Public-private partnership vital for MDGs
Kuenselonline.com, 9 February 2006
The active participation of public private partnerships and civil society, apart from political actors, was vital to deal with the concerns addressed by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to ensure a sustainable future. This was the agreement reached at the ministerial session of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) held from February 2-4, where decision makers from different countries with varying levels and structures of socio-economic development, environmental consciousness and political frameworks met.
High WBCSD visibility at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit
WBCSD Update, 9 February 2006
Since its inception six years ago, the WBCSD has been a partner and an active contributor to the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), the most important global platform to discuss the sustainability of emerging economies. As in previous occasions, the WBCSD, in cooperation with its Indian partners organization TERI-BCSD India, ensured a strong and constructive business presence at this year's DSDS.
Flyovers fine but Metro doesn't shine
The Statesman, Kolkata, 8 February 2006
According to a survey commissioned by Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and conducted by TERI, a majority of the beneficiaries claimed that flyovers have brought about a positive change in the city
Passenger pat for Metro
The Telegraph, 8 February 2006
Commissioned by JBIC, which has funded projects worth Rs 82.5 billion in the state, a study was carried out by TERI to assess the impact of the projects on poverty reduction.
GRC organize youth conference
Ameinfo.com, 7 February 2006
In recognition of the need to promote environmental awareness among UAE youth, the Gulf Research Center (GRC), Dubai and TERI, India in association with the American University of Sharjah (AUS) are organizing a youth conference on the environment entitled 'Green Gulf: Threats, Challenges and Solutions.'
BP to fund $9m TERI programme
The Times of India, 7 February 2006
British Petroleum (BP) has announced that it would fund a $9.4 million project by TERI in Andhra Pradesh to produce bio-diesel from Jatropha Curcas, a non-edible oil bearing crop.
Ethanol is fuel of the future
The Hindustan Times, 7 February 2006
The consistent themes running through the discussions and debates in DSDS 2006 were water, energy and climate change. Keeping the three aims as the key focus in the summit, Mr Vinod Khosla, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, asserted the need for alternative fuels for the automobiles. He emphasized on the importance of ethanol as the answer to multiple issues.
Media could help achieve MDGs
Kuenselonline.com, 7 February 2006
The media could help governments fulfill the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of 2015 journalists from several south Asian countries were told in a one-day meeting in New Delhi, India. According to a majority of speakers at the workshop organized by TERI, a leading research institute in India, MDGs as a subject for the media seemed trivial to cover.
Victorian govt seeks Indian talent pool: Health, construction & mgmt services under stress
The Economic Times, 7 February 2006
The state government of Victoria in Australia is going it alone in seeking skilled Indians. "We are, now, following a very proactive strategy to attract skilled Indian immigrants to our state. This is because of the severe skills shortage that we are facing," says Mr John Thwaites, deputy premier, government of Victoria. Mr Thwaites, was in New Delhi for TERI's Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.
Britain to step up campaign to save wildlife
Newkerala.com, 6 February 2006
The British Government has joined the worldwide campaign to save wildlife, British Biodiversity Minister Mr Jim Knight said here during his visit to the Ranthambore national park, home of the endangered Indian tiger. Jim Knight attended the Delhi summit on sustainable development, an annual event hosted by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) as a major forum for governments, corporations, NGOs and academics to discuss sustainable development issues and challenges.