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Navi Mumbai society switches to solar to reduce CO2 emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Residents of a Navi Mumbai-based cooperative housing society recently installed a 31 kilowatt-power (kWp) rooftop solar power system in a bid to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) by one...

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Climate justice critical, say senior judges

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

“In Chhattisgarh, land is taken away from tribals and they do not get a pittance in return,” said Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court during his address at the launch of a law programme to...

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Maharastra moves one step ahead in green buildings, signs MoU with IFC

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The government of Maharashtra is taking pro-active measures in promoting green housing. The state government’s Housing Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with World Bank...

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Sustainability for a circular economy: Walmart exec reveals firm’s environmental priorities

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Retailer Walmart has been talking up its sustainability efforts, targeting what the company deems a ‘more circular economy’....

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Sustainable lifestyle start-up Saltpetre makes it to Lakme Fashion Week

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Mumbai-based sustainable clothing label Saltpetre, has been shortlisted for The Circular Design Challenge (CDC) at Lakme Fashion week. A first-of-its-kind sustainability award in fashion, the...

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Mahindra’s Igatpuri Plant Becomes First Carbon Neutral Facility in India

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2018

The Mahindra Group has taken a step forward in its commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2040, with its Igatpuri manufacturing plant recently becoming India’s first carbon neutral...

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India contributes USD 1 million to UN's ambitious solar project

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2018

India has contributed a whopping USD 1 million for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body's headquarters here.

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Now, solar panels atop Indian Railways' passenger trains to power fans, lights

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The Indian Railways is doing its bit to conserve the environment and lessen the carbon footprint by deciding to fit solar panels on its passenger trains. The total weight of solar panels, which...

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Government looks at energy-efficient ways to tackle climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has embarked on a multi-pronged strategy for achieving its climate change commitments, with measures ranging from combating air and water...

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Solar power to cut power bill by Rs 72 Lakh a year for Vadodara airport

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018

Vadodara airport will switch to solar energy for its daily operations to cut down electricity cost and adopt green energy. In the first week of September, a solar plant with ...

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