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Big firms call on EU to set 35 pct renewable power supplies target

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

A group of big technology, industry and power companies have called on the European Union to set a target for renewables of at least 35 percent when EU energy ministers meet next week....

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World Bank, ING, & AXA Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Worth Billions

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

Three of the world’s biggest financial institutions — the World Bank, ING, and AXA — have all announced this week on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in France plans to divest from fossil...

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We’re losing the battle, says Macron as leaders seek to raise green funds

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

Two years after the landmark COP21 agreement signed here, Paris hosted and spearheaded the One Planet Summit on December 12. 'Make our planet great again" had been French president Emmanuel...

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Resolutions passed at UN Environment assembly to make the world pollution free

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

The United Nations Environment Assembly has passed 13 non-binding resolutions and three decisions to get the planet rid from pollutants, officials said on Thursday. 

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Indian Oil prepares for shift to a less carbon-intensive future

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

The country’s largest refiner Indian Oil Corp. Ltd  is making a strategic shift to a less carbon-intensive future by getting into clean energy and related infrastructure, while keeping refinery...

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Kerala govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Amid concerns about unscientific construction practises, the Kerala government is considering promoting a 'green habitat' concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials,...

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Malaysia on course to reduce carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2020: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

The country is on track to reduce carbon emissions by 40 per cent in three years for a cleaner environment for future generations, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

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3nd edition of India Industry Water Conclave and the 5th edition of FICCI Water Awards concludes

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

FICCI organised the 3nd edition of India Industry Water Conclave and the 5th edition of FICCI Water Awards, in New Delhi on 28th November 2017. The Conclave is a...

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Soon, cities to get star rating based on their garbage disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

The urban affairs ministry will soon launch star rating of cities on a scale of zero to seven (0-7) in its bid to push cities to achieve "garbage free" status. The 10 parameters identified for...

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Asian Development Bank to extend $20 billion loan to India over 5 years

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Multi-lateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday said it will raise annual funding to India up to $4 billion from existing $2.7 billion, from next year. To accelerate...

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