The rise of the ESG regulations

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment/Corporate Governance   Source: TH Context: The evolution of environmental, social and governance (ESG) laws and regulations are still at a nascent stage in India.   Background: Businesses should be measured not just on traditional economic metrics (shareholder return), but also by their – …

Same-sex marriages can rock societal values: Centre

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Social Justice – vulnerable sections   Source: The Hindu Context: The Centre has opposed the Supreme Court pleas seeking legal validation of same-sex marriage, saying it would cause complete havoc with the delicate balance of personal laws and accepted societal values. According to the government marriage between a biological man and …