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India moots incentives for green growth activities at UN climate forum

Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has mooted a new idea of incentivising the green growth activities with 'green credit' instead of relying on carbon credit mechanism.

'Environment Ministry will work as facilitator of sustainable development'

The Environment Ministry will work as a facilitator of sustainable development by bringing transparency, removing bottlenecks and encouraging people's participation, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Monday.

Himachal to get USD 100 million from WB for `green` growth

Himachal Pradesh today became the first Indian state to get USD 100 million World Bank project for promoting green growth and sustainable development in the state as the Centre, the World Bank and the state signed a deal to this effect here today.

'Most Indian cos lag behind in innovation, sustainable devpt'

Most companies in India are not engaged in developing "sustainable and inclusive innovations" as they do not identify with sustainable development or green growth, says a study by ITC and industry body CII.

Green growth is necessary and affordable for India: World Bank

Stating that environmental degradation is costing 5.7 percent of GDP annually, World Bank on Wednesday said India can make green growth a reality by putting in place plans to lower environmental degradation at minimal cost of 0.02-0.04 percent of gross domestic product.

Every country needs to understand green growth is possible and can lift people out of poverty: Yvo de Boer

Yvo de Boer, Special Global Advisor on Climate Change and Sustainability, KPMG International, explains the need of green growth for the world and how the DSDS acts as a platform for Southern perspectives in an interview with OneWorld South Asia.

Every country needs to understand green growth is possible and can lift people out of poverty: Yvo de Boer

Yvo de Boer, Special Global Advisor on Climate Change and Sustainability, KPMG International, explains the need of green growth for the world and how the DSDS acts as a platform for Southern perspectives in an interview with OneWorld South Asia.