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Business Insider India
13 May 2022, 18:25
Dish’s carbon emission data on the menu can promote climate-friendly choices among diners: StudyDish’s carbon emission data on the menu can promote climate-friendly choices among diners: Study

Dish’s carbon emission data on the menu can promote climate-friendly choices among diners: Study

Estimates suggest that one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans are linked to food. While better and more efficient food production, processing and storage technologies are the need of the hour, consumer behaviour also plays a crucial role. Thankfully, more and more people are becoming environmentally conscious and care about the food miles and emissions of what’s on their plate.
World’s richest cricket board and league are trying to be sustainable and carbon-neutral in a cricket-crazy nation! Here’s how they plan to achieve it
Business Insider India
11 May 2022, 15:22

World’s richest cricket board and league are trying to be sustainable and carbon-neutral in a cricket-crazy nation! Here’s how they plan to achieve it

Estimates suggest that a cricket field requires 15,000-20,000 litres of water every day, which can meet the drinking water needs of around 2,600 people. In 2018, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed an agreement to implement the concept of ‘zero waste’. IPL franchises are also contributing their bit by raising awareness about climate change and planting trees to offset the carbon footprint.
Companies committed to cut emissions represent $38 trillion economy, says SBTi report
IANS
13 May 2022, 11:34

Companies committed to cut emissions represent $38 trillion economy, says SBTi report

A record number of companies are committing to and setting science-based climate targets, according to a new research by the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), the global body enabling businesses to set emissions reduction targets in line with science. The SBTi has launched its third annual assessment of the initiative's impact since its launch in 2015.