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
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
Sustainable development slx learning
Shruti Suresh
Monday, 09 November 2020 / Published in Blogs
It started off as a global public health emergency. However, in its spread, COVID-19 has unleashed a disaster of huge proportions on countries of all sizes – rich or poor. It has hit our social and economic frameworks very badly. In fact, experts suggest this could be the worst economic slowdown since the Great Depression.
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,
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
Sustainable Farming
Neha Singh
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 / Published in Blogs
There is no denying the fact that sustainable farming is the only route to efficiently feeding our future population. But what exactly is sustainable farming? And why is it that a lot of conversations in recent times have been around wanting to switch to a more environment-friendly way of farming?  Sustainable Farming: Much ado about everything  There was a time, a few decades back when
Child Labour
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 11 June 2020 / Published in Blogs
There are some topics you report on that just makes you angry and depressed. I will be talking about one such topic today – Child Labour. Just so that we are all on the same page, child labour is when children are routinely employed in paid/unpaid work that is harmful to their physical, mental, social