Syngenta group launches action plan to boost agricultural sector

A global survey conducted by the Syngenta Group has found that 72 percent of large scale farmers in the USA, France, China, Brazil, India and across Africa are concerned about the impact climate change will have on crop yields, animal health and their ability to serve the markets in the next five years. Though a ...Read more

ITC initiates ‘Watershed Programme’ for integrated watershed development  

 ITC Limited, one of India’s leading multi-business conglomerates and an exemplar in environment sustainability said that it was rapidly scaling up its highly acclaimed Integrated Watershed Development and Environmental Resources Replenishment initiatives through partnerships with various state governme...Read more

Kerala Govt to launch Harithalayam project for environment conservation  

    Kerala government will provide five-crore saplings to farmers of fruit-bearing trees as part of a project which is jointly implemented by the Agriculture, Forest, Local Self-Governments and Education departments and Kerala Agricultural University (KAU).  The first phase of the distribution of...Read more

Indigo Ag and Anheuser-Busch announces the results of sustainable rice farming  

    Indigo Agriculture and Anheuser-Busch announced the results of their effort to produce rice grown with specific environmental attributes. The resource and emissions savings achieved in the inaugural year of the program significantly outpaced the targets set forth when the partnership was first anno...Read more

SBG Cleantech to raise up to $750 million

Softbank owns a majority of 80 per cent stake in the JV company, while the remaining is held by the Indian multinational. The proposed funding will be used by SBG Cleantech to expedite its ongoing and pipeline projects in India and the US. In the pipeline, the company currently has projects worth 7.7-gigawatt in I...Read more

Syngenta invests $2bn in sustainable agriculture with packaging innovations

To improve sustainability across its supply chain, Syngenta announced a $2 billion investment in sustainable agriculture. Part of this investment will go toward packaging innovations. “Things like reducing the weight of plastic in containers, moving plastics and products in bulk and cutting the thickness of...Read more

US based Berry Group to provide 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025

In another step to further reduce the produce industry’s environmental impact, major North American fresh berry producers announced their commitment to use 100% recycle-ready packaging by 2025. The California Strawberry Commission, the North American Blueberry Council (NABC), Asociacion national de Exportado...Read more

Amazon launches 10,000 Electric Rickshaw for climate conservation

Amazon is set to have 100,000 of the eco-friendly vehicles roaming the streets over the next decade. Company claims that it will save four million metric tons of carbon.  This move is to promote the 'Zero Carbon by 2030', which is prevalent across the world in order to support the climate conservation dr...Read more

Eppendorf is proudly sponsoring the 2020 International Freezer Challenge

International Freezer Challenge 2020: Optimizing your cold storage practices? Even environmentally friendly and energy efficient ultra-low temperature freezers traditionally consume a large amount of energy as they maintain extremely low temperatures 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for years. The International In...Read more