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Budget 2020: Appliances, consumer electronics industry seeks GST tax relief, incentives to produce eco-friendly, energy-efficient goods
By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020
Manufacturers of appliances and consumer electronics are seeking lower taxes on eco-friendly and energy-efficient products, more incentives for domestic manufacturing and waiving of customs duty on inputs imported to make the components in the upcoming Union Budget. The...Read more..
Subject Tags: eco-friendly , electronics , Energy Efficiency Appliances sector , R&D
Trucost Research Points to $10B #BusinessCase for Circular Economy for Electronics
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 28, 2015
Last month, the Green Electronics Council (GEC) unveiled new research carried out by Trucost that highlights the importance of advancing best circular-economy practices throughout the electronics sector.
The GEC engaged Trucost in order to better understand the...Read more..
Subject Tags: Circular Economy , E Waste , electronics , Research
Now, a resource centre to hone skills in solar electronics
By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 7, 2015
The Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) in partnership with the Engineering Staff College of India (ESCI) has set up a Centre of Excellence aimed at creating a large pool of talent in the sunrise sector of solar photovoltaics and electronics.
This is the...Read more..
Subject Tags: electronics , policy
BIS pushes for standards for all products
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2014
To check the sale of non-standard electrical and electronics Chinese items and even Indian products like helmets, toothpaste and razors etc, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has approached the government to do away with the clause that allows several such items to be sold in...Read more..
Subject Tags: BIS , Bureau of Indian Standards , electronics , India , policy , standards
EPEAT® Environmental Rating System Debuts in India
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2014
The Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) today celebrated the Indian debut of the EPEAT® environmental-rating system for electronics with an event in Delhi co-hosted with the Green Electronics Council. CII convened...Read more..
Subject Tags: electronics , energy , Green Electronics Council , India , Technology
E-Waste in India: a grey story
By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2014
Guest contributor, Arjun Mehta, Manager at Sims Recycling Solutions India, reflects on the critical need of the hour in developing a sustainable model for e-waste management & recovery....Read more..
Subject Tags: e-waste , electronics , Law , Resource Efficiency
Indian Environment Network to Support EPEAT Expansion in India
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2014
The Green Electronics Council today announced that the ...Read more..
Subject Tags: electronics , energy , Green Electronics , India
Wipro takes top spot in green electronics rankings
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2012
Indian tech giant Wipro has parachuted into the top spot in Greenpeace's latest green electronics rankings, after winning plaudits for its ambitious commitments to cutting carbon emissions and sourcing energy from renewable sources.
Greenpeace today unveiled its 18th...Read more..
Subject Tags: electronics , energy , Environment , Greenpeace , Wipro
Rule of dump: Discard e-waste the right way
By : Anonymous, May 4, 2012
The new rules on e-waste that have come into effect from May 1 can be seen as the first step towards reducing pollution of the information era. The E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rule, 2011 were notified on May 30, 2011 by the Union ministry of environment and forests (...Read more..
Subject Tags: e-waste , electronics
LG releases first water treatment solution
By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2010
Consumer electronics giant LG just unveiled its first wastewater treatment solution, the Green Membrane Bioreactor (G-MBR) process, a mere two months after the company announced plans to enter the water treatment business.
LG admitted at that time to having no previous...Read more..
Subject Tags: electronics , Health , Labor , Social Issues