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Turn And Face The Change: Equipping India’s Workforce For A Brave New World

“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.” These words were written by Jack Welch, the former CEO and Chairman of General Electric, for the company’s annual report in 2000. Change is the only constant and Welch’s words could apply to any era...

How To Do CSR Better?

A robust and thriving development sector is central to India’s quest for equitable, inclusive and sustainable growth. Over the years India’s development sector has evolved substantially and now the CSR regulation is posing new challenges for the sector. It is calling NGOs to scale up, become more transparent and professional, learn to run projects...

How Organisations Will Approach Sustainability In 2018

The focus of sustainability has moved away from just meeting the statutory obligations of CSR spending. Organisations are no longer only interested in meeting the legal regulations regarding contribution to CSR activities. Increasingly, companies have realised the importance of making a socio-environmental impact with their activities. It is evident in the fact that in...

The Clarion Call To Counter The Diabolic In The Indian Society -Self-Defence Training

The humane and forbearing traits, characteristic of the Indians, have been supplanted by the fiendish and Mephistophelian attributes in many people in the country. This is truly disconcerting. There is an urgent need to combat this social menace by ensuring that the majority of the population is equipped with the knowledge of self-defence. The feeling...

Understand, Monitor & Then, Manage

Risk cannot be overcome, at best it can be managed. Today, enterprises navigate in an environment of risks across each domain of their business. Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) risks are critical and need to be managed well for effective functioning and success of any business. To emphasize this risk, United Nations International Labor...

Scarcity is the Mother of Innovation

Necessity has always been regarded as the mother of invention. In a world where clean air and water are becoming hard to come by, scarcity is proving to be the mother of innovation writes Anirban Ghosh. Tragedy of the commons is the story of how we treat our social goods such as air, water, mangroves,...

India As A Football Nation

There is something about the World Cup, doesn’t matter what sport or who is playing. It is a special feeling to feel involved in anything where at the end you hear someone became World Champion. But the winners aside, the World Cup can be a make and yes break – just ask the Brazilian...

The Buttress Of The Indian Socio-Economic Fabric

The real scenario of India is that the populous unorganised sector lives as working poor. The   ‘unorganised’ sector, also termed the ‘informal’ sector constitutes the backbone of the enormous labour force of India. This sector of workers forms more than 90% of the country’s workforce and contributes to more than 50% of the national economy....

Are Electric Vehicles the Answer to a Sustainable Future?

  Urban air pollution and rising carbon footprints is the scourge of Indian cities. One of the key sources of urban air pollution is vehicular emission. In this context, the Indian government's green initiatives are indeed laudable. They are facing the situation and addressing environmental concerns with new regulations, policies, frameworks, and audacious goals, especially...

Setting The Pace For A Sustainable Future

The demand for energy is increasing globally, largely due to urbanisation trends and the rapid growth of cities. According to the Energy Statistics Report 2017, the industrial consumption has shot up from 117293 Giga Watt Hour to 423523 Giga Watt Hour in 2016 and has shown a CAGR of 9.47 % . Energy stats...

Circular Economy – Pollution Control Re-Invented!

Change of focus is never an easy transition for a large organisation. Getting people to think differently from what they are used to can be quite a task. If there is also a change of name, the identity crisis becomes stronger. Ask any woman the question “What’s in a name?” when she is getting...

Plethora of Stock of Human Competencies-Indian Orphans

The plight of million orphans of India is a matter of serious concern and calls for concerted action in right earnest. The numerous orphans constitute a stark reality of our country. Who is an orphan? The orphan child sans parent or parents or any close kin to call its own is as significant a person...
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