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Government to bid out 25 GW solar capacities in Ladakh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 17, 2018

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister R K Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable...

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UN environment chief lauds India's efforts to use solar energy, curb plastics

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2018

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim said 2017 is "the first year in human history" when more electricity was generated globally from the ...

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GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 3, 2018

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) have released “A Practical Guide” to enable companies to better measure and report on their impact on the...

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India Pledges $50 Million More to UN Partnership Fund

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

At a time when funding for UN agencies is on the decline – and also threatened with cuts by the Trump administration—the Indian government has made an additional contribution of $50 million to...

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A new EIB bond product in support of the Global Goals: Building a sustainable financial system

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 12, 2018

Once financial markets became fully engaged around the global climate change agenda, transparency and accountability as well as intense cooperation among stakeholders took hold. Though volumes...

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Is the International Solar Alliance the new model for co-operative development?

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2018

The International Solar Alliance could help change the way development agencies, and through them governments, give priority to climate-related issues. Remy Rioux, CEO of the French development...

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India to achieve COP 21 goals before deadline

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

India is likely to achieve the self declared Sustainable Development Goal of lowering fossil fuel share in the energy mix earlier than committed according to Secretary, Ministry of Power, Ajay...

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India presents national review report on Sustainable Development Goals implementation in United Nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

India has presented its national review report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the UN, underscoring that as the fastest growing major economy it is “uniquely...

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2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs).


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Sustainable development: Asia-Pacific adopts roadmap for regional cooperation

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2017

Asia-Pacific countries have adopted a roadmap for regional cooperation on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


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