WRI India and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) through the Green Power Market Development Group (GPMDG) initiative attempted to aggregate energy demand from six corporate buyers in Bengaluru—Coca Cola, Infosys, IBM, Cognizant, Philips and Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC)....
On October 31, 2015 WRI India Sustainable Cities hosted a roundtable that provided a forum for various stakeholders in the Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) Sector to comment on the new City Taxi Scheme 2015.
WRI India and V Ravichandar, the Chairman and Managing Director of Feedback Business Consulting Services Pvt.
- projectSupporting the first city in India to legislate on transit-oriented development
Sustainability Outlook, a leading market access, insight and collaboration platform tracking actions related towards sustainability in India, has recognized Madhav Pai, Director of WRI Ross Center in India, as Parivartan
In India, EMBARQ, sustainable urban mobility by WRI, is helping the city of Bhopal improve transport access and safety for women. The project focuses on public bus services as well as informal public transport services and is supported by the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID)...
“When we plan a city, the plans are usually restricted to land-use. But we need to move beyond land-use. What’s more important is how to move people” –Vikas Gupta, Municipal Commissioner of Gurgaon, India
The success of neighborhood planning often hinges on community engagement.
Transportation’s negative impact on the environment is increasing as the world’s population grows. In 2010, transport was responsible for 23 percent of total energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, and this figure is growing.
FedEx has been a valuable supporter of sustainable mobility...
- Associate, Climate ResilienceGlobal
Ayesha Dinshaw is an Associate with the Climate Resilience Practice, which aims to build adaptive capacity in developing countries. Ayesha has been with WRI since 2011. Within the Climate Resilience Practice, she focuses on...