India 2022

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Sanjiv Mehta, chief executive officer and managing director at Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), and Osvald Bjelland, founder, chairman of a Norway-based environmental advisory and think tank, are spearheading India 2022  to combat environmental issues .

 

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About India 2022

It is a global private sector-led coalition to combat environmental issues, in addition to improving societal and economic conditions.

The philosophy is that new business models should reduce the environmental impact and increase the societal impact; The

Group has picked up four areas to start with—Energise (a project to promote the generation of clean energy), healthcare, waste and sanitation, and sustainable mining.

 

Source-Livemint