Tag Archives: sustainable development

What is Sustainability?

What is sustainability? Why is sustainability important? How can we be sustainable? These are some of various questions that come up one’s mind these days. Let us discuss sustainability in simple terms and what it means. Sustainability is derived from the Latin word sustinere meaning “to hold up”. English dictionaries define sustain as “support”, “maintain” […]

5 Areas Where Sustainable Practices Help Businesses Profit

Depleting natural resources, fast developments of emerging economies, apparent changes to the climatic equilibrium and various other factors are driving businesses to unprecedented changes. Business leaders can profit by integrating sustainability into their strategic goals and value-chain while securing competitive advantage. Businesses can improve short and long-term profitability by adopting sustainable practices. Sustainable development is […]

Carbon Footprinting – The First Step to Reducing Carbon Emissions

With rising awareness of global warming and effects of emissions on the environment, corporates and individuals alike are rising to tackle environmental issues in environment-friendly manner. In India, Carbon footprinting has become a term increasingly doing rounds in offices and environment conscious homes. Carbon footprinting is the first step to reduction in carbon emissions. Carbon […]