CSE does first-of-its-kind environmental rating of the Indian fertilizer industry under its Green Rating Project (GRP)
Date: New Delhi, July 29, 2019
Date: New Delhi, July 29, 2019
Aizawl and Gangtok receive Clean City Awards
New Delhi, March 19, 2016: Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) international conference on energy drawn from coal – titled Coal-based power: Confronting the environmental challenges – drew to a close here today, with the delegates agreeing on the criticality of having an efficient pollution monitoring and reporting system for the sector, which is being castigated across the world for its severe impacts on environment.
This core sector has a long way to go in meeting environmental norms, finds CSE green rating survey released on eve of World Environment Day
From left to right: Mr. Sandipan Mukherjee, Member Sec. WBPCB, Ms. Sunita Narain, DG CSE, Dr. Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar, Environment Minister, West Bengal, Mr. Chandra Bhushan, DDG, CSE, and Mr. S K Roy, Chief Blast Furnace, Tata Steel Jamshedpur West Bengal-based steelmakers rank as some of the worst of the lot
CSE’s Green Rating Project had warned Vizag Steel to shore up its safety measures
Mercury, a very toxic and dangerous substance, has severely contaminated land, water, air and the food chain throughout India.
September 30, 2004 Pulp and paper industry rated for the second time by CSE. The rating pushes companies to improve their environmental performance The second rating of the pulp and paper sector shows visible improvements in environmental performance of large companies. CSE’s data shows that industry can work to provide jobs and a growth model -- it can provide employment to 0.55 million farming families just from tree plantation, and can make India a pulp-surplus country. The credibility of the rating works as a reputational incentive to drive change in the sector.
New Delhi, December 16, 2005: The cement industry, the country’s second largest excise duty payer (after tobacco industry) and potentially very polluting, has been awarded the Three Leaves Award by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). This sector, which has major environmental impacts, has received higher marks than the three sectors rated previously by CSE – pulp and paper, chlor-alkali and automobiles.
New Delhi, February 4, 2009: The burgeoning compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) sector in India is faced with some key concerns, and the most critical of them is the problem of disposal of mercury used in CFLs: this was the consensus at a Round Table meeting on the sector, organised here today by the New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
JULY 18, 1999 The Greenest Paper Mill in India The Centre for Science and Environment releases the results of its Green Rating Project on the Pulp and Paper Industry
FEBRUARY 13, 1998 UNDP to fund Green Rating of industry The Government of India (GOI) and UNDP have signed the first sub-programme under the UNDP Environment Programme Support document which was signed in September 1997. Green Rating of Indian industry, the project to be implemented by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), will focus on analysis of industry’s environmental performance.