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
sustainability sdgplus swiss courses online environment pollution prevention
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
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
Sustainability_Theories&Principles
Bhushan B
Thursday, 20 August 2020 / Published in Blogs
The world is actively pursuing sustainability. Nations are, more than ever, aware of the detrimental impacts of poorly thought development and expansion, as can be experienced by millions across the globe. The industrial age has caused methane levels to rise by 148% and CO2 levels by 38%; both gases directly linked to global warming and the rise of sea levels. Environmentalists are of opinion that, for a truly sustainable future, instead of trying to shape the world
What is Sustainable Development
Shruti Suresh
Friday, 07 August 2020 / Published in Blogs
For years now, there has been a lot of buzz around the term ‘sustainable development.’ What is sustainable development, and how is it relevant now?  The simplest definition of the term sustainable development is given by the Brundtland Commission, set up in 1983 by the United Nations, in its report titled ‘Our Common Future,’ which also made the term sustainability
Water Scarcity
Himanshu Shukla
Monday, 27 July 2020 / Published in Blogs
We all know water is important for survival. Even though 75% of Earth is surrounded by water, water scarcity is a major issue. Only 3% of our Earth’s water is freshwater and only 1% is available to us in the form of rivers, lakes, and streams. A lot of people do not have access to
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Himanshu Shukla
Thursday, 16 July 2020 / Published in Blogs
UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) has defined Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)  as a management concept through which organisations can incorporate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and interactions with their stakeholders. Through this, a company can achieve a balance of economic, environmental, and social imperatives. Also known as the “Triple-Bottom-Line-Approach”.    This definition
Sustainable Eating
Neha Singh
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 / Published in Blogs
“One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong Thankfully you do not have to land on the moon, every time you wish to make a meaningful contribution to mankind. WEF 2020 at Davos, just proved this point.  An annual meet for business, governments, and civil society to discuss pressing global
Biodegradable Drip Irrigation
Himanshu Shukla
Monday, 29 June 2020 / Published in Blogs
Irrigation systems have become the backbone of agriculture. It can provide water for plant growth, maintain landscapes, and rejuvenate disturbed soils in areas that are historically dry and have less rainfall. There are different types of irrigation systems – Surface Irrigation, Sprinkler Irrigation, and Drip Irrigation. However, these days the most widely used irrigation system
Sustainable Financing
Neha Singh
Monday, 08 June 2020 / Published in Blogs
What is the similarity between Boston, Dubai, and Jakarta? All three of these cities are perhaps the best examples of unsustainable cities. For many of you, this fact may be surprising and even unbelievable. This is because the skyscrapers and hustle and bustle of these business centers masks the questions around sustainability or sustainable urban planning.  The conversation