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RB commissions first solar powered facility; inks pact for 100% clean energy supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2018

 Consumer health and hygiene RB India, (erstwhile Reckitt Benckiser) today commissioned its first solar powered factory in Mysore as part of project Greenathon. 

The factory, running on 'green power' forms an extension to RB's...

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Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2018

Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes last year, after three years of being...

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Singapore Will Levy a Flat Carbon Tax on Companies Starting Next Year

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

Singapore will begin levying a carbon tax starting in 2019 in an effort to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions and help make companies there more competitive. Finance minister Heng...

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Volvo India signs up with CleanMax Solar for power supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

CleanMax Solar has signed up with Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd (VGIPL) for long-term supply of 2.75 MW solar power for Volvo’s truck units in Bengaluru. This is expected to reduce Volvo’s carbon...

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New Science-Based Goals, Carbon Pricing Scheme to Help Heineken ‘Drop the C’

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2018

Heineken has unveiled a new sustainability strategy that will see the brewer increase renewable energy production, set science-based targets across distribution, cooling and packaging, and pilot...

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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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EU split on carbon market reform ahead of U.N. climate change talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 9, 2017

Splits among European Union policymakers over carbon market reforms could foil attempts next week to reach a deal ahead of United Nations climate talks in November, EU sources said....

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Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

Global emissions of climate-warming carbon dioxide remained static in 2016, a welcome sign that the world is making at least some progress in the battle against global warming by halting the...

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IIT Madras: New eco-friendly cement being tested for use in industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

A research collaboration between India and Switzerland on a new cement material that can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the manufacturing process is set to take off into implementation.

The construction sector is a major contributor to global carbon dioxide...

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India exploring carbon capture utilisation storage

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

As part of its climate change commitments in the aftermath of signing the historic Paris agreement India is now exploring the possibility of carbon capture utilization storage or CCUS.
A high-level Indian delegation attended an international meeting in Alabama last week...

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