Though turnover and profits are right indicators of performance of an industry, but its size and repute is perhaps measured by the responsibilities it fulfills during the course of meeting its business objectives. Interestingly while the aspects related to turnover can be calculated over a span of year, reputation earned by being responsible takes years to get noticed and rewarded. It is therefore important to keep moving ahead in the right direction and be humble.
The environment is for everyone; to protect and conserve the environment for the next generation is everyone’s responsibility. It requires little but continuous collective effort to safeguard our environment and the air that we inhale. You can also contribute, even while driving. Follow these 5 easy steps to save our environment.
Course and the very existence of our healthy future lies in dealing with this problem with an affirmative hand and in a collective spirit. We shall not let our urban centres turn into mid-century London, or present day Beijing. We must not let things slip from our hand to such an extent where things would be irreversible and there isn’t an iota of hope left. Where only the feeling of accepting the impending doom is there, we need to stop and reverse it now.
Act Now: Say#Yesiamresponsible and do your bit to support the environment.
Air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death in India after high blood pressure, indoor pollutants, tobacco-smoking and poor nutrition, and is direct cause of about 620,000 premature deaths every year. Like China, India too faces an unprecedented public health crisis due to extremely bad air quality. Some recent analysis of government data by the Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) clearly shows how unliveable our metros have become.
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The onset of winter this year exposed a large part of the country to severe smog, which hung over our cities like an ominous sign of the days to come. Soon the blame game started, but nothing concrete happened to alleviate the situation. From stubble burning to vehicular emission to industrial emission, every possible cause was discussed, but without any clue to bring it under control.Continue reading “Air Pollution, a serious threat to society”