- SDGs will be a transformative step for humanity: J D Sachs
Feb 10, 2014
Jeffrey D Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, warned of catastrophic results if the planet gets warmer by 4°C.
[DSDS 2014] [South Asia] [Climate Change] [SDGs] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
- Maternal health in India: Betting big on midwives, ANMs
Apr 13, 2015
According to a top Indian health official citizen participation is the key to reducing maternal mortality rate in the country.
[South Asia] [Child protection] [SDGs] [Healthcare] [India] [Child mortality rate] [Panchayat]
- By 2050, global water demand to increase by 55%: report
Apr 16, 2015
A new report highlights that groundwater supplies are decreasing and the demand for freshwater is increasing globally.
[South Asia] [Bangladesh] [SDGs] [India] [China] [Water & Sanitation] [UN] [Disaster] [MDGs]
- SDGs need to avoid environment-development trade-offs
Jul 25, 2015
According to a new, the Sustainable Development Goals will sustain only if they are underpinned by a secure foundation of natural capital.
[SDGs] [Sustainable Development] [UNEP] [South Asia] [Environment] [Natural resources]
- Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, Rio+20, speaks on SDGs
Feb 10, 2013
Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, Rio+20, has been attending TERI's annual summit, the DSDS-2013, for a long time now. He talks about the Sustainable Development Goals, the MDGs and how the DSDS-2013 influences the course of development.
[DSDS 2013] [Brice Lalonde] [SDGs]
- SDGs become the new love of development experts
Jan 30, 2013
With SGDs becoming the new buzzword for development ,TERI held the 'Designing Sustainable Development Goals' as a part of its DSDS 2013. The session gave some interesting insights into current development agenda and why the MDGs were inadequate in the first place.
[MDGs] [TERI] [Sustainability] [SDGs] [DSDS 2013] [Development]
- New report outlines important role of business in SDGs
Apr 03, 2013
A new report jointly made by the WBCSD and the UN Global Compact talks about the vital role of the business community in accomplishing the goals set by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
[WBCSD] [Sustainable Development] [UN Global Compact] [SDGs] [Business]
- CSR is nothing but giving back to society: Naveen Soni, Toyota
Jul 13, 2016
Naveen Soni, Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), believes that businesses are duty bound to serve the society that brings profit to them. Soni talks to Ashok Kumar for the Social Philanthropy Series on All India Radio's FM Rainbow channel. Excerpts from the interview:
[Corporate social responsibilty] [Corporates] [SDGs] [Companies Bill] [India] [Corporate governance] [Sustainable development]