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WABAG wins the prestigious Global Water Award

VA TECH WABAG LIMITED ('WABAG'), a leading pure-play water technology Indian multinational, has won the prestigious Global Water Award for its 45 MLD Tertiary Treatment Reverse Osmosis (TTRO) Plant at Koyambedu, Chennai. The plant bagged the Distinction Award under "Wastewater Project of the Year" category. The TTRO plant is one of the Largest and Technologically...

Top Lake Rejuvenation CSR Projects in India

Lakes play an important role in the ecosystem and biodiversity of areas. They also support agriculture and other industries by fulfilling its water as well as energy needs. However, with excess development and limited availability of the resource, the usability of lake water has reduced significantly owing to its contamination and pollution. Pollution of water...
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Hiring women in clean energy is a win-win

Women have long been underrepresented in conventional energy industries such as coal, oil and gas, whether in exploration and extraction activities or in running power-generating plants. All available information suggests that men outnumber women in most of these workplaces, and especially in technical, managerial and policy-making positions. Energy is still often seen as a...
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CSR: New 10-year Plan to Save Ganga River Dolphins

PM Modi turned his attention to an aquatic species on Independence Day 2020. He launched Project Gangetic Dolphin on 15th August, a 10-year government scheme to protect and increase the numbers of the endangered species. Needless to say, environmentalists are thrilled. It was 11 years ago that the Ganga River Dolphin was declared the...

Delhi’s Electric Vehicles Policy 2020 Envisions Clean and Sustainable National Capital

Delhi is considered to be the most polluted city in the world. In fact, the city experiences a public health emergency every winter due to the rise in air pollution, which has become a recurrent annual crisis. Vehicular pollution is one of the major contributing factor to this. In order to combat this, recently,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 – 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 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...

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