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Securing affordable and sustainable energy figures as a top agenda for India

Securing affordable and sustainable energy figures as a top agenda for India. Speaking at the session on ‘Re-energizing India’ at the India Economic Summit here today, the Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan said “Today, we are meeting in the backdrop of a major oil and gas …

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Coca-Cola India and AIESEC Team up With Afroz Shah for a World Without Waste

Adopting a collaborative approach towards waste management, Coca-Cola India along with AIESEC teamed up with Afroz Shah led ‘Date With Ocean Foundation’ for a yearlong volunteer program to beat plastic pollution at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali and beaches of Mumbai. Commenting on the volunteer program, Afroz Shah, said, “Waste management …

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McDonald’s Restaurants in West and South India Eliminate All Single-use Plastic

McDonald’s restaurants in West and South India have replaced all single-use customer facing plastic with eco-friendly and biodegradable alternatives. McDonald’s restaurants in West and South India are operated by Westlife Development Ltd. (WDL), through its wholly owned subsidiary Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. (HRPL). While the Government announced 2nd October, 2019 as the …

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Bhumi Pednekar Launches Climate Warrior

Socially responsible actress Bhumi Pednekar voiced her concern towards the ongoing climate change and launched a pan India campaign – “Climate Warrior” – to raise awareness on the same. Actress Bhumi took to her social media profile and made the official announcement. She wrote, “Climate Warrior is my attempt to …

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Make water conservation and ending usage of single-use plastics a people’s movement

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon students, teachers and all educational institutions to build a people’s movement for water conservation and against the single-use plastics. Addressing a group of students who secured top ranks in the Uttarakhand 10th Board Examinations, he referred to Swachh …

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Finally, India Finds A Lasting Solution To Global Warming

While the greenback remains a common link between countries today, there’s another common, and not so pleasant link that’s bringing nations together – global warming. From Leonardo Di Caprio’s efforts to prevent catastrophic climate change to France encouraging people to swim during the scorching summer, and India making a proactive, …

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Indian Railways to enforce ban on single use plastic material

Taking a cue from the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call in his Independence Day speech to eliminate single use plastic in the country from 2nd October, 2019, Indian Railways has once again risen to the occasion to shield the environment from the menace of plastic.Ministry of Railways has directed …

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Canon Announces the Launch of the Green Environment Together Initiative

Canon India, one of the leading digital imaging organisations in the country, further strengthened its commitment towards the community with the launch of its Green Environment Together (GET) initiative. Aligning its social responsibility with business goals, with every purchase of a laser Multi Function Device (MFD), the company has committed to …

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Piramal Mahalaxmi Launches “Back to Nature – Space to Grow”

Piramal Realty, the real estate development arm of Piramal Group announced the launch of the concept ‘Back to Nature – Space to Grow’, at Piramal Mahalaxmi in South Mumbai. This concept is core to Piramal Realty’s commitment to Biophilia, a design philosophy that seamlessly integrates natural light, space, ventilation and greenery …

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Environmentalists Are Perceived As Obstructionists, Which is Disappointing: Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza, known for her social and environmental releated work, says that environmentalists are perceived as obstructionists, which is a disappointing narrative, on the sidelines of “Beat Air Pollution” initiative press junket in Mumbai. In accordance with the environmental theme, ‘Beat Air Pollution’, of the United Nations this year, …

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