World Green Building Week - Ms. Mili Majumdar
Savitha Ramesh
Wednesday, 21 September 2022 / Published in Blogs
World Green Building Week is a reminder to put on our green thinking caps  Climate change, today, is not a standalone topic of debate and discussion, but the backdrop against which the operations of all industries are examined and measured. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) estimates that around half the world’s population lives in regions
Sustainability and Sustainable Development
madhuri.c@slxlearning.com
Thursday, 25 August 2022 / Published in Blogs
Sustainability and Sustainable Development: Can we do more? The concept of sustainability has been functional since the existence of ancient civilisation. From being aware of their unsustainable practices to pushing for the birth of sustainable practices, historically sustainability has been practiced for over thousands of years. Ancient civilizations and Sustainable Practices: Did they know about
Dr. Colin C-T
Savitha Ramesh
Thursday, 07 July 2022 / Published in Blogs
Our prospects are uncertain. Unsustainable growth, lifestyles and business activities are damaging the environment, reducing biodiversity, depleting natural capital, and contributing to global warming and climate change. The undesirable impacts of human behaviours upon the environment and their social consequences have reached potentially catastrophic levels. People want the benefits of unsustainable development and consumerism, but
Greenwashing
Aishwarya Krishnamurthy
Saturday, 11 June 2022 / Published in Article, Blogs
With sustainability becoming a buzzword over the last few years, more consumers than ever are becoming conscious about the companies they purchase from and the products they consume. However, this has also led to instances of greenwashing among companies. Greenwashing (or green sheen) is when companies try to deceive customers by portraying their products as
How can we promote gender equality in the workplace?
Apeksha Potdar
Tuesday, 07 June 2022 / Published in Blogs
Think about it, if cis male leaders are simply called “leaders”, why are women called “women leaders”? Women make up roughly half of the population worldwide. Yet, UN data shows from 2019 shows no signs of gender equality in workplaces. Women hold only 28% of the managerial positions, which has remained consistent since 1995. The numbers
World Environment Day
Aishwarya Krishnamurthy
Saturday, 04 June 2022 / Published in Article, Blogs
2022 is a landmark year – it marks 50 years since the Stockholm Conference, which led to 5 June being designated as World Environment Day. A lot has changed in the last 50 years – from our environmental priorities to the way we consume products. Let’s take a look at the good, the bad, and
Sustainability report
Aishwarya Krishnamurthy
Saturday, 28 May 2022 / Published in Article, Blogs
With sustainability disclosures increasing and transforming rapidly over the last decade, SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) created a new format of a sustainability report in 2021. It is called the BRSR (Business Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting) and aims to link a company’s financial performance with its ESG performance. However, this is not the
Empowering farmers through solar-powered irrigation
Apeksha Potdar
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 / Published in Blogs
India is primarily an agricultural state, with a sizable chunk of our population dependent on agriculture and agribusinesses for their livelihood. The current heatwave ravaging India has already damaged wheat crop production. The extreme heat, surges in fossil fuel prices, and a recent shift in rainfall patterns have caused massive power and water supply disruptions. With all
World Bee Day
Aishwarya Krishnamurthy
Friday, 20 May 2022 / Published in Blogs
Did you know that there are about 20,000 varieties of bees all across the world? While all of them aren’t under threat of extinction, many of them are considered an endangered species. But why are bees so important? Bees are a keystone species – which means that they are one of several species essential for
The Green Reshuffle: defining sustainability in today’s job market
Apeksha Potdar
Tuesday, 17 May 2022 / Published in Blogs
There is no denying that the corporate world is undergoing a significant shift. In what LinkedIn is calling the great Green Reshuffle, urgent global action is catapulting the job market into a green transition. Multiple reports indicate that the current workforce prefers working in a sustainable and responsible work environment. International policies and enforced sustainability