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The PepsiCo Foundation Expands Access to Safe Water

PepsiCo announced that it has helped more than 22 million people in underserved communities around the world gain access to safe water since 2006. In the last year alone, PepsiCo and its partners expanded access for more than 6 million people, indicating the company is on track to exceed its goal to support a...
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Jim Sarbh Puts Spotlight On Planet Healers In India

Parsi actor Jim Sarbh has become synonymous as the conniving Bollywood baddie. His latest stint, however, puts him in bed with the good guys. The Made In Heaven star is presenting a four-part original docu-series ‘Planet Healers’ featuring eight of India’s most promising environment friendly start-ups. Jim said, “I don’t believe in the separation between...
Environment Conflict

The Same Name Again, Vedanta

According to the Environmental Justice Atlas, India has more environmental conflicts than any other country in the world. Most of these conflicts are rooted in the cozy relationship between business and political interests, supported by a compliant administration. Another significant observation that has marred these conflicts is the continuing nature of violations by the same...
Adani

Australia: What Adani tells us about capitalism

“I want kids to be at school to learn about how you build a mine, how you do geology, how you drill for oil and gas … The best thing you learn about going to a protest is how to join the dole queue because that’s what your future life will look like.” As the...
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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...
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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...

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