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Have To See That Impact On Planetary Boundaries Is Minimized: Tony Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Group

“We have to build a system that makes money, doesn’t kill anybody and doesn’t pollute the environment. Some of us have to completely transform the way our businesses operate," Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Group

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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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Scarcity Is The Mother Of Innovation: Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group

"Lot of coalition in businesses seen to address global issues: Elisa Tonda, Head, Responsible Industry and Value Chain Unit," UN Environment

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Need To Deepen Democracy And Make Capitalism More Democratic: Arun Maira, Former Member, Planning Commission of India

“India is ranked 93 out of 140 countries in Social Progress. In the Indian context, no one wants to talk about what is going wrong. For every 1% change in GDP, there is 0.09% change in social progress", Dr. Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness speaking on economic prosperity vs social progress

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To Maintain Capitalism, Businessmen Must Be Crusaders For General Public Interest: Prof. Dirk Matten, York University

In his lecture called ‘Reimagining Capitalism- A new exciting agenda for business leaders’, Professor Matten said, “We have to think of alternative ways of doing capitalism, as the current mode is not working. The critique of capitalism is normally looked at as a leftist argument"

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Lindstrom To Launch Its First Clean Room Service In Pune In March 2018

Lindstrom India, a subsidiary of Lindstrom Group, a Finnish workwear service company which has completed 170 years of its existence, is the only organized rental workwear services company in India. Juha Laurio, President & CEO, Lindstrom, Finland & Anupam Chakrabarty, Managing Director, Lindstrom, India, speak to BW Businessworld on the launch of their first clean room service in Pune in March 2018, the new opportunities in healthcare, food sector and how does Lindstrom support sustainability

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Relevance Of Measuring Ecological Footprint In Today’s Time

Each city, state or nation’s Ecological Footprint can be compared to its biocapacity. If a population’s Ecological Footprint exceeds the region’s biocapacity, that region runs an ecological deficit

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Need For A ‘Searcher’s Approach’ For An Incentive Framework Towards Sustainable Development

The concept of Searcher’s Approach can be applied towards policy creation which intends to be an incentive framework for sustainable development

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India’s Built Environment Is A Goldmine Of Possibilities

The odds in the Built Environment space seem to be stacked against us; there are too many variables to be controlled before we can even begin thinking about other issues

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Sustainability Is Not Just About CSR And Protecting The Environment: Miniya Chatterji, Sustain Labs Paris

The 2017 Forbes 'Global 2000' list has 58 Indian companies, but less than 10 of these 58 companies have established an organised sustainability function

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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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