Sustainability has to go beyond mere compliance tick-boxes: Seema Arora, CII
July 23, 2013

Seema Arora, Executive Director at the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, is arguably one of those who have perhaps framed the dialogue of sustainability in India.…

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Green growth is necessary and affordable for India: World Bank report
July 19, 2013

India can make green growth a reality by putting in place strategies to reduce environmental degradation at the minimal cost of 0.02 per cent  to 0.04 per cent…

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Zuari Cement starts solar power project in southern India
July 18, 2013

Zuari Cement in collaboration with the Italcementi Group kickstarts a solar power project in Yerraguntla district of Andhra Pradesh in India. Zuari Cement inaugurated its solar power project at…

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Kalam tells India to go green

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam advocates the need  of  sustainable system for nation’s development at the recent GreenCo Summit 2013. “21st century companies will have unique challenges…

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World Bank Group sets direction for energy sector investments
July 17, 2013

The Energy Sector Directions Paper sets a principles-based course for the World Bank Group’s work in the energy sector with a focus on expanding energy access and sustainable…

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India offers partnership in renewable energy with Mongolia
July 15, 2013

India has offered to cooperate with Mongolia in developing its renewable energy sector as well as in human resources development. The offer was made by Minister for New…

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International NGOs and palm oil companies launch new leadership initiative
July 11, 2013

Last week, some of the world’s most prominent NGOs and leading palm oil producers announced a cutting-edge initiative – the Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG). NGOs like Greenpeace,…

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Green building rises in retail, hospitality
July 9, 2013

Green building is taking off in the hospitality and retail industries, says McGraw Hill in a new study. This year, retail owners that are building green for over…

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UN launches its report card on climate neutrality
July 4, 2013

The United Nations today launched the fourth edition of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN – the annual progress report on the UN’s journey towards climate neutrality. This…

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New report outlines important role of business in SDGs
April 3, 2013

A new report jointly made by the WBCSD and the UN Global Compact talks about the vital role of the business community in accomplishing the goals set by…

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