Green banking and investments can get India a 'sustainable scorecard'
Every bank should earmark a minimum 10 per cent of its Tier 1 capital – subject to a cap of 10 per cent of risk-weighted capital – towards green banking or clean development mechanism (CDM), or any sustainable development project, taking into consideration the carbon emissions prevailing in the economy
Ness SES supports mangrove protection
In the early 1990s, approximately over 37 square kilometres of mangroves existed in Mumbai, of which, as per various estimates, nearly 40 per cent has eroded in the last decade
Yes Bank makes it to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Yes Bank, India’s fifth largest private sector bank, has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in the Emerging Markets Index. The Index comprises of 92 companies from 14 emerging economies including China, Brazil, South Africa and Taiwan.
Every Tuesday a car-free day in Gurgaon. Delhi?
Starting 22 September, in Gurgaon it will be car-free day every Tuesday from 7 am to 7 pm. Collaborating in this initiative are Gurgaon Administration, Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Gurgaon Traffic Police and Gurgaon Municipal Corporation. The initiative is expected to encourage people to use alternative modes of transport and...
Nearly all seabirds will have plastic inside them by 2050. Unless
By all appearances, birds – including albatrosses, penguins and gulls – can mistake brightly coloured bottle tops, cigarette lighters, toy cars, or other fragments for food. If ingested, this litter may simply stay in the gut, unable to pass through, putting the bird’s health at risk...
A new green building certification system in India
An innovation of IFC, EDGE is a certification system for new residential and commercial buildings that enable design teams and project owners to assess cost-effective ways to incorporate energy and water saving options in their buildings.