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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

There Are Only 573 Air Quality Monitoring Stations In India: Vinay Pathak, 3M Personal Safety Division

Anurit Kanti

The quality of the air we breathe is an important indicator of life expectancy, and with rising air pollution, it becomes integral to know about the various dimensions of air quality and pollution, especially with respect to the upcoming quarter, which will see a rise in pollutants. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Vinay Pathak, Asia Pacific Subject Matter Expert for Hearing Portfolio of 3M Personal Safety Division General Manager & Technical Head for 3M India Personal Safety Division, discusses air pollution and its impact, and potential ways to protect citizens from harm

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It Is Important To Manage Water Effectively To Grow At High Rates: Amitabh Kant

Anurit Kanti

"With 700 million going to get into urbanization, 17% of the world's population, with just 4% of the water resources, India faces a major challenge when it comes to water management", said Kant, adding that, "84% our water goes into irrigation"

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Climate Change Leadership Is Diffused: Arunabha Ghosh, CEO Of CEEW

Anurit Kanti

It was clear in 2015 that India is going to be an enabler of the Paris Agreements. Paris Agreements showed that there is diffused climate leadership

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Textile Is The Silent Tiger Which Doesn’t Roar, But Can Lead The Way: Smriti Irani, Textiles Minister

Anurit Kanti

Textile production in India contributes 4 per cent of GDP and 15 per cent of exports and is one of the largest generators of employment, yet Indian textiles lack export competitiveness

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In infrastructure Demand Is Outstripping Supply By A Wide Margin: Srivatsan Rajan, Bain & Company

Anurit Kanti

We need a regulatory framework to kick in. One of the cases is the point is RERA, and we hope that’s successful. The regulatory framework being successful would lead to demand-supply gap being met within the timeframe we desire. The framework is in place when we are doing our forward planning, says Chandrajit Banerjee, CII

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10% Of Corporate India’s Total CSR Spend Is Managed On Goodera: CEOs Of Goodera

Anurit Kanti

The CSR Law has brought in a higher level of governance, monitoring requirements and hence accountability on CSR. As companies are taking up more and more CSR projects, it becomes imperative to understand the impact delivered by the projects to the beneficiaries

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Understanding Climate Change Requires A Cross-Disciplinary Approach: Professor Robert Wasson

Anurit Kanti

For individual events, it is necessary to perform attribution analyses where the role of climate change is quantified by modelling the event with and without higher levels of greenhouse gases

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Sustainability Is Not Just About CSR And Protecting The Environment: Miniya Chatterji, Sustain Labs Paris

Anurit Kanti

The 2017 Forbes 'Global 2000' list has 58 Indian companies, but less than 10 of these 58 companies have established an organised sustainability function

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62 Million Tonnes Of Waste Is Generated Annually In The Country: Rohini Bhatia, InterGlobe Foundation

Anurit Kanti

Gurugram, at current rates of population and waste generation, is racing towards 1000 Metric Tonnes of waste per day by 2020

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MSME Is The Largest Employer After Agriculture: NP Desai, Growth Idea Lab

Anurit Kanti

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) play a pivotal role in the economic and social development of the country, often acting as a nursery of entrepreneurship and innovative entrepreneurial spirit

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