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Fri, 15/04/2011

Here is the first picture from our Gok Wan inspired "How to Cook Good Naked" photoshoot.  4 of our volunteers funded by the Vodafone World of Difference programme took off their clothes to promote our initiative to introduce alternative cooking stoves to South India.It is estimated that 1.9...

Wed, 13/04/2011

Cooking can kill. Indoor pollution from cooking on smoky stoves is the fourth biggest health risk in the developing world. Nearly half the people in the world use polluting, inefficient stoves to cook their food each day and 1.9 million people die worldwide each year from exposure to indoor...

Fri, 01/04/2011

TCW appoints Indian management team to grow its renewable energy business and former Secretary of the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy in India joins the board.Mr Rangarajan Balajee has been appointed CEO of The Converging World’s Indian renewable energy...

Tue, 22/03/2011

Today is World Water Day. Water is one of the world’s most valuable resources; an essential part of life. Without it, people couldn’t grow crops to feed their families or sustain themselves and their livestock. Too much water, from flooding or tsunamis (like the ones in Japan recently and in the...

Tue, 01/03/2011

In September last year, The Schumacher Institute was awarded a grant of £27,000 to document Bristol's history of 'sustainability' in a project called Bristol's Green Roots. The Institute is an independent research organisation which honours the work of E.F...

Mon, 14/02/2011

The Converging World has been awarded grants to pay salaries for four volunteers for two months as part of the Vodafone World of Difference scheme. Vodafone's World of Difference UK programme pays for a...