Newt Global’s ‘Give Blood, Save Life’ campaign
June 3, 2013

Newt Global, a US-based IT company, held a massive blood donation drive in its India headquarters, which saw  many fro its global team come and donate blood. As…

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Welspun Energy collaborates with ICFRE for increasing India’s forest cover

Welspun Energy collaborated with ICFRE and organized a workshop titled ‘Innovations for Forest Carbon Finance in India’ in Maharashtra, India. The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education…

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Private sector to work for environment conservation in UP
May 29, 2013

Among the first players to in the private sector to move on the conservation front is Aircel, which is partnering the state government’s tiger conservation project in the…

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Maitreya Realtors launches its green housing project in Maharashtra
May 28, 2013

Maitreya Realtors has launched a 10-acre-property for commercial and residential purposes called ‘Maitreya Greens’, an eco- friendly, green housing project in the western city of Nashik. Popular Bollywood actress,…

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The Barefoot Challenge,Tilonia, Rajasthan
May 23, 2013

This project has enabled all the facilities and gadgets in ‘Barefoot College’ including the library, office, computers, soil testing labs, primary health centres, etc to be operated with…

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SABRAS: Empowering Salt Workers

SABRAS, a social enterprise, aims to improve lives of salt producing community by enhancing their access to market and utilizing solar technology. To increase overall efficiency and profitability…

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CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre
May 22, 2013

One of the first LEED Platinum rated green buildings in India, the CII – Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII – Godrej GBC) which is located in the southern…

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Safe drinking water – an unfinished agenda

Dr. Noeleen Heyzer is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). In her…

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Bringing entrepreneurship to the doorstep of farmers
May 21, 2013

Laxmi Prakash Semwal, Chairman of Shri Jagdamba Samiti (SJS), a Rishikesh-based NGO, believes that a business-driven model can not only empower marginalised farmers but can also promote sustainable…

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Industries urge to speed up Green Visakha project
May 20, 2013

Industry working in the southern city of Vishakhapatnam have pledged to participate in a massive plantation drive by planting 40 lakh trees in the city. Industries participating in…

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