NEW DELHI (April 5, 2018) — WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, with support from FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.
- Director of Integrated Urban Transport, WRI IndiaIndia
Amit is the Director of Integrated Urban Transport at WRI India. He is based in Delhi and provides vision and leadership to all transport initiatives across WRI India, managing relationships with partners and stakeholders.
Amit has over 18 years of experience in the field of urban...
- Director, India, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesIndia
Madhav Pai is India Director for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. The center, founded in 2014, combines the strength of WRI’s EMBARQ network for sustainable transport with the Institute’s expertise in energy & climate, adaptation, water, and governance aspires to deliver the goal of...
According to the World Health Organization, 1.2 million people die every year in traffic crashes worldwide and 90 percent of deaths happen in low and middle-income countries. Almost half of these deaths are pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. Road fatalities are expected to become the...
Cities are increasingly integrating climate adaptation priorities into development policies and plans. However, there remains a gap in understanding how incremental urban adaptation solutions can lead to more transformative change over the long term.
Transformative adaptation reorients...
This report not only highlights progress over the past year but celebrates the achievements and impact of WRI Ross Center over the last five years. Our journey, which began with a focus on mobility, has progressed to include holistic solutions on urban planning and development, energy efficiency...
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WASHINGTON (September 17, 2019) — While zero carbon buildings have previously been assumed to be attainable only by technologically advanced or wealthy countries, new WRI research finds there are policy pathways to reach zero carbon buildings regardless of location or development
Buildings that emit no greenhouse gas emissions during their operation are vital to meeting the SDGs and Paris Agreement targets. But in the past, zero carbon buildings have been assumed to be only attainable by technologically advanced or wealthy countries. New WRI research finds there are...
On September 4, eight months after the launch of TheCityFix Labs India, the 10 cohort firms showcased their innovati