NASA to set up community response forum to study impact of stubble burning in India  

    A month before harvest season begins in Northern India —which also means the onset of an increased pollution load in Delhi on account of large scale crop residue burning in the region — the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is rushing to set up a ‘community ...Read more

New Fund by HSBC to focus on climate change issues

With the goal to be the world’s largest natural capital manager, HSBC Global Asset Management has entered into a joint venture with Pollination Group, a specialist climate change advisory and investment firm, to establish an asset manager dedicated to natural capital themes.Christof Kutscher who will be name...Read more

ICAR conducts virtual workshop on 'Climate Resilient Agriculture'

The Indian Council of Agriculture Research, ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra conducted a one-day ‘Virtual Annual Zonal Review Workshop’ of 13 National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) of Maharashtra and Gujar...Read more

Tulips unveils bio-degradable cotton buds  

 Tulips, India’s most innovative personal hygiene care brand, announced the launch of fully biodegradable, cotton buds/ swabs. Softer and safer, the eco-friendly cotton buds are made from certified paper, and purest grade cotton fibre, in world-class production facilities.   Tulips is the fir...Read more

Rallis India invests Rs. 4.64 Cr on ‘Sustainable Development Program'  

    Rallis India Limited is a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals Limited and a part of the US$ 113 billion Tata Group. As per Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee has been formed by the Company. During the year, the Company was required to spend Rs. 4.63 c...Read more

FAO launches platform to combat global food wastage

A comprehensive platform to help the global community step up action to reduce food loss and waste has been launched by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) even as the UN agency and partners gears up for the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste to be marked for the fi...Read more

ACT Sustainability Certification for Eppendorf ULT freezers

The Eppendorf ULT freezers are the first freezers worldwide being validated by My Green Lab:  The CryoCube® F570h, CryoCube FC660h, CryoCube F740hi, and CryoCube F740hiw are now validated and certified based on the ACT label in the US, UK and EU market. The holistic scoring evaluates a number of environm...Read more

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