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

Greening the solar PV value chain

Policy brief
| September 7, 2018

A report on opportunities for resource saving along the value chain in the solar PV sector

Towards resource efficient electric vehicle sector in India

Policy brief
| September 7, 2018

A report on resource efficiency in India's EV sector

Green Growth Intervention on Employment Generation in India: Dynamic CGE Model Approach

Research Paper
| September 7, 2018

This article highlights the possible impacts of green growth strategies and interventions on skilled and unskilled employment generation in India. Additionally, it indicates how income generation from selected green growth-related potential interventions can have a ripple effect on selected development indicators, like literacy rates, infant mortality rates, poverty. Job creation might translate to an economic gain for households of different income class across rural and urban India both in the short

​Methodology for Determining Minimum Support Price for Minor Forest Produce in India

Research Paper
| September 6, 2018

Minor Forest Produce obtained from forests are a crucial commercial resource in the lives oftribals and other forest dwelling communities. More than 100 million rural people depend on the sale of minor forest produce for their livelihoods. These communities are legally empowered with governance of forests as well as ownership of the resource. Yet, not only do the communities remain impoverished, but also the unsustainable harvest of the resource from forests is a major cause of ecological stress.

​Economics, Finance, and the Private Sector

Research Paper
| September 6, 2018

​Since cities are the locus of large and rapid socioeconomic development around the world, economic factors will continue to shape urban responses to climate change. To exploit response opportunities, promote synergies among actions, and reduce conflicts, socioeconomic development must be integrated with climate change planning and policies. Public-sector finance can facilitate action, and public resources can be used to generate investment by the private sector. But private-sector contributions to mitigation and adaptation should extend beyond financial investment.

Enabling India's energy transition towards low-carbon pathways

Article
| August 28, 2018

Electricity, transport, and industry will be key enablers

The evolving role of the Chief Sustainability Officer in India

Article
| August 27, 2018

The role is now of a strategic thinker, a provider of frameworks and guidance to the CEO to build a sustainability vision for the company

Road to COP24

Article
| August 27, 2018

Climate Finance - Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?

Kerosene to solar PV subsidy swap: The business case for redirecting subsidy expenditure from kerosene to off-grid solar

Policy brief
| August 21, 2018

An exploration of the idea of gradually moving from subsidies on kerosene to investing in off-grid solar technologies for marginalised households

Framework for sustainable management of end-of-life vehicles management in India

Research Paper
| August 14, 2018

Automobile manufacturing requires different metals-steel, aluminium, copper, lead, chromium, nickel and zinc, as well as significant amounts of plastic, glass, rubber and fabric. Analyzing the direct and indirect raw material requirements in the Indian automotive sector during the period 1997–2007, it was found that the material requirement of the sector doubled in a period of 10 years [1].