19.04.2013 in CSR, Green by admin 0

World Water Day 2013

Observance of World Water Day (WWD) began in the year 1993 after it was formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and declared by United Nations General Assembly to be held on the 22nd of March each year. With the ever expanding global population and [...]

10.04.2013 in Green by admin 0

Lights Out – Expo leads the way in observing Earth Hour

On the 23rd of March 2013, citizens in more than 130 countries turned off all unnecessary lights for one hour. Landmarks around the world such as the Sydney Opera House, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Eiffel Tower and the London City Hall went dark from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Uganda made a pledge to plant 250,000 [...]