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The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), TERI's flagship event, has been conceptualized as a single platform to accelerate action towards sustainable development and especially climate change. The WSDS series seeks to bring together the finest minds and leading thinkers of the world to focus attention on the challenge of sustainable development and has emerged as a landmark event addressing issues pertinent to the future of humanity.

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47

Heads of State & Government

60

Ministers

13+

Nobel Laureates

1500

International & Indian Business Leaders

1600+

Speakers

10000+

Delegates

Why Attend

  • Meet global experts
  • Interact with the heads of states, policy makers and thought leaders
  • Discuss and find solutions to combat climate change
  • Discover the latest environment-friendly technologies
  • Learn strategies to ensure efficient use of resources

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Kolkata February 28, 2017
URBAN LANDSCAPES: TRANSFORMATIVE APPROACHES

TERI in collaboration with the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I) hosted the first pre-event in the run-up to the next edition of the WSDS.

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WSDS 2018
International Steering Committee

frances Frances BeineckeDorothy S. McCluskey Fellow in Conservation at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Yvo de Boer Yvo de BoerDirector General, Global Green Growth Institute, Korea & Former Executive Secretary, UNFCCC
Suman Bery Suman BeryFormer Chief Economist, Strategy and Business Environment, Shell International Limited
Yongping Zhai Yongping ZhaiDirector, Energy Division, South Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank
Arne Walther Arne WaltherFormer Ambassador of Norway to India
Rachel Kyte Rachel KyteCEO & Special Representative, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Ali T. Sheikh Ali T. SheikhDirector Asia - Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) & CEO, LEAD Pakistan
Andrew Steer Andrew SteerPresident and CEO, World Resources Institute

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