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India Against Climate Change: Plastic Ban Across the Country from July 1st

As part of its efforts to combat global warming and prevent single-use plastics from having a negative impact on the environment, India will outlaw their usage as of July 1. Beginning July 1, some single-use plastic products with limited utility and a high potential for littering will no longer be produced, imported, stored, distributed, sold,...
Carbon Emissions Trap

Cooling Down India, Saving the World

By: Dr. Pankaj Jain, Head of the Department of Humanities & Languages and Chair of the India Centre at FLAME University. These are some of the news headlines over the past few weeks, even as India continues to reel under scorching summer. From an intense and extended winter right into a scorching summer, we are...
Flipkart - Net Zero

Flipkart Group committed Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040

The Flipkart Group has committed to setting an ambitious Net Zero target, to decarbonise its own operations by 2030 and the larger value chain by 2040. This is in line with the global Science-based Targets initiative (SBTi) of keeping the global temperature rise to below 1.5 degrees Celsius per the Paris Climate Agreement, becoming...
G7 Leaders

G7 Nations Breaching their Climate Finance Commitments Consistently: Report

A report from the humanitarian organisation CARE has claimed that the majority of the public climate finance reported by wealthy countries is taken directly from development aid budgets, despite long-standing commitments to provide new money. This is in light of the leaders of the world's seven richest countries meeting in Germany this weekend. Commitment to...
Commercial Buildings Emissions

Honeywell Provides Visibility And Control To Help Realize Carbon Neutral Buildings

In recent years, thousands of companies have voluntarily pledged to meet sustainability targets, but many of them likely lack the knowledge and the tools to properly measure progress and how to optimize their carbon and energy footprints. Honeywell is working to help solve this problem with its new Carbon & Energy Management, a carbon...
Mumbai’s CSMIA Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Vertical Axis Wind Turbine & Solar PV System

Mumbai’s CSMIA becomes the first airport in the country to launch a Renewable hybrid power generation project

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is India’s first airport to launch a one-of-its-kind Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) & Solar PV hybrid (Solar Mill) to explore the possibility of utilization of wind energy at the airport. CSMIA has introduced this pilot program in collaboration with WindStream Energy Technologies India Pvt Ltd, which ensures...
Eco Friendly

Eco-friendly Brands in India on Their Voyage of Sustainability

Recent studies found out that almost 90% of Millennials would choose a sustainable and eco-friendly product over any non-sustainable counterparts. One of the most significant benefits of brands switching to "eco-friendly" is making a major appeal to the new generation, especially in urban areas. However, several companies are still stuck in the myth bubble...
Renewable Energy

Climate Change is Causing Loss of India’s Solar and Wind Energy Potential: Study

According to a new study done by scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune, climate change is projected to negatively damage India's solar and wind energy potential over the next 50 years, posing a significant challenge to the country's ambitious quest for renewable energy. The future forecasts are critical as India...

World Ocean Day 2022: Coca-Cola UK to Alter its Plastic Bottle Design to Maximise Recovery and Recycling

Oceans comprise 71 percent of the Earth's surface and contain 97 percent of all the water on the planet. Oceans have a huge impact on temperature and weather because of their massive size. They are essential for the survival of both humans and other species. Oceans host a diverse range of flora and wildlife,...

India Inc. on World Environment Day 2022

On June 5, people all across the world commemorate World Environment Day to raise awareness about the significance of protecting planet Earth, our one and only true home. #OnlyOneEarth is the theme for 2022, and it focuses on our responsibilities as Earth citizens in protecting the environment and encouraging sustainable living everywhere and every day. It...

“World has 8 years to reverse climate change”, Dia Mirza in an exclusive chat with The CSR Journal

Climate change generally is long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts mostly are natural, but since 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change due to burning of fossil fuels like coal, oil, gas etc. which produce heat-trapping gases. In the recent years you would have heard more frequent and...

Stockholm+50: Commemorating 50 years of Sustainability Movement

It has been 50 years since the sustainability movement started. However, even today, the planet is in trouble. With an exponential rise in anthropogenic activities, the burden has increased on the planet and the environment significantly. This is a major threat to achievement of Sustainable Development Goals. Amid such grave concerns, Stockholm+50 is being held...

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