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

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