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The Story Behind India’s Sporting History

There is a prominent narrative that we hear when we mention sport and India and it is that we as a country seem to lack a “sporting culture”. While we are all aware of the country’s rich cultural heritage, diversity and unique traditions, what is arcane to the masses is that sport has also...

Strengthening the CSR Ecosystem: Role of the Media

In India, Corporate Social Responsibility is an extension of achieving sustainable development goals in a more structured way. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has the potential to address the socio-economic and political inequalities. CSR is a wonderful platform to bring social justice in ensuring basic rights for a dignified life for all. Given the scope...

Promoting The Culture Of Safety In Rural Communities

Through CSR, corporates are making their best efforts to reduce the rural-urban divide, especially in terms of access to information. Better infrastructure, access to digital technology and increasing confidence of people, indeed deserves an applause.

Technology As A Driver Of Sustainability Strategy

In a short period of time, I would suggest 5 years, there will be very few large enterprises or for that matter small and medium size businesses, that do not approach business from a sustainability mindset.

A Revolution is Brewing!

As a developing country India has huge potential towards harnessing technology for good, Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, makes the case.

Our Last Chance And Only Choice: World Environment Day

Today, human beings have become relatively preoccupied in the drudgery of the daily grind. This leaves little time to connect with nature and in turn with ourselves. The 43rd World Environment Day presents people with an opportunity to connect with nature. Let's explore how far we have reached as a global society, in our...

Versova Beach Issue Resolved, But What Is Next?

Part of the city's coastal flora and fauna, the Versova beach in Mumbai's western suburbs, is one of the dirtiest beaches. Starting in October 2015, the world's biggest beach cleaning initiative took 85 weeks to get completed. Afroz Shah, a lawyer at Bombay High Court, started off with his 84-year-old neighbour Harbansh Mathur. "The...

Corporate India Needs to Keep a Close Eye on U-17 FIFA World Cup 2017

This year, in March, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the deplorable condition of Indian football in his Mann-ki-Baat radio show. “Today our ranking in FIFA is low (163), I feel reluctant to even mention it.” It is May and India is nearing the start of FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, an...

CSR Opportunity to Educate and Empower Masses

The first and foremost initiative to strengthen public libraries is to support Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation by funding its regular activities to promote setting up libraries in the country.

Lets Make Sustainability An Attitude, Not Just a Function

Sustainability reporting encapsulates any company’s economic, environmental and social impact through the running of its business.

Sustainable Buildings – A New ‘Green Revolution’ For Tomorrow’s India

India is home to more than a billion people and this is expected rise to 1.6 billion by 2050. More than 70% Indians live in rural areas today but it is expected that 60% of a much larger population will live in urban areas in 2050. Both these trends support the projection that 70%...

Mainstreaming SDGs In Business World

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) played a major role in channelising global attention towards fundamental development issues. As the MDGs transitioned into Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it has given way to a set of 17 integrated and indivisible goals which are broader and more ambitious in scope. The Indian economy boasts of a vibrant growth...
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