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Madras High Court stays safeguard duty on solar power equipment

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

The Madras High Court has issued a temporary stay on a preliminary report of the Director General of Safeguards recommending imposition of 70% safeguard duty on imported solar equipment....

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Benchmark EU carbon price rises to highest in more than five years

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

* Benchmark European Union carbon prices rose to 8.77 euros a tonne at 1209 GMT, their highest level since November 2012

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VF Corporation Announces New Sustainability & Responsibility Strategy to Guide Transformative Changes and Create Business Value

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced its new global sustainability and responsibility strategy, Made for Change. The strategy...

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Applied DNA to introduce 'GeoTyping' for cotton tracking

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Applied DNA Sciences will introduce 'GeoTyping' Beta program, helping brands and retailers in identifying country-of-origin in cases of cotton substitution. This is an expansion of Applied DNA's...

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Canada’s CDPQ eyes stake in CLP India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Canada’s second largest pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is looking to acquire a stake in CLP India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power...

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Chinese conglomerate to set up mega solar manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company, an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group, will set up a mega solar manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of $50 million, it...

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YES Bank to raise $1 b to fund solar energy projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

YES Bank on Wednesday said it will mobilise $1 billion till 2023 and $5 billion till 2030 towards financing solar energy projects in India.

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BEE-IIP sign pact to support industry enhance energy efficiency

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Extending support to the industry in their effort for enhancing energy efficiency through the Knowledge Exchange Platform Initiative, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between...

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Trump says solar tariff decision coming soon, stakes huge for industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the...

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70 per cent safeguard duty on solar will put Rs 12,000 crore projects at risk: CRISIL

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

Levying 70 per cent provisional safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules from China and Malaysia, as recommended by the Directorate General of Safeguards, will put solar power...

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