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Latest Articles in Sustainability Development Goals (SDG)

Coherent Regulations Need of the Hour on Single-Use Plastic Ban

With recent announcements on discontinuing of 'single-use' plastic, industry association looks for a clear definition and appropriate policy changes

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Sustainability – An iFM Approach To Support Corporates Fight Against Climate Change

Integrated Facility Management (IFM) as a sector is working towards creating a greener work atmosphere which does not only contribute to the productivity but also helps in building a motivated workforce.

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Saving The Environment, One Rubber Tyre At A Time

The time is just about right to focus on the planet and the people, just as much as the profit. Earlier would have been better, but any later, and there may not be much of a planet to save.

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Desalination Plants To Be Setup Across India’s Coastline, Says NITI Aayog

The report also informs that the government will soon come up with a directive for the ministry to start this process along with with ‘clearly outlined policy’ through which seawater can be used in the most cost-effective manner.

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Nutrition In The News: Sharp Diagnoses And Converging Policy Instruments

“Sharpness in the diagnosis is important, as is sharpness in bringing together policy instruments that address those determinants. I believe this is now doable in India because the data is available to do this district by district.”

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Nutrition In the News: Hygiene Matters

To sustain these important nutritional benefits, interventions must incorporate attention to hygiene behaviours, particularly those that prevent harmful faecal pathogens from entering children’s bodies, and depleting and diverting nutrients essential for physical and cognitive growth

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Nutrition In The News: Gender Matters

BW Sustainability’s Neeta Misra Speaks with Sonali Khan of Sesame Workshop India on their work in India, nutrition, missing children and why gender matters

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Bihar: The Paradoxes Of Innovation And Malnutrition

There must be strong accountability for quality implementation and as we learnt in the cases of polio, routine immunization or vitamin-A programs in Bihar, what gets reviewed with strategic use of data specially at the district level gets implemented well at the grass root level.

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Electronic Waste and Sustainable Development Goals: What it means for Businesses in India

Management of e-waste becomes complex, and potentially damaging to economy, society and environment if not done properly, because of presence of many valuable, rare earth, and toxic metals

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Abolishing 377: A Historic Opportunity

The Supreme Court of India has recently completed arguments for a number of petitions challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, an archaic British law from 1860 that criminalises homosexual sex. Given that the Supreme Court upheld the law in 2013, the re-hearing of the case gives new hope for de-criminalization, the assertion of the constitution, human rights, inclusiveness and dignity in India. BW Businessworld's Neeta Misra catches up with Vivek Divan a human rights lawyer who gives us a brief history of the case, the organisations and the movement that got us here.

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Samsung Adds 200 New Smart Class Across Country

Initiative aims to bridge the digital gap between rural and urban India and provide equal opportunities for quality education to children from all backgrounds

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It Is Essential To Use Science & Technology To Increase Productivity: Prof Madhura Swaminathan

BW Businessworld's Neeta Misra catches up with the Chairperson of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Madhura Swaminathan on the foundations work and why young people need to get involved

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E-Waste In India

India will consume $400 billion worth of electronic goods by 2020 generating a huge growth in end of life products, known as electronic or E-Waste. Electronic Waste creates opportunities for jobs and reducing the country's dependency on imports of metals for manufacturing phones and computers by retaining recycled metals in the country. On the hand the processing of this E-Waste poses huge environmental and health hazards

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Electronic Waste India: Can We Learn From The European Experience?

Neeta Misra speaks with Dr Bernd Kopacek a global expert on E-Waste on the European experience and how India can draw on this at the country ramps up its efforts to responsibly manage electronic waste

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