Category | Art & Science of Sustainability

Tetra Pak Dairy Hub Initiative : A Community Dairy Development Programme

The livestock sector in Pakistan contributes approximately 12 percent of the country’s GDP, 50 percent of the agricultural produce and employs directly or indirectly about 8 million farming households, states a report by Pakistan Dairy Development Company. It is an integral part of the socio-economic activities of rural Pakistan. Within the livestock sector, milk is [...]

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Microfinance – Driving Sustainable Development

An ever present feature of developing countries would appear to be the large number of people who live below or around the poverty line, making it even more difficult for these countries to progress. The new international poverty line of $1.25 a day at 2005 prices is the mean of the national poverty lines for [...]

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Business and Intervention: Let’s Talk Governance

Philanthropy and directed investments are one form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). However enhancing internal processes (for instance, corporate governance) is another form, which remains largely untapped, especially in Pakistan. This is a startling reality, as evidence from the west increasingly notes the collusion of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. It is interesting to [...]

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is sustainability sustainable?

Venice, I realized, is the antithesis of creative destruction, it exists to conserve and appre-ciate a past, not create a future. But that is exactly the point. The city caters to a deep human need for stability and permanence‚Ķ Venice’s popularity represents one pole of a conflict in human nature: The struggle between the desire [...]

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