"Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress- Mobilising Business Strategies and Solutions"
5 October 2016
The Business Day of the World Sustainable Development Summit themed "Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress- Mobilising Business Strategies and Solutions" will explore the role that businesses can play to not only invest in development but also enhance its corporate value.
Scientific evidence and economic analysis have presented incontrovertible evidence of how human activity contributes to global warming.These considerations are likely to form an integral part of commercial normality and indeed competitiveness in the future. Definitions of business success are likely to include the assumption of zero-negative impact on the environment at the very least. Businesses are faced with the challenge of integrating environmental considerations into their production and marketing plans. Integration of corporate strategy and environmental/societal considerations could be achieved through improving market communications, improving manufacturing processes and carrying out research and development.
TERI COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES
DELHI TO PARIS: CORPORATE VISION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
This Corporate Vision document, subtitled "Reinforcing India's Commitments" aims to be the Indian business vision on the various aspects of tackling climate change and aligning them to the Government of India schemes and programs, in the given regulatory framework. This corporate India vision document captures the interventions across the industries. This document was presented at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21), when the global community seeks to reach a new International agreement.Know more
VALUATION OF ENERGY COSTS IN THE INDIAN CONTEXT
A Survey Based Study of Select Indian Corporates, is a study by TERI Council for Business Sustainability in partnership with the CPLC (Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition) managed by the World Bank Group. The objective of this study is to understand valuation of energy costs in the Indian Context and gauge preparedness of Indian businesses through a survey. The study has been undertaken in three phases. The first phase of the project began at the Leadership Summit for Sustainable Development 2016, themed 'Translating India's INDCs to Business Actions' that received an overwhelming response with participation from 100+ corporate leaders. The second phase of the project involves corporate consultations to formulate an outline paper on preparedness of India Inc. on putting an internal price to carbon emissions. This document will highlight Corporate India's best practices and challenges after a series of corporate consultations. In the third phase the outline paper will be showcased at the Business Day at World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2016 scheduled on 5-8 October 2016 in New Delhi.Know more