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Apple first to use recycled rare earths in smartphones

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

In a first, Apple has now started using recycled rare earth metals for making its latest iPhones. It is using 100 per cent recycled rare earths in a key component (Taptic Engine) in the new iPhones, a first for a smartphone. The Taptic Engine represents about 25 per cent of...

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BRICS bank greenlights new projects in India, Russia & South Africa worth $1.4bn

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

The New Development Bank (NDB) has approved four new infrastructure and development projects with loans totaling $1.4 billion. New investments bring the BRICS bank’s portfolio to 42 projects worth $11.6 billion. The decision to finance the projects in India, Russia, and South...

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Dabur launches Plastic Waste Collection drive with East Delhi Municipal Corporation

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Moving forward on its commitment towards becoming a Plastic Waste Neutral Company by 2021, India’s largest Science-based Ayurveda major Dabur India Limited today Joined hands with East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to launch a unique Plastic Waste Collection drive in the...

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Amazon India unveils sustainable packaging initiatives

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

Amazon India, Bangalore, India, has announced its commitment to eliminate single-use plastic from its packaging by June 2020. The company plans to use “paper cushions,” which will replace plastic dunnage like air pillows and bubble wraps across its fulfillment centers in...

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Flipkart starts cutting back on single-use plastics in packaging

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

Flipkart on Thursday announced that as of August 1, it has cut usage of single-use plastics by 25 per cent across its packaging value chain. India’s largest e-commerce marketplace also made a commitment to eliminate single-use plastics in packaging and move towards a 100 per...

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Walmart Foundation announces two new grants for $4.8mn for smallholder farmers in India

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Deepening its commitment to improving farmer livelihoods in India, the Walmart Foundation on Tuesday announced $4.8 million (approximately Rs. 34 crore) in grants to Digital Green and TechnoServe to enable programs that help smallholder farmers have access to agriculture...

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PM’s message on plastic waste calls for a collective action from govts, corporates, civil society

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

India CSR, the largest network on corporate social responsibility and sustainability on Tuesday (27 Aug) organised a dialogue on responsible plastic uses and waste mitigation in New Delhi. The...

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IMT CDL launches India’s first-ever comprehensive Online PG Certificate program in Sustainable Development

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

IMT CDL, a premium distance learning management institute, along with IMT Nagpur, a leading B-School of India offering regular PGDM Programs, launched the country’s first-ever multidisciplinary...

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Kotak recycles over 1,500 Kg plastic bottles in FY19

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) replaced single-use plastic water bottles with glass water dispensers and recycled, over 1500 kg of used polyethylene (PET) bottles in FY2018-19, which earned the...

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Sun Pharma’s Initiative To Recycle Plastic

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd initiated setting up of treatment and recycling plants, through registered recyclers and engaged scrap vendors for materials like plastic and high-density...

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