Tags: Climate

Mochi Ecoz Collection made from recycled PET bottles, honestly “No animals were harmed”

Mochi Shoes, the sub-brand of Indian footwear retailer Metro Brands, has launched its new sustainable shoes collection titled ‘Ecoz’. Mochi’s Ecoz collection is made from recycled PET bottles. With the launch of Mochi’s ‘Ecoz’ collection, the company has introduced sustainability by using eco-friendly material to manufacture its footwear. ‘Ecoz’ collection boasts stylish shoes for men […]

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Axis Bank Commits to Positive Climate Action and Sustainable Development Goals

Axis Bank has announced a series of commitments aligned to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supporting India’s commitments under the Paris Agreement.  As part of its commitments, the Bank has set a target of incremental lending Rs. 30,000 crore over the next 5 years, under Wholesale Banking towards pertinent sectors, included in its Sustainable Financing […]

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Climate Change Could Force 216 Million People to Migrate by 2050

The World Bank’s updated Groundswell report released on Monday finds that climate change, an increasingly potent driver of migration, could force 216 million people across six world regions to move within their countries by 2050. Hotspots of internal climate migration could emerge as early as 2030 and continue to spread and intensify by 2050. The report also finds […]

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Anant Fellowship for Climate Action, announces first set of fellows for 2022

Amidst the release of the IPCC report, which has marked the next two decades as crucial to mitigate human-induced climate change, the Anant Fellowship for Climate Action announces its last round of applications open until 18th Sept 2021, for the Academic Year 2021-22.  Along with this, Anant Fellowship for Climate Action also announces the first set of […]

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IFC, Snowman Open Call for Cold Chain Innovators to Bring Climate-Smart Solutions to India

IFC and Snowman Logistics have launched a global open call for innovators to bring sustainable temperature-controlled logistics (TCL) solutions to the growing Indian market, as part of IFC’s award-winning TechEmerge Program. The TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling Innovation Program is funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance. With a total pool of up to $500,000 in grant funding, […]

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International Climate Summit 2021: Roadmap to Energy Security through Green Hydrogen unveiled

International  Climate  Summit  2021,  an initiative by the  Environment  Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Invest India was organised in New Delhi, India, in partnership with NITI Aayog, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, CSIR and the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. The […]

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Huhtamaki, RiverRecycle and VTT partners to tackle floating river waste

Finding new ways to address our environmental challenges is reliant on our ability to foster innovation to find ways of driving systemic change. To support such innovation and progress towards circularity, Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions for consumers around the world, donated €600,000 to fund the development and piloting of a […]

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Poor operation and maintenance of water harvesting threatening water security in Yavatmal: Study

According to a study by the Institute for Sustainable Communities water security in Yavatmal district could be at risk if steps are not taken to revive and renovate water harvesting and recharge structures. The report titled “Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District: A Status Check” examines the current status of the water harvesting and recharge structures and measures their effectiveness based on an analysis of the […]

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Climate-focused investors give warm welcome to EU masterplan

European Union climate masterplan to raise the cost of pollution and eliminate emissions is a step towards a single carbon price that many investors striving to make companies more sustainable say can help to engineer deeper change. In its biggest climate package yet, the European Commission, the EU’s executive body, on Wednesday announced 13 policy […]

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