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Defining green activities – What the new EU rules mean for India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020

Climate change is one the defining issues of our generation. New studies show that global warming needs to be limited to 1.5°C (rather than 2°C) compared to pre-industrial levels, to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Achieving that objective requires trillions of...

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Urban India will soon have at least one EV charging station every 3 km

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

The government is going full throttle in its efforts to realise the ambition of making India an electric vehicle hub by 2030. In the first phase of Electric Vehicles (EV) rollout plan, the power ministry is targetting 4 billion-plus population cities under the EV policy...

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ISO 20400: New standard launched to support sustainable procurement

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2017

The ISO 20400: Sustainable Procurement Standard replaces the BS 8903:2010 Principles and Framework for Procuring Sustainably. The new standard has been created with the input of experts and...

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ZDHC releases Wastewater Guidelines for sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2016

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme, a collaboration of 22 leading brands, 13 value chain affiliates and 7 associates, has released its Wastewater Guidelines, a unified...

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Centre issues guidelines to Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan for wind power

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

The Union ministry of new and renewable energy has issued guidelines for setting up an inter-state transmission system to evacuate wind power to the extent of 1,000MW from windy states like...

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Subject Tags: guidelines , wind power