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On World Ozone Day, India’s Cooling Action Plan gets UN applaud

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

At an event to mark the World Ozone Day 2019 in New Delhi, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Babul Supriyo said that the World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention and action on the vital environmental issue of...

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India offers $100 mn aid to Benin to meet sustainable development goals

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

India on Monday offered concessional financial assistance of USD 100 million to Benin with an aim to help the West African country meet its Sustainable Development Goals. President Ram Nath...

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UN report: Indian economy faces climate change perils

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

A Global Assessment Report (GAR), launched by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) here on Wednesday, has warned of new and much larger threats due to extreme climate...

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Central government gives ex-post facto nod to BRICS nations' pact on environmental cooperation

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2018

The Centre Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to a pact signed among BRICS nations on environmental cooperation, a move which is expected to bring in latest technologies and best...

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India gets $43.4 million from world's largest fund for climate action

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2018

UN-backed fund has approved $43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India's coastal communities as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of...

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Invest India Wins Top UN Award for Promoting Renewable Energy Investment

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2018

Invest India has received the top UN Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India.

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Government to bid out 25 GW solar capacities in Ladakh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 9, 2018

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister R K Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable...

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Trucost launches SDG Evaluation Tool

By : sustainabilityo..., May 14, 2018

Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices, launched the Trucost SDG Evaluation Tool to help companies identify business risks and opportunities aligned with the United Nations Sustainable...

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UBS announces partnerships to mobilize private wealth towards the UN SDGs

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2018
UBS has released a new white paper for the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting 2018 in Davos. The paper focuses on partnerships for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)....
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BSE's India International Exchange lists IRFC's first green bond

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

BSE's India International Exchange (India Inx) on Saturday said it has listed Indian Railways Finance Corporation's (IRFC) first green bond on its global securities market.

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