About DSDS
Since 2001, the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), annually organizes the DSDS, an international platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge on all aspects of sustainable development. Over the past 14 years, it has emerged as one of the foremost institutions on issues of global sustainability. The TERI flagship event brings together various heads of state and government, thought leaders, policymakers, and the crème de la crème of industry and academia to deliberate on myriad issues. To date, the Summit has hosted over 36 heads of state, ministers from over 50 countries and delegates from across continents. The summit has evolved as a significant congregation of leaders from the fields of politics, economy, academia and civil society to deliberate on issues related to sustainable development. For more information, please click:
About TERI
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is an independent, non-profit research organization deeply committed to every aspect of energy, environment, and sustainable development. From providing environment-friendly solutions to rural energy problems, to helping shape the development of the Indian oil and gas sector; from tackling global climate change issues across many continents to enhancing forest conservation efforts among local communities; from advancing solutions to growing urban transportation and air pollution problems to promoting energy efficiency in Indian industries, the emphasis has always been on finding innovative solutions to make the world a better place to live in. All activities at TERI move from formulating local and national-level strategies to suggesting global solutions tackling critical energy and environment related issues.
Headed by Dr. R. K. Pachauri, also the chairperson of the Nobel Peace Prize winning climate change body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), TERI has emerged as an institution of excellence for its path-breaking ­research, and is a global brand widely respected by political leaders, policy­makers, corporate entities as well as the civil society at large.