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ET Boardroom Dialogues 2023: What to expect at the two-day summit driving leadership action for a sustainable future

02 Jun 2023
| The Economic Times

The ET Boardroom Dialogues 2023, in partnership with Diageo India, will define the roadmap for accelerating the adoption of sustainable water solutions and leading the transition to a carbon-neutral future. With the theme of ‘Water and carbon actions for a sustainable future,’ the summit will bring together top industry leaders and decision-makers to drive leadership actions for a better tomorrow. The summit, which will be streamed on ET Digital on June 5-6 2023, from 11:30 am, will bring

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PROMISE Sustainability Awards Conferred

31 May 2023
| Outlook India

The key focus of the conference was sharing of best practices in tackling marine litter across countries of the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India. In the first panel discussion on EPR framework for tackling marine litter which highlighted the EPR framework for plastics and its implementation aspects especially with regard to the MSME sector. The panel was moderated by Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and joined by other eminent experts of waste management

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Gasping for breath: What is India doing about its air pollution crisis?

30 May 2023
| WION

India has implemented a variety of regulations aimed at various sources of air pollution, ranging from industry to road traffic. Despite this, its air quality has steadily deteriorated, to the degree of today's public health catastrophe.  The difficulty in achieving a lasting impact from these initiatives is multi-faceted said Mr Suresh Ramasubramanya Iyer, Senior Fellow and Area Convenor, Centre for Environmental Studies, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

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New Parliament building has inbuilt processes to make it energy efficient

28 May 2023
| The Times of India

The new parliament building, to be inaugurated by PM Mr Modi on 28 May 2023, boasts of an inbuilt process that makes it highly efficient in energy, water and other inputs utilisation and has green building certification of GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) 5 Star. The government sources said there is provision of a decentralised sewage treatment plant that will recycle water and use it for flushing and irrigation needs. "Also, native vegetation is used to minimise

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Vizag gets urban living lab for sustainability planning

18 May 2023
| The Times of India

NIUA has collaborated with the United Nations University - Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn, Germany, and the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, for the project. Taking the initiative a step forward, Visakhapatnam urban living lab was launched on 16 May 2023. TERI sustainable infrastructure programme senior director Mr Sanjay Seth, United Nations University (lead) associate academic officer Dr Himanshu Shekhar, NIUA C-CUBE lead Mr Sarath Babu MG,

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Visakhapatnam: Transformative climate action to involve stakeholders

17 May 2023
| The Hans India

Visakhapatnam got selected for Transformative Climate Action project (T-CAP). In alignment with the weather conditions, there is a need to transform Visakhapatnam, said Mayor Ms G Hari Venkata Kumari. The National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) in collaboration with the United Nations University - Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Bonn, Germany and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi and Sustainability and Resilience Unit (SRU) (UNDP-GoI project),

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GVMC seeks suggestions to alleviate impact of climate change on Visakhapatnam city

17 May 2023
| The Hindu

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) Mayor Ms G Hari Venkata Kumari, at a programme on Transformative Climate Action using Participatory Data-Driven Decision Making Platforms (T-CAP) on 17 May 2023 welcomed solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change on Visakhapatnam city. The National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) in collaboration with the United Nations University - Institute of Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), Bonn, Germany and The Energy and Resources

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Breaking stereotypes: Women in energy are transforming India's clean energy and green tech space

16 May 2023
| ET EnergyWorld

According to the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2022, only one in five leadership roles in the energy sector are held by women. In recent years, there has been an increasing number of women making strides in the energy sector, inspiring and empowering others to pursue careers in the field. These women are challenging the status quo and demonstrating that gender should not be a barrier to success in any industry. Renewable energy sector also has many exemplary examples

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TERI joins hands with Bennet and Bernard Group to promote Aquaculture

11 May 2023
| The Times of India

Harnessing the local human and natural resources for the greater good of the society is the need of the hour. This pact with Bennet and Bernard group is the perfect example of an alliance between the knowledge and application of technology with the organic habitat. We are hopeful that this collaboration will help in not only social but also economic development of the area, says Dr Fraddry D'souza, Area Convenor, Coastal Ecology and Marine Resources Centre, The Energy Resources Institute.

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Essar Oil & Gas invests in microbial technology to boost CBM production

08 May 2023
| The Economic Times

Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Ltd (EOGEPL) announced its investment in Microbial eCBM technology to boost Coal be Methane (CBM) production, in a bid to improve operations. The unconventional hydrocarbon player said in a statement it has collobarated with The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) and ONGC Energy Centre (OEC) to establish the potential of eCBM Microbial technology in the Raniganj-East Block of the company.

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What is India bringing to the G20 table on climate?

01 May 2023
| The Third Pole

There is really nothing on offer within G20 to induce India to revisit its net-zero dateline. It is more likely that the issue will be discussed and decided within UNFCCC (the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) where the national commitments are to be taken into account both in the short run (2030) and the long run (2050), says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow,  Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.

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Imperative to adopt sustainable lifestyles to achieve 2030 development: TERI

26 Apr 2023
| The Print

The imperative of adopting sustainable lifestyles to achieve most of the development targets had never been so critical in the past and global discourse needs to recognise, integrate and mainstream them for achieving the 2030 development agenda says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

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