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Latest Articles in sustainability

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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2.5 Trillion Dollar Investment Gap To Achieve SDGs: Nisha Dutt, CEO, Intellecap

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Nisha Dutt, CEO, Intellecap, discusses the way forward in establishing social defaults, ensuring an equitable future for all, and the need for collective action

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Bitcoin Electricity Consumption: Unsustainable Cryptocurrency

Research done by energy tariff comparison service shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has already exceeded the amount used on average by Ireland and most African nations and is more than the annual usage of almost 160 countries

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Standards Can’t Handle It Alone Community Should Come Up, Anurag Priyadarshi, Tata Global Beverages

"Our codes provide a platform to come for collaboration and give a better chance for trade stimulation", Karin

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Willingness To Work For Society Has Its Own Healthy Dividend

The panel came to a consensus that ‘whatever a business group do and whichever way it opts, but it is the willingness to work for a society which always pays you back with rich dividend

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Driving Innovation And Building Inclusive Supply Chains Through Sustainability Map: Initiative Of T4SD, ITC

Sustainability Map offers data to make informed sustainability decisions in the value chain: Joseph Wozniak, Head, T4SD, ITC

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