Moody’s participates in New GFANZ Alliance

Moody’s Corporation has announced its participation in launching the Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance as part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ). As a founding member, Moody’s commits to align all of its relevant products and services to achieve net-zero green...Read more

Cargill introduces new revenue stream for farmers

Cargill has been enrolling farmers in Cargill RegenConnect, a new regenerative agriculture programme that pays farmers for improved soil health and positive environmental outcomes, including payment per metric tonne of carbon sequestered. The new programme connects farmers to the growing carbon marketplace and wil...Read more

Mumbai scientists develop tech to convert poultry feathers to animal feed, fertiliser

Indian scientists have developed a sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste such as human hair, wool, and poultry feathers to fertilisers, pet and animal feeds. India generates a huge amount of human hair, poultry feather waste and wool waste each year. These wastes are dumped, buried, used...Read more

Ecozen bags recognition from Cleantech Group’s 50 to Watch List

Ecozen Solutions, a Pune-based startup has been recognised by the Cleantech Group 50 to Watch List. The international body, headquartered in San Francisco revealed the list giving commendation for those entrepreneurs who have created new technologies and business models that can support clean hydrogen, increase fo...Read more

India, US launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue

India and the United States of America (USA) launched the 'Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD).' The dialogue was formally launched by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Bhupender Yadav and John Kerry, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate (SPEC), at an event held in New Del...Read more

Skymet, Gramcover launch Kharif Crop Outlook Report 2021- 22

Rural insurtech startup ‘Gramcover’ and weather and agri analytics firm ‘Skymet’ has released The Kharif Crop Outlook report for 2021-22. The report highlights the monsoon performance, reservoir status, flood analysis, soil moisture assessment, normalised difference vegetation index, vegeta...Read more

Indigo pays farmers in milestone progress for first ever scalable Ag carbon farming prog

Indigo, a company leveraging nature and technology to unlock economic and environmental progress in agriculture, announced the disbursement of initial payments to the inaugural cohort of Carbon by Indigo participants. The 267 paid growers are the first to implement on-farm practice changes and provide the data req...Read more

Renewable energy key to Indian climate change strategies: Environment minister

Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav held a meeting with Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology virtually and discussed issues relating to COP 26, renewable energy and other related matters.   Stating that renewable energy and en...Read more

AntChain launches Carbon Matrix to help businesses go green

China-based AntChain, the flagship technology brand of Ant Group, has announced the launch of Carbon Matrix, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to help businesses manage their carbon impact throughout the full carbon life cycle. “When we laid out our carbon neutrality roadmap earlier in the year, we als...Read more

Case IH plans to participate in European trade shows

Leading farm equipment manufacturer Case IH has announced plans to attend major European agricultural shows during the remainder of 2021 and 2022 as part of the company’s programme to reconnect with customers. This will be done with the highest possible attention to safety for both customers and Case IH empl...Read more

Lakshadweep administration prioritises seaweed farming

The Lakshadweep Administration has prioritised seaweed farming as the next major development driver of the Islands. To achieve it, the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Kerala has launched a massive demonstration of farming of seaweeds in nine inhabited Islands of Lakshadweep.   The i...Read more

GPS-based Pilot Sonde at IMD, Jammu to help provide agri-related weather forecasts

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the latest upgraded state-of-the-art Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) & Indigenous GPS...Read more