universal telecommunications to his native Bangladesh. Quadir faced roadblocks no matter which way he turned in his quest to assemble the venture. He came to a point where the rational decision seemed to be to abandon the venture and return to his secure investment banking job.

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