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Latest Articles in sustainability

2019: Balancing Profitability With Sustainability

Sustainability is no longer optional; it is paving the way to the future

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The Future Of Green Logistics In India

Countering the impact of traditional logistics practices, Green logistics attempts to measure and minimize the ecological impacts of logistics activities. It encompasses a wide variety of sub- sectors viz. warehousing, transportations, packaging, distribution and disposal

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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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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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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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India Can Be A Low-Carbon Growth Model

The most damaging impacts of climate change have been extreme weather conditions, droughts and rising sea levels

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The Need For A Global Green Investment Bank

Managements of emerging technology companies currently spend two out of the first three years on the road raising money

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Opportunity For Transformation Is Not Yet Lost

we need to transform the energy market and replace fossil fuels with clean energy sources, improve energy and material efficiency, stop dumping our garbage in soil, rivers and oceans, but instead learn how to reuse materials in a circular economy and grow food in a way that does not destroy the soil and waters we depend on

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The Future of Sustainability And Climate Change

Investors, insurers and banks are already taking concrete steps to reduce their exposure to the opportunities of the past and investing in the opportunities of the future

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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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Jobs In Renewable Energy Surpass 10 Million Mark Globally

Renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally in 2017, a 5.3 percent increase from 2016

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