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Sustainable agriculture, climate change and nutrition: a complex challenge
Sep 06, 2023

Sustainable agriculture, climate change and nutrition: a complex challenge

Your reflection published by Observer Research Foundation brings a complex view between food security, climate change, sustainable agriculture and land use. Is there awareness of this inseparable relationship?

Sustainable business practices: Imperatives and pathways
Aug 11, 2023

Sustainable business practices: Imperatives and pathways

A move towards universal business sustainability will need a multi-stakeholder approach, legal enforcement, and government policies

Sustainable consumption: A big gap between consumer attitude and intent?
Apr 02, 2021

Sustainable consumption: A big gap between consumer attitude and intent?

Improving the way food is produced — and also consumed — will go a long way towards addressing global warming.

Sustainable Development Goal 11 and India
Jun 20, 2023

Sustainable Development Goal 11 and India

The unending densification of cities rob all the initiatives from making a visible positive impact

Sustainable Development Goals: The Quest for a Post-2015 Agenda
Oct 14, 2014

Sustainable Development Goals: The Quest for a Post-2015 Agenda

The Observer Research Foundation and Saferworld, UK, with support from the UK Department of International Development, hosted a workshop in New Delhi in August 2014 with the objective of identifying priorities to help secure an inclusive agreement on the SDGs. This Policy Perspective presents a summary of key issues raised by participants from India, China, Brazil, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the African Union.

Sustainable development: Evolution of a kind
Jun 09, 2023

Sustainable development: Evolution of a kind

To successfully implement Agenda 2030, a fresh perspective is required, whereby the economic and social facets of the SDGs are conceptualised as integ

Sustainable development: Shared problems need shared solutions
Nov 15, 2021

Sustainable development: Shared problems need shared solutions

The developed world needs to take more responsibility and address negative spillovers caused by their actions.

Sustainable finance bonds: The emerging face of finance
May 03, 2024

Sustainable finance bonds: The emerging face of finance

While sustainable development and green growth are replacing conventional notions of economic growth and development, conventional finance is being re

Sustainable food value chains for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 17, 2022

Sustainable food value chains for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The circular economy plays a pivotal role in tackling the climate crisis and achieving the SDGs

Sustainable semiconductor: भारत के लिए टिकाऊ सेमीकंडक्टर हासिल करने का मिशन!
Jul 26, 2023

Sustainable semiconductor: भारत के लिए टिकाऊ सेमीकंडक्टर हासिल करने का मिशन!

अब जबकि भारत सेमीकंडक्टर का अगला बड़ा केंद्र बनने की दिश�

Sustainable semiconductor: भारत के लिए टिकाऊ सेमीकंडक्टर हासिल करने का मिशन!
Nov 16, 2022

Sustainable semiconductor: भारत के लिए टिकाऊ सेमीकंडक्टर हासिल करने का मिशन!

अब जबकि भारत सेमीकंडक्टर का अगला बड़ा केंद्र बनने की दिश�

Sustainable urban transport—A case for bicycle-friendly cities
Aug 25, 2023

Sustainable urban transport—A case for bicycle-friendly cities

Integrating the use of bicycles and establishing a sound cycling infrastructure will help India in its quest to achieve sustainable development

A new development paradigm for sustainable development: A case study of Dhun, Rajasthan
Mar 20, 2021

A new development paradigm for sustainable development: A case study of Dhun, Rajasthan

The Dhun Project aspires to create a microcosm in a 500-acre ecological reserve, comprising of living, working, learning, recreational and research sp

A roadmap for sustainable food security
Apr 26, 2021

A roadmap for sustainable food security

Given the rapidly growing population, resource constraints and climate change concerns, accompanied by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic — it is

A sustainable internet: Missing pieces to a healthy future
May 13, 2021

A sustainable internet: Missing pieces to a healthy future

When looking at tools that most of us use every day, like the internet, we need to take a step back and consider their larger impact.

A sustainable semiconductor mission for India
Nov 09, 2022

A sustainable semiconductor mission for India

As India sets out to be the next key semiconductor hub, it should strive to make the manufacturing process more efficient and sustainable

A ‘sustainable’ New Delhi Declaration: G20’s acceleration on the SDGs
Sep 14, 2023

A ‘sustainable’ New Delhi Declaration: G20’s acceleration on the SDGs

Through a combination of digital transformation, financing, sustainable agriculture, healthcare strengthening, and education, the G20 nations show str

A ‘Triple T Transition’ to a sustainable recovery
Aug 17, 2020

A ‘Triple T Transition’ to a sustainable recovery

As countries continue to battle the insidious virus, a chorus of voices is rising up to demand fundamental changes in the way governments and industri

Afghan refugee crisis and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 25, 2021

Afghan refugee crisis and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals

The global community needs to address the Afghanistan refugee crisis if it aims to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
May 25, 2023

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Multiple overlapping global crises—such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change-related natural disasters, and regional armed conflicts—have high

AI as a catalyst for sustainable development
Jun 01, 2024

AI as a catalyst for sustainable development

AI offers tremendous potential for advancing the SDGs, but its development and deployment must be approached responsibly and ethically.

Approaching sustainable development through an urban lens
May 16, 2019

Approaching sustainable development through an urban lens

Urbanisation is not the problem. It is actually the solution to achieving true sustainability and establishing a closed loop circular economy.

As India rebuilds its economy, it is time to make it circular and sustainable
May 28, 2020

As India rebuilds its economy, it is time to make it circular and sustainable

Circular economic model of growth offers India the roadmap for making ecological and economic welfare complement and sustain each other.

Bhutan: Sustainable development through organic farming
Mar 22, 2013

Bhutan: Sustainable development through organic farming

The small Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, surrounded by two giant regional superpowers, India and China, is showing the world that simple resolve and strong political will can pave way for a huge change.

Biodiversity and cotton: Stitching together a sustainable future
Oct 07, 2023

Biodiversity and cotton: Stitching together a sustainable future

As we commemorate World Cotton Day, the transformative potential of cotton within the T&A industry needs to be examined

Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean: Governance perspectives for sustainable development in the region
Jan 18, 2019

Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean: Governance perspectives for sustainable development in the region

The Indian Ocean is vital to the economies, security and livelihoods of its littoral states. However, the economic and sustainable development issues in the rim are particularly challenging since the countries, with diverse political systems, development status and agendas, are home to one- third of the world’s population that rely extensively on the marine resources for sustenance, thereby subjecting the ocean’s resources to pressures from p

Budget 2022: Priorities for sustainable growth of the transport sector
Jan 24, 2022

Budget 2022: Priorities for sustainable growth of the transport sector

This year’s budget should prioritse the growth of transport infrastructure rooted in environmental and social sustainability

Building a Follow-up and Review Framework for India’s Sustainable Development Goal on Health
Jul 22, 2016

Building a Follow-up and Review Framework for India’s Sustainable Development Goal on Health

The creation of a competent national indicator framework will be central to the tracking — and eventual attainment — of India’s sustainable development goals. Through an analytical study of India’s past efforts relating to the MDGs and its initial preparations for the SDGs, this paper identifies specific hurdles that must be overcome in building a health indicator architecture that is both globally relevant and aligned with national

Combating climate change with a sustainable food system
Jan 13, 2022

Combating climate change with a sustainable food system

A 'global syndemic’ is defined as a pandemic that appears to interact with climate change, undernutrition, and obesity. Together, they pose a monume

Enhancing Blended Financing for a Sustainable Future: Challenges and Potential Solutions
Jul 10, 2023

Enhancing Blended Financing for a Sustainable Future: Challenges and Potential Solutions

An enormous amount of capital is required for climate change mitigation and adaptation globally, but especially in emerging markets that have the dual burden of achieving development and meeting national climate goals in the coming decades. Although it is tough to estimate the precise amount of capital required to achieve these goals, it is anticipated to be in the range of trillions of dollars. However, the flow of capital into green sec

Fair space commerce: A key component of sustainable global space governance
Oct 18, 2021

Fair space commerce: A key component of sustainable global space governance

The focus needs to go beyond emerging technologies to include fundamental principles, such as the protection of sovereignty, free and fair trade, and

Forking paths: Sustainable development in the time of a pandemic
Jan 04, 2021

Forking paths: Sustainable development in the time of a pandemic

We could either choose the way that leads to better institutions and global systems, or the other, which compromises on environmental, social and ethi