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

Air pollution

Publications

CSR & Social Inclusion

Public-Private Partnerships in CSR in India: Ten Demonstrative Case Studies

The report showcases the benefits of public-private collaborations as a way to deliver services and uplift the underprivileged and disadvantaged. It presents cases of 10 companies as examples that such collaboration works and in some instances can be a preferred, more efficient, and effective way of addressing developmental challenges.

CSR & Social Inclusion

Annual CSR Tracker 2015

In the most comprehensive and extensive analysis yet of CSR performance of companies in FY15, more than 90% of companies have complied with provisions of Section 135 of Companies Act 2013. The results are based on disclosures of 1,181 listed companies on BSE that had to comply with Section 135. These companies together spent Rs.6,400 crore towards CSR. 

CSR & Social Inclusion

Annual CSR Tracker 2016

Annual CSR Tracker 2016 is CESD’s continued attempt at consolidating and analyzing CSR disclosures of companies listed on BSE and had the legislative obligation to comply with Section 135 of Companies Act 2013. This is based on disclosures of 1,270 companies. Annual CSR Tracker remains India’s most comprehensive analysis of CSR disclosures, to date. The scope covers six aspects and 41 indicators, including governance, policy, financial, spend as per Schedule VII, spend channels and spend locations. 

CSR & Social Inclusion

Annual CSR Tracker 2017

Annual CSR Tracker 2017 is based on disclosures of 1,522 companies as compared to 1,270 companies in 2016 and 1,181 in 2015. Key findings suggest a substantial increase in CSR spends as against FY16 in the areas of environment (66%), gender equality (115%), national heritage (153%), and sports development (192%). This report remains a resourceful document for the industry to understand and help raise the bar of responsible CSR as well as for the government to keep assessing the intent of the legislation with each financial year.

CSR & Social Inclusion

CSR & Social Inclusion

Public-Private Partnerships in CSR in India: Ten Demonstrative Case Studies

The report showcases the benefits of public-private collaborations as a way to deliver services and uplift the underprivileged and disadvantaged. It presents cases of 10 companies as examples that such collaboration works and in some instances can be a preferred, more efficient, and effective way of addressing developmental challenges.

Annual CSR Tracker 2015

In the most comprehensive and extensive analysis yet of CSR performance of companies in FY15, more than 90% of companies have complied with provisions of Section 135 of Companies Act 2013. The results are based on disclosures of 1,181 listed companies on BSE that had to comply with Section 135. These companies together spent Rs.6,400 crore towards CSR. 

CSR & Social Inclusion

CSR & Social Inclusion

Annual CSR Tracker 2016

Annual CSR Tracker 2016 is CESD’s continued attempt at consolidating and analyzing CSR disclosures of companies listed on BSE and had the legislative obligation to comply with Section 135 of Companies Act 2013. This is based on disclosures of 1,270 companies. Annual CSR Tracker remains India’s most comprehensive analysis of CSR disclosures, to date. The scope covers six aspects and 41 indicators, including governance, policy, financial, spend as per Schedule VII, spend channels and spend locations. 

Annual CSR Tracker 2017

Annual CSR Tracker 2017 is based on disclosures of 1,522 companies as compared to 1,270 companies in 2016 and 1,181 in 2015. Key findings suggest a substantial increase in CSR spends as against FY16 in the areas of environment (66%), gender equality (115%), national heritage (153%), and sports development (192%). This report remains a resourceful document for the industry to understand and help raise the bar of responsible CSR as well as for the government to keep assessing the intent of the legislation with each financial year.