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India no longer needs global support to decarbonise itself: UNEP expert

By : sustainabilityo..., May 15, 2017

India no longer needs international cooperation to decarbonise itself and needs to pressure countries to remain ambitious, including wealthier countries that need to act domestically and support...

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UK Companies offer expertise to make Kolkata low-carbon city

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2016

With the aim to make Kolkata a low-carbon city, UK companies specialising in urban design and planning met West Bengal government and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) officials for...

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World carbon emissions stopped growing in 2015, says BP

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2016

Carbon emissions stopped growing in 2015 for the first time in 10 years as the world turned its back on coal and embraced energy efficiency and renewable power with increased vigour, according...

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Low-Carbon Fuels Initiative Aims to Scale Up Sustainable Corporate Fleets

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 3, 2016

A global initiative called below50 that aims to scale up the development and use of low-carbon fuels launched today with 20-plus organizations and global brands including Audi, DuPont, DSM,...

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Shell outlines ‘below 2C’ climate change scenario

By : sustainabilityo..., May 20, 2016

In a supplement to its well-known New Lens scenarios, titled, “A better life with a healthy planet“, and released online this week, it sets out its vision for how to meet the ambition of the...

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Shell creates green energy division to invest in wind power

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2016

Shell, Europe’s largest oil company, has established a separate division, New Energies, to invest in renewable and low-carbon power.

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Subject Tags: low carbon , Wind Energy

CDP Prepares to Launch Low-Carbon Supply Chain Financing Program

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2016

A major piece of managing corporate climate risks involves managing — and improving — suppliers’ environmental sustainability. It also presents a slew of challenges, with financing initiatives...

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Coal India has created more green cover than it has destroyed

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2015

An arm of State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) claims that the organisation’s afforestation efforts have more than made up for the deforestation caused by its mining activities.

For the sceptical, a recent satellite survey by the Hyderabad-based National Remote Sensing...

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The green economy works

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2014

Last month, a study released by the Imperial College London Business School showed that public policies which encourage innovation in businesses that use clean technologies – think electric cars and wind mills – lead to greater positive impacts on economic growth than the...

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India: low carbon energy transition could free up US$600 billion in investment capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2014

New analysis by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) demonstrates that, with the right policies, India’s transition to a low carbon energy system could free up significant financial capacity over the next 20 years to invest in better development and economic growth.
 
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