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Your Choice Matters: The Hidden Cost Of Plastic Straws

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Priyanka Kalra, Umang Manchanda & Mallika Arya, co-founders of No Straws Attached discuss the environmental impact and ecological footprint of plastic straws, and how there is a need to shift to environmentally conscious consumer choices with respect to plastic straws

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Just Sustainabilities And Market Failure: Why Economic Theories Fail To Capture Environmental Issues

Even with recent policy shifts in India towards the achievement of the INDC targets of the 2015 Paris Agreements terms like ‘carbon intensity of production’ become integral statistical tools for policy-makers and executors to assess the progress of their policy achievements

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The Economics Of Sustainable Development: Hits And Misses

Herman Daly, a prominent advocate of the required shift in economic thinking required for sustainable development has critiqued growth-centric models of economics and defined biophysical limits to growth in his book, ‘Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development’

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Climate Change: Regional Key Risks For Asia

In urban areas specially, there will need to be a reduction in the vulnerability of lifeline infrastructure and services, which if damaged by floods will lead to complete cut-down of supplies and essentials to an ever-growing, demanding population

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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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Things India Should Realize About The Environment In 2018

Humanity is already in the Anthropocene stage, where the global dynamics are governed by human impact on the environment. India too, is fraught with environmental and sustainability-related challenges

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The Approach Of Organisations Towards Sustainability In 2018

Companies have realised the importance of making a socio-environmental impact with their activities

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Have Taken A Commitment Of 10 Million Tonnes Of CO2 Sequestration Per Year: Neeraj Akhoury, MD & CEO, ACC Limited

"Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy and every action and investment decision is guided by it," Neeraj Akhoury, MD & CEO, ACC Limited

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When Talking About Smart Sustainable Cities, We Are Missing Out On Human Rights: Indu Prakash Singh, Consultant, ActionAid India

We are not making smart cities as enclosures for the rich, and to barricade the poor: Indu Prakash Singh, Consultant, Action Aid India

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Sustainability Is Not Just About Reducing Footprint: Sharat Chandra, MD, TelEnergy Technologies Pvt Ltd

"The telecom space in a grid-deficient country like India, involves the use of diesel for electricity, which has an impact on the environment and is not sustainable. So the telecom sector ends up producing a lot of energy which it consumes," Sharat Chandra, MD, TelEnergy Technologies Pvt Ltd.

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DuPont Ranked 1st By Verdantix In Global EHS Leader Survey 2017

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has been ranked as the top global EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) consulting organization for brand awareness and preference

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Social Issues Are Complex And Entrenched In India: Priya Naik, Founder And CEO, Samhita Social Ventures

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Priya Naik, Founder and CEO of Samhita Social Ventures discusses the various facets of CSR in India, how the momentum with respect to CSR has increased, the role of technology in assessing CSR efforts and so on

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In 2015, 106.7 Billion Dollar Wiped Off India’s GDP Due To Poor Sanitation: Deepak Kumar Mitra, SATO

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Deepak Kumar Mitra, South Asia Regional Leader of SATO or Safe Toilets, discusses the problem of sanitation in our country, the innovations of SATO in solving the sanitation crisis and the need for behavioral change with respect to sanitation

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