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India Increases Presence in RSPO
India, the world’s largest importer and consumer of palm oil is showing escalating interest towards sustainable palm oil as reflected by the country’s substantial increase in membership in the international multi stakeholder organization, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

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

Global Thought Leaders and Policy Makers Pledge to Protect the Global Commons and Adopt Sustainable Methods at TERI DSDS 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. The Global Challenge for Resource Efficient and Low Carbon Development will be the theme for TERI DSDS 2013. This was unveiled at the valedictory session. of 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
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)

Amul Receives Green Globe Foundation Award
The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF), India’s largest food products marketing organization of India and apex body of dairy cooperatives of Gujarat –has won the “Green Globe Foundation Award” in the Manufacturing Category at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2012 . Mr. R.S. Sodhi, Managing Director, GCMMF Ltd

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurates TERI’s Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012 on ‘Protecting the Global Commons: 20 years post Rio’
The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, inaugurated the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012 organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today at the Taj Palace Hotel

India has stake in evolution of successful response to climate change: PM
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that India has a vital stake in the evolution of a successful response to climate change.

Women Take the Reins of the Green Economy
– Fifty of the most influential women in business, media and civil society came together today to increase the participation and leadership of women in India and key countries of South Asia in the design and implementation of the “post-carbon” economy

India Inc. Discusses “Doing Business - While Protecting the Global Commons” at the 9th World CEO Sustainability Summit organised by the TERI Business Council for Sustainable Development
The World CEO Forum in its new avatar ‘World CEO Sustainability Summit’ (WCSS) discussed and debated sustainable ways of doing business and avenues of growth. Under the overarching theme ‘Doing Business-While Protecting the Global Commons,’ top CEOs and business leaders discussed targeted business and sustainability issues in the run-up to Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2012

TERI in Association with Électricité de France Organises Workshop on “Large Scale Deployment of Smart Grid: Opportunities and Strategies”
One of the major challenges faced by emerging economies, like India, is depleting conventional energy resources and enhancing energy access. Distributed generation together with application of smart grid solutions could help in addressing some of these challenges

TERI Organises 4th YUVA Meet on “Conserving Global Commons: Transforming Knowledge into Action’
The world today is grappling with serious issues of Climate Change with far-reaching consequences for our forthcoming generations. Until now, much emphasis has been laid on understanding atmospheric and scientific changes resulting from climate change. However, the role of youth, their perspective, solutions for change and social implications of Climate Change has gained attention

TERI to Host the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit from 2- 4 Feb 2012
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) works towards fulfilling its vision of ‘working towards global sustainable development, creating innovative solutions for a better tomorrow’, through its flagship event the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS)

Collective Community Building by TERI and Uninor
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Uninor under their respective social initiatives will be enhancing the lives of 5000+ people living in 20 villages of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The strategic social partnership between TERI’s ‘Lighting a Billion Lives’ (LaBL) and Uninor’s ‘Aditi Urja Vikas’ campaign will help extend solar charging facilities in rural India

India Inc discusses the ‘Opportunities for Green Development’ at the 8th World CEO Forum hosted by TERI- BCSD India
The 8th World CEO Forum, curtain-raiser to DSDS 2011 discussed the overarching theme: ‘Opportunities for Green Development: Rio +20 and beyond’. The discussions focused on future trends shaping economic growth globally and locally; and how business can best prepare to lead sustainability progress, post the Rio Conference of Parties in 1992

Dr Manmohan Singh inaugurates the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2011 themed ‘Tapping Local Initiatives and Tackling Global Inertia”
Dr Manmohan Singh Hon’ble Prime Minister of India inaugurated the 11th Delhi Sustainable Development Summitn (DSDS) organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today at the Taj Palace Hotel

TERI organizes 3rd YUVA Meet for youth to understand the ‘Road to Global Sustainability via Local Initiatives’
The World today is grappling with serious issues of Climate Change with far-reaching consequences for our forthcoming generations. Until now, much emphasis has been laid on understanding atmospheric and scientific changes resulting from climate change. However, the role of youth, their perspective, solutions for change and social implications of Climate Change has gained attention

TERI in association with AFD releases ‘OCEANS - THE NEW FRONTIER’ - A book exploring the vast marine territory and its relationship with society at the DSDS 2011
On the second day of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS 2011), the French Development Agency (AFD) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) released a book titled, Oceans – The New Frontier. 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. Mr

India, Finland to expand cooperation in energy: Farooq Abdullah
Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday met Environment Minister of Finland Paula Lehtomaki and stressed on potential cooperation between both countries in the field of renewable energy.

Afghanistan far behind in environmental development: Hamid Karzai
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, who is presently on a two-day visit to India, on Thursday said his country is still far behind in tackling issues of development vis-'-vis sustainable environment.

India to reduce GDP emission intensity by 20 percent by 2020: Manmohan Singh
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that India is set to reduce the emissions intensity of GDP by 20 per cent between 2005 and 2020.

TERI’s 4th ‘International Climate Change Exhibition’ displays Developmental Technologies to tackle Global Warming through Local Sustainable Initiatives
With its focus on challenges and initiatives for tackling the issues of climate change, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today organized the 4th International Climate Change Exhibition (ICCE) 2011, a platform for companies to display their new technologies, products, and services driven towards addressing adverse effects of climate change

Afghan President to visit Delhi on Wednesday
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will arrive here on Wednesday on a two-day visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in an endeavor to strengthen the friendship and strategic partnership between the two nations.

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