India


Envirofit India in CSR Times for Partnership with Infosys

Infosys and cook-stove company Envirofit have come together to create a project that will deliver 37,200 stoves in Maharashtra and offset 1,50,000 tons of CO2. Targeting families in hard-to-access rural communities, this project aims to reduce carbon emissions from rural households and improve livelihoods.… read more


Female Entrepreneurs Succeed in Sangli, India

“I see these cookstoves as a way to supplement my income and support my family,” says Shobha. “Each morning, I wake up thinking of different ways to sell my stock, and how to show women this stove will save on fuel and reduce smoke."… read more


Envirofit India employee profile – Mangesh Ayawale

Envirofit India salesman Mangesh Ayawale

Humility and well-earned pride in accomplishment are both emotions that shine through in Mangesh Ayawale. Mangesh moved to Pune and joined Envirofit India four years ago, and in that time he has worked his way forward from an office boy to a skilled salesman.… read more


Field Notes – Handwoven silks and cookstoves in Paithan, India

Paithan is a city of contrast. Relatively urban homes and markets are set against small homes with herds of buffaloes tethered outside, and hand-operated looms with rich silks in the dark interior. This city is known for its glorious, hand-woven silks, with silk sarees from Paithan often selling for tens of thousands of rupees, and… read more


ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER – SPRING 2016

I am happy to report solid growth in the first quarter of 2016 across the multiple geographies where Envirofit operates. We’re excited to announce that we’ve added another assembly and distribution site to our operations in Western Africa, as the doors of our facility in Accra, Ghana opened earlier this month. … 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