Environmental Services

Field Officer (Whale Shark Conservation Project)

Company Name: Wildlife Trust of India (WTI). Category Social Sector Industry Environmental Services Level Junior Management Location Veraval, Gujarat, India Click to read full details for Field Officer (Whale Shark Conservation Project). . . . → Read More: Field Officer (Whale Shark Conservation Project)

Campus News

TERI University Hosts its Fourth Convocation

Nine doctoral degrees and 157 master’s degrees awarded at the Fourth Convocation Ceremony. Nobel laureate Dr. Elinor Ostrom and Dr. R. K. Pachauri stressed on the need to spread knowledge in areas of major significance to human endeavour and sustainable living.

New Delhi – With the growing need for developing alternative methods through specialized education to create a sustainable living, TERI University graduates at their convocation ceremony on February 1, dedicated themselves to the importance of environmental protection and the need to maintain equity, ecological security, and the wealth of global natural resources.

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Green Articles

24 Sustainable Schools
 for Abu Dhabi, Al Ain

This article was written by Olivia Olarte for Khaleej Times Online and published on February 21, 2012. Reprinted here with permissions.

As part of the comprehensive plan to revamp the public education system in the emirate, 24 new sustainable schools are slated to be built in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Delivery of the new schools will be done in phases.

In Abu Dhabi, the new campuses will be constructed in Al Shamkha, Bani Yas, Al Shawamekh, Al Bahia and the new Al Falah while the Al Ain schools will be in Al Yahar, Al Foaa, . . . → Read More: 24 Sustainable Schools
 for Abu Dhabi, Al Ain

Campus News

MA-SDP Students of TERI University to Organize SYNOD 2012

New Delhi – Much has been said about the phenomenon of climate change, and much has been deliberated about the concept of ‘Sustainable Development’ ever since the Rio Summit in 1992. Now there is actually an academic programme in Sustainable Development Practice run by TERI University that finally puts these concepts into practice – M.A. in Sustainable Development Practice. The students of this programme are organizing SYNOD 2012 on February 17 at TERI University campus.

The central theme of Synod 2012 is ‘Practicing Sustainability: From Utopia to Reality’. As the theme suggests, the event would look . . . → Read More: MA-SDP Students of TERI University to Organize SYNOD 2012

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Malnutrition and Its Linkage to Sustainable Development

Nida Yamin, a student at TERI University, explores the long-prevalent issue of malnutrition in India and its effects on growth and development of the country as a whole, and suggests how community-based programs can improve the situation and lead to national nutrition security.

Malnutrition is an invisible and silent emergency. Its persistence has profound and frightening implications for children, society and the future of humankind. Three quarters of the children who die worldwide have causes related to malnutrition (UNICEF, 1998). According to International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)’s global hunger index, India ranks 66 out of . . . → Read More: Malnutrition and Its Linkage to Sustainable Development

Green Articles

Greenpeace IT and Telecom Climate Leaderboard Report Launched in India

Indian industries discuss clean energy roadmap for inclusive and sustainable growth.

New Delhi – Greenpeace on February 8 released the latest version of the Greenpeace Cool IT Leaderboard at the business conclave “Decarbonizing Economy: Renewable Energy Powering India’s Growth” organized by Greenpeace India and CyberMedia India Online Ltd. The leaderboard, in its fifth edition, ranks 21 companies including three Indian companies (Wipro, HCL and TCS) in the IT and telecom industry across three areas – Climate Solutions, Energy Impact and Political Advocacy – as part of its wider campaign focus on climate leadership potential of IT . . . → Read More: Greenpeace IT and Telecom Climate Leaderboard Report Launched in India

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DSDS 2012: Dr Manmohan Singh Inaugurates TERI Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Addressing the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012 organized by TERI, Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh called for citizens of the planet to take individual responsibilities in their own respective spheres.

New Delhi, India – The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012 organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on February 2 at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.

Over the past decade, the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) has evolved as a major global event . . . → Read More: DSDS 2012: Dr Manmohan Singh Inaugurates TERI Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

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