Long way for Indian CSR to match upto global best practices
November 27, 2013

Very few companies carry out a need assessment or track and monitor the progress or impact of their CSR activities, says report. A recent report by National Foundation…

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Bangladesh seeks World Bank support for energy efficiency
September 20, 2013

The Bangladesh government has sought more support from the World Bank (WB) to achieve its targeted energy efficiency by increasing power and gas output and distribution. An eight-member…

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Bangladesh solar plan estimated at US$2.76 billion
September 10, 2013

With Bangladesh’s increasing focus on renewable energy, the cost implications are another story altogether. A programme for introducing 500MW capacity of solar power in Bangladesh will cost an…

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MICA to raise corpus for startups from corporates
September 9, 2013

Mudra Institute of Technology (MICA), under its incubator program Comcubator, is planning to open an INR 50 lakh corpus fund, raised from corporates as a part of their…

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India to miss green power target due to slowdown

Due to the economic slowdown India is facing, the renewable energy targets set by India are likely to be missed. Renewable energy sector in the country appears to…

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Pakistan’s renewable energy sector gets a bost
September 7, 2013

US Ambassador Richard Olson signs a financing agreement for 50-mw wind power plant in Pakistan giving a major push to the renewable energy sector. US Ambassador in Pakistan…

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DuPont expands India Knowledge Center
August 26, 2013

The new DuPont Application Development Center supports efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and creating emphasis on renewable energy. Expanding its integrated science capabilities at the DuPont…

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Bangladeshi legislators push for SREDA’s implementation
August 13, 2013

Members of Parliament from different political parties in Bangladesh will persuade the Ministries of Finance and Public Administration for the speedy implementation of the Sustainable and Renewable Energy…

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Sustainable development: Banking on an energy mix
August 12, 2013

Despite the hydro potential of a country like Nepal, the availability of power in Nepal is still abysmal. More and more there is a need for Nepal to…

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How aid can help promote workplace safety in Bangladesh
July 19, 2013

In the wake of the Rana Plaza industrial disater that claimed scores of garment workers’ lives, Bangladesh is close to implementing a ground breaking deal that puts labour…

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