Top CEOs commit to support developing core set of universal ESG disclosures
Announcing the initiative, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said 140 of the world's largest companies support effort to develop a core set of common metrics and disclosures on non-financial factors to their investors and other stakeholders.
Sterlite Power inks pact with US-based Smart Wires to bring SmartValve to Indian utilities
Commenting on the technology agreement, Sterlite P...
India needs $2.64 tn investment to meet SDGs by 2030: Report
India needs a whopping USD 2.64 trillion investment to meet the UN's sustainable...
Nifty likely to move higher if it sustains above 12,400
Current chart structure suggesting index has stiff resistance near 12,400 zone.
Boardroom biggies at Mumbai Marathon: Tata Sons, FB, Viacom bosses put their best foot forward
The various events — short distances included — had more than 55,000 participants.
Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos
Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, is due to address the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering of global business and political leaders, where US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker. The 50th edition of the meeting sees the return of Trump after he pulled out in 2019.
India needs continued structural reforms to boost growth: UN report
The report has also lowered GDP growth estimate for India while expressing hope that combination of fiscal stimulus and financial sector reforms will help boost consumption. However, the data related to India was revised to 5% for the current fiscal and 5.8-5.9% for the next financial year, Nagesh Kumar, Head, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, said.
Green energy boomed in Britain over last three years: Survey data
The expansion was achieved against the backdrop of Britain's long-standing vow to become carbon neutral by 2050, when it hopes to achieve net zero for UK greenhouse gas emissions.
India, Central Asian region have exclusively positive dynamics: Uzbek Foreign Minister
“…New Delhi is associated among the countries of the region not with competition for regional leadership, but as an example of mutually beneficial and respectful cooperation. From of old, India’s role in our region has always been constructive and in-demand one,” Kamilov said in his ministerial address at Raisina Dialogue.
Scientists create living concrete using bacteria
Scientists have used bacteria to create a sustainable concrete that is alive, and can even reproduce, an advance that may help reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry.
IIT-M develops eco-friendly way to produce hydrogen fuel from seawater
Using this technology hydrogen can be produced on-demand at the point of use, and hence it need not to be stored.
Introduce Zen into your space with these hacks
After a chaotic day out, most people look for comfort and mental peace in their homes. Simple introductions to your space can bring you the much-desired sense of calm.
By 2030, 57% of global power demand should be met by renewables: IRENA
Strengthening the case for renewable energy, IRENA pointed to falling technology costs. Solar PV costs fell by 87% over the last ten years, and onshore wind turbine prices by 46%.
IndusInd focussing on giving higher and sustained returns: Romesh Sobti
Whether I am number one or two or three is meaningless if I give a 10% return to my shareholders. But if I am number six and give a 50% retu...
HDFC Bank likely to sustain its growth momentum, improve ratios: Brokerages
HDFC Bank reported a 20 per cent year-on-year growth in loans and a 25 per cent growth in deposits. Morgan Stanley has retained ‘overweight’ stance. Macquarie has retained ‘outperform’ rating with target price of Rs 1,370. Antique and Motilal Oswal also retained ‘buy’ ratings.
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