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OK, so there are indeed a number of dodgy tree-planting schemes being done as carbon offsets, and it is now widely accepted that forestry-based offsets need to be treated with a great deal of caution. But that absolutely doesn’t mean that all tree-planting has ceased to be important. I was powerfully reminded of this last week when the official report of the Billion Tree Campaign dropped through my letterbox. If anyone reading this piece RIGHT NOW is feeling a little bit depressed, then RIGHT NOW you should check this out http://www.unep.org/billiontreecampaign . It’s an astonishing story. Back in 2005, the wonderful ...
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The title ‘Energy Champion’ and a prize of £40,000 is won by an Indian organisation, Technology Informatics Design Endeavour. Global green energy awards – winners announced London, 21.00 hrs: The world has a new Energy Champion. Tonight, at an Awards ceremony presided over by Nobel laureate Dr Wangari Maathai, it was announced that the title ‘Energy Champion’ and a prize of £40,000 has been won by Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (TIDE). Six other international schemes were awarded £20,000 each by the UK-based Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, to promote replication and expansion of sustainable energy projects. Many ... market research, surveys and trends
Conclave Discusses Social Innovations and Revenue Models- News ...
A recent conclave on social responsibility held at the Indian School of Business (ISB) discussed innovations driving social enterprises and scalable revenue models that support the creation of a sustainable social ecosystem. Padmashri Professor D Balasubramanian, Director of Research, L V Prasad Eye Institute delivered the keynote address. Balasubramanian spoke about how the people in rural India that live on less than a couple of dollars a day do not have access to good and affordable healthcare. He spoke about a healthcare model that was started by Dr Gullapalli Nageswar Rao, Chairman, L V Prasad Eye Institute. He said that ... market research, surveys and trends

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Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy Blog: June 2008
The evening celebrated the achievements of the shortlisted entrants and generated much inspiration (congratulations to one of our Big Green Challengers - Global Action Plan, who won the UK community project category). The finalist businesses, local authorities, schools and community projects from the UK, Africa, South America, India and China all demonstrated incredible passion and commitment to persisting in their efforts to move the world towards a low-carbon future. Passion and dogged persistence were two of the crucial traits Nobel Prize winner Wangari Muta Maathai spoke of as being required to make the kind of ambitious ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
2008 international winners | The Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy
London, 21.00 hrs: The world has a new Energy Champion. Tonight, at an Awards ceremony presided over by Nobel laureate Dr Wangari Maathai, it was announced that the title ‘Energy Champion’ and a prize of £40,000 has been won by Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (TIDE). Six other international schemes were awarded £20,000 each by the UK-based Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, to promote replication and expansion of sustainable energy projects. Many of South India’s small businesses rely on wood as their main source of fuel which causes pollution and deforestation not to mention uncomfortable and dangerous working ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Technology Informatics Design Endeavour, India Svati Bhogle
Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (TIDE), established in 1993, is a non- profit organisation which seeks to apply appropriate technology to rural ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Ethiopia refugees' clean stoves scheme wins international green ...
London, 21.00 hrs: Tonight, the world’s leading green energy prize awarded £20,000 for a pioneering sustainable energy project to the Gaia Association, an organisation working with the UNHCR in the Kebribeyah refugee camp near Ethiopia’s border with Somalia. The Ashden Awards prize was presented to Milkyas Debebe, Managing Director of the Gaia Association, by Kenyan Nobel Prize laureate Wangari Maathai. The Gaia Association in Ethiopia is transforming the lives of refugees by distributing stoves that use ethanol fuel, a by-product of the sugar industry. The area around the Kebribiyah camp, home to 17,000 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Using technology to transform lives in Bangalore
While most poverty alleviation programmes focus traditionally on welfare and health, microcredit, training and education, a new form of social entrepreneurship using technology is emerging. Leading the way is Technology Informatics Design Endeavour or TIDE. Based in Bangalore, this not-for profit organisation acts as a conduit between technology-generating institutions and end-users of technology, who are most often rural communities living in difficult, deprived, and deficient circumstances. Chief executive Svati Bhogle says TIDE was conceived in 1993, in the belief that technology can become an instrument of social ...
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with a total of about 38 499 students being enrolled in 2005. This makes it the country's largest residential (contact) university. The Pretoria branch of the Transvaal University College (TUC) was the forerunner of the University of Pretoria. (The nickname for this university - Tuks or Tukkies - is derived from the TUC acronym.) The college commenced its activities as an Afrikaans language institution in 1908 with a staff consisting of four professors and three lecturers. Thirty-two students were enrolled for courses at the first campus, Kya Rosa, a house in the centre of the Pretoria. The University of Pretoria became a ...