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Cairn India is the fastest growing energy company: Platts

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2012

Seventy Asian oil and gas companies, including those from India and China, were ranked in the 2012 Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings based on their financial performance in 2011.

While ExxonMobile maintained its number one position in the list,  Cairn India...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest , India

India Inc’s largest companies demonstrate Sustainability Disclosure and Reporting leadership

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2012

As Indian businesses gear up to meet global requirements of Environmental and Social Reporting, many of the leaders in sustainability reporting will be gathering on October 11, 2012 at the Annual Summit of the Sustainable Business Leadership Forum to deliberate on further...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest

Water conservation : Need not be mere PR for the Beverage Sector

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2012

Driven by the fast emerging threat of water scarcity, Beverage giants are increasingly mainstreaming their water conservation practices though some observers remain cynical about the claims and the true accomplishments.

The beverage industry relies on water for its...

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NSL Renewable to set up wind farm in Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2012

NSL Renewable Power, a subsidiary of diversified NSL Group, is setting up a 75-MW wind farm in Maharashtra in two phases.

It has secured a $19-million (about Rs 100 crore) loan from International Finance Corporation for its wind power farm. International Finance...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest , NSL Group

Bayer, Nestle Lead Carbon-Cutting Effort as Climate Risk Grows

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 14, 2012

Bayer AG (BAYN) and Nestle SA (NESN) are leading efforts to measure and cut emissions as companies increasingly view extreme weather events caused by climate change as a threat to their business, the Carbon Disclosure Project said.

About 37 percent of...

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Rising number of top firms believe climate change is threat to business

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2012

Major companies are increasingly concerned that they are at risk from ...

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MoEF serious about E-waste disposal

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2012

The ministry of environment and Forests is implementing a scheme to provide financial assistance for setting up of treatment, disposal and storage facility for hazardous and integrated recycling facilities for E-waste on public private partnership mode.

Based on a...

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Subject Tags: e-waste , Human Interest

Sebi asks for business responsibility reports

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 15, 2012

Market regulator Sebi has asked listed companies to mandatorily submit an annual ‘business responsibility report’, wherein they will have to disclose compliance to various environmental, social and governance aspects, including matters like sexual harassment complaints.

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Subject Tags: Human Interest

Kiran Energy Solar Power, ReNew Power Ventures and Bharat Light & Power make headway in the renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 9, 2012

Three leading lights of India Inc have found a second wind with their renewable energy start-ups. ET digs deeper into the plans of these professionals-turned-entrepreneurs searching for their place in the sun.


He came to India with a foreign...

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India-Japan team ups solar cell efficiency

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2012

The cost of production of a megawatt of solar energy is high. The efficiency of conversion of sunlight into energy by existing solar cells also needs to be improved considerably. These two factors are limiting the growth of...

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