Our country is so rich in biodiversity,
climate, languages, dressing style, food
and much more. On this Independence
Day, ...
A survey by TripAdvisor shows
that travellers from India,
Indonesia and Canada are most
eco-conscious and think that
hotel...
India aims to produce
utility grid power of 20
GW and off-grid solar
power of 2,000 MW by
2020. Under the National
Solar M...
CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green
Business Centre in
Hyderabad is the first
building to receive the LEED
platinum certification
ou...
Gujarat has been categorized
as among the best places in
India to harness solar and
wind energies.
Visit us at www.sustain...
India was the first
country in the world to
establish a Ministry of
Non-Conventional
Energy Resources in as
early as 1980s...
India has 18 percent of the
world’s population, but only four
percent of the earth’s water
resources.
Visit us at www.sust...
Bangalore has the largest
number of electric cars in
the country and the
most efficient
recharging infrastructure.
Visit u...
It is estimated that
around 60-70 lakh
electric and hybrid
vehicles, including
passenger cars, two-
wheelers, trucks and
t...
A report by Corporate
Catalyst India shows that
55% of total energy
generated in India is based
on coal, 10% on gas, 26% o...
A report by Climate Policy
Initiative states that despite
challenges, India’s
renewable energy
generation, especially wind...
More than 30 pilot
townships across India
are going green with
IGBC's Green Township
Rating programme.
There were 5,000 ci...
According to an environment
ministry report, out of the 7.9
mn ton of hazardous waste that
India generates every year,
Mah...
A survey by Ernst &
Young says that India has
slipped to eighth
position on the
renewable energy
country attractive index
...
Around 60% of paper in
India is made from wood,
35% from waste paper and
five percent from sugar
bagasse.
Visit us at www....
India has more than 4,20,000
telecom towers currently,
consuming three billion liters of
diesel and emitting more than
six...
The Gujarat Solar Park
at Charanka in Patan is
the largest in Asia and
has a capacity to host a
total of 500 MW.
Visit us ...
The MCX Stock Exchange became
the second stock exchange in
India after BSE to sign the
“voluntary commitment to the
UN Sus...
The MCX Stock Exchange
became the second stock
exchange in India after
BSE to sign the
“voluntary commitment
to the UN Sus...
India ranks fourth in the global
wind energy installation with
1271 MW installed capacity
estimated by end of February
200...
Air pollution is the fifth leading
cause of death in India after high
blood pressure, indoor air
pollution, tobacco smokin...
The Reserve Bank of
India has decided to
include direct funding to
individuals who wish to
set up off-grid solar and
other...
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  1. 1. Our country is so rich in biodiversity, climate, languages, dressing style, food and much more. On this Independence Day, Sustainuance wishes to share its joy of being a responsible and eco-conscious entity and also bring a few green facts about India to its readers.
  2. 2. A survey by TripAdvisor shows that travellers from India, Indonesia and Canada are most eco-conscious and think that hoteliers should follow green practices to reduce the impact of their business. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  3. 3. India aims to produce utility grid power of 20 GW and off-grid solar power of 2,000 MW by 2020. Under the National Solar Mission, the government offers subsidies of 30% on the plant for each household that sets up a rooftop solar system. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  4. 4. CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre in Hyderabad is the first building to receive the LEED platinum certification outside USA and first in India. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  5. 5. Gujarat has been categorized as among the best places in India to harness solar and wind energies. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  6. 6. India was the first country in the world to establish a Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Resources in as early as 1980s. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  7. 7. India has 18 percent of the world’s population, but only four percent of the earth’s water resources. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  8. 8. Bangalore has the largest number of electric cars in the country and the most efficient recharging infrastructure. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  9. 9. It is estimated that around 60-70 lakh electric and hybrid vehicles, including passenger cars, two- wheelers, trucks and three-wheelers, will be running on Indian roads by 2020. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  10. 10. A report by Corporate Catalyst India shows that 55% of total energy generated in India is based on coal, 10% on gas, 26% on hydro, and just 3% on renewable energy resources. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  11. 11. A report by Climate Policy Initiative states that despite challenges, India’s renewable energy generation, especially wind, has grown by 1250% from 2000-2010. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  12. 12. More than 30 pilot townships across India are going green with IGBC's Green Township Rating programme. There were 5,000 cities in India 2001, and the number has grown to 7,300 cities by 2011. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  13. 13. According to an environment ministry report, out of the 7.9 mn ton of hazardous waste that India generates every year, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh are the highest producers. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  14. 14. A survey by Ernst & Young says that India has slipped to eighth position on the renewable energy country attractive index in 1st quarter of 2013 due to entry-barriers for foreign investors. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  15. 15. Around 60% of paper in India is made from wood, 35% from waste paper and five percent from sugar bagasse. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  16. 16. India has more than 4,20,000 telecom towers currently, consuming three billion liters of diesel and emitting more than six million tons of CO2 in the atmosphere every year. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  17. 17. The Gujarat Solar Park at Charanka in Patan is the largest in Asia and has a capacity to host a total of 500 MW. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  18. 18. The MCX Stock Exchange became the second stock exchange in India after BSE to sign the “voluntary commitment to the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative”. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  19. 19. The MCX Stock Exchange became the second stock exchange in India after BSE to sign the “voluntary commitment to the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative”. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  20. 20. India ranks fourth in the global wind energy installation with 1271 MW installed capacity estimated by end of February 2001. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  21. 21. Air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death in India after high blood pressure, indoor air pollution, tobacco smoking and poor nutrition. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com
  22. 22. The Reserve Bank of India has decided to include direct funding to individuals who wish to set up off-grid solar and other renewable energy solutions in their households as priority sector lending. Visit us at www.sustainuance.com

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