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Young environmental activists across the world skip school in a call to action

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The movement, inspired by the actions of 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, spanned more than 100 countries and 1,500 cities, where students gathered in the streets and...

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UN calls for urgent rethink as resource use skyrockets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss – a challenge that will only worsen unless the world urgently undertakes a systemic reform of...

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Primark releases 100% sustainable denim collection

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Primark has launched its first-ever sustainable denim collection as it aims to shift towards sustainably-sourced products. ...

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GWEC and World Bank Group Target Emerging Offshore Wind Markets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets....

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Niti Aayog working on policy to end crop residue burning

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Government think-tank Niti Aayog will soon come out with a policy roadmap to promote alternative use of crop residue, which farmers continue to burn in the fields despite a ban in some states to...

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Mahindra launches e-mobility service in Mumbai

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Monday said it has launched a technology-based electric mobility service in Mumbai on select routes. As part of the initiative - Glyd - the company...

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SGS helps evaluate sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

SGS is functioning to help clothing manufacturers prove sustainability to consumers using the Higg Index FEM Module and the FSLM Module. SGS has a range of services to help companies develop and...

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India, Germany agree to provide financial support to climate conservation projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to provide financial support to climate conservation projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energies and sustainable forest management in India. Addressing the third Indo-...

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Soon, energy projects may undergo green checks

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2018

The government plans to make projects such as power plants, mines and oil and gas exploration ventures and expansion initiatives subject to checks by independent auditors to ensure they are...

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Climate change action plan in final stages: CM

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2018

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the second phase of climate change action plan of the State is under finalisation.Welcoming 37 international delegates from 29 countries who are...

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