TERI Council for Business Sustainability

TERI Council for Business Sustainability (TERI CBS) serves as the interface for TERI’s research work to be connected to the corporate world. TERI CBS engages with the core issue of what businesses must do to shape and lead in sustainability. The Council is a network of Indian business leaders working on a shared commitment to mainstream sustainability in business strategies and practices. Activities of the Council are governed by an Executive Committee - comprising CEOs from amongst the member companies.

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    CEOs for the Future: 8 Priority Business Actions for a Green Recovery

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    The equilibrium of attention: Will the supply chain provide impetus to achieving sustainability?

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    Chief Sustainability Officers Forum

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    India Sustainability Leadership Summit (ISLS) 2020: Given COVID-19 how to we jump-start the Decade of Action?

    28th August 2020 | 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM IST

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Events

TERI CBS Thought Leadership Webinar: Resource Efficiency: Challenges and Opportunities for Indian Businesses

February 19, 2020
to February 19, 2020

TERI Council for Business Sustainability (TERI CBS) is delighted to host the series of 'Thought Leadership Webinar' for Indian companies and businesses.

TERI CBS Thought Leadership Webinar: COP 25 and implications for Indian Businesses

January 23, 2020
to January 23, 2020

TERI Council for Business Sustainability (TERI CBS) is delighted to host the next webinar in the series of 'Thought Leadership Webinar' for Indian companies and businesses.

TERI CBS Thought Leadership Webinar: The business case for energy transition in Indian Industries

August 28, 2019
to August 28, 2019

TERI Council for Business Sustainability (TERI CBS) is delighted to host the next webinar in the series of 'Thought Leadership Webinar' for Indian companies and businesses.

Chief Sustainability Officers Forum Meeting 2018

August 28, 2018
to August 28, 2018

Session details

Knowledge sessions covering current and emerging sustainable practices in global environment, energy transition in India and emerging financial instruments for sustainability. Action and consultation sessions on Collaborative approaches to waste management, SDGs and Indian Businesses and Matchmaking sustainability challenges with business solutions

Who should participate?

Chief Sustainability Officers/ Designated officers leading sustainability functions Representative from TER

Webinar on 'Circular Economy An Opportunity for Indian Businesses'

August 14, 2018
to August 14, 2018

TERI Council for Business Sustainability (CBS) is delighted to host the Fifth webinar in the series of 'Thought Leadership Webinar' for Indian companies and businesses.

Webinar on 'Valuation of Natural Capital in the context of Indian Businesses'

July 24, 2018
to July 24, 2018

On-going natural capital degradation has a material impact on companies by causing supply chain disruptions or by being forced to introduce costly alternatives to traditional inputs – undermining performance, profits, their license to operate and access to new markets.

Articles

Changing role of chief sustainability officers in the services sector

The role of a sustainability officer, particularly in the services sector, becomes multi-dimensional as all players in the ecosystem have to be taken along

Changing role of chief sustainability officers

Sustainability in businesses has moved from a compliance based approach to an impact measurement and mitigation approach

Reimagining the Role of the Chief Sustainability Officer

Sustainability is a relatively new subject and the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer is newer still. The increase in regulations in the climate change space, need for non-financial business disclosures for investor organizations and the intensification of the international dialogue has made many organizations reposition the head of sustainability practice as a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO).

Reports

Sustainability Super Trends 2018

Transformation, Momentum and Collaboration emerge as the keywords for Indian companies exhibiting their leadership on sustainability. The term 'sustainability' having reached boardrooms, the practices are being increasingly mainstreamed.

The TERI CBS report captures the Sustainability Super Trends of 2018 that - CEOs, Business Heads, Chief Sustainability Officers and/or such designated officers leading sustainability function - should be cognizant about. These trends become vital while shaping sustainability roadmaps and materiality evaluation for Indian companies.