Press Release

Indus Towers joins hands with TERI to light Rural villages and homes through high efficiency Solar LED Lanterns Under Lighting a Billion Lives Program (LaBL)

11 May 2012

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Pankaj Mittal, Chief Human Resources Officer, Indus Towers said, "As a responsible corporate citizen, Indus Towers has always tried to strike a balance between the corporate gains and social upliftment. Our commitment to good governance, ethical conduct and social responsibility is core to our way of doing business, and is strongly aligned with our drive to create and increase value for all stakeholders.

TERI Press launches new book series for children at The Millennium School, Noida

20 Apr 2012

The latest offering for children from TERI Press published under their children's imprint Terrapin, Get Well Soon, was released at an event at The Millennium School, Noida organized to celebrate Earth Day. This new series of non-fiction knowledge books for children provides essential information to children and their parents on the various environment-related causes of allergies, stomach problems, fever, and injuries and methods of preventing these ailments. Even though these books are relevant for the age group 6–8, the knowledge contained in them is relevant to one and all.

'Enviro-Challenge'- a collection of quiz questions on the environment launched during Earth Day celebrations at TERI

20 Apr 2012

At the Earth Day function organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a book 'Enviro-Challenge', which is a compilation of quiz questions on various aspects of the environmental was launched by renowned polar explorer Sir Robert Swan.

Sir Robert Swan, OBE is a polar explorer, environmental leader and the first person ever to have walked to the North and South poles. He is an exceptionally gifted communicator and is regarded as one of the world’s top motivational speakers.

TERI University celebrates EARTH DAY

18 Apr 2012

TERI University, celebrated Earth Day today in the presence of Mr Tulsi Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Group, Dr RK Pachauri, Chancellor, TERI University, Mr Mark Kenber, CEO, The Climate Group and Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor TERI University at the University campus in Vasant Kunj. Welcoming guests, Dr Srivastava highlighted the importance of Earth Day and explained how youth should be actively involved in sustainable development.

Seminar on 'Role of ICT in Sustainable Development – The Road Ahead' Organized by TERI and Dell

04 Apr 2012

Under the flagship project Climate EduXchange, an initiative of TERI and Dell, the forum aims at harnessing the power of ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) to reach out to students and teachers on key issues related to Climate Change. Schools, colleges, academia representatives, NGOs, and youth organisations from across the globe participated in a day-long seminar that provided a platform to discuss and deliberate on the concerns on ICT and its efficacy in education and sustainable development.

TERI in association with IISD conducts a Civil Society workshop on 'Reforming Energy Subsidies in India'

26 Mar 2012

In an effort to improve public awareness on the options and impacts of energy subsidy reforms in India, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in collaboration with the International Institute for Sustainable Development's Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) convened a one-day workshop for the civil society to assess government's strategies for reforming fuel subsidies.

TERI organises Eco-tourism programme in Mukteshwar to sensitise youth about environmental issues

20 Mar 2012

In order to promote eco-tourism in Mukteshwar, TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) organised an eco-tourism programme, where students from as far as Sharjah were apprised of environmental issues. Around 90 students and teachers from DPS Sharjah stayed in the eco-friendly environment in tents lit by solar lanterns .

New Greenhouse Gas Standards Unveiled for Corporate Value Chain and Products in India

15 Mar 2012

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol launched two new standards today in New Delhi, India, to empower businesses to better measure, manage, and report their greenhouse gas emissions. Developed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) and Product Life Cycle Standards enable companies to save money, reduce risks, and gain competitive advantages. The launch event was hosted by WRI, WBCSD, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), and followed by local training workshops on the new standards.

TERI in collaboration with ONGC organised 'One Lakh Paper Bags Campaign' under the 'Soldiers of the Earth' project

09 Mar 2012

TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) in association with ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd) organised the One Lakh Paper Bags Campaign under the TERI-ONGC Soldiers of the Earth project to sensitise the youth about environmental issues.

ADaRSH in association with MNRE and TERI organises the 3rd National Conference on Green Design

01 Mar 2012

ADaRSH, a platform to facilitate a pan-India, ongoing interaction and networking between building professionals, developers and government officials in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt of India, organised a two-day 'National Conference on 'Green Design' and also launched the SvaGRIHA Rating System.