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Skilling India Through Combined Efforts

Creating opportunities for a million people, through skill training – this key initiative of Godrej Good & Green’s vision 2020 for enhancing livelihoods is a classic model of skilling the nation through a combined and collaborative effort. Even as we have skilled over 268,000 individuals across 23 states in partnership with more than 30...

6 Things The CEOs And Boards Must Know About Integrated Reporting

Businesses over time have realised that the conventional reporting is too complex, lacks relevance and wasn’t enabling the sufficient communication between businesses, stakeholders and investors. Traditional reporting has evolved to be more for regulators than for business itself.

The Livelihood Approach – Tackling Rural Development Holistically

Whilst India has experienced significant economic growth over the last 20 years, much of this wealth generation has been inequitable. On one hand, we have a 'Shining India' with 101 billionaires, and a rich and middle class of 160 million.  On the other, there is an India still struggling to earn a decent living, majority...

Systems Thinking For Development

To make interventions in the development sector work, we need more than attitude, legislation and participation. We need effective strategies, efficient execution and robust measurements.

Big Data for Non-Profits

Digitisation and automation have altered the way organisations function at every step. Cloud storage, data analytics and digital technologies have made sharing of ideas, data and information fairly commonplace. Business Intelligence is no longer a term associated only with the corporate sector. The development sector is gradually realising the potential of data and its ability...

Flushing Wealth Down The Drain

In a follow up to his earlier article – “Wealth in your waste”, Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group shares the ways in which cities can recycle their sewage water.  What is considered waste is often a concentrated form of nutrients that we haven’t considered useful so far! According to government data (2015) an...

Environmental Sensitivity Is An Integral Part Of Overall Business Strategy

According to the World Bank, India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change by consciously opting for solar power over coal to fuel its growth. The World Bank’s recent news report in particular, lauded the country for cancelling the installation of 14 GW of coal-fired power plants, given...

‘Mission Eleven Million’ And Its Role To Change The Football Landscape Of India

India had arrived finally at the international football scene and would be rubbing shoulders with the big players of the world.

International Day For The Conservation Of The Mangrove Ecosystem

Mangroves ecosystem is rich in biodiversity located at the interface of land and sea in tropical regions. These help in ensuring food security for many coastal communities. Mangroves provide biomass, forest products and help in sustaining fisheries. They contribute immensely to the protection of coastlines and help in mitigating the effects of climate change...

Rural Skill Development – Opportunities Untapped

Skill development, the national agenda, has been quite well embraced by the corporate world. This is the right time to delve deeper into the sector and tap the unexplored

Is It Time For ‘Reimagining Sustainability’?

The sustainability landscape is changing rapidly. The recent developments of the Paris Climate Accord demonstrated the way nations are coming together to make a change.

Wealth In Your Waste

As a developing country India has huge potential towards using waste as a resource, Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer of the Mahindra Group, tells you more about this opportunity.
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