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Rural marketing magazine covering India on stands

Aug 17, 2012 04:30 PM To provide factual, analytical and all inclusive information and insight on rural India, i9 media, a media house, has launched a rural Marketing magazine, ‘Rural Marketing’.

TERI celebrates India’s 66th Independence Day with patriotic zeal

Aug 17, 2012 12:34 PM The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) marked the occasion of India’s 66th Independence Day on August 15, by paying homage to freedom fighters and vowing to create a better future for the nation.

Failing the Grade, an evaluation of rules related to waste pickers in solid waste management

Aug 13, 2012 02:28 PM Chintan, an Indian NGO working with waste pickers and recyclers carried out an evaluation -- Failing the Grade which reviews the rules and policies of the government related to waste pickers in solid waste management. The evaluation brings to light key findings in cities such as Patna, Ahmedabad etc, where the government policies haven't been fully implemented, five years after the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(CAG)'s observations.

OPPI: Innovative drug cos committed to improving access in India

Jul 27, 2012 06:56 PM Improving access through innovation and research and development aimed at finding tomorrow’s cures will continue to remain the primary focus for innovative pharmaceutical companies in India. This was stated at the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India’s Conclave on ‘Access, Innovation and Reach of Healthcare in India’ held in Mumbai.

Guerrilla-Green: A revolution of new kind

Jul 25, 2012 04:24 PM Adivasi of Betul & Harda district of MP have found a unique solution to both their problems; a operation ‘Guerrilla-Green’, a new kind of green revolution.

Handygo to invest Rs 120 crore in rural India

Jul 24, 2012 04:54 PM Leading VAS and mobile entertainment solution provider, handygo Technologies has once again pioneered in reaching out mobile subscribers of Rural India by launching its unique ‘User Connect Campaign’ for Behtar Zindagi.

Adidas reveals sustainable innovation in dyeing, Adidas DryDye

Jul 24, 2012 02:31 PM Adidas, a leader in sports apparel and technology has come up with a new cutting edge technology with sustainable advantages for the apparel industry
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The Deshpande Education trust launches a Master in Social Entrepreneurship program

Jul 24, 2012 12:31 PM The Deshpande Education Trust launches the Master of Social Entrepreneurship program to encourage social entrepreneurship among young people.

In search of the greenest and coolest technologies

Jul 20, 2012 10:59 AM Experts from sectors foam insulation, refrigeration, and air conditioning will meet at Bangkok to discuss how to cut back HFC emissions and finding alternative eco-friendly technologies

Delhi: 40-45 age group reports rise in cataract

Jul 18, 2012 06:00 PM Centre for Sight, group of eye hospitals conducted a free eye camp at DDA, Rohini. More than 100 public servants participated in the health camp out of which 30 were diagnosed with cataract. The findings of the camp confirmed the growing instance of cataract among those falling between the age of 40-45yrs. Cataract usually occurs after 45 years of age and is considered as a problem of ageing. According to the experts, cataract is the leading cause of blindness in India with almost 11 million cases.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation appoints Girindre Beeharry to lead the India Office

Jul 16, 2012 07:06 PM The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that Girindre Beeharry has assumed the leadership of its India Office headquartered in New Delhi, effective immediately.

Take cognizance of consumers’ voice in spectrum auction: Consumer Group

Jul 13, 2012 06:29 PM To ensure that consumers remain insulated from the impact of spectrum allocation – as some mobile operators have hinted passing on the hike of fees on to the end users – consumer group Consumer Online Foundation submitted a petition to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ahead of the latter’s meeting with Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on Telecom.

IFC and Minda NexGenTech to provide off-grid lighting to one million people in rural India

Jun 28, 2012 05:41 PM IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and renewable energy company Minda NexGenTech will work together to provide off-grid lighting solutions based on renewable energy to over a million people in 1,500 Indian villages by 2016.

World’s largest paper and packaging company joins WBCSD

Jun 22, 2012 06:15 PM International Paper, a leader in paper and packaging, will also be part of WBCSD’s Forest Solutions Group which provides business leadership in forest based solutions.

Greenpeace urges Central government not to settle for half hearted efforts on GM labeling

Jun 18, 2012 05:51 PM Greenpeace welcomes the government’s recent decision to label GM food but also demands alternatives to unsafe GMOs.
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Helping businesses go green better

Jun 13, 2012 01:40 PM Carbon Disclosure Project and Forest Footprint Disclosure Project merge to create world’s largest natural capital disclosure system covering carbon, water and forests.

CII-GCNI delegation to Rio 20+ call for business action and leadership in green economy

Jun 11, 2012 03:45 PM CII-GCNI delegation, which came together on the 8th of June, 2012 at New Delhi; will head to the Rio+20 Summit and will voice and showcase business contribution to sustainable development in India.

Green practices at The Imperial, Delhi

Jun 05, 2012 06:58 PM The Imperial, Delhi, is celebrating the 2012 World Environment Day with an art installation, holding art competitions, undertaking cleanliness drives, hosting green luncheons and encouraging forestation. Senior Executive Vice President & General Manager Vijay Wanchoo mentions the other initiatives that make the hotel green.

Announcement: 3ie calls for proposals

Jun 05, 2012 03:56 PM The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) calls for proposals to study the impact of social and economic development interventions in low and middle-income countries.

Indian iron & steel sector way behind in environmental norms: CSE

Jun 04, 2012 07:20 PM On the eve of the World Environment Day, CSE releases a report that reveals that India’s best iron and steel company gets an average score while the sector in itself is rated poor. CSE says that this core sector has a long way to go in meeting environmental norms.

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