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Work Overview

CSE's Industry and Environment Unit addresses an array of environmental issues related to Indian industries. It conducts research and advocacy on the impact of industrial pollution and provides training in related issues.

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Training programme on SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Centre for Science and Environment recognises Social Impact Assessment (SIA) as an important tool to inform decision makers, regulators and stakeholders about the possible social and economic impacts of a development project. To be effective, SIA requires the active involvement of all concerned stakeholders. CSE has developed a five-day training programme aimed at giving practical exposure to participants on SIA with specific reference to infrastructure, mining and other industrial projects.

Coal Based Power

An International Conference: Confronting Environmetal challenge

Human Rights Day: How District Mineral Foundation aims to ensure that communities benefit from mining wealth

On this Human Rights Day, we want to emphasise that the right to minerals lies with the local people, and so they must benefit 

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India’s Energy Policy for the “Aam Aadmi” – Is it time for a change?

The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised the eighth edition of  "Energy and Environment Conclave" on 28th August 2015 at ITC Sonar, Kolkata. With the theme of "Power for India in milieu of Climate change", the conclave invited Dr. Sunita Narain, Director General, CSE and other eminent personalities across Government, Industries and Civil Societies. 
 

Dr. Sunita Narain took the Strategic track and Valedictory session on India's Energy Policy for the "Aam Aadmi" – Is it time for a change?

 

The presentation can be accessed at: 

Heat on Power – From resource efficiency to environmental footprint. How green are our thermal power plants?  

 

The excerpt of the conclave can be accessed at: 
Power for India in milieu of Climate change

Model District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules,2015

Model Rules to work for the interest and benefit of persons, and areas affected by mining and related operations.
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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board Arunachal Pradesh & Others dated 17/02/2016 regarding illegal brick

Announcements

  • A two-day training programme on Environmental and Social (E&S) Risk Assessment in Project Financing will be conducted by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the IIM, Kashipur and the World Bank Group. The training is suitable for banks, financial agencies, financial research institutes and universities. 

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important tool for decisionmakers, regulators and stakeholders to understand the potential impacts (adverse as well as favourable) of the developmental activities on environment and society. EIA is a process to internalize the externalities associated with the project activities and cost for decision—making.

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Heat on Power

First-ever environmental impact study of India’s coal thermal power sector, covering 47 plants with 55% of the country‘s thermal electricity capacity – “Heat on Power” 

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BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES for Indian Iron and Steel Sector

This document briefly lists the best available techniques (BAT) for design, technology and operational performance of the Indian Iron and Steel sector. For each technique under different iron and steel manufacturing processes, the Indian best practice and the global best practice has been presented. The Indian best practice figures represent the values observed from the Centre for Science and Environment’s Green Rating Project (GRP) study of the sector in India for the year 2009-10.

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Into The Furnace

This latest book is on the environment status of the Indian Steel Sector.

Based on CSE's recent environmental rating done of major iron and steel plants of India, we have rated 21 top Indian steel companies in this book, from the Private as well as the Public Sector.

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Training Programs & Capacity Building

EIA wind power projects

As of 2012, India has exploited only 18% of its total wind power potential.

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