Tags: environment

Supporting battery swapping solutions would lead to faster EV adoption: Chargeup

Founded in 2019 by Akshay Kashyap and Varun Goenka, Chargeup is building country’s one of the largest network of Battery Swapping Stations for e-rickshaws. The company is helping India achieve its electric mobility target by creating the largest distribution network for electric 2 & 3 wheelers. It has deployed an advanced technology based approach and […]

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Sony Pictures Networks Joins Hands With SayTrees to support afforestation efforts

As part of its CSR commitment, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has partnered with the NGO, SayTrees, to support afforestation efforts. Together SPN and SayTrees have planted over 8000 native varieties of tree saplings through the dense afforestation method in three acres of land in the drought prone Satara district of Maharashtra which will soon […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted 9 in 10 Surveyed Consumers’ Views on Sustainability: IBM Study

Highlights :- ->Half of the consumers surveyed globally agreed that climate change exposure of a company, impacts investor’s financial risk. At 70%, Indian consumers have the highest levels of association of climate risk with financial risk.-> 85% Indian respondents consider environmentally sustainable companies as more attractive employers-> 93% of Indian respondents believe that their personal travel […]

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E-book on Women Forest Officers on International Women’s Day launched

Addressing the first ever conference of around 250 plus Women Indian Forest Service officers and nearly 5000 women frontline personnel, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed happiness over the consistent increase in number of women forest officers and frontline staff and stated that the women officers along with the women personnel down the ranks have […]

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Bengaluru based startup Cleanlabel makes way for zero-waste living and its really cool

Cleanlabel, a Bengaluru-based company comes up with innovative way for zero waste living, the firm delivers organic essentials in reusable packaging that is collected, sterilized and reused, making healthy eating and zero-waste the new, clean standard. Founded by Shyam Sunder and Deepa Channabasappa, Cleanlabel allows groceries to reach consumers without any plastic, making it easy […]

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Indian business leaders affirm proactive action for zero carbon emissions

India has proven to be the most successful environmentally driven country among the G20 countries whose Paris commitments are well on track. Building on this, the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 (WSDS) hosted a session focused on the need and advantages for businesses to adopt a zero-carbon future and low carbon industry transition. The sessions witnessed […]

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WeNaturalists – an Eco-Social Network for nature aficionados launched

 WeNaturalists, an Eco-Social Network, launched a mobile and web application designed for people associated with nature. WeNaturalists in a statement said that, with the app it aims to bring together organizations, professionals, and enthusiasts who work for nature and everyone passionate about it.  WeNaturalists will allow users connect and interact with millions of people from around […]

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Environment activists hail budget policy on green hydrogen

Environment activists and experts recently said the Budget announcements that India will soon have a policy on green hydrogen is a welcome step but expressed displeasure over lack of policy on closing inefficient coal plants and clarity on electric public transport vehicles. Responding to the budget announcements, Aarti Khosla, Director Climate Trends, told IANS there […]

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India among frontline countries in implementing Paris Agreement on climate change: President Kovind

India is among the frontline nations in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday, reiterating that environment protection is one of the topmost priorities of the government. Addressing a joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, Kovind said, “Along with development, environment protection is also one of the […]

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India, France joint initiative to boost ties in sustainable development, environment protection

India and France on Thursday launched a joint initiative to strengthen cooperation in sustainable development and work towards global environment protection. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and French Minister for Ecological Transition Barbara Pompili launched the Indo-French Year of the Environment, under which the two countries will engage in discussions on critical areas of collaboration […]

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