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Sustainability must be at the heart of SDGs: Kofi Annan

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:26

Global leaders who converged at the 14th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on February 2 called for immediate attention for the conservation of natural resources like oceans which are shared by the global community.

Sustainability needs to be part of companies` DNA: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:20

Senior representatives of international organisations like the USAID, The World Bank and Brookings India said that businesses need to be given incentives to make them work towards sustainable development.

Plan Comm making efforts to bring inclusive, sustainable growth

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 16:03

Planning Commission is making efforts to bring inclusiveness, sustainability and gender into the planning process of the country, though gender remains a real challenge, its member Syeda Hameed said on Monday.

NGT vital to balance environment and economic growth: Ansari

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 20:51

Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday said the National Green Tribunal (NGT) will have to play a vital role in maintaining the balance between environmental conservation and economic growth.

Easy central bank policy risks new crises: Rajan

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 09:29

Central banks risk sparking new crises by keeping their loose policy in place for too long, Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) head said on Thursday.

Switzerland leads in global energy ranking

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 23:37

Switzerland and a handful of countries in Europe led the way in a global ranking today of energy efficiency, access to resources and environmental sustainability.

Australia extends help to check pollution in Ganga River

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 13:34

To save the Ganga from industrial pollution, the Victorian government in Australia is preparing an eco-friendly business model for tanneries, which discharge effluents into the river.

Increasing `crop per drop` could boost food security and water sustainability

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 18:37

A new study has suggested that improvements in crop water productivity - the amount of food produced per unit of water consumed - could improve both food security and water sustainability in many parts of the world.

Green activist warns rising India of `swimming` in waste

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 19:27

Robert Swan, the only person to walk to the North and South Poles, today warned "economically- rising" India that it will end up "swimming in waste" if it forgets the lessons of sustainability.

Kamal Bawa bags Gunnerus Sustainability Award

Last Updated: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 17:21

India-born biologist Kamal Bawa has bagged the world`s first international award for outstanding scientific work that promotes sustainable development globally.

Sovereign debt sustainability political issue: RBI

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 13:44

India's sovereign debt sustainability is "quintessentially" a political issue, Reserve Bank of India's Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Tuesday.

Kyoto Protocol should be sincerely followed: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 21:51

India today asked all countries to "adhere and sincerely follow" the Kyoto Protocol which recognises principles of common but differentiated responsibility in dealing with the challenge of climate change.