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Tax carbon emission instead of blanket ban on non-electric vehicles, says CII President

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

CII President Vikram Kirloskar feels that the Centre should tax carbon emission instead of going for a blanket ban on the sale of non-electric vehicles. “Don’t say don’t do X and don’t do Y....

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India Inc achieves annual recurring energy saving of over Rs. 3,800 crore: CII

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 26, 2016

India Inc has managed to achieve annual recurring energy saving of over Rs. 3,800 crore through various energy saving measures, according to CII.


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India readies plan to improve renewable power storage

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

As lithium-ion batteries take centre-stage in the global pursuit for efficient energy storage systems, India has quietly readied a plan aimed at creating systems that can store up to 10,000 mw...

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UT Admn calls upon industry to make Chandigarh ‘model solar city’

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2013

The UT Adviser KK Sharma, called on the industry to come forward and join hands with the Administration to make Chandigarh a model solar city, by creating innovative, economical and safe solar systems.

"The industry's role is key in harnessing solar energy to...

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Subject Tags: CII , energy , Politics

CII to work with 50 firms on GreenCo Rating

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2012

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is going to work with 50 companies from across sectors to reduce their environmental impact in the next two years.

“The industry has a major environmental impact ... from manufacturing to the product disposal stage. To...

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Subject Tags: CII

CII and Carbon Disclosure Projects Launch new "Disclosure to Action" initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2012

Confederation of Indian Industry [CII] and the Carbon Disclosure Project [CDP] have commenced a new initiative titled CII-CDP Disclosure to Action. The CDP-related activity in India, now in its sixth year, has clearly revealed that climate change represents significant risks...

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CII inks pact to establish green manufacturing centre

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Oct 10, 2010

A green manufacturing center of excellence will be set up in Germany in the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode under a pact inked between the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) and Germany's Fraunhoffer Institute,...

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