BASF to promote sustainable agriculture by 2030

BASF's Agriculture Solutions division is committed to clear and measurable goals to promote increasingly sustainable agriculture by 2030. Focusing on its capacity for innovation, BASF Mexico will help farmers achieve a 30% reduction in CO 2 emissions per ton of crop produced, as well as committing t...Read more

CNH Ind. becomes industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices  

   CNH Industrial is the leader in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment Industry Group in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe, for the tenth consecutive year. The DJSI World and DJSI Europe Indices are among the most prestigious sustainability-focused equity indices. Inclusi...Read more

Study reveals crop diversification can improve environmental outcomes without sacrificing yields

A new study published by Iowa State University, US shows diversifying agricultural systems beyond a narrow selection of crops leads to a range of ecosystem improvements while also maintaining or improving yields. But a professor of agronomy at Iowa State University who co-authored the study said some marketing and...Read more

Praj unveils technology to produce biogas from biomass

Praj Industries’ demonstration plant that deploys innovative technology for the production of Compressed Biogas (CBG) was inaugurated today by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. Located in the Praj Matrix R&D campus, the plant deploys Praj’s technology which utilises a proprietary microbial consorti...Read more

Chilean Milk Alternative company NotCo hits US shores

NotCo, Chile’s  plant based 'animal replica' products has announced the launch of its plant-based milk alternative NotMilk in November 2020, in the US market. NotCo’s US market entry follows an impressive series C funding round of $85 million, bringing the total capital raised to $118 million. The...Read more

MNRE, NITI Aayog, & Invest India conduct Symposium on Solar PV Manufacturing

NITI Aayog, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), and Invest India organized a symposium on solar Photovoltaics (PV) manufacturing, 'India PV Edge-2020, on October 6, 2020 to inform the global PV industry of opportunities in India. Agriculture activity requires reliable and contant supply for mechnanised f...Read more

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