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"I Was Told I Couldn't Leave The Room Till The Adani Article Was Pulled"   video
Business  (tags: India, Economic & Political Weekly, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Sameeksha Trust, investigation, Adani, The Wire, corporate influence )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - youtu.be
How corporate tentacles are stifling serious journalism - in India as elsewhere. Economic & Political Weekly ex-editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta speaks to M.K. Venu about his meeting with the board about the Adani article that led to his resignation
IEEFA Asia: India's Electricity-Sector Transformation Is Happening Now
Business  (tags: energy, India, alternative energy, solar, competitive, GOOD NEWS, Sustainabililty, economic, Adani, Carmichael mine, Australia, uneconomic, Bharti Enterprises, SBG Cleantech, Fortum, cancellation, coal-powered plants )

Evelyn
- 81 days ago - ieefa.org
The most recent and most persuasive evidence is the collapsing cost of solar electricity-a collapse that has gone beyond anyone's expectations, and the results are in: SOLAR HAS WON. The global energy market implications are profound
India Cancels Plans for Huge Coal Power Stations as Solar Energy Prices Hit Record Low
Business  (tags: energy, India, alternative energy, solar, competitive, GOOD NEWS, Sustainabililty, economic, Adani, Carmichael mine, Australia, uneconomic, Bharti Enterprises, SBG Cleantech, Fortum, cancellation, coal-powered plants )

Evelyn
- 82 days ago - independent.co.uk
India's solar tariffs have literally been free falling in recent months. So far this month, India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations. "For the first time solar is cheaper than coal in India"
Coffee With a Conscience: 12 Indian Cafes That Offer More Than Just Good Food!
Business  (tags: Good News, India, businesses with heart, caf├ęs, Sustainable Development, disadvantaged, welfare, integration )

Evelyn
- 144 days ago - thebetterindia.com
It is time to think about how we can contribute not just to the environment, but also to our society. From feeding the needy to offering jobs to the differently-abled, these establishments are dedicated to making the world a better, more inclusive place
How India Is Raking in the Moolah While Upcycling Its Waste Into Bags, Shoes & Even Pieces of Art!
Business  (tags: India, waste management, recycling, upcycling, SustainableDevelopment, business, economy )

Evelyn
- 296 days ago - thebetterindia.com
Did you know that everyday items made of trash bring in Rs. 5 crores (US $ 50 million) annually? Here's how individuals & organisations across the country are creatively dealing with India's waste problem.
150 Million Indian Workers Take Part In Largest Strike in Centuries
Business  (tags: Indian workers, trade unions, India, neoliberalism, strike, largest in history )

Dandelion
- 344 days ago - therealnews.com
This particular strike is about linking the formal sector workers to the informal sector workers and to fight for the rights of informal sector workers to create trade unions and recognize those trade unions within Indian labor law.
India: Celebrities And Brand Ambassadors Will Be Held Accountable For The Brand They Endorse
Business  (tags: India, Confederation Of All India Traders (CAIT, consumer protection act, consumer protection, advertising )

Evelyn
- 413 days ago - thelogicalindian.com
If the act becomes a law in the coming monsoon session, endorsements will never be the same. Now celebrities will be held accountable for any advertisement that is found misleading, since brand ambassadors influence consumer choice. Good point!
Uphold International Law! Stop Shielding Dow Chemical From Accountability for Corporate Crimes in Bhopal, India | We the People:
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, environment, ethics, India, Bhopal, Union Carbide, Dow Chemical, justice )

Kathryn
- 452 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Petition. In 1984 a factory majority-owned by Union Carbide (UCC, a US corporation) leaked toxic gas in Bhopal, India, killing 8K-10K people instantly & maiming 500K more. India charged UCC with manslaughter, but UCC refused to show for trial.
The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits
Business  (tags: globalisation, fast food, junk food, chemical treadmill, TPP, TTIP, India, USA, Europe, cancer, diabetes, obesity, profit, TruePublica, Colin Todhunter )

Evelyn
- 493 days ago - bibliotecapleyades.net
Taxes on unhealthy food; emphasis on encouraging 'lifestyle changes', 'healthy eating' - OK. But call to account the corporations profiting from growing & production of health-damaging food in the first place, get agriculture off the chemical treadmill
Indian Rapper 'Overwhelmed' By Success of Protest Song Against Unilever
Business  (tags: money, protection, health, disease, India, Unilever, mercury poisoning, dishonesty, corporate )

Naoko
- 741 days ago - theguardian.com
The factory at Kodaikanal, which was owned by Hindustan Unilever, closed in 2001. More than 1,000 former workers are alleged to have been affected by mercury poisoning, which can cause skin problems, sensory impairment and a lack of coordination.
INDIA: ACTION FOR SURVIVORS ON 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF BHOPAL TRAGEDY
Business  (tags: disease, illness, health, dishonesty, corporate, india, Bhopal disaster, Take Action! )

Naoko
- 989 days ago - e-activist.com
In the dark of night, as December 2 rolled over into December 3, 1984 and nearby residents slept, toxic gas began leaking from a pesticide factory in Bhopal. Within three days, as many as 10,000 people had died in the central Indian town.
30 Years After Deadly Disaster, Bhopal's Toxic Legacy Lingers on in India
Business  (tags: destruction, healthconditions, pollution, India, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, toxic waste, illness, children, government, corporate, cover-up, money, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 992 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"There is a very high prevalence of anemia, delayed menarches in girls and painful skin conditions. But what is most pronounced is the number of children with birth defects,"
Tell PepsiCo to Remedy Human Rights Abuses! ACTION
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, business, India, abuse, corporate, corruption )

Nancy
- 1158 days ago - iuf.org
The 28 workers who refuse to renounce their rights are committed to fighting for justice. The IUF is committed to supporting them. The campaign will continue until all 28 are reinstated with full back pay and guarantees of their right to form or join a...
How to Make Solar Panels Affordable--for Billions BETSY TEUTSCHMAY 6 2014, 8:15 AM ET
Business  (tags: India, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, labor, sustainabledevelopment )

Ruth
- 1163 days ago - theatlantic.com
'Like the installment plans of the Great Depression, Simpa Networks' "Progressive Purchase" agreements are enabling customers in rural India to get solar power for their homes.'
The Task of Protecting India's Child Cotton Pickers
Business  (tags: India, Children, Cotton, business )

Ray
- 1272 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Some 400,000 children work on cotton farms across India, Rada estimates she is 11 years old, but she can't be certain. She says she has been working in the Indian cotton fields for three years.
 

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