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Spotlight on Maharashtra to emerge as an organic cotton hotspot

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019
  • Today begins the second edition of Cotton Trailblazers, an International convening held in Nagpur to celebrate organic cotton in India, putting a spotlight on farmers...
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Mitsui, TECO to set up plant for EV motors in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 1, 2019

Japan’s Mitsui & Co on Thursday said it is planning to invest USD 14 million to set up a manufacturing facility for electric vehicle (EV) motors in India in partnership with Taiwanese motor manufacturer TECO Electric & Machinery Co. The new plant, which would come up...

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EU looks to strengthen cooperation with India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

The EU is looking to strengthen cooperation with India in political and security matters, including counter-terrorism, and in tackling key challenges such as climate change, new European Union Ambassador Ugo Astuto said on Thursday. Astuto presented his credentials to...

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All PET recycled in State: PepsiCo India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

PepsiCo India has said it has achieved the milestone of 100% PET collection and recycling in Maharashtra as part its Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programme. The State is the second after Delhi to achieve the 100% PET recycling target, the company said. PepsiCo...

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Governance frameworks emphasize on board diversity, digitisation and sustainable development

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The Institute of Directors (IOD) hosted the Corporate Governance Summit at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India on 14th September 2019 under the theme” Emerging trends in Corporate Governance”. Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank received the professional excellence award...

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Mutual fund houses are coming up with 'ESG' schemes

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Mutual fund houses seem to be fascinated by the concept of ESG, short for environment, social and governance. After ESG schemes from Quantum Mutual Fund and SBI Mutual Fund, it is the turn of Kotak Mutual Fund and ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund. Both the fund houses have filed...

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Potential of the economy can be better realised by clean power: Schneider Electric

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

In a bid to move forward in India on its global philosophy of Sustainable Development, Schneider Electric, had earlier this month, announced its innovation challenge ‘Hackware 2019.’ The company...

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India must step up efforts to tackle climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

The climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, according to a landmark United Nations (UN) report that was released on August 8 in Geneva. Explaining the process,...

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India should focus on full value chain of solar manufacturing: TERI

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

To achieve India's solar energy target of 100 GW by 2022, India should take up full value chain of solar manufacturing from polysilicon to modules in a phased manner, says a report. In the first...

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Indian hydropower project an example of good practice in sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

The Teesta-V hydropower station, in Sikkim in northern India, has been rated as an example of international good practice in hydropower sustainability, according to an independent report. The...

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