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Latest Articles in Sustainability Development Goals (SDG)

Samsung Adds 200 New Smart Class Across Country

Initiative aims to bridge the digital gap between rural and urban India and provide equal opportunities for quality education to children from all backgrounds

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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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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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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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Ecosystem And Biodiversity Services Worth Almost $125 Trillion Per Year: Dr. Randall Glaholt, IUCN International Biodiversity Expert

Biodiversity is currently being lost at an unprecedented rate due to human activities that degrade or encroach on habitats, increase pollution load, and contribute to climate variability. This rapid declining of biodiversity is a huge problem for entire humanity and this can’t be averted unless relevant stakeholders come together to fight it

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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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India Sustainability Standards: From Tragedies Of The Commons To Strategies For The Common

The 2017 edition of 'India Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues and Conference' started on a high note with experts coming together to deliberate on the case of Sustainability and the private sector

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Collective Action To Build Much Needed Social Capital In India: ISS 2017

The event will focus on the theme - from the tragedies of the commons to the strategies for the commons, ISS 2017 will go deep down exploring such issues and drawing a way forward by multi-stakeholder's engagement

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Indian Companies Are Spending Heavily To Mitigate Water Supply Risks, Report Finds

The report highlights growing accountability and performance in water management with a 40% increase in disclosure since 2016 and a 193% increase in the number of companies featured on the CDP Water A List

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Narendra Modi Suggests Ten Commandments At BRICS Summit That Can Contribute To Global Community Welfare

Narendra Modi elaborated on ten noble commitments, at the BRICS Summit, that can impact the world substantially, thus contributing directly to the welfare of the global community in addition to welfare of people

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National Agenda For Global Goals

The following piece will map out the 17 goals, and centrally sponsored schemes and related interventions for working towards the SDGs

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India Slips 6 Positions Down In 2017 Sustainable Development Index

With respect to East and South Asia countries, which India is a part of, the report concludes that the dashboard shows that the region faces major SDG challenges in health and education

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