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
GDP
Himanshu Shukla
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 / Published in Blogs
With the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our health care systems and development cycles have failed. Even in developed countries such as the USA, Italy, Spain, and France. Countries were forced to go into lockdown because of this. This raised concerns with regards to how prepared the world was to manage such a pandemic. The most
Inequality
Neha Singh
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
We live in a world where inequality is not only accepted to a large extent but is also normalized. It is appalling to see how very few who have managed to break the prism of inequality and moved on to better and bigger things are themselves interested in a world with reduced inequalities. Not until
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
Leading up to 2003, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) was getting concerned about the rise in work–related accidents and illnesses. There were 268 million non-fatal accidents, 160 million cases of diseases, and more than 2 million deaths worldwide. To try and put an end to this, the ILO created the “World Day for Safety and
World Malaria Day
Neha Singh
Friday, 24 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
Every day more than 1000 people die because of Malaria. It’s appalling how despite years of awareness campaigns, breakthroughs in malaria vaccine, and healthcare policies, malaria is still one of the deadliest diseases. World malaria day, observed on 25th April each year, is perhaps the right time to take stock of things. What are the
Earth Day
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
It was on this day, 50 years ago, people around the world came together to celebrate the first-ever Earth Day. Today, we celebrate it as the largest secular observance in the world, one that witnesses nearly 1 billion people engaging from across 190+ countries. Since Earth Day 2020 marks the momentous 50th anniversary, I thought
Responsible Consumption and Production
Himanshu Shukla
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
We all want a world where we are surrounded by a beautiful environment. However, with the way we humans are conducting our activities, consuming earth resources and destroying our nature, will we able to afford such a setting in the future? In this blog, we will explore how SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production plays
Agenda 21
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 09 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
Have you ever wonder why the United Nations (UN) calls the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) the Agenda 2030? Well, get in for a mildly adventurous ride through recent history to find out!    Our story starts in Stockholm in 1972. After nearly 10 years of environmental and social movements around the world, the United Nations finally
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Himanshu Shukla
Friday, 03 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
Industry, innovation, and infrastructure are key driving forces behind economic growth and development. With nearly 55% of the global population living in cities, making good progress in this sustainable development goal (SDG) will be crucial. With only 10 years left to achieve it, let us see how far we have come and whether we need to radically change
Sustainable Cities in Face of Corona
Neha Singh
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 / Published in Blogs
The coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic has raised questions on how well adept and sustainable are cities throughout the globe. Building sustainable cities and communities is goal 11 of SDG2030. COVID19 has just, if anything, retaliated the need for designing inclusive, resilient, safe, and most of all sustainable cities.  Read: Decent Work and Economic Growth in Times of Coronavirus  What are Sustainable Cities?  According to the United Nations, a sustainable city does