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Anurit Kanti

The author is correspondent at BW Businessworld, he has a keen interest in sustainability and environmental economics

Latest Articles By Anurit Kanti

Breakthrough Innovations Required To Achieve SDGs: UN Global Compact CEO

Anurit Kanti

On the second day of the Making Global Goals Local Business Conference by UN Global Compact, Lise Kingo, the chief executive officer and executive director of UN Global Compact, urged the audience that “time is of the essence”, as there are less than 5,000 days left to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals launched in September 2015

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Sustainable Development Goals Offer $1 Trillion Market Opportunities To Private Sector In India

Anurit Kanti

The United Nations Global Compact on Wednesday kicked off its two-day event, bringing together over 300 leaders from business, finance, civil society, government and the UN in New Delhi for its regional flagship event Making Global Goals Local Business -- India

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The Menace Of Crop Burning In Punjab And Haryana

Anurit Kanti

Despite a ban and dire warnings from the Environment Pollution Control Authority, the burning of wheat stubbles to clear the fields for paddy sowing is a rampant practice in Punjab and Haryana

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Ministries And Bodies Come Together To Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Anurit Kanti

On 19 April, 11 ministries, including health, environment, agriculture, food and public distribution, came together for an inter-ministerial consultation to finalise a National Action Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance

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How Sustainable Is The Fishing Industry In India?

Anurit Kanti

The fishing industry in India employs over 14 million people, according to a survey conducted by Food and Agriculture Organization department of the United Nations

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IMD Predicts ‘Near Normal’ Monsoon: Implications For The Agricultural Economy

Anurit Kanti

The India Meteorological Department has predicted a ‘near normal’ monsoon for 2017 after being criticized for failing to predict monsoons correctly on previous occasions

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Is Palm Oil Consumption In India Fuelling Deforestation In Indonesia?

Anurit Kanti

India is the world’s largest importer of palm oil, more than two-thirds of which comes from Indonesia. Palm oil is primarily used in products such as edible oil, haircare and beauty products

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