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3 of P&G's 45 zero manufacturing waste to landfill facilities are from India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 5, 2013

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced that 45 of their facilities, including 3 in India, have now achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill, which marks a major step towards the company's long-term vision of sending zero manufacturing and consumer waste to...

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First solar power plant starts

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2013

A 5MW solar power plant of NTPC - the first non-conventional energy plant in the district - was inaugurated for commercial operations in the Dadri unit of the company on Saturday. The plant is also the first solar project of the public sector company to be commissioned...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest

Suzlon Convertibles Slump as Rescue Threatened: India Credit

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2013

The convertible bonds of Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SUEL), the Indian wind-turbine maker that default22222ed last year, are falling from a five-month high as a cash squeeze threatens its efforts to reorganize debt.

The company’s 5 percent equity-linked dollar securities due...

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation eyes Singapore 'water way'

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2013

To avoid the use of precious potable water for non-drinking purposes, the civic body plans to also provide treated but non-potable water to the city in the near future. A consultant will be appointed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to suggest steps to...

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FinMin to clear funds to boost sales of electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 3, 2013

The finance ministry is expected to release funds next month for the extension of a subsidy scheme of the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) to incentivise sales of electric cars and two-wheelers.

According to a proposal pending with the finance ministry, a...

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Subject Tags: finance , Human Interest

Less than 10% of Indian corporates are working on sustainability in a structured manner

By : Anindita Chakraborty, Jan 10, 2013

The manufacturing sector is known to be one of the most polluting sectors among all industries. Sustainability Outlook spoke to Nitin Kalothia, Associate Director, Manufacturing and Process Consulting at Frost & Sullivan about his experiences with regard to the uptake...

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Sustainability Reporting: An enabler of Responsible Finance for Sustainable Development

By : Katherine Miles..., Nov 7, 2012

The financial services sector plays a catalytic role in the promotion of sustainable development through deploying finance responsibly. As intermediaries in allocating capital, investors and lenders have the power to influence social and environmental practices and...

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Tata Power Eyes Renewable Energy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2012

Tata Power Co. plans to expand its renewable power capacity to 6,000 megawatts by 2020, a senior company executive said.

India's top private power utility by capacity is also in talks to acquire renewable assets in India to fuel its expansion, Rahul Shah,...

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NVGs are the litmus test for Indian businesses’ commitment to sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2012

Sustainability Outlook spoke to Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs to understand the current status and next steps of the adoption of the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economical Responsibilities...

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Look who’s reading your Sustainability Report

By : Pawan Mehra, Oct 26, 2012

As India Inc. begins to adopt Sustainability reporting, investors are likely to be combing through it and select winners from the rest.

The number of corporates coming out with Sustainability reports in India is on the rise. In these reports...

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