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African economies are looking to achieve high levels of economic growth in the next few decades, predominantly in growing urban centres. By 2035, roughly half of Africa’s population will live in its rapidly expanding cities.

A new report by CDP, a global environmental disclosure platform, says major companies worldwide achieved a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains in 2017. Carbon emissions in supply chains are on average four times those of company’s direct operations.

Asia Pacific companies put up a mixed performance in the annual Global 100 ranking of the most sustainable corporations in the world, with some firms falling more than 70 spots, and others featurin

The demand comes in the wake of a fear of further price hike in iron ore by NMDC for February after sharp hike in January

The Economic Survey of India (ESI) 2017-18 was tabled in parliament marking the first business of this year’s budget session. The ESI document gives an account of the performance of India’s economy during the ongoing fiscal while also providing projections for the upcoming financial year 2018-19.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Atikur Laskar Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding operation of illegal brick field in the name of Samrat Brick Field by Jiad Ali Seikh at village Gazirchawk Naskarpara, Jalaberia, South 24 Parganas. The brick field is not complying with the pollution norms including want of certificate from the State PCB. NGT directs the State PCB to inspect the unit in question and submit report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolikata) in the matter of Takam Xavier Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding primary metallurgical industries requiring Environmental Clearance (EC).

Industry eyes farm-centric budget, urges tax incentives

A rapidly growing group of ambitious multinational businesses are actively reshaping the energy market through their global investment decisions and accelerating a zero emissions economy, a new report shows.

A new report ‘Driving disruption’ analysing 16 of the world’s largest publicly-listed automotive companies with a total market capitalization of US$790 billion reveals that the industry must adapt rapidly to address technological disruption and environmental regulation or risk falling behind.