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The profit of sustainability
Nov 12, 2012 In collaboration with Accenture, the UN Global Compact produces a series of reports designed to help businesses enhance their support to the Sustainable Energy for All initiative.
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Solar race ramps up in Africa and Asia
Nov 16, 2012 With accreditation of their Indigo product, Azuri Technologies is all set to amp up business opportunities in Asia and Africa.
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‘Petrol from air’ produced by UK company
Oct 23, 2012 In what might be an innovation with massive implications for the automobile sector, Air Fuel Syndication, a UK-based company claims to be able to produce a synthetic version of petrol from air.
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GM’s recycling division now generates $1billion annually
Oct 23, 2012 General Motor's waste recycling system, which now generates almost $ 1 billion, is a model that can be emulated within the industry by other major car makers as a way to attain their sustainability goals.
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A new trick for Starbucks baristas: Bioplastics from coffee grounds
Aug 28, 2012 Food waste recycling is becoming a hot trend for companies as a way to of dealing with waste disposal costs as well as upping their sustainability profile.
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Tata Steel and SAIL awarded Prime Minister’s Trophy for Excellence
Aug 28, 2012 Tata Steel Ltd. and SAIL's Bhilai Steel Plant were awarded the Prime Minister's Trophy for Excellence, for their efforts in achieving international standards of efficiency, quality, and economy in their operations.
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Greenpeace road map for a cleaner Indian telecom sector
Aug 28, 2012 A report released by Greenpeace outlines an alternate environmental approach for reducing carbon emissions in the Indian telecom sector and replacing diesel with renewable energy technologies by 2020.
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UN Global Compact launches online water initiative
Aug 29, 2012 The UN Global Compact today announced the launch of a global Water Action Hub – the world’s first on-line platform to unite all stakeholders over critical water projects across the world. The launch took place at the CEO Water Mandate's ninth working conference during World Water Week in Stockholm.
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PepsiCo receives 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award
Aug 30, 2012 PepsiCo received the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award for its innovative water stewardship initiatives like improving its global water use efficiency by more than 20 per cent per unit of production and introducing numerous farming techniques that would help reduce water usage all over the world.
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Swedish Energy Agency, CII, Cleantech Scandinavia ink cooperation pact
Aug 30, 2012 In the background of the recent surge of interest in alternative energy in India, the Confederation of Indian Industry, Swedish Energy Agency and Cleantech Scandinavia come together to facilitate exchange of technology and dialogue among organisations in the energy sector.
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India approves $4.1 billion to push green vehicle production
Aug 31, 2012 India, realising the potential and need of sustainable sources of energy, speeds up solar auction and plans massive investment into the green vehicle industry.
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Japanese companies commit to support organic cotton sector of India
Aug 31, 2012 In a novel programme, two Japanese companies commit to help cotton farmers in India to develop an innovative business model which will combine sustainable production with commercial success.
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Procter & Gamble makes money while making a difference
Sep 04, 2012 Procter & Gamble might not be the only company that takes doing responsible business seriously, but it remains one of the few companies that conducts business with profit in a responsible way.
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Tata Power bags award for best wind power producer in India
Sep 05, 2012 At a recent awards ceremony, Tata Power was given the award for being the 'Best Wind Power Producer' in the country by the Independent Power Producers Association of India.
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Panasonic India releases its first Sustainability Report
Sep 05, 2012 Keeping in with the National Voluntary Guidelines and its shared-value approach to sustainability, Panasonic India releases its first-ever Sustainability Report.
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Sustainable development in India's foundry sector
Sep 07, 2012 The Indian economy owes a major part of its growth to the 26 million Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) that provide employment to 60 million people. There are around 5,500 foundry enterprises in India clustered in 47 urban locations, but the industry faces its own sustainability challenges.
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FICCI launches campaign for biodiversity
Oct 29, 2012 The COP 11 held at Hyderabad at the beginning of the month was a successful one for Indian businesses too. FICCI launched a campaign 'Sustainable Biodiversity Means Sustainable Business' for businesses to pledge to the cause of biodiversity.
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India looks at Israel's expertise for its renewable energy sector
Oct 25, 2012 India looks at partnering with Israel to gain some insight from Israel's expertise in the renewable energy sector.
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Wetlands being ravaged at an alarming pace: report
Oct 18, 2012 A recent report identifies the threats faced by the world’s shrinking wetlands and prescribes an action plan for preserving them both for water security and bio-diversity.
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Difficulties on resource mobilisation at COP11
Oct 18, 2012 India's Environment and Forest Minister is hopeful that a decision on resource mobilization will come up before the end of COP11.
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Attero chosen among the top nine Waste Management Innovators by NASA
Oct 20, 2012 Attero Recycling, India's leading integrated e-waste management company has been selected among the top nine Innovators in the Waste Management category at LAUNCH, a jointly supported initiative by NASA, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department of State, United States and NIKE.
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DSDS will look at 'farm to fork' sustainability of palm oil industry: Darrel Webber, RSPO
Jan 29, 2013 Darrel Webber, Secretary General, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), talks about the importance the edible oil industry is putting on sustainable supply chains that do not damage the environment. Ahead of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 where global trends in the industry will be discussed, Webber talks about how organisations globally are helping the industry get over its challenges.
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Welspun Energy to invest Rs 1000 crores for Chhattisgarh's solar energy
Nov 06, 2012 In order to help the state of Chattigarh's energy portfolio de - carbonise by 2015, Wespun Energy has decided to invest Rs 1000 croroes to build 100 MW Solar PV Power project.
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Corporates need to realise long-term benefits of sustainability: Dr RK Pachauri
Oct 23, 2012 On the eve of the CEO Roundtable, TERI Director-General Dr RK Pachauri tells OneWorld South Asia on how the DSDS has changed the environmental discourse in India and how businesses are getting serious about sustainability issues. TERI also plans to launch a publication, India: Innovation Nation, during the DSDS 2013 which Dr Pachauri hopes will encourage businesses go the sustainable way.
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Peter Bakker launches Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore
Nov 08, 2012 The Business Council for Sustainable Development will be a membership organisation and will look at fostering economic development with environmental harmony and social development.
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Punjab approves new renewable energy policy
Nov 27, 2012 New policy passed by the Government of Punjab aims at encouraging more and more renewable energy firms and entrepreneurs to set-up in the northern state of India.
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FedEx talks fuel economy, sustainability at Green Fleet Conference 2012
Oct 18, 2012 At the Green Fleet Conference this year , FedEx talked about its sustainability objectives and plans for attaining them.
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KPMG finds global corporate reporting needs to top up on Water Scarcity
Oct 19, 2012 The latest report by KPMG finds companies across the world lacking in their commitment to efficient water management especially in terms of a long-term strategy in their CSR plans.
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Using technology to make a difference
Oct 14, 2012 Subu Goparaju, Senior Vice President and Head-Infosys Labs talks to Bushra Ahmed of OneWorld South Asia about Infosys' association with the programme aimed at ending child diarrheal deaths in India by 2015.
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Cadillac to start making ELR plug-in hybrid in late 2013
Oct 19, 2012 Company exectives reveal GM luxury subsidiary's first plug-in hybrid electric car will hit forecourts soon
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