Tags: carbon footprint

VegEase partners with OBA to deploy EVs in its last-mile logistics

In a bid to reduce the carbon footprint of its logistics operations and achieve sustainable growth, VegEase, cart-at-home e-grocery startup has begun to deploy Electric Vehicles (EV) in its last-mile logistics. The company has just completed an initial pilot this month and will move completely to an electric fleet by 2024. VegEase has partnered with […]

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Vedanta Aluminium invites waste-to-wealth partnerships with cement industry for low-carbon products

Vedanta Aluminium Business invites partnerships from cement producers for using its by-products for manufacturing low-carbon cement. The company expressed its interest for long-term collaboration with cement industry players on opportunities of using fly ash (a by-product in thermal power generation) and bauxite residue (a by-product of producing alumina from bauxite) in cement manufacturing, in a […]

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Five years on, some signs that Paris climate accord is working

The forecast for global warming is looking a little less bleak in the long term, but not so rosy in the short term. With numerous countries pledging to clean up their act and projected temperature rises now smaller than they once were, scientists and diplomats say the outlook for mid-to-late century is not as gloomy […]

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Myntra Fulfilment Centers taps solar power, will meet 35% of the operational demand

In a mission towards reducing the carbon footprint and becoming a more responsible corporate citizen spearheading sustainable business efforts, Myntra has equipped two of its largest Fulfilment Centers (FC) with solar roof panels. The solar panels at the two FCs located in Bhiwandi, near Mumbai and Bilaspur, near Gurgaon are spread over ~58,000 square feet, […]

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Carbon capture a tool in climate fight, but at what cost?

Technology for capturing carbon from industrial emissions and storing it may still be in its early stages, but proponents believe it can become a major tool in the fight against climate change. For its methods to rollout on a scale large enough to make a difference, though, experts and critics say carbon capture and storage […]

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FTI Consulting With TERI unveils India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report

FTI Consulting with the support of The Energy and Resources Institute (“TERI”) today launched of an India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report, in the presence of Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, Government of India. The report proposes a target of 4 percent for hydrogen energy in the national energy mix by 2030 and 10 national […]

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Participation of industries, crucial towards low carbon industries transition: Javadekar

Union Environment, Climate Change and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar said, people and industries are key drivers in our efforts towards mitigating the climate change.  The Minister speaking at the high level segment of the Industry transition leadership summit pointed out that industry contributes directly around 30 percent of the global CO2 emissions, and transition of […]

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NVVN launches the Green Charcoal Hackathon

R K Singh, Minister (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, was speaking with a vision to create a conducive environment by reducing carbon emissions and nurture technology solutions in India. NVVN (NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd, today launched the Green Charcoal Hackathon. Speaking on the occasion, K […]

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Govt working to reduce carbon footprint by 30-35 percent: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday said India is trying to reduce its carbon footprint by 30-35 per cent and working to double its oil refining capacity in the next 5 years. PM Modi stressed on Gujarat`s solar power movement and said that the energy sector can provide growth and jobs alike. He was virtually addressing […]

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This is how you can reduce carbon footprint at your work place

Even if you are going to office in this pandemic or working from home it’s time we make both ourselves and our workspace efficient. So, its time you put your procrastination to back seat and make your office more efficient, and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. Here we list you few simple […]

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