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CSR: How Environment Suffers During Election Season

The upcoming Lok Sabha election is keeping the political institutions and leaders on their toes in India. The parties are trying their best to grab the attention of the public using various methods. Various mediums are used to market their propaganda, leaders as well as campaign for the election. Amid all this chaos, the...
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Arvind launches water components & O&M services business ‘KaiGO’

Arvind Limited launched KaiGO, a business division having two verticals namely Components & Spares, and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) services, specializing in waste-water management. Through KaiGO and its sister concern Envisol, Arvind will focus on creating end-to-end solutions across Projects, Components and Services for water treatment, industrial wastewater treatment, sewage treatment, desalination and zero...
sustainability index

NITI Aayog’s ‘unsustainable’ index

The SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) India Index: Baseline Report was placed in the public domain last December by NITI Aayog. By way of a background, since January 1, 2016, the UN set out 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets before 193 countries as an agenda for the next 15 years. The UN’s SDGs...
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CSR: Use Organic Colours this Holi

Holi is one of the major festivals in India. The festival of colours is a two-day celebration with people applying colours and water on each other on the second day. While this is a fun activity, the colours used in the festival are often hard and tough to get off. The chemicals used to...

World pledges to protect polluted, degraded planet as it adopts blueprint for more sustainable future

The world today laid the groundwork for a radical shift to a more sustainable future, where innovation will be harnessed to tackle environmental challenges, the use of throwaway plastics will be significantly reduced, and development will no longer cost the earth. After five days of talks at the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, ministers...
Save Water Save Life

30 Child Crusaders Kick Start Mission To Conserve Water in Maharashtra

Endress+Hauser India, Swiss automation major, along with students and villagers from the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, launched a statewide crusade for water conservation ‘Save Water, Save Life”. 30 students in the age range of fifteen years were announced as the first crusaders of the program. The day-long initiative witnessed the young champions receive training at...
renewable energy

Accelerating India’s Transition to Renewable Energy

India’s renewables story thus far has been a huge success. No country of India’s size and low income per capita has done so much to bring the costs of renewables down, or position itself to leapfrog into a cleaner electricity system so early in its development pathway. India’s renewable policy 1.0, initiated notably with the...
carbon pricing

Top Companies in India Push Internal Carbon Pricing

Investors are now starting to put vital environmental data at the heart of their decision-making to understand and reduce risks, protect investments and seize opportunities. It has become more important than ever for organisations to not only disclose but also commit to actions that can lead to measurable positive impacts. Setting an internal carbon price...
EVs

CSR: India to Subsidise sales of EVs

With rising pollution levels, the countries across the world are pushing for more sustainable solutions in order to reduce the carbon footprint from every sector. One of the major contributors to an increased level of carbon emissions is the transport industry. The US publisher ward has estimated that there were over 1.015 billion motor vehicles...
Small Scale Fisheries

CSR: The Role of Small Scale Fisheries in Blue Economy

Addressing the sustainability of blue economy is a matter of concern across the globe. Especially for India as the country is surrounded by sea from three sides. The health of the oceans and that of other marine species rely on this. The blue economy has been a conversation topic since a while now with...
climate change

Indian companies commit to climate change action

As SBTs (Science Based Targets) become the new norm for corporate sustainability, embracing of renewables and integration of energy efficiency is spurring new innovations, even as carbon pricing is being adopted as a mechanism to hedge future climate risk. Vendor selection based on climate mitigation actions IndusInd Bank prefers vendors that demonstrate some climate change mitigation...
human rights vs renewable energy

CSR Dilemma – Environment Vs Human Rights

The corporate sector is increasingly getting involved in solving climate problems by making a lot of changes in its operations as well as through their core product offerings. In the last several years there has been an advancement in technology that works towards solving environment-related problems. The Indian renewable energy sector is the fourth most...

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