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ReNew Power, HSBC India provide solar power to 75 schools

The partnership also includes pioneering a climate education. 

ReNew Power and HSBC India have partnered to provide solar power to 75 schools across three states as well as pioneer a sustainability and climate curriculum. 

“The program’s objective is to enhance access to learning, including digital education, and create practical awareness about the importance of fighting climate change for a better, greener, and cleaner future for India,” Vaishali Sinha, Chief Sustainability Officer, ReNew, said.  

“It will provide the children with better facilities for their modern educational needs.”

The program will also set up digital labs in the schools. 

Read more: New programme trains 1,000 women in India in solar tech

Vaishali noted the curriculum is in line with the call for a more environmentally conscious lifestyle. 

“As part of our larger sustainability efforts towards enabling the energy transition and combating climate change, we’re excited about the prospect of introducing a sustainability-focused curriculum for students,” Aloka Majumdar, Head of Corporate Sustainability, HSBC India, said. 

“We’re committed to furthering the energy shift to address multiple objectives of improving energy access for the population, enhancing the quality of life, and conserving our natural resources.”

 

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