Sustainability Super Trends 2018

Mr Shankar Venkateswaran

Transformation, Momentum and Collaboration emerge as the keywords for Indian companies exhibiting their leadership on sustainability. The term 'sustainability' having reached boardrooms, the practices are being increasingly mainstreamed.

The TERI CBS report captures the Sustainability Super Trends of 2018 that - CEOs, Business Heads, Chief Sustainability Officers and/or such designated officers leading sustainability function - should be cognizant about. These trends become vital while shaping sustainability roadmaps and materiality evaluation for Indian companies.

The Report argues that as more companies understand the link between economic prosperity and environmental-social aspects, the importance of including sustainability in business strategy and growth is increasing. Accompanied with the Sustainability Super Trends, the Report articulates key response actions that Indian businesses must take to demonstrate its foresight and preparedness on sustainability maturity.