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New Development Bank invests $100m in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2020

The New Development Bank (NDB) has approved a $100 million (£80m) investment in India. The funding aims to catalyse the private sector to further boost affordable housing and green infrastructure in the South Asian nation. The bank’s project pipeline for 2020 covers...

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Action plan for 37 'eco-smart stations' will be implemented in 3 months: Indian Railways to NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Centre has told the National Green Tribunal that action plan for 37 railway stations which are to be developed as "eco-smart stations" will be implemented in three months. The Centre told a...

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Power Ministry to bring norms to promote green transmission cables

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The Power Ministry is likely to issue soon new norms for bringing greener options of electricity transmission cables like aluminium to protect environment from ill-effects of lead-based...

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EverSource to back renewable firm of ex.Ostro Energy executives

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 26, 2018

EverSource Capital, the green infrastructure JV between PE fund Everstone Group and UK-based Lightsource BP’s Eversource Capital, is ready to back the new renewable energy platform launched by...

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Record $56 Billion Green Bonds Issuance Witnessed In H1 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

The global green bonds market has scored yet another record issuance during the first half of 2017. A record $56 billion was issued during the first six months of the year while the second...

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Govt calls for change in India's entire urban eco-system

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 3, 2017

With half the country's population on course to live in urban centres in the next 15-20 years, there is a pressing need to improve the entire ecosystem of urbanisation, the government said on...

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Bengal government draws up green city blueprint

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2017

The Mamata Banerjee government has come up with an operation guideline on the 'Green Cities Mission' for all the urban local bodies of the state. The government has allocated Rs 456 crore from...

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Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) mulls building norms - FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY STRUCTURES

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2017

Real estate norms are set to address issues of environment as well as concerns of the elderly and the disabled with the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) gearing up to draft and enforce...

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YES Bank to raise Rs 330 cr via green infra bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2016

Private lender YES Bank today said it will raise about Rs 330 crore (USD 50 million) by issuing a 7-year term green infrastructure bond to FMO, the Dutch Development Bank, on a private placement...

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NABARD sanctions loan for 10 MW solar plant in Haryana

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2016

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 204.67 crore for Haryana under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund for projects including a 10 mw...

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