Articles

The role of business in restoring India's degraded land

20 Sep 2019

Degraded land is an underperforming asset and poses significant risks to a wide spectrum of industries. There are, however, opportunities and benefits for businesses by adopting sustainable land management (SLM) in their value chains.

Changing role of chief sustainability officers

19 Sep 2019 | Madhulika Sharma

Sustainability in businesses has moved from a compliance based approach to an impact measurement and mitigation approach

Right to livelihood and social impact assessment in land acquisition

27 Aug 2019

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, aims to address the long standing popular discontent over perceived arbitrariness of State action in land acquisition matters by creating an elaborate scheme of engagement with affected communities by incorporating the provision of social impact assessment.

Microbes script a success story in treating pharmaceutical waste

26 Aug 2019

TERI's Oilzapper technology uses naturally occurring microorganisms to transform hydrocarbon contaminants in soil to non-toxic compounds

Resource efficiency for a sustainable e-vehicle sector

16 Aug 2019

The latest blog in our ongoing series explores material use and resource efficiency potential in India's e-vehicle sector

Liveability of Indian cities: Turning urban legend into reality

09 Aug 2019

'Liveability' of late is an inherent part of planning.

Solid waste pollution in the South Asian Seas (SAS)

09 Aug 2019

Marine litter is a major issue in the coastal areas of South Asian countries.

Here is how marine pollution is challenging environment and economy of South Asian Seas region

09 Aug 2019 | Ms Shikhita Gupta

Coastal populations of countries in South Asian Seas region are constantly expanding, leading to further degradation of its marine environment.

Time for a strategy on ocean development and Indian maritime security

05 Aug 2019

The United Nations has called for 2021-2030 to be marked as the 'Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development'

Reversing land degradation in India

30 Jul 2019

Nearly one-third of area in India faces the threat of land degradation. India strives to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality by 2030.