TERI in the News
Pak Punjab Governor says IPI gas pipeline will be a 'pipeline of peace'28 May 2007| Daily India
The Governor of Pakistan's Punjab Province, Lt. General (retired) Khalid Maqbool, said that the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline would prove to be a 'pipeline of peace' after all agreements pertaining to it were finalized and signed. The project was conceptualized in 1989 by Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, in partnership with Mr Ali Shams Ardekani, former Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran. Dr Pachauri proposed the plan to both Iranian and Indian governments in 1990. The Government of Iran responded positively to the proposal.
Sustainable investment in India reveals opportunities to boost competitive edge in Global Markets27 May 2007| eFinance Wire
The rapidly growing importance of sustainable investment presents India Inc. with a set of new risks and opportunities, according to a landmark report from TERI Europe, the European affiliate of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Across the globe, there is growing recognition that environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have the power both to create and destroy shareholder value.
Climate change: Pachauri moots new crop pattern25 May 2007| Deccan Herald
While delivering a talk at the Bangalore International Centre, Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman, IPCC and Director-General, TERI, touched upon various factors that contribute to global warming, predictions for the future and the urgent measures required. Dr Pachauri also stressed that it was the poor nations who would suffer the most.
Finance Minister presents TERI Corporate Awards for Environmental Excellence and CSR initiatives25 May 2007| India Prwire
The Union Finance Minister of India, Mr P Chidambaram, felicitated 10 Indian corporates - chosen from amongst over 120 applications received this year - for Environmental Excellence and Corporate Social Responsibility in the sector. The TERI Corporate Awards ceremony, an annual event on the corporate calendar since 2001, also saw Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI and Chairman IPCC, Mr Herman Mulder, Advisor to the UN Global Compact and WBCSD and Former Chief Justice J S Verma share the dias.
RIL receives TERI Corporate Award to combat HIV/AIDS 200724 May 2007| India eNews
Reliance Industries Limited received the TERI Corporate Award for Business Response to HIV/AIDS 2007 in recognition of its corporate leadership for HIV/AIDS intervention in Indian industry. RIL bagged the prestigious TERI Corporate Award for Business Response to HIV/AIDS 2007 in the Corporate Category III (for companies with turnover above Rs.500 crores per annum) on its unique initiatives undertaken to combat HIV/AIDS infections. This Award was based on a nationwide selection process conducted by eleven member jury panel chaired by Justice J S Verma, former Chief Justice of India
FM asks corporates to think `out of box' to conserve resources24 May 2007| Central Chronicle
The government admitted that its existing policies do not induce producers to be innovative in judiciously using resources for producing goods. Addressing the TERI Corporate Award function, the Finance Minister Dr P Chidambaram said, "Corporates must get out of this denial mode, and confront issues. They must engage their employees to be innovative and think out of box..."
FM urges corporates to conserve energy24 May 2007| Hindustan Times
Addressing the TERI Corporate Award function, Finance Minister P Chidambaram urged Indian corporates to think of innovative ways to conserve energy without compromising on development. Giving away awards for corporate social responsibility, environmental friendly technologies and corporate awareness programmes on HIV/AIDS to Reliance Industries, Satyam Computer Services, Hindustan Zinc Ltd and Exide Industries Ltd among others, Mr Chidambaram reiterated that corporates have an added responsibility for judicious consumption of resources as they were the early beneficiaries of the economic reform process.
Sona Koyo Steering Systems wins TERI Corporate Award24 May 2007| Business News
Sona Koyo Steering Systems, a leading auto component manufacturer, has won the 6th TERI Corporate Award for Environmental Excellence. The Finance Minister of India, Mr P Chidambaram, presented the award to Dr Surinder Kapur, Chairman & Managing Director of Sona Koyo Steering Systems.
Exide Industries Limited Receives TERI's Corporate Award for 2006-0723 May 2007| Business Wire India
Exide Industries Limited, the country's premium battery maker has received the prestigious TERI Corporate Environmental Award for the year 2006-07. The award which is given out by TERI was presented by Dr P Chidambaram, Union Finance Minister, and was received by Mr S B Ganguly, Chairman Emeritus of Exide Industries Limited. This annual award which has been instituted by TERI is one of the most prestigious awards which recognizes outstanding achievements by corporates in various fields.
Meeting the challenge of climate change23 May 2007| The Hindu
The Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC, which emphasized the far-reaching consequences that continued global warming would have across the world, has given fresh impetus to finding solutions to the problem. The 'National Energy Map for India: Technology Vision 2030,' a two-year study that TERI completed in November 2006 for the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, suggests it might be possible for India to enjoy high rates of economic growth without sending its greenhouse gas emissions shooting out of control. But in order to do so, the country must boost energy efficiency throughout the economy, such as by building energy-efficient thermal power plants and moving to 'clean coal' technologies; promoting the efficient use of energy in industries, commercial establishments, and households; increasing the use of public transport and the railways as well as enhancing the fuel efficiency of all forms of motorized transport. In addition, nuclear and renewable energy options will have to be seriously pursued.