8 targets in SDG 6 are interdependent on each other. Is this the reason governments and companies are planning their strategies around these interdependencies?
India is one of the most "water stressed" countries in the world mostly due to the high demand and population, uncontrolled industrialization, and the exploitation of groundwater resources. What are the priority areas that the current government initiatives can consider? Do we need more fine-tuned water policy? Which are the inter-linkages and statistics that can add further value to the consolidated effort? Let us bubble-storm the ideas!
Do you know how to measure trust? This post will review the report that reveals the 2021 trust barometer. And the relation between the businesses and corporate responsibilities. The Barometer, which aims to survey trust and credibility, has a lot more to review and learn!
Human beings can’t live without a certain amount of fresh water. Fresh water is a requirement for life, and therefore it would be hard to imagine anyone disagreeing that access to clean water should be a human right. But, as with all human rights, this is not the case around the world. March 22, World … Continue reading Map Monday: why World Water Day is needed
We celebrated 22nd March as International Water day. We would still want to check out some facts and figures and revisit our responsibility towards goal SDG 6. Let us get into the bubble storming! This is the first post in the series.
Two news articles caught my attention this January 2021. Kevadiya becomes the first railway station with green building certification in India. HDFC Ltd signed an MOU with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) to promote green buildings. HDFC will work with IGBC to create awareness and provide finance for green buildings in the country. Can we hope that fair competition will create public awareness to demand standards along with other amenities?
Have you ever observed the work nature of the sanitation workers and felt the pain in your heart? Do you know who is the worker that cleans your society? Have you ever thought about their absence of services due to ill health? When PM cleaned the Mamallapuram beach with bare hands, beyond all other things, did we introspect? Mr. Sudheer Barve, an Engineer in the UK decided to design a product that will help minimize the risk of working with bare hands. Think about how we can work for the betterment of society and the nation within our capacity.
Would you like to challenge your worldview at the beginning of the decade? Refer to reliable real-world data turned into outstanding, interactive visualizations? What data stories can we tell when we can see the data come to life? How does one country compare to another? What are the impacts of global events on development factors? Is there any tool or organization that busts the common misconceptions? Here is a tool that will lead you to the fact-based worldview.
The hydrogen economy is a new concept in India. That has its own added advantages, similar to the Circular Economy. Read the opinion and views of Prof. G. D Yadav, the recipient of the Padma Shri Award on the Indian hydrogen economy prospects, current challenges, and future opportunities.
Installed renewable power generation capacity has gained pace over the past few years, posting a CAGR of 17.33% between FY16–20. The government is aiming to achieve 225 GW of renewable energy capacity (including 114 GW of solar capacity addition and 67 GW of wind power capacity) by 2022, more than its 175 GW target as per the Paris Agreement. The government plans to establish a renewable energy capacity of 500 GW by 2030. Is Indian business ready for meeting expectations? Will the diversification of the business model lead to the positive uplift of the sector?