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Trees of Arunachal Pradesh

The first user-friendly pictorial field guide to the Trees of Arunachal Pradesh

Biologists from the Nature Conservation Foundation and the Wildlife Institute of India have published the first ever pictorial field guide to the Trees of Arunachal Pradesh, a region famed for its biological diversity. Authored by three seasoned field biologists - Dr. Navendu Page of the Wildlife Institute of India, Dr. Aparajita Datta and Bibidishananda Basu...
wetlands

Wetlands International South Asia completes 25 years in wetland conservation

Non-profit organisation Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) recently announced its silver jubilee celebrations. The global & independent organisation completed 25 years of dedicated work in the field of wetland conservation & restoration. During the silver jubilee year, Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) intends to connect more people to wetlands conservation, as well as initiate local...
solar

India’s solar module making capacity will rise 400% by 2025: CRISIL Ratings

India is endowed with vast solar energy potential. About 5,000 trillion kWh per year energy is incident over India's land area with most parts receiving 4-7 kWh per sq.m per day. Solar photovoltaics power can effectively be harnessed providing huge scalability in India. Solar also provides the ability to generate power on a distributed...
CWT

CWT and Etihad Initiate Exclusive Carbon Offsetting Partnership

CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform and Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, have announced a unique carbon offsetting partnership initiative, as part of the launch of Etihad’s Corporate Conscious Choices programme. The first partnership of its kind between Etihad and a TMC, this initiative will see all CWT...
plastisphere

Floating man-made plastisphere could set off another pandemic

Plastic pollution is one of the most prevalent environmental pollutants and a significant driver of climate change and biodiversity loss. But it is not just the cigarette butts and drinks containers littering beaches, turtles suffocating on discarded plastic straws and whale stomachs full of plastic waste. While extremely concerning, these visible impacts are the...
sustainability agenda - teri

SAP India and TERI Join Hands to Propel India’s Sustainability Agenda

SAP India today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to mutually support India’s larger sustainability agenda. The program will aim to achieve sustainability in all aspects of operations, service delivery and governance across key industries, societies, and government. Recent reports have revealed that India’s top 250 companies...
Suyash Keshari

A Millennial Wildlife Presenter Launches a Line of Apparel to Raise Funds for Environmental Projects

Suyash Keshari, a 25-year-old Wildlife Presenter, Filmmaker, and Conservationist, has developed a conservation goods brand that will donate 100% of its revenues to environmental projects. The brand was launched with the aim to raise funds for conservation while also allowing individuals to get involved. The programme will enable everyone to make a difference, actively...
net zero

YES BANK pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2030

YES BANK plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations across the country to net zero by 2030 to support the goals of the Paris climate agreement. As a first step towards achieving this target, YES BANK House, the Bank’s headquarters in Santa Cruz, has entirely switched to renewable energy to significantly cut...
ITC Water Conservation

ITC Bags the Top Spot for CSR in Water Conservation at National Water Awards

Water scarcity has been a bane to the development of many countries of the world. At present, the water requirement for India is estimated to be around 1100 billion cubic meters per year. It is projected to go up to 1447 billion cubic meters by the year 2050. India is the fastest-growing economy in the...
Samsung keynote at CES 2022

CES 2022 pre-show keynote from Samsung Electronics underlines commitment to CSR

Samsung Electronics unveiled its vision for the future, 'Together for tomorrow', during a pre-show keynote event at CES 2022. CES is the world's largest consumer electronics and IT exhibition. This year, it is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 5-7. Keynote speaker Jong-Hee Han, Vice Chairman, CEO and Head of DX (Device...
Renewable Energy India

India has Already met its Renewable Energy Targets of 2030

According to the recently released statement by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, India has already achieved the target of sourcing 40 per cent of energy from non-fossil fuel sources in 2021. The ministry said, “At COP-21, as part of its NDCs, India had committed to achieving 40 per cent of its installed...
Dell Concept Luna

Adopting Sustainability in Designing Products to Tackle E-Waste

The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to the rapid increase in digitization in the world. This is accompanied by the increase in the problem of e-waste. According to the report, The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017, the world discards approximately 50 million tonnes of e-waste every year, and of this, only 20 per cent is recycled. India...

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