Japan’s Daiwa Acquires Minority Stake in 1.2 GW Hornsea One Offshore Windfarm

Japan’s Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure has announced that it has acquired a minority stake in Hornsea One offshore wind project. Daiwa said in its official statement that the acquisition is constructed on its partnership with Equitix, which has been cultivated since its first co-investment in Electricity North West Limited in 2019. Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure […]

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How E-Vehicles Are Contributing Towards Sustainable Development

By MS Chugh, Founder and Chairman, Aponyx EV With the rapid growth of environmental pollution and climate change, the need for innovative solutions and technologies has increased in several industries, including the automobile industry, since one of the primary sources of air pollution in cities is vehicle exhaust. The most significant advantage of electric vehicles […]

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Hindustan Zinc To Use BEVs in Underground Mining, Partners with Normet Group

Indian mining major, Hindustan Zinc Ltd. (HZL), today announced its big plan for decarbonization of its mines. HZL has partnered with Normet Group that works for making underground mining and tunnelings digitalized and sustainable, to introduce India’s first battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in underground (UG) mines.  HZL’s CEO MR, Arun Misra has announced an investment […]

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Improving Economic Opportunities in Cities can Build Sustainable Futures: ADB

A new book released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has stated that improving the quality of life, and social and economic opportunities in Asia’s fast-growing cities are instrumental in fulfilling their potential as engines of economic prosperity and hubs for sustainability. ‘Creating Livable Asian Cities’ examines the region’s urbanization challenges and presents solutions across […]

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Emergence of Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Sector

By Suman Jagdev, Director & Lead – Strategy Consulting, GCA Corporation, Mumbai  The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations has led to articulation of clear actions for a sustainable world underpinned by responsible consumption and production.  Governments are required to meet targets assigned by the United Nations and frame adequate regulations and […]

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The Case for Mini Grids Stronger Than Ever, Says Global Report

A new report launched yesterday (July 1), State of The Global Mini-Grids Market Report 2020 has delved deeply into the present, potential, and obstacles to further growth of mini-grids around the world. For its research and conclusions, the report focused on mini-grids in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and small island nations. Created for the Mini Grids […]

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JPMorgan Commits $200 Bn to Facilitate UN SDGs and Green Initiatives

JPMorgan Chase is taking additional steps to address climate change and further promote sustainable development through a USD 200 billion commitment In 2017, JPMorgan Chase made two sustainability commitments: to facilitate USD 200 billion in clean financing by 2025 and source renewable energy for 100 percent of its global power needs by 2020. And that […]

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India Needs $2.64 Tn in Investments to Meet UN SDGs by 2030: Report

A new report has revealed that India will need an estimated USD 2.64 trillion in investments to meet the UN SDGs by 2030. A new report has revealed that India will need an estimated USD 2.64 trillion in investments to meet the United Nation’s sustainable development goals (SDGs), offering the private sector an investment opportunity of over […]

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Cabinet Clears National Monitoring Framework on SDGs

There is no direct financial implication on implementation of the National Indicator Framework. The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the constitution of a High Level Steering Committee for periodically reviewing and refining the National Indicator Framework (NIF) for monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with associated targets. The High […]

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