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CAG is looking to fill the position of Researcher - Environment and Climate Change. The role, among other responsibilities, will include research on environment and energy-related issues and designing a methodology to assess the cumulative impact of power plant clusters on the environment.

Environment and Climate Change

Researcher - Road Safety is a key position for developing our work on advocating for stronger road safety rules and to highlight a need for a change in road user behaviour.

Road Safety

Sustainable transportation

This document discusses the concepts, approaches and methodologies used in conducting human rights impact assessments. The different phases and stages of HRIA are introduced, and the first three stages are discussed in some detail. The report attempts to relate the generic information available in the literature to the specific context of the HRIA project initiated by CAG at Kodungaiyur, to the extent possible at this early stage of the project as of February 2018.

Impacts of businesses on human rights

Solid Waste Management

The report talks about the different chemicals used in the production of plastics, toxins released during the use and disposal of plastics and their respective impacts on health and environment. 

Impacts of businesses on human rights

Solid Waste Management

Banks are now charging savings account holders for every transaction including:
- withdrawal of cash from ATMs;
- cash transactions at bank branches - deposit and withdrawal;
- for non-maintenance of minimum balance; 
- change of address or mobile number; 
- SMS alerts; 
- KYC related changes for the bank accounts and levying charges.

Join us to understand why banks are charging depositors and how you as consumers can participate in this campaign against bank charges. CAG, in collaboration with Financial Accountability Network India and Madras Metropolitan Consumer Rights Protection Centre, is organising a seminar on No Bank Charges at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai on Thursday, 11 April 2019. 

Speakers are Ms. Priya Dharshini, Centre for Financial accountability (part of Financial Accountability Network) based in Delhi and Mr. Thomas Franco, Retd. Banker. 
Time: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Venue: Central Seminar Hall, Dept. of ECE - Annexure Block
SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam
Landmark: On OMR between Kelambakkam and Thiruporur
Google Location: 
https://goo.gl/maps/RUntVBvti4F2

Consumer Protection

This Human Rights primer is an introduction to the UN declaration of Human Rights, international human rights law and the protection of Human Rights by different international, regional, national institutions and civil society organizations arbitrating human rights issues. It introduces the main international and regional human rights instruments and the institutional frameworks that support the implementation of these instruments in international and national contexts.
 

Impacts of businesses on human rights

Solid Waste Management

Highlights

  • A Consumer Guide on selecting an Air Conditioner (AC) - (Part 1)
  • The Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit Series For Household Consumers (Part 3)
  • TANGEDCO’s losses rose to ₹7,582.56 cr. in FY 2018: report
  • India’s solar capacity at 28 GW at December end: Bridge To India report
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • Renewable energy will be the world's main power source by 2040, says BP 
  • ECC Voice - Success Story (ECC Salem)

Plus Publications/Cases:

  • Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy 2019
  • Technical Standards for Connectivity to the Grid (Amendment ) Regulations, 2019
  • Technical Standards for Connectivity of the Distributed Generation Resources (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Electricity Governance