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Infosys Buildings turning Green

By : SustainabilityO..., Nov 2, 2010

In an ambitious target of being a carbon neutral company by 2012, Infosys has undertaken a number of exemplary sustainability initiatives.

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Infosys Technologies Ltd. is a global leader in the IT consulting space with...

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Vehicle Sharing – Exploring the Market in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2014

Vehicle sharing is the simplest, most cost effective intervention for addressing the urban mobility problems we are facing today. 

In the Indian economy, which faces rapid rates of urbanization, urban mobility problems will choke growth in multiple ways, including:...

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Ameliorating the impact of India’s looming water risks: membrane technologies

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 6, 2014

Membrane companies in India are proliferating and have grown strongly in the last 4 years. The growth outlook for these companies is extremely positive as fresh water is expected to come under increasing scarcity. This demand for water will rise from domestic, de-salinisation...

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Online Marketplaces and Precious Metals Present New Opportunities for E-waste Recyclers

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 29, 2014

  Getting access to a reliable, viable waste-stream of electronic products remains a challenge for the formal waste recycling sector.  Consumer e-Waste collections has been too cost prohibitive to formally set up in India. Some recyclers have attempted to re-invest corporate...

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Energy Management Gaining Strategic Prominence for Indian Automobile Manufacturers

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 29, 2014

Automotive companies are taking the necessary steps to improve their resource consumption and meet their renewable energy goals. Indian automotive companies are continuously targeting energy optimization. Further, many large players, such as Kirloskar Oil Engine Ltd. and TVS...

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Whither India: Modi faces climate choice as 2015 deal nears

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2014

India’s new government stands accused of scrapping policies aimed at protecting the environment, two months ahead of a major UN climate summit to be hosted by Ban Ki-moon.

A series of documents outlining the relaxed rules were released by the Ministry for Environment,...

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'Polluting industrial sites putting Delhites at health risk'

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2014

Polluting industrial sites dot the entire city and are putting Delhites at a huge health risk, said a study report Tuesday. 

Eighteen sites have been identified as potential 'hotspots' in Delhi that are regularly contaminating the city's environment by releasing toxic...

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Noida plans to generate energy from waste

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2014

The authorities of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway are working to set up a waste-to-energy plant — the district's first solid waste management plant 1 by 2016. The Rs 260-crore project, which aims to promote non-conventional energy and generate renewable power,...

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India and Russia hold major consultation to set up 22 nuclear power projects in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2014

India and Russia held major consultation in the realm of nuclear research away from the public eye ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Brazil in July.

Nuclear energy was a key element at Modi-Putin talks. Both countries are...

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A village in India now runs entirely on its own solar power grid

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2014

On Sunday, the eldest resident of Dharnai, India, flipped a switch and the village officially joined the age of electricity. But Dharnai, in India's northeastern Bihar state, did more than join a reliable energy grid — it became India's first village powered entirely by solar...

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