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RELEASE: WRI India, Citi Foundation Hold ‘The CityFix Labs’ Policy Dialogue in Hyderabad, Delhi,Bengaluru & Mumbai

Contact: Dnyanada Deshpande, WRI India: dnyanada.deshpande@wri.org RELEASE: WRI India, Citi Foundation Holds ‘The CityFix Labs’ Policy Dialogue in Delhi • Initiative invites entrepreneurs from across India to join a year-long challenge to accelerate innovations in water, energy and waste management • Training will help businesses pilot and scale sustainability solutions for more efficient cities • In Northern and Central India,

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Customized performance evaluation approach for Indian green buildings

ABSTRACT The green building movement in India is lacking an important link: ensuring that the design intent of such buildings is actually realized. This paper undertakes an exploratory investigation to develop and test a customized building performance evaluation (BPE) approach (I-BPE framework) for the Indian context. As academia is considered to be an initial primary outlet of BPE, a survey

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Mayors warn vehicle manufacturers: “The health of our children is more important than the health of your profits”

PRESS RELEASE Mayors warn vehicle manufacturers: “The health of our children is more important than the health of your profits” New WHO report finds 630 million children under 5 years old are exposed to unsafe air globally Children are at greater risk than adults from the many adverse health effects of air pollution London, UK (29 Oct 2018) — The mayors

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Nispana in association with Swachh Bharat, CMAK (City Manager’s Association, Karnataka) and The Smart Cities India Foundation will be hosting The 4th Annual Sustainable Smart Cities India in Bengaluru between 06 & 07 September 2018. Key Highlights from our last 3 series of SCCI summit – 2500+ followers on Twitter | 100+ Speakers & Advisors | 1500+ Participants | 100+ Media Partners

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15th International Exhibition and Conference on “Smart and Sustainable City Solutions” from 19-21st September 2018 in Mumbai

MUNICIPALIKA is an international platform to engage with policies, strategies and cutting-edge technological innovations towards smart and sustainable living in cities. Combined with CAPEx, the platform, through an annual exhibition and conference, provides a mega-networking forum for governments, experts, entrepreneurs and service providers to collectively find solutions to urban challenges and living systems. For the last 14 years MUNICIPALIKA

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4th Annual Sustainable Smart Cities India Summit 2018

Nispana gears up for 4th edition of Smart Cities India conference 2018 from 6-7 September in Bangalore Indian government launched the flagship of “100 Smart Cities Mission” in 2015, but any particular model was not prescribed. Each city has to formulate its own concept, plan, vision and mission ensuring the entail development of basic infrastructure. Post this flagship Indian cities

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BETTER GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE ONLY CAN ENSURE SUSTAINED WATER SUPPLY

BETTER GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE ONLY CAN ENSURE SUSTAINED WATER SUPPLY LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (2017-05-26), pp. 100, ISBN-13: 978-3-330-32219-6. Website: https://www.lap-publishing.com/catalog/details//store/gb/book/978-3-330-32219-6/better-groundwater-governance-only-can-ensure-sustained-water-supply by Prof. (Dr.) Partha Sarathi Datta Blurb: All countries are confronted with water scarcity of varying types. The daunting biggest challenge for the authorities is in protecting groundwater from depletion and pollution, and making sound managing decisions on complex issues/activities

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Sustainable Building Design: Applications Using Climatic Data in India (Design Science and Innovation)

Sustainable Building Design: Applications Using Climatic Data in India (Design Science and Innovation) 1st ed. 2018 Edition, Springer http://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811046179 Includes climatic data and analysis for 62 Indian citiesand describes how it can be synthesized in sustainable building design. Incorporates case studies on sustainable building design in each of India’s FIVE climatic zones Covers the key principles and practices of sustainable environmental design This book

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