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Indian Manufacturing Organizations honoured at India Green Manufacturing Challenge (IGMC)

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 26, 2019

International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) hosted 5th Edition of its flagship annual award function for the India Green Manufacturing Challenge (IGMC) on 22nd June 2019 at ITC...

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UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion addresses fast fashion

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion, launched recently at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, is seeking to halt the environmentally and socially destructive practices of fashion and...

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Freshwater pollution will be prime cause of death by 2050, warns UN report

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

Pollutants in our freshwater systems will see anti-microbial resistance become the number one cause of death by 2050, warns a landmark UN report compiled produced by 250 scientists from 70...

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Need land, labour reforms to aid manufacturing: Chief economic adviser

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

India's next government will have to bring in land, labour and financial sector reforms to improve the productivity of the manufacturing sector and boost economic growth, India's chief economic...

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IIT-D joins hands with UK body to work towards water security

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

IIT-Delhi on Monday said it has entered a £20-million international collaboration with UK Research and Innovation to develop new approaches to tackle challenges and barriers to water security...

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Developing nations need to invest 4.5% of GDP in infrastructure to achieve SDGs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019

A new World Bank report finds that investments of 4.5% of GDP will allow developing countries to achieve their infrastructure-related Sustainable Development Goals and stay on track to limit...

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'Increasing maturity': PwC poll highlights growth of ESG and sustainable investing

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2019

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and sustainable development ambitions are becoming increasingly important priorities for investors, according to the results of a global PwC survey which points to signs of "increasing maturity" in the responsible investment...

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UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in September. Espinosa was...

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India on track to fulfilling climate commitments: Harsh Vardhan at World Sustainable Development Summit 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

Building on the momentum of last year’s summit, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), one of India’s leading think tanks, kickstarted the World Sustainable Development 2019 (WSDS 2019). The...

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Kerala government to buy 2000 electric buses with German aid

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2019

The state government of Kerala will purchase 2,000 low maintenance, battery-operated buses and...

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