PRESS RELEASE – ENVIROFIT LAUNCHES CLEAN COOKSTOVE FACTORY IN MEXICO TO FIGHT DEADLY HOUSEHOLD SMOKE FROM COOKING FIRES – SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

The simple act of cooking a meal kills more than 15,000 people in Mexico each year. To combat this health epidemic, Envirofit International - a social enterprise that designs, develops and delivers the highest performing, lowest cost clean energy cookstoves - announced the opening of a modern, improved-cookstove factory in Mexico City, Mexico.… read more


PRESS RELEASE – ENVIROFIT AWARDED GRANT TO EXPAND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM AND INCREASE CLEAN ENERGY ADOPTION IN RURAL KENYA – SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

Envirofit, a social enterprise that designs, develops and delivers the highest performing, lowest cost clean energy cookstoves, announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP) Program in Southern and East Africa to expand their Women’s Empowerment Programs in Kenya.… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER-SPRING 2015

Building a sustainable cookstove business is about more than designing an efficient stove. It is about investing in the entire cookstove value chain. This spring Envirofit has been rapidly growing at a global level and at the local level, where we have expanded from 60 to more than 220 employees worldwide.… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER-WINTER 2014

I recently returned from the Cookstove Futures Summit, hosted by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves in New York, where I was impressed by the response from the international community to commit 4 billion dollars to the clean cookstove sector. This support marks a monumental change in raising the voice for the clean cookstoves movement… read more


ENVIROFIT INDIA WINS WWF CLIMATE SOLVER AWARD

According to the World Health Organization, cooking over an open fire inside the home is the equivalent to the smoke exposure of inhaling two packs of cigarettes a day. Nearly half the world’s population – 2.6 billion people ­­ cook over inefficient wood ­­ or dung -­ burning open fires inside their homes, which contributes… read more


JAVADEKAR PROMOTES LOW CARBON INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today awarded five small and medium enterprises with the Climate Solver Award 2013 and also released the report titled, 'RE+: Renewables beyond Electricity - Solar Air Conditioning and Desalination in India',… read more


DURABLE, ECONOMICAL STOVE LAUNCHED

Rural families now have a reason to smile after a new cooking stove was launched in Nyeri, Kerugoya, Eldoret, Kitale, Meru and Mombasa. The stove, dubbed Econofire, is said to improve user's health as well as save money for families around the country.… read more