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Latest Articles in Sustainability Development Goals (SDG)

The Fate Of The Planet Is In Our Hands

Even though the damage done to the earth is more or less irreversible, sustained efforts to restore its ecology may avert Armageddon

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Water Crisis, Food Security Amidst Climate Change In India

The continuous rise in the temperature poses a significant impact on water resources. Therefore harnesses the potential for devastating effects on agriculture and food security leading to intensifying poverty

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

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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'Need For Integrating Sustainability Education In Academic Institutions'

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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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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