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‘Tata Group’s Companies That Fall Short Of Our High Standards Can Have Tata Brand Withdrawn From Them’

Dr. Rajan’s most comprehensive discussion with BW Businessworld on how The Tata Group has built an effective global work culture and on being recognised as Asia’s Sustainability Leader

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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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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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By 2030, Fuel Costs From Mobility Sector Could Be Reduced By 64%: James Newcomb

In February, 75 senior representatives from the government of India, the private sector, and the civil society developed ideas to transform India’s mobility sector

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Don’t Let Denial Go Unchallenged, Speak Up: Lee-Alison Sibley On Global Warming

On the fifth day of the Women Economic Forum conference, Lee-Alison Sibley, a performing artist, social activist, author and lecturer took an extremely interesting lecture on “the environmental impact of climate change on poverty”

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A Woman And Her Conviction: When She Decides To Change the World

Tena Pick, CEO and co-founder of The Sustainability Platform, UAE, is a social impact consultant, passionate about women empowerment, community development and social impact measurement

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Agriculture-Led Growth Is Key To Pro-Poor Growth: Shenggen Fan Of IFPRI

On 11 May, the International Food Policy Research Institute, the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research began a two-day international conference in New Delhi on ‘Sustainable Development Goals: India’s Preparedness and Role of Agriculture’

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‘We need transformative sustainable innovation’

At the Women Economic Forum 2017, where women from different spheres came to discuss issues of women empowerment and gender parity, sustainable development was a key issue, given the large role played by gender dynamics in sustainability

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‘Find Ways To Implement Innovations’

In an interview, Richard Northcote speaks about company’s innovations as well as other sustainability initiatives

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NITI Aayog’s 3-Year Action Plan: Summary Of Sustainability Agenda From 2017-18 To 2019-20

On 23 April, NITI Aayog, India’s apex planning agency, released its Three Year Action Agenda from 2017-18 to 2019-20. Charting “an ambitious, transformational yet achievable action agenda for the government between 2017-18 and 2019-20”, the report is divided into seven parts

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How Sustainable Is The Fishing Industry In India?

The fishing industry in India employs over 14 million people, according to a survey conducted by Food and Agriculture Organization department of the United Nations

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What Happens In Childhood Matters In Adulthood

Childhood violence in abhorrent and addressing it is a moral imperative. Emerging global research on the issues shows a clear link between childhood experiences and adulthood outcomes

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SDG Goal 1 On Poverty: Challenges For India

Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets were announced in 2015 at the UN summit. They indicate the scale and ambition of this new universal Agenda

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