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Coca-Cola, TERI University fund water management schooling in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 21, 2014

Beverage giant Coca-Cola has established a department on water studies at India's TERI University in a bid to tackle the challenges regarding water sustainability.

The Coca-Cola Department of Regional Water Studies also aims to help scientifically manage water...

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Coca-Cola's Varanasi Plant Shut After Pollution Board's Order

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2014

 Beverages giant Coca-Cola's plant at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh has been shut after the state's pollution control board withdrew permission to operate over alleged violation of environmental norms.

"In an unprecedented move, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB)...

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India: Coca-Cola eviction from 'land-grab' site imminent

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2014

Local authorities in Varanasi, India, are preparing to evict Coca-Cola from land that the company is occupying illegally at its bottling plant in Mehdiganj. The eviction is due to take place 'within days'.

The action to evict Coca-Cola comes as the result of an order (...

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Subject Tags: Coca-Cola , Politics

Coca-Cola may 'eKoCoo'' urban India as well

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 10, 2011

Global beverage major Coca-Cola Company is likely to introduce 'eKOCool', the new eco-friendly innovation developed by its Indian arm Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, in urban areas based on the success of the trials that are currently under way in the hinterland, according to...

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Subject Tags: Coca-Cola

Community Demands Closure of Coca Cola Plant as Summer Begins in India

By : Sandeep Roy, Apr 26, 2011

In yet another shocking incidence of groundwater depletion as a result of Coca-Cola's bottling operations in India, government data has confirmed a sharp drop in groundwater levels in Mehdiganj near the city of Varanasi since Coca-Cola began operations in the area in 1999....

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Subject Tags: Coca-Cola , India