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Recykal in pact with UNDP, HCCB for plastic waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Recykal, a digital technology company in the waste management space, has partnered with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) for Project Prithvi, a joint initiative for developing sustainable plastic waste management practices...

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UNDP teams up with Indian government to boost coastal resilience

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 28, 2020

India is one of 27 countries that will be worst affected by rising sea levels due to global warming and the 60 million-plus people living on the country’s coasts will bear the brunt, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The UN body which works to...

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Project developers in south Asia can secure cash from IRENA funding pot

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

Renewable energy developers in south Asia are among those invited by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to register for their developing-nation generation assets to potentially secure funding. IRENA and its partners Sustainable Energy for All and the United...

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NE Sustainable Development Goals Conclave to be held in Assam next week

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2020

North East Sustainable Development Goals Conclave 2020 will be held in Assam next week which will see participation from state governments, central ministries, academia and civil society, an official statement said on Wednesday. Government think-tank Niti Aayog is organising...

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India rises one rank to 129 in human development index

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

India inched up one spot to rank 129th out of 189 countries on the 2019 Human Development Index (HDI) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Monday. Inequality and deprivation continue to be high in the country. “For countries like India, which have...

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UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in India, to work on pollution, water issues

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Seeking to address some of the most pressing issues facing India, including air pollution, through innovation, the UNDP on Thursday launched the country chapter of its Accelerator Lab here. The laboratory that will be housed in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...

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India gets USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

In a move that may positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline, India on Wednesday kicked-off a USD 43 million project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project is...

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Corporates need to play greater role in achieving SDGs: Niti Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Thursday underlined the need to mobilise funds from all sources especially corporates to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...

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