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CNN celebrates the power of girls in ‘Girl Rising’ and ‘A Girls’s World’

Jun 18, 2013 04:05 PM “Girl Rising” airs on CNN International Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 at 1830 IST

Bejon Misra declared anti-tobacco champion

Jun 07, 2013 06:00 PM Bejon Misra, Founder, Consumer Online Foundation, who has tirelessly conducted anti-tobacco campaigns throughout his life has been recognized by WHO by awarding `World No Tobacco Day Awards’ for the year 2013.

UN releases update on state of global disaster risk management

Jun 07, 2013 04:05 PM According to the UNISDR report-2005, about 121 countries have enacted legislation to establish policy and legal frameworks for disaster risk reduction.

WWF-India and Woodland light up remote villages in Central India

Jun 07, 2013 03:00 PM Woodland, the global adventure wear brand has donated solar lanterns to over 120 households in 3 villages in WWF-India’s Central Indian Satpuda Maikal Landscape at an event today in Mandla District, Madhya Pradesh.

Tata Steel celebrates World Environment Day’ 2013

Jun 06, 2013 02:39 PM Tata Steels Evironment Day celebration marks the beginning of ‘Environment Month Campaign’. Massive Plantation & Awareness programmes undertaken across locations.

Greenpeace bike-a-thon calls Delhi to “Switch on the Sun” on World Environment Day

Jun 05, 2013 06:08 PM Delhi people peddle to demand clean energy from Delhi government

Delhi hotel strengthens its commitment towards environment

Jun 05, 2013 05:48 PM Celebrating this ethos and committing to the environment, The Imperial, a Delhi hotel, had organised Green Luncheon for opinion makers to share a range of initiatives which the hotel has applied to reduce carbon footprint.

CSE supports PSC on the MMDR Bill- 2012 recommendations

Jun 05, 2013 05:00 PM In the wake of mighty opposition from industry, the Parliamentary Standing Committee has decided to keep intact the profit sharing provision of the Mines and Minerals Bill,2012.

Going green with Ford’s sustainable strategy

Jun 05, 2013 01:25 PM In its Chennai plant, Ford India recycles or co-processes 100 per cent of the hazardous waste in the industries.

Globe gears up for World Environment Day celebrations

Jun 03, 2013 02:00 PM Hundreds of thousands of people are gearing up across the globe to take part in World Environment Day, the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action.

Welspun Energy collaborates with ICFRE for increasing India’s forest cover

May 30, 2013 05:43 PM Welspun Energy collaborated with ICFRE and organized a workshop titled ‘Innovations for Forest Carbon Finance in India’ in Maharashtra, India.

Eco-friendly green housing project launched in Nashik

May 27, 2013 05:20 PM Maitreya Realtors launches first ever IGBC Gold pre-certified green project 'Maitreya Greens' inaugurated by actor Sri Devi and film producer Boney Kapoor in Nashik, India.

Aajeevika Diwas to showcase poverty alleviation efforts

May 27, 2013 04:40 PM On the 2nd anniversary of India's National Rural Livelihoods Mission, Aajeevika Diwas, is being celebrated in New Delhi, on June 3, 2013, to celebrate the power of collectives.

Gujarat Walkathon to raise awareness against tobacco

May 27, 2013 03:45 PM AlphaOne, one of the biggest shopping malls in Ahmedabd, on the 31st of May, is supporting a Walkathon on the “World No Tobacco Day” for encouraging the ‘Amdavadis’ to quit the dreaded habit of tobacco in the capital city of Gujarat.

Voluntary Sector’s appeal to the Prime Minister of India prevent misuse of FCRA (2010)

May 22, 2013 05:03 PM Voluntary Action Network India (VANI), an apex body of 3500 voluntary organisations across the country, submitted a letter to the prime minister of India to draw the attention of Prime Minister for the rampant misuse of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act against genuine voluntary development organisations of India.

Now, a mobile app for incentivising use of clean cookstoves in India

May 22, 2013 11:40 AM Approximately three billion people depend on traditional cook stoves for their cooking needs globally.

Entries invited for RBS Earth Heroes Awards - 2013

May 16, 2013 02:34 PM The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in association with the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) will present the RBS Earth Heroes Awards 2013. Last date for submitting nominations: - 31st July, 2013.

Six journalists get OneWorld-POSHAN Media Fellowship on Undernutrition

May 14, 2013 08:25 PM OneWorld has launched the fellowships in collaboration with POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India), led by the International Food Policy Research Institute, on the issue of undernutrition in the country.

Rockefeller Foundation launches challenge to build resilience in 100 cities globally

May 14, 2013 06:55 PM Through the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, The Rockefeller Foundation is inviting cities from around the world to apply to be named one of 100 resilient cities.

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