Press Release

Smart urbanisation strategy is the key to accelerate smart city solutions in Bengaluru: TERI

10 Aug 2016

To address the issues pertaining to rapid urban sprawl, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), an independent, not-for-profit research institute, brought together multiple stakeholder groups to deliberate on the challenges to sustainable urban infrastructure, the required policy change and the need for effective implementation through public-private partnerships. The dialogue was attended by senior representatives of urban planning bodies, bureaucrats and top Indian conglomerates.

TERI to hold global conclave: World Sustainable Development Summit to discuss climate action post Paris agreement

14 Jul 2016

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), ranked globally as one of the five most impactful think tanks by the International Center for Climate Governance Ranking 2016, today announced the 2016 edition of its flagship event, World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS). Themed 'Beyond 2015: People, Planet & Progress,' the Summit assumes critical significance in the background of the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals and signing of the landmark Paris Agreement last year. The Summit will be held from October 5-8 in New Delhi.

TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning

08 Jul 2016

At a national conference on improving climate resilience of our cities held today, TERI recommended the dovetailing of appropriate measures into the national and sub-national planning, such as the town planning schemes and city development plans.

EESL signs MoU with TERI, enters into a strategic partnership

29 Jun 2016

In the presence of Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) today entered into a strategic partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for two years.

Two children team up with Corbett's ghost to save a leopard in new TERI Press title

11 Jun 2016

The Energy and Resources Institute and Oxford Bookstore launched Anjana Basu's 'Leopard in the Laboratory' in Kolkata today. This is the second book in the Jim Corbett series, the first being ‘In the Shadow of Leaves'.

Corporate India - A Potential Game Changer in Tackling Climate Change: TERI

07 Jun 2016

Leaders of corporate India today agreed at a TERI Leadership Summit that India is very well placed to be at the forefront to build the world's low-carbon economy. More ambition and innovative collaboration among businesses, policy makers and financing institutions is required for bringing the low-carbon propositions to scale. India Inc.

TERI-IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd enter partnership to improve farmer livelihood

02 Jun 2016

TERI and IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Limited (IKSL) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together with the objective to "empower farmers and people living in rural India with pertinent and high quality information and services through affordable communication network in a sustainable manner."

TERI and Mahindra Lifespaces to establish Center of Excellence for Sustainable Habitats

20 May 2016

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Mahindra Lifespaces today announced the creation of a Center of Excellence (CoE) focused on improving energy efficiency in India's residential buildings sector. The 'Mahindra TERI CoE for Sustainable Habitats' – as this Center will be known - will evaluate both traditional and innovative technologies and alternative construction materials customised for the Indian buildings sector and climate zones.

Step up the controls beyond Odd-Even scheme: TERI

10 May 2016

While acknowledging that the odd-even vehicle scheme in Delhi was successful in raising public awareness on air pollution as well as in improving traffic speeds, TERI has cautioned against the regularization of this scheme.

'Greening highways will immensely benefit the rural economy; has potential to be linked with NREGA' - Shri Nitin Gadkari

27 Apr 2016

Transplantation projects across the globe may have become a quick and easy option of improving urban landscapes and green cover, but the low success rates make it incumbent upon the government and non-government actors to address some of the critical issues associated with this practice.