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Bhushan B
Thursday, 10 September 2020 / Published in Blogs
This blog is the sixth in a series of ten on the topic of sustainability. The first five are listed at the bottom of the blog for easy access to you.  Learn more on sustainability on our free online learning platform: SDGPlus Hub In our featured video, we’ll explore how the right balance between social, environmental and economic aspects is crucial in the pursuit of
Sustainable Financing
Shruti Suresh
Thursday, 10 September 2020 / Published in Blogs, Fact-On!
193 countries must meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Do all countries have the wherewithal to implement the goals and make their economies more sustainable? For example, let us consider why private and public firms invest in fossil fuels? They are readily available, easy to obtain, and need no setting up, thus,
Sustainable Practices
Bhushan B
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 / Published in Blogs
This blog is the fifth in a series of ten, on the topic of sustainability; all readable on our e–learning platform SDG Plus, based in Switzerland. In our previous blog, we saw the importance being given to sustainability by nations across the globe. Let us now see the tangible effects of sustainability and a lack of it.   The last two centuries have exacerbated the global pollution situation. The industrial age caused
Air Pollution
Shruti Suresh
Monday, 07 September 2020 / Published in Blogs
International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies  The very first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies will be observed on September 7, 2020. It will be observed to stress the importance of having clean air to breathe. There is a dire need to address concerns around the increasing air pollution and the
Sustainable Development Goals
Bhushan B
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 / Published in Blogs
We keep hearing about Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. What are they in reality?  This blog, the fourth in a series of ten, sheds some light on how SDGs were devised, their nature and purpose.  Why we need to learn about sustainability?  There are two aspects to this question: Nature & Human  The Earth is facing an alarming situation. Since the beginning of