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World Animal Protection releases ‘ Elephants. Not commodities’ report

International animal welfare organization, World Animal Protection has reported in its new finding the dismal conditions of an elephant at entertainment venues in India and also the alarming elephant tourism trends in the country. It is also expected that these trends are going to get worse only post the COVID 19 situation. About the Report ..

First-ever Socially-distanced Cycle Training Course Launched in London

The London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, recently launched the first-ever socially-distanced cycling training course in the city. The investment in online training will equip the citizens of the city with the skills needed to cycle safely during the COVID 19 pandemic. The program has been launched as the mayor cycled along part of a newly segregated ..

India ranked 51st in Democracy Index by EIU

London based the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released 2019 Democracy Index’s global ranking in which as per the report, India slipped 10 ranks to be placed in 51, this year. The overall score of India also came down to 6.90 from the earlier score of 7.23, the downtrend has been cited due to erosion ..

India ranked 5th in CDP 2019 Report

The annual report on carbon reduction activities, Carbon Disclosure Project 2019 report was released by the London based global non-profit organization CDP Worldwide Company. To evaluate the risks related to climate change, the report surveys the commitments of the corporate business globally towards the science-based target (SBT).  As per the report, 25 companies committed to ..

PwC releases its 23rd Annual Survey of CEOs

The leading international, London based consultancy firm PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Limited released the results of its annual survey of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) across the world on Monday, 20th January 2020. The firm surveyed more than 1,580 CEOs in 83 countries about global economic prospects. As per the survey, the United States has the highest ..