Discussion Paper

Challenges and opportunities - plastic waste management In India With MOEFCC and UNEP, TERI releases discussion paper on the state of plastic waste management in India.

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Policy Brief

Understanding vulnerabilities using a hotspot approach Study shows higher temperature increase in India's mountains affects agriculture, water resources and the millions of people living in the mountains and its foothills

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Article

Consumer is king in ensuring resource efficiency in India A panel discussion on Enabling Ecosystem for Sustainable Choices and Consumer Engagement

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Publications

G20: Aid developing economies to decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors

Policy brief
| June 24, 2019

TERI's policy proposal on energy transitions to inform the discussions at G20 summit 2019

Tackling oil spill pollution with bioremedies

Article
| June 20, 2019

Biological methods have been acknowledged as an eco-friendly remediation for an environment contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons

Saving Punjab's groundwater, one agricultural pump at a time

Article
| June 19, 2019

A scheme in Punjab delivers direct monetary benefit to farmers for using agricultural pumps more efficiently

Need for cross-learning as states act to improve wastewater management

Article
| June 18, 2019

As Nagpur tops the list, here is an overview of state level policies wastewater treatment and reuse

Independent audits can guide urban local bodies to reduce, reuse and recycle municipal solid waste

Article
| June 17, 2019

A Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) audit of a civic body in Delhi brings the importance of informal waste collectors into focus. There are about 1,50,000 rag pickers in the National Capital Region.

Land Acquisition Act, 2013 is progressive but much remains to be done to ensure beneficial outcomes for all stakeholders

Article
| June 17, 2019

Social impact assessment, land record maintenance, gender security, and financial guidance to affected families are core issues that need attention

Karnataka adopts new approach to enhance impact of watershed programme

Article
| June 14, 2019

The Land Resource Inventory developed under Sujala-3, a watershed management scheme in Karnataka, empowers farmers with site-specific information to boost farm incomes

Indian industries support creation of coalitions for sustainable growth

Article
| June 11, 2019

Highlights from the Indian Industry Coalition Workshop

Latest air quality report for Maharashtra suggests positive trend

Article
| June 7, 2019

65% of the daily air quality observations for the state fell under the 'Good' and 'Satisfactory' categories in 2018-19

CSR, Governance Framework and Expenditure Pattern in Indian Context: Are we Heading in the Right Direction Post Companies Act 2013?

Research Paper
| June 4, 2019

The idea of corporate social responsibility is neither new nor radical. The core principle that the corporation has responsibilities to society beyond profit maximization objectives has long historical roots. The paper discusses various definitions and concepts on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) based on various research articles, papers and books. The paper also discusses the Governance aspects related to CSR and the expenditure pattern of CSR funds post Companies Act 2013. Both qualitative and quantitative methods have been followed in this paper.