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From biodegradable masks to organic food, the pandemic has propelled a drive towards sustainability.(Photo: Facebook/Insha-e-Noor)

How sustainability has become the buzz word during Covid-19

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 12:37 PM IST
With biodegradable masks, upcycling of old household products and organic farming, many individuals and organisations tried to bring sustainability into daily lives, amid the pandemic.
Sustainable development will further enhance the scale and speed of growth in the years to come, the commerce and industry minister said.(PTI)
Sustainable development will further enhance the scale and speed of growth in the years to come, the commerce and industry minister said.(PTI)

Sustainability an important decision-making factor in govt, corporate world: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:58 PM IST
Goyal further said the present situation provides a unique opportunity to redesign, reinvent and realign various practices and processes.
The trench-coat maker intends to sell a sterling sustainability bond, as the socially responsible debt market increasingly grows beyond utilities, banks and governments. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The trench-coat maker intends to sell a sterling sustainability bond, as the socially responsible debt market increasingly grows beyond utilities, banks and governments. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Sustainable Fashion: Burberry to introduce sustainability in high fashion market

By Bloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 11:46 PM IST
Burberry has highlighted a focus on corporate responsibility, including animal welfare and sustainable cotton farming, as it seeks to win over socially conscious consumers and investors.
A study published in respected scientific journal ‘Current Biology’ in July highlighted the impact on native animal species because of coconut oil production deforestation.(Unsplash)
A study published in respected scientific journal ‘Current Biology’ in July highlighted the impact on native animal species because of coconut oil production deforestation.(Unsplash)

Sustainability: Coconut and palm oil industries at loggerheads over environmental impact

Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 08:46 AM IST
The palm oil industry has received international negative attention, including consumer boycotts, in recent years for clearing biodiversity-rich tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia in its production process.
Kangana Ranaut is presently quarantining at her home in Himachal; Styling: Ami Patel; Make-up: Albert Chettiar; Hair: Haseena Shaikh(Chinmay Arora)
Kangana Ranaut is presently quarantining at her home in Himachal; Styling: Ami Patel; Make-up: Albert Chettiar; Hair: Haseena Shaikh(Chinmay Arora)

Personal Agenda with Kangana Ranaut: There is a perception that I am very impulsive and brash, but know what I am doing

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 01:26 AM IST
The actor talks about home and sustainability, and stresses that change is the only way forward
Salary cuts by at least 30% to 50% will be enforced by the industry as it looks to reduce its expenditures to sustain during the nationwide lockdown.
Salary cuts by at least 30% to 50% will be enforced by the industry as it looks to reduce its expenditures to sustain during the nationwide lockdown.

Chandigarh industry stares at layoffs, pay cuts for sustainability amid Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 02:19 PM IST
There are around 3,000 medium and small scale manufacturing and service sector units in the city’s twin industrial areas employing around 30,000 workers
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Stephanie Alexander

‘Young students are concerned about sustainability’

Mumbai | By Sanskrita Bharadwaj
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 05:29 PM IST
MasterChef Australia regular guest judge Stephanie Alexander says that young people are concerned about reducing waste and are more keen on using local ingredients
Clean tech developers must find niches in the economy that will drive growth(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Clean tech developers must find niches in the economy that will drive growth(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

In a slowing economy, the quest for sustainability

By Arunabha Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 10:32 PM IST
India needs a new consensus on its energy and economic transition for a sustainable future. Time is running out
Sustainability in the fashion industry faces an uphill climb.(Unsplash)
Sustainability in the fashion industry faces an uphill climb.(Unsplash)

Sustainability in the fashion industry faces an uphill climb

London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Harmful chemicals, global transport of goods and non-biodegradable packaging add to the environmental cost. The combined impact has put the fashion industry under scrutiny among consumers who want to know where — and how — their clothes are produced.
Vogue Italia’s January issue features eight different illustrated covers.(Unsplash)
Vogue Italia’s January issue features eight different illustrated covers.(Unsplash)

Vogue Italia eschews photos for sustainable January 2020 issue

Rome | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Vogue Italia’s September issue, typically Vogue’s biggest of the year, showed how large a fashion magazine’s carbon footprint really is and what was conserved for this month’s production. Read on.
At the high end of the market, designers are keen to make sustainable fashion synonymous with luxury.(Unsplash)
At the high end of the market, designers are keen to make sustainable fashion synonymous with luxury.(Unsplash)

Sustainability in the fashion industry faces an uphill climb

Associated Press | By HT Correspondent, London
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 03:32 PM IST
The industry is the second largest consumer of water and is responsible for 8-10% of global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined, according to the United Nations Environment Program.
TIME best inventions of 2019: Style, sustainability, augmented reality, virtual reality, wellness and more.(TIME/Instagram)
TIME best inventions of 2019: Style, sustainability, augmented reality, virtual reality, wellness and more.(TIME/Instagram)

TIME best inventions of 2019: Style, sustainability, augmented reality, virtual reality, wellness and more

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 10:52 AM IST
TIME magazine highlights the best inventions that have a significant impact on the world every year.
School children hold placards as they participate in a protest against the inaction to curb global warming and climate change, Connaught Place, New Delhi, March 15, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
School children hold placards as they participate in a protest against the inaction to curb global warming and climate change, Connaught Place, New Delhi, March 15, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Italy will have climate education in schools. India must follow suit

Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 12:04 PM IST
Despite its impact on every facet of our lives, from social to economic, the issue is still languishing on the margins of our lives. The general public is still not talking enough about what we can do at a personal level to tackle the climate’s challenges
While students worldwide are seen advocating sustainability, some colleges are doing their bit and improving their waste management systems in India too.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
While students worldwide are seen advocating sustainability, some colleges are doing their bit and improving their waste management systems in India too.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Colleges that walk the talk on going green

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 03:59 PM IST
On-site garbage segregation, biogas plants that fuel canteen stoves, waste water to keep cricket pitches green, and student-led sensitisation drives - Indian colleges are taking organised steps to towards ecosensitivity.
A model presents a creation from the Peter Pilotto Spring/Summer 2020 collection during fashion week in Milan, Italy, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo(REUTERS)
A model presents a creation from the Peter Pilotto Spring/Summer 2020 collection during fashion week in Milan, Italy, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo(REUTERS)

Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020: Sustainability a sharper focus this season

Milan | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 11:49 AM IST
Milan Fashion Week SS 2020: Hitting a balance is a challenge for designers, facing the demand for constant novelty while trying to maintain a socially responsible profile.
Some brands are attempting to cut waste and be more sustainable, with mainstay brands like Badgley Mischka making shifts in how they produce their garments.(Badgley Mischka/Instagram)
Some brands are attempting to cut waste and be more sustainable, with mainstay brands like Badgley Mischka making shifts in how they produce their garments.(Badgley Mischka/Instagram)

From recycled leather to natural dyes, fashion tries to limit environmental damage and promote sustainability

New York | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 11:42 AM IST
Some brands are attempting to cut waste and be more sustainable, with mainstay brands like Badgley Mischka making shifts in how they produce their garments.
Eka’s AW 2019 collection is a nostalgic take on vintage folklore, and how young girls build a world of fantasy growing up.
Eka’s AW 2019 collection is a nostalgic take on vintage folklore, and how young girls build a world of fantasy growing up.

Designer Rina Singh on Eka’s latest dream-like collection, democracy in fashion and why sustainability requires a longer conversation

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Srishti Jha
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Designer Rina Singh of Eka talks about her latest collection that transpired in the quaint Aru valley of Kashmir, sustainability in fashion, her latest collaboration with UNIQLO and more. Read on.
American designer Tory Burch, a paragon of Bohemian chic style, wowed a star-studded audience with soft floral prints and baggy, puffed-out sleeves that had a distinct 1980s feel.(Tory Burch/Instagram)
American designer Tory Burch, a paragon of Bohemian chic style, wowed a star-studded audience with soft floral prints and baggy, puffed-out sleeves that had a distinct 1980s feel.(Tory Burch/Instagram)

New York Fashion Week 2020: Princess Diana, sustainability inspire NYFW

New York | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 10:53 AM IST
NYFW 2020: American designer Tory Burch, a paragon of Bohemian chic style, wowed a star-studded audience with soft floral prints and baggy, puffed-out sleeves that had a distinct 1980s feel.
Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week AW’ 2019 Day 1 was about redefining sustainability, revisiting roots and gender-neutral fashion.(Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week)
Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week AW’ 2019 Day 1 was about redefining sustainability, revisiting roots and gender-neutral fashion.(Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week)

Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week 2019: Day 1 was about sustainability, gender bender and revisiting roots

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Srishti Jha
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 05:25 PM IST
Indian designers at the Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week 2019 redefine the idea of sustainability, gender-neutral fashion, evolved textures and newer silhouettes.
Inauguration of second phase of public Bicycle sharing (PBC) at SPPU University.(HT/PHOTO)
Inauguration of second phase of public Bicycle sharing (PBC) at SPPU University.(HT/PHOTO)

2018, the year that was: City cycling towards sustainability; vandalism, infrastructure a worry

Hindustan Times, Limited | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 04:15 PM IST
With growing traffic congestion and air pollution concerns, the market for bicycle sharing in Pune is all set to grow
The campaign to save the Aravalli Biodiversity Park (ABDP) continued to gain momentum on October 30.(HT File Photo)
The campaign to save the Aravalli Biodiversity Park (ABDP) continued to gain momentum on October 30.(HT File Photo)

Biodiversity park exemplifies sustainability, too valuable an asset to lose, say experts

Hindustan Times, Gurgaon | By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 04:17 PM IST
The campaign to save the Aravalli Biodiversity Park (ABDP) continued to gain momentum on October 30. Dissent on social media also gained steam, fuelled by hashtags including #SaveBiodiversityPark and #NahiToNHAI.
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