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


HOPES ON STOVE NOVEMBER 22, 2010

The Fiji Times ONLINE – November 22, 2010 By Monika Singh THE Department of Energy hopes that the new biomass cooking stoves introduced by an environment-friendly company will reduce Fiji’s imported fuel bill. Department of Energy’s Biofuel section representative Viliame Vosarogo made the comment at the launch of Envirofit clean cook stove at their shop… read more


INDOOR AIR POLLUTION SEPTEMBER 25, 2010

The Economist – September 25, 2010 NEW YORK Smoke from cooking stoves kills poor people After vaccines and bed nets, could the humble cooking stove be the next big idea to save millions of lives in poor countries? Hillary Clinton, America’s secretary of state, hopes so. She was marking the launch on September 21st of… read more


DEVELOPING NATIONS TO GET CLEAN-BURNING COOKSTOVES

The New York Times – September 21, 2010 By John M. Broder WASHINGTON – Nearly three billion people in the developing world cook their meals on primitive indoor stoves fueled by crop waste, wood, coal and dung. Every year, according to the United Nations, smoke from these stoves kills 1.9 million people, mostly women and… read more