Ms Trinayana Kaushik is engaged with the Resource Efficiency and Governance Division of TERI as a Research Associate. She is also the Area Convenor of Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance. Her primary area of work revolves around conducting environmental sustainability assessment using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a tool and further research to incorporate economic and social factors for an integrated approach. With a background in Chemistry, Climate Science, and Policy Studies, Ms Kaushik conducts LCA and Techno Economic Analysis (TEA) of services, processes across sectors, and products including packaging material, automobile technologies, fuels and chemicals. She is also part of the India Australia Collaboration project for reducing plastic waste.