Resource Efficiency & Security

Unsustainable consumption of resources is at the heart of the crisis of environmental degradation. Our work focuses on understanding the future demand for resources and promoting pathways for resource efficiency, waste management and circular economy. Our integrated modelling and analysis has contributed to shaping and influencing India’s policies on energy, environment and climate change. All our efforts continue to inform policy makers about solutions which need to be scaled up to decouple economic growth from environmental impacts.



  • research focus Goa


    Paddy Residue Burning: Drivers, Challenges and Potential Solutions

    Can a shift in agriculture systems provide a solution to the annual stubble burning problem?

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  • cleaning rivers

    Discussion Paper

    Minerals and India

    Why we need a New Mineral Exploration Policy for National Mineral Security

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  • drone technology

    Case Study

    Resource efficiency in automobile sector

    A TERI intervention for wiser material usage in auto component manufacturing

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  • drone technology


    Doing more, with less

    Promoting resource efficiency in the Indian metal finishing industry

  • Report

    Circular Economy: A Business Imperative for India

    The report offers a self-evaluation tool to help businesses optimize resource use

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Senior Fellow & Director, Integrated Assessments & Modelling
Fellow & Associate Director, Resource Efficiency & Governance
Senior Fellow & Director, Resource Efficiency & Governance