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Anurit Kanti

The author is correspondent at BW Businessworld, he has a keen interest in sustainability and environmental economics

Latest Articles By Anurit Kanti

‘Partnerships Help Deliver On Flinders’ Mission’

Anurit Kanti

Flinders University, a leading university in Australia has signed an MOU with BW Businessworld for a scholarship grant of AUD 65,000 for post-graduate business students. Flinders University Vice President and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Sebastian Raneskold talks of the varsity’s record for excellence and innovation in teaching

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When The Toxic Trickles Down

Anurit Kanti

The long-term health costs and expenditure borne by the citizens will be much more than the revenue to the healthcare sector as a result of this air-pollution

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Cost Of Meeting Paris Agreement Target Could Be Up To 4% Of Global GDP: Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head, Yes Bank

Anurit Kanti

In the fight against climate change, financial institutions have a big role to play to fill the funding gap required to effectively tackle environmental issues. 2016 was also the best year ever for green finance. Simply put, green finance covers the financing of investments that generate environmental benefits as part of the broader strategy to achieve inclusive, resilient and sustainable development. In 2016, G20 heads of state for the first time recognized the need to ‘scale up green finance’. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head, Climate Strategy and Responsible Banking, YES Bank, discusses the various elements of green finance

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Child Rights Not Just About Child Labour, But Also Wholesome Development: Thangaperumal Ponpandi, Country Manager, Terre des Hommes

Anurit Kanti

The word sustainability has been made into an elite kind of a subject, and the social part of sustainability is very important. There are umpteen examples of how businesses have not been able to protect and preserve the rights of the child. There are possibilities and opportunities of how businesses and stakeholders deal with children’s issue, our aim is to identify them, “ said Rijit Sengupta, Chief Operating Officer, Centre for Responsible Business

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Biodiversity Conservation By ‘Opposition To Blind Progress’

Anurit Kanti

Some of the causes of loss in biodiversity in India include habitat fragmentation, overexploitation, ignorance, loss of traditional knowledge, unplanned development, pollution, climate change, some agricultural, industrial and forestry practices, unsustainable natural resource consumption, inequities and global trade

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Driving Innovation And Building Inclusive Supply Chains Through Sustainability Map: Initiative Of T4SD, ITC

Anurit Kanti

Sustainability Map offers data to make informed sustainability decisions in the value chain: Joseph Wozniak, Head, T4SD, ITC

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Increasing Role Of Private Sector In Biodiversity Conservation: India And Sustainability Standards 2017 Conference

Anurit Kanti

It is important for corporates to develop an understanding about the linkage of their operations with biodiversity and ecosystem services to future-proof their business

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Ecosystem And Biodiversity Services Worth Almost $125 Trillion Per Year: Dr. Randall Glaholt, IUCN International Biodiversity Expert

Anurit Kanti

Biodiversity is currently being lost at an unprecedented rate due to human activities that degrade or encroach on habitats, increase pollution load, and contribute to climate variability. This rapid declining of biodiversity is a huge problem for entire humanity and this can’t be averted unless relevant stakeholders come together to fight it

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Have To See That Impact On Planetary Boundaries Is Minimized: Tony Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Group

Anurit Kanti

“We have to build a system that makes money, doesn’t kill anybody and doesn’t pollute the environment. Some of us have to completely transform the way our businesses operate," Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Group

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'Need For Integrating Sustainability Education In Academic Institutions'

Anurit Kanti

Corporate management should reflect on the available knowledge and use moral imagination to find strategies that allow for an optimal profit with the least negative internal and external impact on society, environment and future generations

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