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Top 5 Sustainability Watch-Outs for 2015

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 30, 2014
2014 for India was defined with Narendra Modi emerging center-stage post a historic election victory in May, and since then, the new government has been actively promoting certain schemes (with synonymous buzz-words like ‘Make in India’, ‘Namami Gange’, ‘...
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Green Campus- Indian Colleges Go Green

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2014

Zero waste zone, carbon footprint, water conservation, renewable energy are the buzz words when it comes to sustainability of environment. A paper titled 'Environmental Performance Studies' on educational institutions' presented in the International Journal of Environmental...

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The world's e-waste funneled to just a few developing countries

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2014

 A NEW report shows that the international flow of electronic waste disproportionately affects just a handful of developing countries.

The report, published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, found that nearly a quarter of e-waste from developed...

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Rethink on land use: A crucial necessity now

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2014

India may be the seventh-largest country in the world in terms of land mass, but it constitutes only 2.2% of the total land mass of the world. In population density, we are in the top 15 countries in the world. (Barring Bangladesh, all other nations are small countries, their...

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Tata Power Solar partners Bajaj Finance for selling products

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2014

Tata Power Solar has partnered with Bajaj Finance to provide interest-free loan options for solar products of about Rs 2.5 lakh to consumers.

"This national financing tie-up will help make solar much more attractive and an affordable alternative to conventional power...

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Polaris Bags 'Best Implementation of Green IT' Award at National IT Leadership and Excellence Award Ceremony

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2014

Polaris Financial Technology Limited, a leader in financial technology products, solutions and services that enable unprecedented operational productivity for the global Financial Services, was awarded the 'Best implementation of Green IT' award at the National IT Leadership...

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Pune builders get smarter, adopt to technology to save water

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2014

 Taking a lead, Pune-based Gera Developments announced that in light of the deficient rainfall, the company would shift from water-based curing to chemical curing for their current projects and would continue it till the water situation in the district improves. The move...

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In sunny Tamil Nadu, developers lukewarm to solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2014

 The solar policy unveiled by the AIADMK government when it came to power in 2002 aims to create 3000 MW of new solar capacity by 2015. Of this 1500 MW was to come from big plants called utility-scale, 350 MW from building rooftops and remaining 1150 MW to be achieved through...

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No Means to Tap into Fruit Waste

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 24, 2014

 A rise in the mercury level not only ensures brisk business at the umpteen fruit juice outlets in the city, but also a two-fold  increase in the generation of fruit waste. However, the current system of garbage collection by the Chennai Corporation does not have any...

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Infuse Ventures, Intellecap Impact Investment Network invest Rs 3 crore in solar startup Surya Power

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2014

 Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I3N) and Infuse Ventures have invested $500,000, or Rs 3 crore, in Coimbatore-based solar-agriculture startup Surya Power Magic. 

I3N, which is an angel network investing in social enterprises, saw members including solar panel...

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