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Sustainability Outlook partners with CLEAN for India Energy for all Summit 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) in partnership with NITI Aayog, Government of India is organising the fourth edition of India Energy for All Summit (IEAS) from 4-5 February 2020 at the India...

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India needs $2.64-trn investment to meet UN's Sustainable Development Goals

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2020

India needs a whopping $2.64 trillion investment to meet the UN's sustainable development goals (SDGs), offering the private sector an investment opportunity of over $1.12 trillion by 2030, according to a report. According to the Standard Chartered SDG Investment Map, the...

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States on track to lift BPL people: Niti

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram are among the states, which are close to taking the the percentage of people living below the poverty line to 10.95 per cent by 2030. This has been reflected in the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index...

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Kerala, Himachal top sustainable development goals index

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2019

The SDG Index, launched last year, ranked states based on 16 goals across 54 targets spread among 100 indicators based on national identified indicators. Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have topped the list of states on the sustainable...

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Household electrification benefits men more than women in India: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2019

As new areas gain access to basic levels of electricity, men in these households tend to dominate its use, according to a study conducted in India which suggests that men benefit more than women from such access. The study, published in the journal Nature Sustainability,...

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Over 1,000 experts call for global action on 'depleting' groundwater

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

Nearly 1,100 scientists, practitioners and experts in groundwater and related fields from 92 countries have called on the governments and nongovernmental agencies to "act now" to ensure global groundwater sustainability. In a statement, the group noted that groundwater...

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NITI Aayog to launch 2nd edition of SDG India Index on Dec 30

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

NITI Aayog will launch the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG India Index on 30th of this month in New Delhi. The SDG India Index documents the progress made by India’s States and Union Territories towards implementing the 2030 SDG targets. The SDG India...

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India rises one rank to 129 in human development index

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

India inched up one spot to rank 129th out of 189 countries on the 2019 Human Development Index (HDI) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Monday. Inequality and deprivation continue to be high in the country. “For countries like India, which have...

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Piramal partners with Gates Foundation to improve health in India's tribal districts

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

Piramal Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Piramal Group, on November 19 announced the setting up of a Tribal Health Collaborative for India in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The new collaborative will focus on improving...

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Sustainability Outlook partners with Center for Responsible Business for the 6th Annual Sustainability Conference

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2019
The theme this year is “Market Dynamics & Social Dilemmas of Promoting Sustainable Business”

New Delhi, Delhi, India:  Centre for Responsible Business, a...

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