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Business Insider India
11 May 2022, 15:22
World’s richest cricket board and league are trying to be sustainable and carbon-neutral in a cricket-crazy nation! Here’s how they plan to achieve itWorld’s richest cricket board and league are trying to be sustainable and carbon-neutral in a cricket-crazy nation! Here’s how they plan to achieve it

World’s richest cricket board and league are trying to be sustainable and carbon-neutral in a cricket-crazy nation! Here’s how they plan to achieve it

Estimates suggest that a cricket field requires 15,000-20,000 litres of water every day, which can meet the drinking water needs of around 2,600 people. In 2018, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed an agreement to implement the concept of ‘zero waste’. IPL franchises are also contributing their bit by raising awareness about climate change and planting trees to offset the carbon footprint.
British companies are choosing profits over sustainability, contrary to public expectations: Study
Business Insider India
10 May 2022, 15:52

British companies are choosing profits over sustainability, contrary to public expectations: Study

A new study revealed a huge disparity between public opinion on how businesses should behave regarding environmental and social issues and how companies conduct themselves. Half of the business decision-makers in Britain surveyed have no net-zero strategy planned for their companies.The survey clearly shows that businesses are failing to align with the growing need for climate-related strategies.
Sustainability transitions in the East: ESG investment mentions grew fastest in Asia-Pacific companies in 2021, shows GlobalData report
Business Insider India
27 Apr 2022, 17:33

Sustainability transitions in the East: ESG investment mentions grew fastest in Asia-Pacific companies in 2021, shows GlobalData report

Businesses worldwide need to divert substantial investments to achieve United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030.A report by GlobalData found that mentions of ‘investment’ in companies’ environment, social, and governance (ESG) reports have been steadily growing since 2016. Firms in the Asia Pacific region saw the highest sequential growth of nearly 30% in ESG investment mentions.