Posts Tagged ‘sustainable development’

Emerging ripples in the environmental think-tank.

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Sep 12, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Get ready for ‘sustainable negotiations’! We are not yet there. After 23 years and 20 COPs,UNFCCC says 21st COP will  not decide the transformation. 

Is any one there to rescue us? We are trapped .

Mar 17, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Is anyone there to rescue us? And more importantly, is there some one to guide us on how not to get trapped again?Aboard a flight from Seychelles to Dubai, I looked down as the plane was descending.

Is talking sustainability an escape route?

Mar 11, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Jeffrey D. Sachs presents  how global citizens can take a holistic pathway forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development.

Returning to the Roots-Indian Way

Feb 10, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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 My first assignment as oven-fresh engineer straight out of IIT convocation hall was in place almost like a coastal desert normally seen in the Middle East. It is known for water famine, scanty rains, and salty infertile soil.

Make in India Make it Green

Jan 15, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

Make in India Make it green
   A century back, on 9th January, Mahatma Gandhi made his determined journey to India with a singular goal to ‘Make in India’.

Achim Steiner on Post-2015 scenario

Dec 15, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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  Achim Steiner, UN USG and ED of UNEP speaks candidly on post-2015 agenda for Sustainable Development. Most thoughtful. 

With India’s Federal Minister Suresh Prabhu, giving awards for Sustainable Leadership

Nov 02, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

With Suresh Prabhu
21 Industry Leaders including ITC, HPCL, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Schneider Electric and ITC Windsor felicitated at the Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards 2014

With Navi Radjou: Author of Jugaad Innovation -a best seller

Jul 13, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Navi Radjou , author of the best seller ‘ Jugaad Innovation’, Silicon Valley strategist and fellow at, University of Cambridge, and a World Economic Forum faculty member, talks to me , 

May Revolution in South Asia: Yet another Swearing-In needed for Environmental Governance.

Jun 01, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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May 26, 2014 could well be the new beginning in the history of the relation between India and its South Asian neighbors. Frenzied media across the South Asian continent had never expected

How resource scarcity is driving the third Industrial Revolution

Apr 15, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Will shortages of energy, materials, food, and water put the brakes on global growth? Far from it. The authors of the new book Resource Revolution argue that high resource prices are spurring innovations powerful enough to unlock a new phase of global economic growth.