India’s sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions decline by six per cent in 2019

India’s sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions, which contribute to air pollution, recorded a significant decline of approximately six per cent in 2019 as compared to 2018, the steepest dip in four years, a report has said. However, India continues to occupy the top emitter’s position for the fifth consecutive year, the report based on an analysis […]

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Dettol is Now More Greener, Launches Handwash Made from 100 % Recycled Plastic

The leading germ protection brand Dettol has announced the launch of its Dettol Handwash’s protection from 100 illness causing germs in a new 100 % recycled bottle in India. The limited-edition handwash bottle has a beautiful contemporary design in black colour highlighted by golden inscriptions. And certain proceeds from the sale of every bottle will […]

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Mega anti-air pollution campaign launched in Delhi

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal launched a mega anti-air pollution campaign named “Yudh Pradushan ke Virudh” Polluted air can be life threatening in view of the COVID-19 pandemic said Arvind Kejriwal. Under the campaign “Yudh Pradushan ke Virudh”, separate plans have been prepared for each of the 13 pollution hotspots. Polluted air can be […]

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Aviation leaders commit to green recovery amid COVID-19 crisis

Aviation industry leaders have reiterated that long-term climate action should be a priority alongside economic recovery in the coming years. Michael Gill, Executive Director of the cross-industry Air Transport Action Group, said air transport is in the midst of the deepest shock in its history. “We expect a reduction of up to 4.8 million jobs […]

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End of plastic pollution? Researchers yielded insight into the workings of plastic-eating enzymes

The end of plastic pollution seems to be closers, as  collaboration of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s NREL, the University of Portsmouth in US, and other partners has yielded further insight into the workings of plastic-eating enzymes. The research determined two synergistic enzymes—PETase and MHETase—work effectively in tandem to break down polyethylene terephthalate […]

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Coca-Cola Releases Sustainability Update, fails to highlight on its plastic bottle recycling

Coca-Cola India has released its Sustainability Update for the year 2019-20. The company in a statement said that in line with the Company’s principle of ‘building sustainable communities as foundations for sustainable businesses’, the sustainability report showcases Coca-Cola’s commitment towards its purpose to ‘Refresh the world and make a difference’, and is testimony to the positive […]

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Five ways to make your home eco-friendly

Remember the American animated environmentalist Superhero television series –Captain Planet and the Planeteers of 90’screated by Ted Turner, Barbara Pyle and Robert Larkin III? We are in the midst of a climate crisis and it’s time that every individual turns into planeteers. At this juncture every global citizen needs to come forward to play their […]

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Summit on Sustainability Calls for Business to Commit Higher Purpose Beyond Profits

Enterprise Asia, a non-governmental organization for responsible entrepreneurship hosted its first virtual summit;  the 6thInternational CSR & Sustainability ICS Summit 2020 (ICS) on 23 September 2020. The summit was reimagined and hosted as a virtual event due to public health and safety concerns. The Summit themed “Purpose Before Profits: An Equilibrium World”, convened over 600 corporate social responsibility […]

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China’s President Xi Jinping pledges carbon neutrality before 2060

Speaking to UN General Assembly via a video President Xi Jinping announced that China will scale up its Paris Agreement climate target and “aims to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.” China is the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gases, the announcement to cut its carbon dioxide emissions to […]

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