environment Archive

German Consulate General supports Environment and fights against Climate Change

We are happy to inform that the German Consulate General donated the profits from the Charity Christmas Market to a reforestation project in the Sundarbans by the German consulting agency SOCEO gGMBH. The yearly charity market has been successfully providing a platform to various NGOs and fair trade organization’s from Kolkata and outside to not

India-Israel collaborate to strengthen sectors of agriculture, healthcare and environment

 Israel-India ‘Bridge to Innovation’ program launches six winning Israeli startups in India New Delhi, 2 August 2018: The growing India-Israel relationship took a step further as six Israeli startups with innovative technologies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and water management interacted with various Indian businesses. The innovation week 23-27 July was jointly started over

Sustainable Development Impact Summit to Accelerate Action on Environment, Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty

Over 700 leaders take part in the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2018 in New York on 24-25 September They come from over 70 countries and represent a range of sectors including business, government, academia, civil society and media The meeting will focus on building sustainable markets, mobilizing development finance, environmental sustainability and

Protecting human rights and the environment-Justice in Mining

  The Justice in Mining Network works to protect human rights and the environment, and seeks to ensure mining only occurs where issues of EQUITY and SUSTAINABILITY are addressed. The Network is guided by Catholic Social Teaching, Ignatian heritage and Jesuit justice tradition. The Justice in Mining Network is one of four Global Ignatian Advocacy Networks set

Ecojesuit: Global Jesuit collaboration and action on environment as relationship

Jesuit responses to a rapidly changing world, environmental concerns, poverty, and violence are challenging its worldwide ministries.  There clearly is a need to initiate new processes for broader engagement by Jesuits in the larger transformation that Pope Francis seeks in caring for creation in Laudato Si’.  As the message of GC 36 and the conversations with

Padma Shri Award Winner Professor Indira Nath addresses global issues of Health, Disease and the Environment

New Delhi, 17 August 2017: Professor Indira Nath, MD, FRCPath, DSC, founder and former Head of Department of Biotechnology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was in Singapore to speak at the Commonwealth Science Conference, organized by the Royal Society and the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s office. She also addressed students

The 2MC acquisition builds on TUV Rheinland’s strong heritage addressing challenges at the intersection between man, technology, and the environment.

COLOGNE, Germany, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TUV Rheinland today announced it has acquired 2MC, a recognized leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) consulting with operations in the UK, Middle East , and Africa , including in-depth RSA Archer Suite technology expertise. The acquisition expands TUV Rheinland’s capabilities to enable organizations to master risk

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

30 May 2017 | Geneva – Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental degradation. On World No Tobacco Day 2017, WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations

Greener, Cleaner World – Environment & Climate Change

The German Consulate General Kolkata has extended its support for a Project on ‘ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE DIALOGUES AND ACTION – City of Kolkata’ in cooperation with the NGO Centre for Contemporary Communication. The project will focus on creating Environment and Climate Change Dialogues about the Vulnerability of the City of Kolkata, its key factors

Further improvement to environment in Duisburg: World’s biggest fabric filter for sinter production starts operation at thyssenkrupp