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98 per cent state, 96 per cent private power plants yet to process Flu-gas desulfurizer (FGDs)

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

Flu-gas desulfurizer (FGD) is far from seeing the light of day in 98 per cent of the state-owned and 96 per cent of the private sector thermal power units. A ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC)-mandated technology, the FGD controls toxic sulphur...

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Supermarket Kaufland joins hand with Greenpeace in Detox campaign

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 30, 2015

A growing number of retail chains support the Greenpeace campaign against polluting chemicals in textile production. Now the supermarket chain Kaufland (Neckarsulm) has agreed to participate in the “Detox” campaign by Greenpeace. Kaufland confirmed the signing of a voluntary...

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Green managers stuff funds with Apple after environmental reforms

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2014

 Apple Inc, criticized in the past for greenhouse gas emissions, use of toxic materials and the hiring of underage workers, has improved its practices and earned better scores from groups such as Greenpeace. That's good news for environmentally-aware mutual funds that hold...

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Greenpeace lays foundation of micro-grid project in Bihar village

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2013

Greenpeace India on Saturday laid the foundation for its revolutionary rural electrification micro-grid project at the Dharnai Village in Jahanabad district of Bihar. The model for this project will be based on an innovative smart solar based technology.

Earlier on...

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Greenpeace announces revolutionary electricity model in Bihar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2013

Greenpeace announced a one of its kind rural electrification model based on a smart micro grid in Dharnai village in Jehanabad district of Bihar. This ambitious solar powered micro-grid is being installed to showcase that the real solution for rural...

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Greenpeace announces global innovation challenge for sustainable irrigation solution for rural India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2013

 Calling on people across the world to develop a sustainable solution for irrigation in rural India, Greenpeace announced its innovation challenge "A Watershed Moment in India".

The challenge goes live from September 3rd, 2013. It is an open platform to design an...

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Prioritize renewable energy based electricity: Greenpeace

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2013

Greenpeace India has made a request to Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, who also holds the finance portfolio, to prioritize renewable energy (RE) based electricity generation in the budget allocation for the financial year 2013-14.

"As a group, we have always...

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Invest IPO funds in clean energy: Greenpeace to Bharti Infratel

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 14, 2012

Ahead of the launch of Bharti Infratel Initial Public Offering (IPO), Greenpeace called on investors to demand Bharti Infratel utilise the money raised from the IPO to invest in clean energy. Greenpeace has termed this IPO as a decisive moment for the Indian telecom industry...

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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...

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Infosys cuts energy use by a third

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2012

Infosys, the Indian outsourcing giant, has cut its per employee electricity use by about a third and introduced energy...

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