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
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
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
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
Can we solve world hunger?
Apeksha Potdar
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 / Published in Blogs
Did you know that the world produces more than enough food to support the population? So why do human beings still suffer from a lack of food? The latest statistics indicate that nearly 690 million people go to bed hungry, and food insecurity is rising. According to the UN, this is only likely to be exacerbated
World day for health and safety at work
Apeksha Potdar
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 / Published in Blogs
After two years of work-from-home, most companies are gearing up to return to the office. While this return to normalcy could be a welcome change, it does come with potential risks (both old and new). On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, it may be time to look at Occupational Health and Safety
Anushka Parmar
Thursday, 25 March 2021 / Published in Blogs
25% of the world’s species are currently at risk of going extinct. This is because we are losing species 1,000 times faster than any other time in human history.   If we continue on this path, we will reach the 6th mass extinction caused entirely by us humans! The five mass extinctions that took place before
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
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,