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Ford joins greenhouse gas reporting programme

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2013

Detroit biggie Ford on Tuesday became the first automaker to join a voluntary greenhouse gas reporting programme recently established in India. Participation in the India program builds on Ford's leadership in greenhouse gas reporting. The company already participates in...

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Technology: en-route sustainability and innovation!

By : Anonymous, Jul 17, 2013

The term ‘Sustainability’ was widely-disseminated for the first time by a credible source in the Brundtland Report in 1987 by a commission established by the UN General Assembly. The report coined the well-known definition for sustainability as “development that meets the...

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Draft farm policy moots energy-smart approach

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2013

The draft agricultural development policy submitted to the government by the drafting committee has mooted an energy-smart approach based on optimum use of local renewable energy sources for farming to minimise dependence on fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions....

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IFC finances Azure's rooftop solar India project

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2013

IFC, a member of World Bank, is providing $ 3 million loan to independent energy producer Azure Power's rooftop solar India project in Gujarat.

IFC's investment in the subsidiary is expected to help avoid around 3,600 tons of carbon emissions a year, Azure Power said...

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Green building code: No tax cuts, FSI sops for eco-friendly buildings in Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2013

After dangling a carrot in front of developers and citizens to promote environment-friendly buildings, the state government seems to have yanked it away for now.

For the last few years, the state had been hinting at providing water and property rebates and providing...

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Subject Tags: Environment , Politics

U.S. and India Build Climate, Clean Energy Cooperation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2013

India and the United States will combat global climate change, collaborate on energy security and support the development of low-carbon economies to fuel job growth in both countries, government officials said today in New Delhi.

At the annual U.S.-India Strategic...

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Climate change policy slipping on Govts’ agendas, says IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2013

India, like major economies such as China, the US, European Union, Japan, will need to strengthen its energy efficiency policy, push for clean coal technologies, and reduce subsidies on fossil fuels, in order to help meet the target of limiting the long-term rise in the...

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Tata Chemicals celebrates World Environment Day on 5th June

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2013

World Environment Day – an initiative of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on 5th June - is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. The official theme for the World Environment Day...

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Sector-specific action needed to cut carbon emissions

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2013

India needs to take sector-specific action and develop a mechanism to track the achievements in each area to achieve the goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, says a study conducted by WWF-India.

The Indian government aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in...

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‘Go green..., it makes business sense’

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2013

Going green makes business sense, it helps shore up the triple bottom line — people, planet, and profits, N. Muthusezhiyan of CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre has said. Addressing a one-day workshop on CII Green Company Rating System — GreenCo — here on...

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