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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 01/10/2018 regarding hot mix plants operating in Kolkata, West Bengal. Counsel for Kolkata Municipal Corporation that the hot mix plants in operation are being operated outside thhe Kolkata city limits.

Three years after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), reliable information on how companies are working to contribute to the SDGs remains sparse.

Opportunities for investment in Africa often outweigh the obstacles, according to leading African companies included in the African Development Bank’s first Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suman Sen Vs. The West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 18/09/2018 regarding operation of two brickfields in North 24 Pargnas without necessary Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate both under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. As well as clearance also from the Central Ground Water Authority.

This Status Report from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) provides an overview of the extent to which companies in their 2017 reports included information aligned with the core TCFD recommendations published in June 2017.




Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Tanner India Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 05/09/2018 regarding closure order under Section 33(A) of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. Inspection was carried out on 24.05.2018 by the ITT, BHU and it was found that in the sample of effluent, chromium quantity was 10.28 mg per/liter, in excess of the laid down standards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s N.G. Textiles Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 05/09/2018. This appeal has been preferred against the order of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 03.08.2018, directing the appellant to close the industrial process of the industry. The impugned order states that sample of effluent was collected at the time of inspection by a Joint Committee and the sample was found to be having mercury beyond the prescribed limit. According to the appellant, no mercury is used, as such, in its activities.

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