Press Releases

  • The CEO forum: From Johannesburg - A Future Roadmap on the Social and Environmental Challenges for Business

    4 February 2004

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has grown beyond the literal meaning of the word was proved when some of the leading corporations in India walked away with the prestigious TERI-CSR awards presented today. Tata Steel won the first position in the large corporates category...

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  • Hydrocarbon reforms unstoppable: Ram Naik

    13 January 2004

    Union Petroleum Minister, Mr Ram Naik today sought to reinforce the reforms commitment to the hydrocarbon sector in India by announcing a slew of measures. He also announced the setting up of a national strategic reserves at the cost of $350 million and crude worth $1.5 billion....

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  • TERI is now "The Energy and Resources Institute"

    28 March 2003

    TERI will now be known as The Energy and Resources Institute. Announcing this at a distinguished gathering yesterday, Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General TERI announcing the change of name said the institute was grateful to the generosity of the late Darbari Seth and the TATA's...

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  • UN Book on Climate Change released by Dr R K Pachauri:The study calls for GHG emissions cut by 60 to 80%

    The UN Environment Programme's fourth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4) book was released here in New Delhi by Dr RK Pachauri, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Chairman, IPCC. The report has been released in 40 cities around the world...

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  • 'Synergizing the built environment with the earth

    Inefficient energy consumption patterns by most government buildings result in a whopping energy financial loss of about Rs150 crore a year. Union Power Secretary R V Shahi said the government buildings on an average, waste 20-25 per cent of the total electricity consumed which...

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  • Earth Day: India Echoes "One Earth One Spirit"

    Children as the vital link between humanity and environment was emphasized forcefully when government, corporates and non-government organizations rallied behind Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to pledge their commitment and responsibility towards Mother Earth, here today....

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  • India's Green Business Prospects

    India has all the constituents to emerge as one of the biggest exporter in the ever-growing business of environmental goods and services. Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Mr Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that low manufacturing costs, 100% foreign direct investment...

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  • Technological collaboration needed to accelerate the efforts to combat Climate Change

    TERI Workshop on Technology at Work (T@W) deliberates enhance penetration of Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET) at Work identifying SET/CDM project development opportunities in Asia in line with the technology needs and technology transfer aspects. The Energy and Resources...

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  • TERI develops nutritious, cholesterol reducing rapeseed mustard variety

    Indian kitchens can soon sizzle with a nutritious quality of rapeseed-mustard oil. After more than a decade of research, scientists at TERI have successfully developed a new variety of Brassica napus (Gobhi-Sarson) and have christened it "TERI-Uttam". What makes it...

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  • TERRAQUIZ is on Doordarshan

    In the melee of family serials that crowd various television channels, here is some good news for children. Doordarshan (National) will have a new quiz show- TERRAQUIZ. Produced by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), the 13 part environmental quiz will beam its first...

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