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Ecotourism is Gaining Momentum in India

Ecotourism involves exploring undisturbed natural beauty. India is gaining popularity as an ecotourism destination and has a lot to offer to nature lovers.…

India to Increase Solar Energy Five-Fold by 2022

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the nod to increasing the country’s solar capacity five-fold, to a goal of 100 gigawatts by 2022.…

Tata Power, Honeywell Roll Out First-of-its-Kind Smart Grid System

Linking 160 commercial and industrial buildings in New Delhi, India, the automated demand response system is expected to reduce peak power demand by…

Why Facebook’s Internet.org is so Controversial in Asia

Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has a noble stated goal to bring Internet access to the billions around the world currently lacking it. However,…

Unilever’s Handwashing Campaign Goes Beyond CSR and Saves Lives

For several years running, India’s Unilever and Lifebuoy employees have been instrumental in running one of the country’s most successful social responsibility programs.…

‘Freedom Seal’ Certifies Companies Committed to a World Free from Slavery

By eliminating the demand for goods and services produced with slave labor, the Freedom Seal aims to end human trafficking and slavery.

Wells Fargo & Bank of America Launch $1M Water Grant Programs

Bank of America and Wells Fargo each announced US$1 million grants to NGOs that fund water innovation projects worldwide.

More Signs of Solar Energy’s Upside in India

A sea change is gathering in India as the country contemplates embracing the promise of solar-powered electricity. You can see it at the…

Emerging Markets and the Multi-Million Dollar Solar Boom

Jigar Shah describes the solar boom now happening in India.

New Platform Sheds Lights on Multinationals and Human Rights

Business and Human Rights Resource Center released an interactive platform that sheds light on the effects companies and governments have on human rights.

Indian Government Blocks Greenpeace Activist From Traveling

While the Indian government is very progressive in its policies regarding energy, there is a hard stop when there is a perceived threat…

Why Stella Artois Wants You to “Buy a Lady a Drink”

Stella Artois “Buy a Lady a Drink” campaign opened last week at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah in a partnership with Water.org.

Path of First Round-the-World Solar Flight Now Public

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.

Move Over Lithium-Ion: Vanadium-Flow Batteries Gain Commercial Traction

Having closed its first sales contracts here in the U.S., Imergy Power Systems' vanadium-flow battery systems offer distinct advantages as compared to their…

India Close to Announcing Big Climate Change Shift in Lima

The odds are high this week that India will make a big announcement this week regarding its climate change agenda at the Lima…