Sustainability Quotient


According to the latest projections, the global population could grow to around 8.5 billion in 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050.

Did you know that we would need about three planets' worth of natural resources to maintain lifestyles for future generations at the current rate?

All this means this we have to become more sustainable right now. Take this quick quiz to get your sustainability quotient and know how sustainable you are currently.

What are MDGs?

How many pairs of jeans do you have?

How many pairs of footwear do you have?

How many goals and targets do the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) contain?

Do you have garden/plants at home?

Expand “SDGs”:

We segregate our waste into dry, wet and sanitary at home?

I avoid using paper napkins.

I prefer buying organic products

The Brundtland report, gave the most recognized and widely accepted definition of the term Sustainable Development, this was in the year

The Sustainable Development Goals are legally binding in all countries.

I avoid buying single-use plastic items such as plastic covers/bottles/spoons etc

I leave the tap running when I brush my teeth?

What is Net Zero?

I prefer to buy products/services from brands that have sustainable practices. For example, an organisation that has a fair policy for its employees/ contributes to CSR initiatives significantly, etc.

The true performance of a company is measured through its

CSR regulations in India make philanthropy compulsory for companies

I carry my own water bottle and refill it while travelling rather than buying mineral water bottles

It is proven that investing in sustainability practices does not add value to an organisation but it leads to lower financial returns.

I talk to my family and peers about our responsibility towards society and the environment.

I have a rainwater harvesting system at home.

What is your preferred mode of transportation?

The Sustainable Development Agenda has been adopted by ____ UN Member States.

What is the leading health risk factor for death in the world?

I contribute funds/ volunteer my services to NGOs or social causes.

I prefer to reuse packing materials such as boxes or plastic/paper covers.

What is the deadline to achieve the SDG goals?

How many goals and targets do the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) contain?

If there is any food leftover at home, I prefer to

I donate unused items

When was the first United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference held?

I prefer to carry my own box when I want to bring food home from a restaurant.

My next automobile purchase will be an electric vehicle.

Which sector has the highest greenhouse gas emissions?

I don’t have anything left on the plate when I finish eating.

Your score is

The average score is 44%