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INS Sarvekshak goes green: Solar power system installed on board

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2017

Indian Navy’s survey vessel INS Sarvekshak has gone green by installing a solar power system on board.

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Supreme Court directs Centre to take steps to preserve over 2 lakh wetlands

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

In a major direction to preserve ecologically crucial wetlands threatened by encroachment in many parts of the country, the Supreme Court directed the Centre on Wednesday to frame a policy to...

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Let plant work in public interest, remove mental block: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2017

Noting that proper functioning of waste-to-energy plant would serve public interest, which must prevail over “little inconvenience”, the National Green Tribunal has advised citizens to overcome...

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Draft rules for utilising solid waste for cement production

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2017

With landfill sites across major cities filled beyond capacity, the central pollution control board (CPCB) has now come out with fresh draft guidelines proposing use of solid and industrial...

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Target Corporation to invest $5mn in 'green chemistry' innovation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2017

US retailer Target Corporation aims to invest $5 million in ‘green chemistry’ innovation by 2020. The Minneapolis-based firm aims to improve textile products by eliminating added perfluorinated...

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BP Advocates for Putting a Price on Carbon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2017

A key oil and gas company is saying that governments internationally need to put a price on carbon to increase the percentage of renewables, natural gas and energy efficiency. BP’s Chief...

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Plastic waste used for laying roads in Tirupati

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 30, 2017

Four major roads in the temple city have earned a distinction of being the first thoroughfares built with plastic as one of the components in its construction.

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TPDDL sets up solar microgrid project in Bihar village

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2017

In a step towards expanding rural electrification, Tata Power Delhi today implemented a solar microgrid project at a village in Vaishali district of Bihar.

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Goldstone to make electric buses

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 23, 2017

City-based silicon rubber insulator manufacturer Goldstone Infratech is in talks with Chinese automobiles and rechargeable batteries maker, BYD Company to make electric buses in India to meet...

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Unilever commits to 100 per cent recyclable plastic by 2025

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2017

Unilever, the maker of ubiquitous food, personal care and home brands such as Knorr soups, Dove soap and Domex on Saturday committed to ensuring that 100 per cent of the plastic packaging in its...

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