sustainable development

Sustainability in cotton value chain

Sustainability in Cotton Value Chain in Textile Industry

As a key raw material employed in the textile and apparel industry, cotton production provides income for more than 250 million people across the world and employs close to 7% of all labor in developing countries. Although cotton is widely used, the T&A industry’s capacity to continue producing cotton textiles in the future is eventually threatened by the unsustainable nature of existing cotton production methods. Immediate sustainable measures are required for protecting the livelihoods of multiple cotton industry stakeholders and the textile industry itself.

Program Report – Leadership for Sustainable Development

Center for Research and Implementation of Sustainable Practices (CRISP) and Center for Business and Social Research (CBSR), an independent global action-based research institution, jointly organized an online certificate program on “Leadership for Sustainable Development”. The objectives of this certificate course were to enable stakeholders from different sectors, including employees, researchers, industry managers, teachers, students, and research scholars, to …

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Taken from and by Tamanna Rumee

Sustainability in Education: Enhancing quality and resilience

The write-up outlines the idea of sustainability in the education sector, its importance, major challenges, potential disclosures, and leading examples for a way forward. Sustainability in this area envelops aspects of participation and capacity building of all stakeholders, monitoring student-teacher learning, instructional delivery, curriculum design reforms, socio-economic and environmental best practices by individuals and the educational institutions in a good governance framework to ensure effective results in lifelong learning. A thorough analysis of strengths and weaknesses of existing models, addressing major bottlenecks and ensuring an evidence-based holistic mechanism to measure quality education can enable progress towards Agenda 2030.

Sustainability in the Automotive Sector

How is the auto industry responding to its role in promoting sustainable consumption and production practices? How is it rising up to the demands of sustainability and what are the challenges in its way? The following essay answers these questions along with highlighting cases of industry leaders paving the way for a long-term, environmentally responsible transformation of the sector.

Sustainability in Education : People, Planet and Profit Perspective

Introduction Sustainability in the education sector is a multi-faceted concept, like in any other sustainability-driven sector. Primarily, the education sector broadly comprises government and private educational institutions (schools, coaching institutions, and colleges), ed-tech companies, and non-profit organizations. So, this article talks about the importance of sustainability in the education sector from three broad perspectives. These …

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Sustainability & Sustainable Development: Are they Different?

Picture Credit: Sustainability has today become a buzzword for business organisations. It is packaged and promoted in various ways – be it eco-friendly, green, organic, circular, or natural. Literally, it means to ‘maintain‘ or ‘continue‘. So, in a business context, it should mean perpetually running a profitable organisation. However, this meaning, as popularised by …

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