Indian Institute of Guwahati (IIT-G) on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with a private, deemed university based in Coimbatore to help enrich academic programmes and promote an exchange of students between the two institutions. The MoU was signed by Prof G Sitharam, Director, IIT-G, and Dr Venkata Rangan, Vice-Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AVV) in this regard recently, an official release said. Highlighting the different aspects of this partnership, Prof Sitharam, said, “With the emergence of many new interdisciplinary research and academic centres equipped with state-of-the-art equipment at IIT-Guwahati, the institute is destined to serve the country with extra vigour.
NatWest Group is targeting net zero by 2050, and to also halve its financed emissions by 2030 in the interim, marking out the financial firm as one of the leaders in the race to decarbonise the UK banking sector. Alison Rose, the firm’s chief executive, has been instrumental in driving its climate and sustainability agenda, and she was names ‘Leader of the Year’ at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2021 for her efforts. The firm’s achievements under her leadership include tightening its fossil fuel lending rules and exceeding its £20bn sustainable funding and financing target for 2021 six months early, while this month it plans to seek approval for its climate strategy from its shareholders.
Beyond the buzzwords, this class breaks down the how and why of sustainability in homes. Instructor Alissa Pier, AIA, shows us how old homes are in fact green! Alissa’s presentation talks about sustainability as it relates to materials, community, and quality of life. You’ll learn how old homes can adapt to change and reduce cost of living, and you’ll get a thorough introduction to traditional building materials, good design, and energy efficiency.
Organisations called on to drive sustainable business practices during London’s Circular Economy Week.