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World Environment Day: Bridging Environmental Sustainability And Economic Growth

In 2024, with the theme being ‘land restoration, desertification and drought resilience’, Saudi Arabia as the host will focus on three key trends; restoring land, halting desertification and building drought resilience Environmental degradation as defined by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction is “the reduction of the capacity of the environment to meet […]

Decoding Shift To Sustainable Packaging In India’s Gifting And Shipment Sector

Packing materials obtained from natural elements is the latest organic method adopted by the players in the gifting and shipment industry (containership or other modes of transport) to advance towards a sustainable future. Several companies are switching gears to eliminate toxic chemicals and condense packaging waste to nil.  It’s nothing new to pack products in […]

India’s Environmental Tech Funding Drops 32% To $1.68 Bn In 2023: Report

Following a peak of USD 2.47 billion in funding in 2022, India’s environmental technology sector faced a significant setback, witnessing a sharp decline to USD 1.68 billion in 2023, marking a notable 32 per cent decrease, according to a report by Tracxn, a platform for tracking startups and private companies. The report stated that as […]

Sustainable Urbanization

From Trash To Treasure: Art Of Extracting Critical Elements For Sustainable, Circular Future 

Businesses must embrace circular design principles, incorporating recycled materials and designing products for longevity and recyclability, writes Prassann Daphal, Chief Executive Director (CEO), Recyclekaro. In a world grappling with environmental challenges, the notion of turning trash into treasure has never been more relevant. With resources depleting and landfills overflowing, there’s a growing imperative to adopt sustainable […]

Net Zero: Transforming Economies For Livable Earth

The journey towards net zero emissions is arduous but essential. It requires collective action, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to building a more sustainable future, writes Aun Abdullah, Head-ESG Lodha With global greenhouse gas emissions reaching record highs and the carbon budget rapidly depleting, the urgency to shift towards a low-carbon and ultimately net-zero carbon economy has […]

Sustainable Waste Management Firm Goodeebag Eyes Over 3x Revenue Growth In FY24-25

The sustainable waste management firm Goodeebag is targeting over 300 per cent growth in revenue for the fiscal year 2024-25. Building on its recent expansion initiatives, the company aims to surpass the previous targets in revenue in a move towards environmental stewardship and business excellence. “The surge in projected revenue is attributed to Goodeebag’s strategic expansion […]

Investing In Future: Developing Green Skills For Tomorrow’s Workforce

“As we navigate the challenges of climate change and environmental sustainability, the urgency of developing green skills is increasing rapidly,” writes Ramnath Vaidyanathan, AVP and Head – Environmental Sustainability, Godrej Industries If you ask a teenager what they think will be the most-in-demand jobs in the next five years, you will most likely hear the […]

BCG Managing Partner, Sankash Venkatesh at IEW

Becoming A 7 Trillion Economy by 2030 Through Stronger Partnerships

This year saw the 2nd edition of the India Energy Week, which achieved greater heights by being “larger, better, and stronger”. It gave a platform to a diverse energy diaspora to interact and share their challenges.   In a recent interaction with BW Businessworld, Sankash Venkatesh, Managing Director and Partner, Bengaluru, Boston Consulting Group, shared […]

India Puts Climate Justice At The Core Of Sustainability Road Map 

As India embarks on an accelerated sustainability journey in line with the UAE consensus, it stresses on the imperative to work for global good but within national contexts, with the developed nations leading by example The rigorous deliberations that lasted over two weeks resulted in the historic agreement, now known as the UAE consensus. It […]

India’s Leadership At COP28: Charting A Sustainable Course For Global Climate Action

“A small part of humanity has ruthlessly exploited nature, and the entire humanity is bearing the cost of it, especially the inhabitants of the Global South. The selfishness of a few will lead the world into darkness, not just for themselves but for the entire world.” – Prime Minister Narendra Modi   In a powerful […]

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