20 new companies along with Amazon signs climate pledge

  Amazon and Global Optimism jointly announced that 20 new companies from all over the world have signed the Climate Pledge, including ACCIONA, Colis Prive, Cranswick plc, Daabon, FREE NOW, Generation Investment Management, Green Britain Group, Hotelbeds, IBM, Iceland Foods, Interface, Johnson Controls,...Read more


UNEP to aid Bihar's commitment to climate resilience and low carbon development

  Bihar government will pursue a climate-resilient and low-carbon development pathway with the support of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the two entities announced. UNEP will provide an array of support for the state’s climate goals, including through advocacy, developing climate analyses and sup...Read more


S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021 adds UPL for excellence in Corporate Sustainability  

 UPL Ltd. has announced its inclusion in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021 for its strong performance in environmental, social and governance risk management. The SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is issued annually by S&P global. This year, UPL Ltd. not only secured a spot in th...Read more


CDP recognises Tata Consumer Products for consistently reducing its carbon footprint

Tata Consumer Products, the focused consumer products company, uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella, has been recognized for its actions towards protecting the environment and preventing climate change across the globe by CDP India 2020 Climate Change Report. Tata ...Read more


Fertilizer made from animal waste could enable space agriculture: Research

An innovative study conducted recently by a team of Japanese researchers led by Junior Associate Professor Norihiro Suzuki from Tokyo University of Science and published in the New Journal of Chemistry of the Royal Society of Chemistry. In this study, Dr Suzuki and his team aimed to address the problem o...Read more


Members of AIPA to fulfill the requirements of the Paris Agreement

In another move that re-affirms India’s seriousness to ‘walk the talk’ on climate change, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has constituted a high-level inter-ministerial Apex Committee for Implementation of Paris Agreement (AIPA) under the chairmanship of Secretary,...Read more


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