TERI in the News

13 record(s) found in 'May 2009'

  • MIC launches solar LED lanterns for rural areas

    5 May 2009| The Hindu

    MIC Electronics Limited, a Hyderabad-based company has come forward to offer high efficiency solar LED lighting systems to rural areas. The green energy solutions being offered by the company are cost effective and high performance oriented and are designed as replacements to kerosene and paraffin lanterns presently in use. The company has launched solar powered 3 Watt, 5 Watt, 10 Watt LED lanterns and street and house lighting variants at a function held recently. The company has committed to provide five lakh lanterns to TERI as part of its global LaBL (Lighting a Billion Lives) campaign.

  • Australia carbon plan vital before Copenhagen: UN panel

    4 May 2009| Reuters

    Australia needs to declare its commitment to cut carbon emissions before the Copenhagen summit in December or risk weakening the outcome of global climate talks, the head of the UN climate panel said. Australia announced a one-year delay an major changes to its carbon trading plans Monday, citing the global economic recession for the need to delay the start date until July 2011 but the country may raise its target for cutting emissions. "If you have even one or two developed countries not showing adequate commitment in this business, that would rub off on the others," Dr R K Pachauri chairman of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change told Reuters.

  • TERI launches MBA in business sustainability

    4 May 2009| The Times of India (Education Times)

    TERI University is launching a new programme in MBA -Business Sustainability. The programme, intended for both fresh graduates and mid-career professionals, is an effort to align leadership — in both industry and government – to current contexts. Core courses offered in the first two semesters provide the foundation, and then the tools, for sustainable business management. These core courses, covering the established business disciplines, would have sustainability as a common thread running through them. Hence, business sustainability would be built in within the structure of traditional management education in the basic courses. The third and fourth semesters focus on sustainability issues, and skills and tools to deal with challenges to the goal of sustainability.