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Cambridge's $8.5-Billion Endowment to Respond to Divestment Push

By : editor_2, May 22, 2018

Cambridge University’s 6.3 billion-pound ($8.5 billion) endowment fund may make a decision on whether it will divest from fossil fuels.

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UGC directs universities to ban plastic bottles on campus

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and higher educational institutions to ban the use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles and bags on their campuses...

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Indore Municipal Corporation plans to run buses on bio-fuel made from vegetable waste

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The industrial hub of Indore, is in a spic and span form after bagging the cleanest city tag in the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ for the second year.

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NUS researchers turns food scraps into green energy resources

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a anaerobic digester system to recycle food waste to produce electricity, heat and fertilisers.

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Europe's bottled water producers seek to increase plastic recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2018

Europe's bottled water producers set a goal on Tuesday of raising collection rates of plastic bottles to 90 per cent by 2025 from 60 per cent to improve recycling and cut pollution. ...

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Northeast Frontier Railway on clean energy path

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2018

The Northeast Frontier Railway is planning to make its other stations run on solar power after Guwahati railway station.

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Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Launches Chapter for South Asia to Combat Climate Change

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

To combat the adverse impact of climate change, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) has launched a chapter for South Asian countries and urged mayors and commissioners...

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Hugo Boss Sets Sustainable Material Targets, Emphasizes Circular Fashion

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The Hugo Boss Group is developing sustainable sourcing strategies for its most important materials based on natural capital valuations, according to the global apparel company’s latest...

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Diu Smart City first in India to run on 100 pc renewable energy during daytime: Official

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

The Diu Smart City has become the first city in India that runs on 100 per cent renewable energy during the daytime, setting a bench-mark for other cities to follow, an official release said...

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Oil companies offer subsidy to dealers to install solar rooftop systems

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

The three state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) are on a solarisation spree, to reduce “consumption of hydrocarbon fuels” and “improve public perception” of themselves.

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