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CII-ITC Hosts Unique Sustainability Solutions Conference in the Capital

CII-ITC Hosts Unique Sustainability Solutions Conference in the Capital

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Union Minister for Law & Justice and Minority Affairs, Government of India Salman Khurshid speaking at the Sustainability Summit The CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, an India-based apex body that creates a conducive, enabling climate for Indian businesses to pursue sustainability goals recently organized the sixth edition of the one-of-its-kind Annual Conference on sustainable development in the capital city. The two-day event called "Sustainability Solutions: Summit & Exhibition" was held at The Lalit Hotel on 25th and 26th November, 2011 and explored challenges, opportunities, and strategies for bringing sustainability solutions to Indian Businesses. The Summit was essentially a dialogue in a conference style where CEOs of leading organizations wer...
Maruti Suzuki Sets the Pace for Future Green Cars

Maruti Suzuki Sets the Pace for Future Green Cars

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We all are aware of the increasing traffic and congestion problem that leads to pollution and needs some quick fix solutions. A high consumption pattern in big cities is also leading to and promoting the climate change phenomenon. Clean, green and realistic efforts towards a cleaner and greener future in the people-planet-profit mode is the urgent need of the hour. Answering this call and working towards greener future is the world’s well known car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki which has over time proved to have the distinction of introducing a host of environment friendly programmes ahead of government regulations and the industry. THe company took the lead in implementing End of Life Vehicle (ELV) programme where harmful elements like Lead, Cadmium, Chromium and Mercury are no longe
Levi’s Launches US$ 10,000 Green Design Contest

Levi’s Launches US$ 10,000 Green Design Contest

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You've worn them all this while, now help Levi's go product-green by sending them your "climate" ideas. And you can win great prizes too!  Levi Strauss & Co. is asking its consumers to let all their good green laundry ideas hang out. From now till July 31, 2010, green pioneers and inventors are encouraged to submit original air-drying solutions as part of the company’s global “Care to Air” contest, with the chance to win $10,000 in prizes. Research at Levi Strauss & Co.--one of the world’s largest branded apparel companies and a global leader in jeans-wear-- about the lifecycle of its core products indicates that line drying is one of the best ways consumers can reduce the climate change impact of their clothes. However, machine drying is still used around the world partic