CSE's consistent advocacy has led to a Supreme Court order that directed that only BS-VI vehicles (running on petrol or diesel with 10 ppm sulphur)
As part of the Green Campus initiative, CSE has set up a pilot vermicomposting project at the National CPWD Academy on 25 November 2019. CSE invited Vermi-technology expert Dr. Adarsh Pal Vig from the Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences at Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar to deliver a seminar and set up the pilot.
Zanzibar Local Government Authority has notified the Urban Municipal Council Solid Waste Management (SWM) Regulations, 2019 on 14 November 2019. This is a major win for CSE and a result of sustained effort and engagement.
The Uttar Pradesh State Septage Management Policy was approved by Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on October 22, 2019.
CSE’s engagement with CPWD has matured from capacity building to along-term knowledge partnership.
CSE played a watchdog role for ECBC and ECBC-R.Several walling assemblies promoted by the Building Material And Technology Promotion Council were analysed for their thermal comfort, energy an
CSE played a watchdog role for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), India’s flagship scheme for constructing around 2 million dwelling units mainly for the EWS and LIG. Since states have ad
CSE’s training modules such as High Performance Buildings, Passive Design Techniques, etc. capitalize on AAETI being a demonstration centre. Key stakeholders such as CPWD recognized AAETI as
CSE sensitized and trained around 250 representatives from nation-wide colleges and universities on CSE’s Green Campus Initiative which enabled them to benchmark the performance of their camp
CSE contributed to drafting of India Cooling Action Plan in capacity of member to both technical and steering committees.
May 7, 2019 Indonesian MoEF has notified new emission norms for thermal power plants. This is a major win for CSE and a result of sustained effort and engagement.
CSE has used its research to constantly engage with the government and advocate for change in the government’s policy framework.
CSE expects coal to be a dominant share till battery costs drop in India. So cleaning coal to avoid local pollution becomes undebatable objective. CSE is working with coal-based thermal power sector since 2011 to achieve this. CSE highlighted the poor performance and need for regulations in Feb 2015 through it publication 'Heat on Power'. This spurred wide debates amongst the stakeholders.
CSE's focused work on safe and improved sanitation has made the district administration of Alwar in Rajasthan take note – it has approached CSE to help develop a plan of action to undertake safe sanitation practices in 10 government schools in Baghor Gram Panchayat.