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Explained: How CO2 emission trend reflects India slowdown

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

A new study unveiled on Wednesday says the growth in India’s carbon dioxide emissions this year was likely to be considerably lower than in the last few years. The Global Carbon Project, which puts out emission estimates for across the world every year, has said India’s...

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India, US to launch new clean energy initiative to fuel economic growth in Indo-Pacific

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

India and America will launch a new initiative for clean energy to fuel economic growth in the strategically-important Indo-Pacific region where China has been trying to expand its sphere of influence, the US State Department has said. The US has been pushing for a broader...

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In New York, PM Modi urges business leaders to invest in India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday pitched India as a key investment and trade destination to the global business community, highlighting the country’s economic and political strengths and pledging personal intervention to address any gaps. Delivering the keynote...

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India has an opportunity to benefit from a global economic situation

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

President of US-India Business Council (USIBC) Nisha Desai Biswal has said India should present its growth vision and why businesses should look to invest in the country at a time when the global economy is beset with challenges. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is...

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WTO reforms should be wholistic, comprehensive, says Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on August 22 made a case for wholistic and comprehensive reforms of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) without ignoring the ground realities,...

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Climate change will cripple economies regardless of countries' wealth: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Climate change will damage the economies of countries whether they are rich or poor, hot or cold by the year 2100, economists said in a new report, dispelling the notion that impoverished, warm...

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Worsening Water Quality Affects Economic Growth: World Bank

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

Worsening Water Quality The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating one-third of potential economic growth in heavily polluted areas and threatening human and...

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Ola launches drive to enable sustainable livelihoods for 5 lakh women by 2025

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

Ola, one of the world's largest ride-hailing platforms, on Thursday launched a drive to enable sustainable livelihoods for 5 lakh women through its social welfare arm, Ola Foundation. The...

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India Will Achieve 8% Growth From 2020-21: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has voiced confidence that India will achieve economic growth of 8 per cent plus from fiscal year 2020-21 onwards as structural reforms like the GST are set...

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5-Fold Increase in Clean Energy Jobs in 5 Years - India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

With an average age of 27 and projected 7.5 percent economic growth rate, jobs are a key priority in India. Growth in the renewable energy market is a major opportunity to achieve India’s goals...

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