ORNL, PARTNERS EARN FLC HONOR FOR COOKSTOVE TECHNOLOGY

Oak Ridge National Laboratory – February 2, 2012 By Newswise Envirofit International, the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Colorado State University have won a Federal Laboratory Consortium award for excellence in technology transfer for a clean-burning cookstove designed for the developing world. Read More…… read more


ENVIROFIT INTRODUCES IMPROVED CHARCOAL COOK STOVE TO GHANAIAN MARKET

Accra, GNA – November 14, 2011 By Ghana News Agency Envirofit, an American-based energy efficiency corporation, on Monday introduced Charcoal Cook stove in the Ghanaian market with the aim of reducing pollution and energy dependency while improving environmental, economic and health benefits for consumers. Read More…… read more


STATEMENT BY JULIA ROBERTS ON WORLD PNEUMONIA DAY

Washington, DC – November 10, 2011 By Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Academy Award-winning actor Julia Roberts, who serves as Global Ambassador of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, released the following statement today in recognition of World Pneumonia Day, which falls on November 12th: “This World Pneumonia Day I’m speaking out as a mother… read more


CASE STUDY: CLEANER COOKING MAKES BUSINESS SENSE IN RAMNAGAR

Smoke In The Kitchen-Shell Foundation – August 18, 2011 By Shell Foundation India Suresh is a self-employed tavern owner from Ramnagar, Karnataka – a small but rapidly growing town between Bangalore and Mysore made popular by the legendary Bollywood film Sholay. Read More…… read more


SECRETARY CLINTON GETS FIRED UP OVER SAFER COOKING

U.S. Consulate General Chennai – August 2, 2011 Program and Events – July 2011 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary CLinton took time during her busy day in Chennai to underscore the importance of cleaner and healthier cooking methods for the safety and empowerment of Indian women and children. Read More…… read more


LOCAL GROUPS PARTICIPATE IN CLINTON-BACKED GLOBAL ALLIANCE JULY 21, 2011

The Coloradoan – July 21, 2011 By Bobby Magill Envirofit, TWP join effort to provide clean cookstoves to people in developing countries Two Fort Collins cookstove makers are part of a U.S. State Department effort to provide clean-burning cookstoves to people in developing nations. Both Envirofit International and Trees, Water & People, or TWP, are… read more


ENVIROFIT INDIA SELLING A ‘SMOKE-LESS’ FUTURE

Shell Foundation – India – July 21, 2011 By Shell Foundation Traditional firewood cookstoves are not just appliances for cooking food. They are cultural products that have evolved over centuries to serve the needs of the local community according to local cuisine, average family sizes and availability of fuel. Read More…… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER

Envirofit’s Latest Efforts – June 1, 2011 There are a lot of great things happening at Envirofit and within the Clean Cookstoves business sector. We continue to rapidly grow our business in India, Africa and the rest of the world. We are now in over 40 countries. Our product line driven by the “Voice of… read more


INDOOR AIR QUALITY UPDATES

IAQ News and Research Alerts – May 25, 2011 By iapnews.wordpress.com Environmentalists seek to set research agenda on indoor air pollution Nearly half the world’s people use open fires and traditional biomass cooking stoves that expose them to indoor air pollution and cause an estimated 1.9 million premature deaths a year. Women and children are… read more


PRESS RELEASE – PARTNERSHIP COOKS UP NEW SOLUTION TO POVERTY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Online PR News – February 23, 2011 New cross-sector partnership launched to tackle Indoor Air Pollution at scale in Nigeria by providing 2 million clean cookstoves. Envirofit International (a global cookstoves business) and Shell Foundation (an international foundation) have joined forces with the US-based carbon finance business, C-Quest Capital, to kickstart a clean cookstoves industry… read more