What’s New In Cotton™ to focus on innovation and sustainability

Sustainability and innovation will be the focus at Cotton Council International’s (CCI) upcoming What’s New In Cotton™ booth in Hall 6, C53 at Première Vision in Paris, France, on February 11-13. “U.S. cotton’s sustainability and innovation are What’s New In Cotton™ right now,” Bruce Atherley, Executive Director, CCI said. “At Première Vision we will present… Continue reading What’s New In Cotton™ to focus on innovation and sustainability

India will continue to lead the Global Sustainable Energy Agenda, says Dharmendra Pradhan

India will continue to lead the global sustainable energy agenda, the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dhamendra Pradhan has said. The Minister said We, in India, are in the midst of a major transformative shift in our energy sector, both in scale and complexity and also the interdependence across different systems.… Continue reading India will continue to lead the Global Sustainable Energy Agenda, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Karnataka kids to use artificial intelligence labs

For representational purpose (Express Illustrations) Express News Service BENGALURU: Children in 10 schools across Karnataka will soon be able to use artificial intelligence to tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time such as climate change, mental illnesses and drug addiction. The Bengaluru-based 1M1B (1 Million for 1 Billion) a UN-accredited non-profit that… Continue reading Karnataka kids to use artificial intelligence labs

Jeffrey Sachs: ‘Weak private investment … as there is lack of clarity about long-term direction’

Written by Aanchal Magazine , Pranav Mukul | New Delhi | Updated: January 31, 2020 11:38:35 am Jeffrey SachsUrging the Indian government to set clear and quantified long-term targets before making budget plans to get away from the short-term political cycle to the longer-term development cycle, JEFFREY SACHS, economist and Director of the Center for… Continue reading Jeffrey Sachs: ‘Weak private investment … as there is lack of clarity about long-term direction’

India’s Gita Sabharwal appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand

Gita Sabharwal was earlier serving as the UN’s Peacebuilding and Development Adviser in Sri Lanka. Sangeeta Nair Jan 30, 2020 11:26 IST India’s Gita Sabharwal has been appointed by the United Nations as its Resident Coordinator in Thailand. She was appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres with the host Government’s approval on January 29, 2020.… Continue reading India’s Gita Sabharwal appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand

Covestro’s Insqin tech gets Solar Impulse’s label

Pic: Covestro Covestro’s waterborne technology called Insqin for sustainable textile coating has been granted the Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions Label by the Solar Impulse Foundation. The label signifies its credibility and a guarantee of quality for those looking for clean solutions. The project has been proven economically profitable and environmentally protective. Covestro’s solar-powered greenhouses for… Continue reading Covestro’s Insqin tech gets Solar Impulse’s label

UN75: Youth must play a role in world we are trying to build, Guterres says

Six youth leaders from around the world were at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday to share their ambitious visions for a future where international cooperation is prioritized and everyone’s voice is heard. They took part in a discussion with Secretary-General António Guterres marking the official launch of dialogues being held worldwide this year… Continue reading UN75: Youth must play a role in world we are trying to build, Guterres says

Telangana tops country in sustainable growth goals: UN Development Programme

The state has improved its performance over 2018 in eight out of 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Telangana has emerged as the best performing state in promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth and decent work for all on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2019, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India. The state has… Continue reading Telangana tops country in sustainable growth goals: UN Development Programme

KT Rama Rao delighted as Telangana tops economic growth index

Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao| Vinay Madapu By Express News Service HYDERABAD: IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao on Wednesday expressed happiness over Telangana being ranked No.1 in the country in the ‘Decent work and economic growth’ category as per the SDG India Index 2019 (Sustainable Development Goals). These goals are… Continue reading KT Rama Rao delighted as Telangana tops economic growth index