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Forests key to sustainable development, existence of humans

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 14:36

A new study has warned that the destruction of forests, that made earth habitable for mammals in the first place, will lead to the decline of all mammals, including humans.

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.

'Iran-Pakistan pipeline could be a death sentence'

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:29

As Pakistan pushes ahead with an ambitious gas pipeline with Iran despite objections from the US, a leading think tank here warned the project would be a "death sentence" as the prices are too high.

Iran gas imports a disaster for Pakistan: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 22:10

A Pakistani advocacy group says a plan to import natural gas by pipeline from neighbouring Iran would be an economic "death sentence" for the country.

'Most Indian cos lag behind in innovation, sustainable devpt'

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:10

Most companies in India are not engaged in developing "sustainable and inclusive innovations" as they do not identify with sustainable development or green growth, says a study by ITC and industry body CII.

India Inc moving towards sustainable development: CII

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 19:14

"More and more companies are migrating away from the 'business as usual approach', as these companies strive to achieve long-term sustainability, they are realising the need to integrate social and environmental issues into business decisions," as per the findings of Policy Watch by CII.

Solar plane inspiration for sustainable development: UN chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:35

Applauding the first cross US journey of the solar-powered plane, Ban Ki-moon today said the historic flight could serve as an inspiration to tackle climate change and promote sustainable development.

`Cities should be hospitable and resilient`

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 14:08

Dr Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio is an Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation.

DSDS 2013 can show a sustainable way to the world: RK Pachauri

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 11:16

TERI is holding its flagship global conference, the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), in January 2013.

`Green projects contributed to sustainable development`

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 12:21

Ninety-six percent of Indian industry believes the CDM - investment in emission reduction projects - has contributed to sustainable development in the country.

Rio+20 Earth Summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 21:49

Every day, we hear about the rapid rise in global warming, ice melting and sea-levels increasing at an alarming rate.