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The International Day of Forests is observed every year on 21st of March to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. It also seeks to highlight vital role played by forests in poverty eradication, environmental sustainability and food security. The 2019 theme is “Forests and Education”. This year, the International ..
The World Water Day (WWD) is observed every year on 22nd March to tackle the global water crisis in households, schools, workplaces and farms. This day is also celebrated as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. an opportunity to learn more about ..
Topics: Environmentalism • Natural environment • Nature • sanitation • Sustainability • Sustainable design • Sustainable Development • Sustainable Development Goal 6 • Sustainable Development Goals • Water • World Water Day
Ministry of Corporate Affairs has revised the National Voluntary Guidelines and has formulated the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct. These guidelines will urge businesses to actualise the principles in letter and spirit. According to it, businesses should conduct and govern themselves with integrity in an ethical, transparent, safe and accountable manner. The goods and ..
Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility • Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business • Ethics • Euthenics • Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct • Ministry of Corporate Affairs • Morality • National Voluntary Guidelines on Social • National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business • Social ethics • Sustainability
The 4th session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held in Nairobi from 11th to 15th March 2019. In it, UNEA adopted two resolutions piloted by India on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management. The 2019 theme of the UNEA was Innovative Solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable production and consumption. In a significant ..
Topics: Biogeochemical cycle • Biogeography • Chemistry • Environmental chemistry • Metabolism • Natural sciences • Ozone • Ozone depletion • Ozone layer • Physical sciences • Soil biology • Sustainability
The Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC) has identified nine Science and Technology missions with focus on ‘Science for People and People for Science’. These missions include Natural Language Translation (NLT), Quantum Frontier, Artificial Intelligence (AT), National Biodiversity Mission (NBM), Electric Vehicles, Bioscience for Human Health, Waste to Wealth, Deep Ocean Exploration ..