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In a first, Grameen and Acumen raise Rs 10 Cr credit facility for social impact companies via SDG bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Grameen Impact Investments and Acumen announced India's first sustainable development goals (SDG) bond. The LIFE SDG Bond provides a credit facility of Rs 10 crore to five for-profit social...

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Youth Network organizes different programmes related to climate change along with youth and children of Karur city

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019

The Karur-based Psycho Trust organised In collaboration with the Tdh Germany, which supports the 15-year-old Greta Thunberg “Fridays For Future” movement, a one-day event to support the climate...

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India to exceed climate compliance under Paris Agreement

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

India will exceed the compliance of its commitment made to address climate change through green energy installations under the landmark Paris agreement, according to global credit rating agency...

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Nagaland's Chief Minister launches biodiversity management project

By : Sustainability ..., May 3, 2019

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched the Biodiversity and community conserved area management project in the presence of German delegation headed by the Chargé d’affaires Dr. Jasper Wieck in...

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Rural revitalisation key to eco growth, says 2019 Global Food Policy Report; 821 mn malnourished worldwide

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Despite strong economic growth in 2018, undernourishment rose for the third year in a row, with 821 million people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation, says 2019 Global Food Policy...

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Corporates need to play greater role in achieving SDGs: Niti Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Thursday underlined the need to mobilise funds from all sources especially corporates to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...

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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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NITI Aayog to hold Conference on implementing SDGs in Aspirational Districts

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Linking the Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme with India’s pursuit of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the NITI Aayog is organizing a conference on...

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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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