Bridging Business and Biodiversity

On invitation by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India, the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII) is hosting the India Business & Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI) with the support of German Development Cooperation through GIZ. Launched on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity on 22nd May 2014 in New Delhi

Clean Transport

Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members. Personal and freight mobility are important aspects of economic development and therefore create a significant footprint on the natural environment, especially on the ambient air quality. Under CII-NITI Aayog 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative', the task force on clean transportation has undertaken a consultative process to identify seven areas of action towards mitigation of air pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members.

Clean Fuel

Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to the public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members.

The Un-plastic Strategy

This report is divided into three parts. The first part focusses on the global scale of plastics, second focus on the externalities of plastics, and the third part focuses on how to minimize the externalities of plastic materials.

Biomass Management

CII-NITI Aayog ‘Cleaner Air Better Life’ initiative aims to bring together all relevant stakeholders for designing a set of solutions to the identified sources of air pollution. This report is prepared after due consultation with all relevant stakeholders and it consists of identified solutions to address farm waste burning.

Bridging Business and Biodiversity

On invitation by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India, the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII) is hosting the India Business & Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI) with the support of German Development Cooperation through GIZ. Launched on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity on 22nd May 2014 in New Delhi

Bridging Business and Biodiversity

On invitation by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India, the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII) is hosting the India Business & Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI) with the support of German Development Cooperation through GIZ. Launched on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity on 22nd May 2014 in New Delhi

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Publications

Annual report

CESD Annual Report 2019

The first Annual Report of the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development highlights the key initiatives undertaken by during the year. The Centre has indeed emerged as ‘the’ voice of sustainability in the country and will continue fulfilling its promise to find innovative solutions to sustainability challenges.

SDGs

Indian Solutions for the World to Achieve SDGs

In its role as a knowledge-sharing platform, CII, through this report,  delves into each of the SDGs, targets, and business implications thereof, with respect to a few industry sectors. There are examples that illustrate how companies have incorporated the SDGs framework as a part of their business strategy and gone about achieving them as well as case studies. This report aims to promote cross-learning not only amongst similar industry sectors but also among other sectors. Our steadfast endeavor is to constantly inspire, encourage, and motivate the industry as a whole to contribute to national development.

Plastic

Manage Plastics Report

The Confederation of Indian Industry has released a Circular Plastics Economy Strategy for India which advocates that we leapfrog to a circular approach for plastics management. The report outlines a four-tiered strategy for India at all stages of a product's life cycle that addresses current gaps and allows unlocking the economic value of the plastic. Examples of circular practices already in place at locations across the country are presented.

Plastic

The Un-plastic Strategy

This report is divided into three parts. The first part focusses on the global scale of plastics, second focus on the externalities of plastics, and the third part focuses on how to minimize the externalities of plastic materials.

Clean Air Better Life

Clean Transport

Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members. Personal and freight mobility are important aspects of economic development and therefore create a significant footprint on the natural environment, especially on the ambient air quality. Under CII-NITI Aayog 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative', the task force on clean transportation has undertaken a consultative process to identify seven areas of action towards mitigation of air pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members.

Clean Air Better Life

Clean Fuel

Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to the public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members.

Clean Air Better Life

Biomass Management

CII-NITI Aayog ‘Cleaner Air Better Life’ initiative aims to bring together all relevant stakeholders for designing a set of solutions to the identified sources of air pollution. This report is prepared after due consultation with all relevant stakeholders and it consists of identified solutions to address farm waste burning.

Clean Air Better Life

Impact Assessment Report for Crop Residue Management

This impact report on CRM project is prepared by CII’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) which curates knowledge platform: ‘Cleaner Air Better Life’ for diverse stakeholders to design strategies for improving air quality in India.

Sustainability Good Practices

CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2014 Yearbook

This Yearbook, of CII-ITC Sustainability Awards, showcases winners that have embedded sustainability in their business strategies and practices – driven by the fact that given the rapidly changing markets and industry structures, they need to invest in sustainability to become more competitive and remain relevant.

Sustainability Good Practices

Excellence in Sustainable Business: Strategies and Practices for Business Growth and Competitiveness

Sustainable business is increasingly important in attaining a competitive advantage. Winners of the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards have successfully embedded sustainability into their systems, people, and processes. This report discusses how embedding principles of sustainability has strengthened the connection between corporate responsibility and competitiveness for these organizations, and can for others as well. 

Annual report

SDGs

CESD Annual Report 2019

The first Annual Report of the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development highlights the key initiatives undertaken by during the year. The Centre has indeed emerged as ‘the’ voice of sustainability in the country and will continue fulfilling its promise to find innovative solutions to sustainability challenges.

Indian Solutions for the World to Achieve SDGs

In its role as a knowledge-sharing platform, CII, through this report,  delves into each of the SDGs, targets, and business implications thereof, with respect to a few industry sectors. There are examples that illustrate how companies have incorporated the SDGs framework as a part of their business strategy and gone about achieving them as well as case studies. This report aims to promote cross-learning not only amongst similar industry sectors but also among other sectors. Our steadfast endeavor is to constantly inspire, encourage, and motivate the industry as a whole to contribute to national development.

Plastic

Plastic

Manage Plastics Report

The Confederation of Indian Industry has released a Circular Plastics Economy Strategy for India which advocates that we leapfrog to a circular approach for plastics management. The report outlines a four-tiered strategy for India at all stages of a product's life cycle that addresses current gaps and allows unlocking the economic value of the plastic. Examples of circular practices already in place at locations across the country are presented.

The Un-plastic Strategy

This report is divided into three parts. The first part focusses on the global scale of plastics, second focus on the externalities of plastics, and the third part focuses on how to minimize the externalities of plastic materials.

Clean Air Better Life

Clean Air Better Life

Clean Transport

Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members. Personal and freight mobility are important aspects of economic development and therefore create a significant footprint on the natural environment, especially on the ambient air quality. Under CII-NITI Aayog 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative', the task force on clean transportation has undertaken a consultative process to identify seven areas of action towards mitigation of air pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members.

Clean Fuel

Air pollution is one of the major man-made environmental risks to the public health. To address the rising concerns of deteriorating air quality, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with NITI Aayog launched the 'Cleaner Air Better Life Initiative' in November 2016. This report has been finalized during the fourth meeting of the task force held on 29 November 2017, considering all the inputs received from the members.

Clean Air Better Life

Clean Air Better Life

Biomass Management

CII-NITI Aayog ‘Cleaner Air Better Life’ initiative aims to bring together all relevant stakeholders for designing a set of solutions to the identified sources of air pollution. This report is prepared after due consultation with all relevant stakeholders and it consists of identified solutions to address farm waste burning.

Impact Assessment Report for Crop Residue Management

This impact report on CRM project is prepared by CII’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) which curates knowledge platform: ‘Cleaner Air Better Life’ for diverse stakeholders to design strategies for improving air quality in India.

Sustainability Good Practices

Sustainability Good Practices

CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2014 Yearbook

This Yearbook, of CII-ITC Sustainability Awards, showcases winners that have embedded sustainability in their business strategies and practices – driven by the fact that given the rapidly changing markets and industry structures, they need to invest in sustainability to become more competitive and remain relevant.

Excellence in Sustainable Business: Strategies and Practices for Business Growth and Competitiveness

Sustainable business is increasingly important in attaining a competitive advantage. Winners of the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards have successfully embedded sustainability into their systems, people, and processes. This report discusses how embedding principles of sustainability has strengthened the connection between corporate responsibility and competitiveness for these organizations, and can for others as well.