Press Release

TERI's 10th World CEO Sustainability Summit Offers Corporate Insight Into Resource Efficiency

31 Jan 2013

Featuring over 150 corporate leaders and eminent thought-leaders, the 10th annual World CEO Sustainability Summit (WCSS) witnessed insightful discussions on "Resource Revolution: A global imperative and how business can shape it" today. Organised by The Energy and Resources Institute -Business Council for Sustainable development (TERI-BCSD), in association with the WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development), Geneva, the Summit witnessed corporate leaders and chief sustainability officers discussing ways to mainstream sustainability in business practices.

Teri University hosts its fifth convocation

30 Jan 2013

In an endeavor to develop alternative methods to create a sustainable future through specialized education, TERI University graduates today at their convocation ceremony, pledged to uphold the noble cause of environmental protection and the need to maintain equity, ecological security, and the wealth of global natural resources. TERI University held its fifth convocation ceremony today, where 6 students were conferred doctoral degrees and 248 received master's degrees from the university.

TERI ranked 7th amongst The Energy and Resource Policy Think Tank by University of Pennsylvania

29 Jan 2013

In a major announcement, The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) has been ranked 7th in the top 20 Energy and Resource Policy Think Tanks by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Society Program.

TERI organizes the TERI-Rockefeller International Workshop on Resilient Cities- Experiences from ACCCRN in Asia and Beyond”

29 Jan 2013

In an endeavor to bring the knowledge and experience generated through the ACCCRN initiative, and explore synergies with similar other initiatives, TERI in association with Rockefeller Foundation today organized an International Workshop on “Resilient Cities- Experiences from ACCCRN in Asia and Beyond” under the aegis of its annual flagship event, Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2013. Setting the theme, Dr.

Youth vouch for 'green growth' at TERI's 5th YUVA Meet

28 Jan 2013

Recognising the role of young minds in shaping the global environmental agenda, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, TETRA Pak, RCE, British Council and other partners successfully launched the two-day YUVA Meet 2013 today on the theme, “Green Growth-Preparing Youth for Sustainable Living.” Held as a special event of the upcoming Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2013, the 5th YUVA (Youth Unite for Voluntary Action) Meet seeks to encourage young individuals to contribute their bit for a sustainable future.

Shri Jaipal Reddy, Hon'ble Minister of Science, Technology & Earch Sciences Hails Teri's Mycorrhizal Technology "A MIRACLE OF SCIENCE"

07 Jan 2013

Shri Reddy inaugurated Asia’s maiden International Conference on Mycorrhiza, ICOM 7 organized by TERI, themed “Mycorrhiza for All: An Under-Earth Revolution”. The five-day conference aims to explore ways to minimise the usage of chemical fertilisers on soil, while covering various aspects of mycorrhizal symbioses. He also launched the seed coating technology which is an extension of the mass production technology of mycorrhiza that was launched in the year 1999 and licensed to many industries in India and in North America.

TERI opens Nordic Centre at University of Eastern Finland

07 Dec 2012

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) inaugurated its Nordic office at the Joensuu campus of the University of Eastern Finland earlier this week. Present at the ceremony were the Indian Ambassador to Finland, H.E. Ambassador Manickam; Dr. R. K. Pachauri, Director General of TERI; Director of the University Board, Dr. Elli Aaltonen; Director of the Finnish Forest Development Centre TAPIO, Dr. Ritva Toivonen; University Rector, Dr. Perttu Vartiainen; and Prof. Liisa Tahvanainen. Attending via video were Dr. Tarja Cronberg, Member of the European Parliament, and Dr.

Myanmar's pro-democracy icon hails TERI's eco-friendly innovations

15 Nov 2012

Myanmar's pro-democracy crusader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi underscored the need to protect natural resources from the adverse impacts of urbanisation during her maiden visit to The Energy and Resources Institute's (TERI) campus here today.

'UNESCO Chair' launched at TERI University

09 Nov 2012

In a landmark announcement, United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today officially launched the UNESCO Chair on "Climate Science and Policy" at TERI University. It aims at promoting knowledge dissemination, technology development, transfer, and information sharing on climate science and on related policy issues.

Indian Railways project bags green rating for reducing energy & resource footprint

30 Oct 2012

Recognising the project's efforts towards reducing energy and resource footprint, The Association for Development and Research for Sustainable Habitats (ADaRSH) awarded the coveted GRIHA-Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment-certificate to the Indian Railways' Secunderabad-based Rail Nirman Nilayam project in New Delhi today.