New research by the Transition Pathway Initiative finds that 29% of the largest publicly-listed industrial companies are set to align their emissions with the Paris Pledges by 2030, up from 24% in mid-2018.These companies are aligned with the emission reduction pledges made by national governments in the Paris Agreement.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anubhav Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/01/2020 regarding air pollution affecting the environment in and around the areas of Rani Bagh, Shakurbasti, Raja Park, Punjabi Bagh, Srinagar and Madipur near Shakurbasti Railway Station on account of unscientific manner in which loading/unloading of cement is being undertaken.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rahul Goyal Vs State of Rajasthan dated 04/12/2019 regarding industrial pollution by New Derivative Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., Alwar, Rajasthan.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Uttar Pradesh Vs M/s. Birla Corporation Limited dated 20/11/2019.

This brief analyses four key sectors of the manufacturing industry: iron and steel, cement, ammonia and chemicals (primarily petrochemicals), which have the highest emissions intensity of production. The analysis reveals that the opportunities to decarbonise the manufacturing sector are aplenty.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Sikandrabad Industrial Area Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 18/09/2019 regarding pollution caused by the burning of rubber, cloth, plastic and wood for making steam in the boiler by cement industries at Sikandrabad, District Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh creating lot of air pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anubhav Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/08/2019 regarding air pollution affecting the environment in and around the areas Rani Bagh, Shakurbasti, Raja Park, Punjabi Bagh, Srinagar, Madipur near Shakurbasti Railway Station in Delhi on account of unscientific manner in which loading/unloading of cement is being undertaken.

Cement, responsible for 7% of global CO2 emissions’s contribution, is especially immense because of the chemical process required to make it

Major companies from the cement sector and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the Indian Cement Sector SDG Roadmap at an event organized by WBCSD and UN Global Compact Network India (UN GCNI).

Cement industry is a potential anthropogenic source of air pollution. Emissions from cement plants are one of the major sources of global warming.

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