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Beauty Products

Advancing Sustainability in the Beauty Industry

While consumers have been demanding safe products for their skin for years, the push for sustainable beauty brands has increased manifold as the new generation enters the industry’s target bracket. New-age consumers, especially millennials and GenZ, are making brands rethink their sustainability practices and take steps towards advancing these actions as the effects of...
PRAHAR EIA 2020

NGO PRAHAR calls for fast track implementation of EIA 2020 for sustainable environment protection

PRAHAR (Public Response Against Helplessness and Action for Redressal), an NGO dedicated to finding solutions for problems of the helpless has congratulated Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) for coming up with the new progressive draft of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 and has urged the government of India to fast track...
EIA Notification 2020

Decoding the Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2020

The government of India has recently proposed a draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification 2020 in order to ease some environment restrictions for economic development. This comes in the light of the government’s efforts to revive the economy which has crashed after the COVID-19 outbreak. The controversial legislation is proposed by the Ministry of...
offshore wind power

Big Bets on Offshore Wind Power for Economic Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has shocked the global energy sector, forcing projects to suspend work to comply with social distancing regulations, challenging the investment conditions of markets bracing for economic recession and slashing power demand by up to 10% in some regions in 2020. The size of that decline is around seven times greater than...
offshore wind

Global offshore wind capacity will surge to over 234 GW by the year 2030

Global offshore wind capacity will surge to over 234 GW by 2030 from 29.1 GW at the end of 2019, led by exponential growth in the Asia-Pacific region and continued strong growth in Europe, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). GWEC has released the second edition of its Global...
Sea Level Rise (SLR)

Sea Level Rise – Preparedness for the Upcoming Future

The impacts of climate change are becoming more and more visible today.  Developments such as increasing incidents of forest fires, recent reclassification of New York City into a subtropical climatic zone and degrading coral reef across the planet, it is important to study and understand the long term impacts of the climate change and...
ITC - Bhadrachalam

ITC is second company in India to get GreenCo Platinum+ rating

ITC's Paperboards & Specialty Papers Business (PSPD) facility at Bhadrachalam has been conferred the GreenCo Platinum+ rating by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Green Business Centre, as part of the Green Company rating system. It is the only facility in the pulp & paper sector to have received this prestigious rating. ITC is only...
Dyeing - Wastewater

Fashion Industry Explores a Revolutionary Solution to Clean Wastewater

The fashion industry is known for its disastrous impact on the environment in recent times. In fact, it is considered as the second-largest polluter in the world after the oil industry. A major resource that suffers because of this is water. The fashion industry uses up a large amount of water and also contaminates a...

Praj and ARAI come together to drive advanced biofuels

The transportation sector is the single largest consumer of imported crude oil and natural gas for petroleum products. With a growing population of vehicles across all modes of transport (surface, air and marine), it is also the third-largest source of GHG emissions as per world energy statistics data. As a signatory to Paris summit to...

CSR News: Dalmia Bharat Group wins FICCI CSR Award

Dalmia Bharat Group has won an award for Environment Sustainability at 18th FICCI CSR award ceremony, organized by FICCI. The award recognizes efforts of companies in integrating and internalizing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Government of India graced the ceremony as Chief Guest and presented the...
Nature Conservation

Why We Need to Conserve Nature

The Dalai Lama has said, “Conservation is not merely a question of morality, but a question of our own survival.” The message reflects the importance of conservation of nature. Humans today may consider themselves as superior beings. But in reality, they do not have the capacity to survive without nature. They rely on various resources...

Alliance launches project Aviral to cut plastic waste in Ganga river

In recent years, the amount of plastic waste has drastically increased in India. More specifically, this increase is affecting the two cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh. The boom in visitor numbers (before the pandemic) was increasingly leading to unmanageable amounts of plastic waste. Coinciding with Conservation Day 2020, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste...

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