Economic Survey: New avenues needed for sustainable development
‘While it makes efforts to efficiently and expeditiously bring price signals and other policy instruments into play, India could do much more if new and additional financeand technology are made available through multilateral processes,’ states the Survey tabled in Parliament today.
India ranked least green in terms of electric car emissions
India has been classified as the least green country to make and drive electric cars, according to a report by independent research group Shrink That Footprint. The bottom-most ranking is due to an electricity grid dominated by high-carbon coal.
MoEF seeks more funds towards Green India Mission
In a bid to generate its own resources, the MoEF has also moved the Supreme Court to draw money from its compensatory afforestation fund, a corpus collected from user agencies towards compensatory afforestation...
Organic farming to employ 80 lakh in Rajasthan: Assocham
Revealing an interesting finding from its study on organic farming in Rajasthan, industry body Assocham said that if organic farming is actively promoted, it has the potential to generate over 80 lakh jobs in Rajasthan in over the next five years.
Solar energy: India can produce enough, claims a new study
India’s energy needs can be met entirely by solar and other renewable sources. The report, published in the journal Current Science, contradicts the widely propagated theory that the country does not have enough land to exploit the potential of solar energy...
Save the leopard
At least four leopards have been poached in India every week for the last decade. So says the report titled ‘Illuminating the Blind Spots: A Study on Illegal Trade in Leopard Parts in India (2001-2010)’, released by Traffic India, the wildlife trade monitoring network.
Future Trends in CSR – The Next 10 Years
Looking to the future, what is needed – and what is just starting to emerge – is a new approach to CSR, which I call Systemic CSR, or CSR 2.0. This is a purpose-driven, principle-based approach, in which business seeks to identify...Read more...
Author: Wayne Visser, Founder and Director, CSR International