Ongoing Projects

GREEN Olympiad 2022

August 8, 2022
| Environment

Initiated in 1999, GREEN Olympiad is one of the leading flagship programs of TERI. It is designed in an innovative manner so as to test knowledge levels of students about environment and sustainable development issues. Genesis of GREEN Olympiad (GO) rests on a vision that awareness about sustainable development issues will provide an empowered youth stewardship for our planet. GREEN Olympiad enriches interdisciplinary knowledge, skills, and eco- values necessary for achieving sustainable development.

Rethinking Packaging: Aluminium as Sustainable Packaging Solutionns in India - A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Study

June 15, 2022
| Resource Efficiency & Security

Background

The beverage packaging industry has been one of the fastest growing industries of CAGR of more than 5%. Easy access to hyper and super markets in the region has pushed up consumption of beverages. The South Asia and India in particular have witnessed robust growth of more than 20%. India consumes near to 20 billion packages out of which share of cans is very low.

Seventh Operational Phase of GEF Small Grants Programme in India

May 4, 2022
| Climate

Building capacities of local communities to take collective action for conservation and sustainable development are the key areas of focus for the project.

Ocean Matters: Safeguarding Our Oceans

March 31, 2022

U.S. Consulate General Chennai in partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) brings an evidence-based awareness & education program that will train and mentor schools to collect, record and analyze environmental data related to climate change and marine pollution. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) and “Microplastics monitoring protocol in surface waters” developed by Deakin University in collaboration with Labter-Crea MN and Globe Italia will be used to generate and understand scientific data related to ocean health.

Study on Public Procurement policies for hiring trained and certified Refrigeration and Air-conditioning (RAC) service technicians

March 21, 2022
| Climate

The activities proposed in this project will be performed by involving collection, collation and analysis of information through desk study as well as field visits, where required inter-alia covering the following: i. Survey of existing practices involved in public procurement of trained RAC service technicians;

The ICC – TERI Centre of Excellence for CSR and Sustainability

March 11, 2022
| Environment
| Energy

The ICC – TERI Centre of Excellence for CSR, is a collaborative venture and joint endeavour of Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to address and devise solutions in an inclusive and holistic manner for all stakeholders working towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development.

Development of future climate projections for Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy river basin

March 7, 2022
| Climate

The objective of the proposed study is to understand and assess the present and future climate variability over Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy River Basin,  with a focus on past and future temperature extremes in a changing climate. This necessitates the use of climate modelling to analyse expected changes in temperature, precipitation, and sea levels in the study area. The extent of effort in this regard is outlined below. Scope of work 1. Baseline assessment over Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy River Basin;

Development of future climate projections for Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy river basin

March 7, 2022
| Climate

The objective of the proposed study is to understand and assess the present and future climate variability over Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy River Basin,  with a focus on past and future temperature extremes in a changing climate. This necessitates the use of climate modelling to analyse expected changes in temperature, precipitation, and sea levels in the study area. The extent of effort in this regard is outlined below. Scope of work 1. Baseline assessment over Indian Sundarbans and the Arkavathy River Basin;

EV planning and capacity assessment

February 14, 2022
| Transport

The main objectives of this project are:

To understand the current status and readiness of cities towards EV ecosystem planning;

To explore the institutional, operational and financial capacities of cities for EV planning and deployment.

Assess the Cost of Rangeland Degradation, Deforestation, and Desertification in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

January 27, 2022
| Forest & Biodiversity

The overall objective of this project is to support the World Bank to develop a set of technical activities to deliver the following outputs to MEWA (Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture), Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:  (i) assessment of the costs of rangeland degradation and desertification; and