26 Feb 2013
In a major announcement, the Hon’ble Railway Minister declared setting up an academic chair at TERI University while presenting the Railway Budget at the Parliament today. The academic chair announced at the Rail Budget today would focus on research in aspects of sustainability which would be relevant to the Indian Railways, as well as to programmes at the University, which aim at creating a cadre of professionals who could look at problems of development in the railways with a multi-dimensional perspective.
14 Feb 2013
On the occasion, a new rating system for green large area developments, called 'GRIHA LD', was also launched by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) and ADARSH (Association for Development and Research of Sustainable Habitats),which would provide planning practices and guidelines that can be followed to reduce the environmental impact of large-scale developments.
02 Feb 2013
Expressing concern at the mounting environmental challenges, global thought leaders unanimously emphasised on the need to adopt resource-efficient innovations at the final session of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013 today. The Summit, organised annually by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) since 2001, provided an international platform for comprehensive discussion on issues pertaining to resource efficiency, climate change, clean energy and sustainable development.
Hon’ble Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh inaugurates TERI’s Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2013 on ‘Global Challenge of Resource-Efficient Growth and Development’
31 Jan 2013
The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh, inaugurated the 13th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2013 organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today at the Taj Palace Hotel.Over the years, Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) has evolved as a global platform that addresses the key challenges of sustainable development and explores the means by which this can be attained. In its 13th edition, DSDS focusses on the theme, ‘The Global Challenge of Resource-Efficient Growth and Development”.
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.
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.
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.
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.