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Monsanto, Novozymes Form BioAg Alliance

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2013

 Monsanto and Novozymes have formed a long-term research and development alliance to commercialize microbial products intended to help farmers increase crop yields with less input.

The firms say the BioAg Alliance will allow companies to leverage employees,...

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Excess power bottled up in power surplus Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 8, 2013

 It is a paradox that a little bit of planning can easily address. Gujarat, a power surplus state, is forced to shut down power units for there are no buyers for the power it generates.

On the other hand, power deficit states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, with...

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Arlington firm aims to power up India

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2013

 India is a country where power can be unreliable at the best of times. Flip a switch or turn on an appliance and there's a chance that nothing will happen.

"In India, their grid is very undependable," said Drew Zogby, president of the Bellingham-based Alpha...

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Indian plastics industry poised for major growth in new technologies: AIPMA

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2013

 Indian plastics industry is poised for a substantial growth in investment in new technologies with the increasing demand from various sectors such as agriculture, automobile, engineering, packaging, infrastructure and healthcare. 9th Plastivision India 2013 to be held in...

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Global Apparel Companies in India: Can They Be Socially Responsible?

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2013

Over the last few years, consumer demand for fashion and branded apparel has seen a steady increase. To balance the demand and supply, branded companies have relied on outsourcing materials and production. Recent, horrific tragedies in Bangladesh have only highlighted what...

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Good competition framework essential for sustainable growth: EU

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2013

 India and other big emerging economies need to promote competitive markets which is essential for sustainable economic growth, according to a senior European Union official.

Many countries are pushing for good competition practices at the market place amid persisting...

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UN carbon emissions reduction system awash in cash as it claims to face hard times

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2013

The United Nations-administered cap-and-trade system for reducing greenhouse gases is sitting on a cash hoard of close to $200 million, even as it warns of hard times ahead that could impede its mission.

The cash...

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PepsiCo Announces Targeted Investment of Rs. 33,000 Crores in India by 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2013

Making the announcement, PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi said: "India is a country with huge potential and it remains an attractive, high-priority market for PepsiCo. We've built a highly successful business in India over the course of many years, and...

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India Inc pitches for widening scope of CSR

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2013

India Inc wants activities including public awareness advertisements, gainfully employing skilled professionals, and contribution to local governing bodies for public causes to be included under corporate social responsibility (CSR), as defined under the Companies Act, 2013...

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Ramky Acquires Sembcorp's Stake In Indian JV

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2013

Sembcorp Environment, subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, is divesting its entire stake of 51% in Sembcorp Enviro (India) to partner Ramky International (Singapore) for $7.25 Mn, Straitstimes states. The move is line to streamline its businesses and sharpen its strategy for...

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