TERI Organizes the National Conference on the COP26 Charter of Actions

“Equity and climate justice are touchstones of any global climate response,” said the Union Minister of Environment, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India Bhupender Yadav, at the National Conference on COP26 Charter of Actions in his Video Address. He further added that, “Concerted actions are needed in terms of cooperation between all countries especially […]

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IBM Unveils AI-Driven Software for Environmental Intelligence

​IBM has announced a suite of environmental intelligence software that leverages AI to help organizations prepare for and respond to weather and climate risks that may disrupt business, more easily assess their own impact on the planet, and reduce the complexity of regulatory compliance and reporting. Companies are facing climate-related damage to their assets, disruptions […]

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UAE Announces Net-Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative

The United Arab Emirates today announced the UAE Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative, a national drive to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, making the Emirates the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nation to do so. The initiative aims to underpin dynamic economic growth alongside positive environmental impact. “We are committed to seize […]

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IFC has appointed Wendy Werner as new Country Head for India

IFC has appointed Wendy Werner as the new Country Head for India. Based in New Delhi, she will focus on growth and diversification of IFC’s India portfolio, helping maximize IFC’s impact in the region. In India, IFC’s largest client country globally, commitments for the fiscal year ending June 2021 stood at $1.7 billion, representing an increase of over 51 percent from […]

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EESL, CREDA hosted workshop on accelerating adoption of sustainable solutions for industries

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) recently hosted a workshop on accelerating adoption of sustainable solutions for industries in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The initiative was aimed at creating awareness among energy-intensive industries in the state about various energy-efficient technological and financial options available, which can enable them to save […]

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ITC Strengthens its Wellbeing out of Waste Program in National Capital

ITC Limited is strengthening its flagship solid waste management programme WOW (Wellbeing Out of Waste) in New Delhi. Amplifying its year-round waste management initiatives, the company has initiated a range of on-ground activities during the ‘Swachhta Week’ (25th Sept – 2nd Oct), reinforcing its large-scale citizen engagement programme in the national capital.  The Company’s large-scale waste […]

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WeNaturalists introduces the first-ever ‘World People of Nature Day’, honors eight global eco-warriors

 As the recent pandemic has demonstrated in no uncertain terms, the need for conservation, and preservation of nature, has never been greater than right now. Achieving sustainability and reversing the trajectory of environmental degradation requires massive community-led initiatives and individual efforts. Taking this very thought forward, WeNaturalists commemorated 1st October as ‘World People of Nature Day’. […]

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Planned coal expansion will cause a 60% jump in premature deaths in Indian metros: C40 Cities

Residents of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai are experiencing some of the worst health and economic impacts from coal pollution compared to those living in other major cities around the world. New research released today by C40 Cities examined India’s existing coal power plants and plans to expand India’s coal fleet in the years […]

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Jayant Sinha to speak at YPC Climate Summit on Gandhi Jayanti

Youth Policy Collective (YPC), India’s first youth-led thinktank providing a platform for student involvement in policymaking through research and advocacy, is organizing the YPC Climate Summit on 2nd October 2021. The event is being closely supported by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce, TATA Power, Avaana Capital, and the American School of Bombay.  Climate change is […]

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NTPC REL Signs 500 crore Green Term Loan for 670 MW solar project

NTPC Renewable Energy ltd (REL) has signed its first Green Term Loan agreement of INR 500 crores at a very competitive rate with a tenor of 15 years with Bank of India on 29th September 2021 for its 470 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan & 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat. The Facility agreement was […]

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