Press Release

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.

State-of-the-art TERI-Deakin 'Nanobiotechnology Research Centre' inaugurated to tackle agricultural, biomedical and sustainability issues

23 Feb 2012

Hon'ble Louise Asher, MP and Minister for Innovation, Services & Small business, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Australia along with Professor Jane den Hollander, Vice Chancellor, Deakin University and Dr RK Pachauri, Director General TERI today inaugurated the State-of-the-art TERI-Deakin ‘Nanobiotechnology Research Centre’, a new research lab facility set up to provide solutions towards a greener and more advanced use of nanotechnology for resolving challenging agricultural, biomedical and sustainability issues.

TERI in association with IDDRI and AFD releases at the DSDS 2012 'DEVELOPMENT, THE ENVIRONMENT AND FOOD: TOWARDS AGRICULTURAL CHANGE?' - A BOOK exploring the twin issues of agriculture and food security and their relationship with society

07 Feb 2012

New Delhi, February 7, 2012: On the sidelines of the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS 2012), Day 2, the French Development Agency (AFD), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) released a book titled, Development, the Environment and Food: Towards Agricultural Change? The book is a part of the series, A Planet for Life, an annual publication on sustainable development prepared under the scientific leadership of leading figures in this field.

Global thought leaders and policy makers pledge to protect the global commons and adopt sustainable methods at TERI DSDS 2012

04 Feb 2012

Global leaders and policy makers from across 29 countries pledged to protect the global commons and adopt sustainable methods on the final (3rd) day of TERI DSDS 2012.

Minister for Environment & Forests Ms Jayanthi Natarajan calls for a people movement to contribute to the environment & the global commons at TERI's DSDS 2012

03 Feb 2012

Ms Jayanthi Natarajan, Hon'ble Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, was the keynote speaker on the second day of the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012 organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).