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Latest Articles in Sustainability Development Goals (SDG)

India Sustainability Standards: From Tragedies Of The Commons To Strategies For The Common

The 2017 edition of 'India Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues and Conference' started on a high note with experts coming together to deliberate on the case of Sustainability and the private sector

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Collective Action To Build Much Needed Social Capital In India: ISS 2017

The event will focus on the theme - from the tragedies of the commons to the strategies for the commons, ISS 2017 will go deep down exploring such issues and drawing a way forward by multi-stakeholder's engagement

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Indian Companies Are Spending Heavily To Mitigate Water Supply Risks, Report Finds

The report highlights growing accountability and performance in water management with a 40% increase in disclosure since 2016 and a 193% increase in the number of companies featured on the CDP Water A List

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Narendra Modi Suggests Ten Commandments At BRICS Summit That Can Contribute To Global Community Welfare

Narendra Modi elaborated on ten noble commitments, at the BRICS Summit, that can impact the world substantially, thus contributing directly to the welfare of the global community in addition to welfare of people

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National Agenda For Global Goals

The following piece will map out the 17 goals, and centrally sponsored schemes and related interventions for working towards the SDGs

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India Slips 6 Positions Down In 2017 Sustainable Development Index

With respect to East and South Asia countries, which India is a part of, the report concludes that the dashboard shows that the region faces major SDG challenges in health and education

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'$37 Billion Investment Needed To Achieve Global Health Targets'

The analysis shows that 85 per cent of these costs can be met with domestic resources, although as many as 32 of the world's poorest countries will face an annual gap of up to $54 billion and will continue to need external assistance.

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Monthly Policy Review For May: Water Resources

In May 2017, an expert committee chaired by Dr M A Chitale submitted its report on ‘Preparation of Guidelines for Works on Desilation from Bhimgauda (Uttarakhand) to Farakka (West Bengal) of river Ganga’ to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, as per a report by PRS Legislative Research. Here is the key observations and recommendations of the Committee

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Women Constitute Only 2% In Senior Leadership: MD, JLL India

But in spite of everything I strongly believe that authority is never given, it is assumed and nothing can replace hard-work, says Charu Thapar, Managing Director at Property and Asset Management, JLL India.

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‘Indian Environment Is In A Very Sad State’

In any developing country, energy is very important. India has been reducing its fossil fuel consumption through policy decisions like National Smart Grid.

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Globescan: Carbon Trumpoxide

The decision was condemned immediately by environmental campaigners and by the president’s political opponents. Trump also alleged that the accord unfairly advantages India and China. He claimed that India is eyeing foreign aid through this climate accord.

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Annual Policy Review: Summary Of Environment Sector

Here is a summary of all the policies in the Environment Sector for the time period April 2016 till March 2017

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New MSC Report Holds Certification Responsible For Spearheading Sustainable Fishing

MSC report presents governments, industry and NGOs with evidence for credible certification as a powerful tool to catalyse and secure improvements in marine fisheries

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CEEW Launches ‘Women in Sustainability’ On World Environment Day

This initiative aims to be a network of individuals and institutions committed to increasing participation and encouraging career growth for women across various segments of the public policy sector.

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