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Events & Updates

Register: Rethinking Sustainable Consumption and Production (SDG 12): Shifting Business and Consumption Patterns, 24th June 2021

With the goal of enabling change, helping businesses and governments to be more responsible and ethical by adapting sustainable practices, we invite you to join Centre for Responsible Business (CRB), The Melton Foundation, One Planet network - 10YFP, and Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy - India, for a panel discussion on the topic "Rethinking Sustainable Consumption and Production: Shifting Business and Consumption Patterns" on 24 June, at 6:30 PM India Standard Time (IST).

Register at: bit.ly/SDG12Townhall.

This information session will include speakers from businesses, academia, research organizations working on sustainability and sustainable development.


I-SPOC Open Day, 23rd June 2021

I-SPOC will be organizing an open day on the 23rd of June 2021 for its members. The open day is a one – day virtual session to be facilitated by I-SPOC Secretariat. It will include 4 experts answering the questions of I-SPOC members related to sustainable palm oil. The open day will be divided into 2 hours before lunch and 2 hours after lunch (IST), each will have 2 experts on board responding to questions. Some of the topics the first open day will cover includes;

  • Building a business case - how to develop a business case for sustainable palm oil,
  • Marketing - communication and branding
  • Research - availability and access to information on sustainable palm oil, awareness creation and capacity building and
  • Sustainability initiatives - Relevant sustainability initiatives on Sustainable Palm Oil by various stakeholders


National Workshop on, 'Wastewater reuse and water conservation in the Textile Industry', 18th May 2021

CRB, with support from The Refashion Hub and Water Management Forum (under Institute of Engineers India), is working on a campaign on increasing awareness among stakeholders about wastewater reuse, especially in the textile sector in India. CRB organized a multi-stakeholder workshop on various aspects of wastewater reuse and how it can be supported through policies and incentives. Catch the full conversation here.

Read more about the initiative here.


Inclusive Finance India Summit, 22nd April 2021

Devyani Hari represented CRB as a speaker for the Inclusive Finance India Summit session on Sustainable Finance, organised by ACCESS ASSIST. She shared her views on practicing Sustainable Finance & what it means for financial institutions.


Register now for TEEB-AgriFood for Business Training Program (for businesses only)

Join us for the TEEB-AgriFood for Business training program, offered by the Capitals Coalition in collaboration with the Centre for Responsible Business (CRB).

The training program is an opportunity for you to learn and hone skills to measure and value your business’ impacts and dependencies on natural, social and human capital. Guiding you through each stage of the TEEBAgriFood Operational Guidelines a tool for businesses, this program will arm you with the knowledge to identify the risks and opportunities associated with your business’ interaction with the capitals, and learn how to integrate and apply these considerations into your business decision making.

By participating in the training program, you will:

  • Gain essential tools to future-proof your business, free of charge
  • Carry out a capitals assessment on a particular area/subject of relevance to your (case study) and build baseline evidence
  • Be part of and interact with a international network of businesses and expert practitioners
  • Have the opportunity to showcase your case study and work to an international group of frontrunners

Register here to save a spot.


Consumer Assisto International Conference, 15th March 2021

On the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day, Rijit Sengupta represented CRB as a panelist at the Consumer Assisto International Conference, and shared his views on the present & future of consumerism & role of sustainable living.


Retailers Association of India’s Retail Leadership Summit 2021, 24th February 2021

CRB and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) were the silver partners for Retailers Association of India’s Retail Leadership Summit 2021. Rijit Sengupta, represented CRB as a panelist for the discussion on, ‘Leadership in Sustainable Sourcing - How to transition to certified Sustainable Palm Oil in India.’


Task Group of One Planet network and IRP releases final report for UNEA5, 19th February 2021

The One Planet Network – 10YFP and the International Resource Panel (IRP) have released a new report on the Value Chain Approach to action on sustainable consumption and production SCP. The purpose is to identify key points of intervention within economic systems to reduce natural resource use and environmental impacts caused by production and consumption to define a common agenda for action. The report shares findings from its application to three critical sectors: food, construction and textiles. Read the report here and learn more about this action-oriented approach.


Promoting a Sustainable Agriculture & Food Sector, 9 & 11th February 2021

CRB & the Capitals Coalition co-hosted a virtual roundtable discussion to review and discuss the Agri-food Operational Guideline that has been developed by Capitals Coalition under the aegis of The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food (TEEB AgriFood). The guidelines were presented to a wide range of stakeholders, and participants were given the opportunity to learn, provide comments and input into the development process.


CRB, FNF & IGCC webinar series on Business & Human Rights, 10th December 2020

Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) together with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) & Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) organized a webinar on “Responsible Business: Practitioners Guide to Business & Human Rights”, on 10th December 2020. Nandini Sharma represented CRB for the discussions & dialogue.

Videos

Mafia SusTalks on 'Corporate Environmental Sustainability' with Devyani Hari, CRB

Mafia SusTalks on 'Corporate Environmental Sustainability' with Devyani Hari, CRB

Holistic Water Management: Perspective of a Watershed Manager

Water Reuse and Management: A Conversation with The Sustainability Mafia

Holistic Water Management: Perspective of a Watershed Manager

Holistic Water Management: Perspective of a Watershed Manager

Implementation and Uptake of Business & Human Rights in India: What role can VSS organisation play?

Implementation and Uptake of Business & Human Rights in India: What role can VSS organisation play?

National Workshop: Wastewater Reuse and Water Conservation in the Textile Industry

National Workshop: Wastewater Reuse and Water Conservation in the Textile Industry

Human Rights | Short Videos | Centre for Responsible Business

Business & Human Rights - Short Video 01

Human Rights | Short Videos | Centre for Responsible Business

Moving towards Net Zero Series 01

Human Rights | Short Videos | Centre for Responsible Business

Business & Human Rights - Short Video 02

Launch of the Youth for Sustainability India Alliance

Launch of the Youth for Sustainability India Alliance

Sustainable Procurement in Food Retail in India – Building Business Resilience with SDGs

Sustainable Procurement in Food Retail in India – Building Business Resilience with SDGs

Delivering on SDGs: Aligning Action by the Global North with Southern Priorities

Delivering on SDGs: Aligning Action by the Global North with Southern Priorities

Managing wastewater in the textile sector: using the right chemicals

Managing wastewater in the textile sector: using the right chemicals

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India & Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series|India & Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India & Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India & Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India & Sustainability Standards 2020

LinkedIn LIVE Series | India & Sustainability Standards 2020

Common techniques for wastewater treatment & reuse for the textile industry

Common techniques for wastewater treatment & reuse for the textile industry

Circular Economy

Practitioners Guide to Business & Human Rights

waste water re-use

Wastewater Reuse: Harnesssing a valuable Resource

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