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The invitation to be a part of the jury of the sustainable development trophies of the EdF (Electricite de France) Group came as a surprise. The invitation letter mentioned that the sustainable development trophies is an internal competition held throughout the group with an aim to promoting the employees' involvement in sustainability initiatives...

The kingdom of Bhutan has been espousing the concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) as opposed to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which is followed by every other nation and society across the globe. Given the negative externalities that a number of economic activities are now known to impose on the society, the need for devising a new measure...

Prime minister Manmohan Singh asserted a few years ago that inclusive economic development was a national goal. To his credit, a number of government programmes have since been initiated that imbibe the spirit of inclusiveness - the most popular among them being the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. What is interesting, however, is to...