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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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IFC Partners with Levi Strauss and Co. to Reduce Emissions, Water Use in Textile Factories

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), one of the world’s leading brand name apparel companies, signed a cooperation agreement that will help LS&Co....

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World Bank approves $147 mn loan to Jharkhand

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (...

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Involving tribal communities can boost India's wildlife conservation: IIT prof

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

India's wildlife conservation initiatives need the involvement of local tribal communities- rather than the token activism of urban dwellers- to ensure that humans and animals coexist peacefully...

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Niti Aayog sets up task force to brainstorm on agriculture reforms

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2019

Federal policy think tank Niti Aayog, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday decided to set up a task force of state chief ministers and central ministers to prepare a blueprint...

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