World Sustainable Development Summit 2021
On 10th February 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 via video conferencing. The theme of the WSDS 2021 is ‘Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all’.
The Prime Minister emphasized on climate justice for fighting against climate change. Climate justice is inspired by a vision of trusteeship- where growth comes with greater compassion to the poorest.
Climate justice also means giving the developing countries enough space to grow. When each and every one of us understands our individual and/ collective duties, climate justice will be achieved.
He said that India’s intent is supported by concrete action. Powered by spirited public efforts, we are on track to exceed our commitments and targets from Paris.
We are committed to reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33 to 35 percent from 2005 levels. He also shared that India is making steady progress on its commitment to Land Degradation Neutrality.
Renewable energy is also picking speed in India. We are well on track to setting up four fifty giga watts of Renewable Energy generating capacity by Twenty Thirty.
World Sustainable Development Summit
The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) is the annual flagship event of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Instituted in 2001, WSDS 2021 marks 20 years in the summits journey of making ‘sustainable development’ a globally shared goal.
Adapting to the world’s changed circumstances, the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 is being held completely online, allowing participants to register and join remotely from anywhere in the world to attend our various thematic tracks, plenary sessions, business sessions, and an e-expo.
The virtual 3D innovative exhibition will help the delegates and the exhibitors connect, collaborate, share information and chat.
The e-expo offers a unique opportunity for successful development in a modern digital economy and will connect, engage and excite delegates for a strong brand experience.
Attendees can very easily navigate the 3D booths with each booth displaying videos, downloadable brochures and case studies.
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February 10 – 12, 2021
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The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is an independent, multi-dimensional organization, with expertise in research, policy, consultancy and implementation. Headquartered in New Delhi, TERI has regional centres and campuses in Gurugram, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Mumbai, Panaji, and Nainital.
In 2001, TERI launched Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) as a precursor to WSDS under the patronage and inspiration of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
Following the landmark Paris Agreement and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) by the global community, DSDS evolved into WSDS to carry forward a legacy of fifteen years.
TERI hosted the first edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit(WSDS) from 5 to 8 October 2016, at the India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
The Energy & Resources Institute 6C, Darbari Seth Block,
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road
New Delhi – 110 003 India