Wednesday, March 15, 2017

World Sustainable Development Summit

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).The aim of the summit is to provide various stakeholders a single platform in order to provide long-term solutions for the benefit of the global community. It underscored need for businesses and private sector to take lead in poverty reduction and to ensure rapid and sustained adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It had brought together Nobel laureates, decision-makers political leaders from around the world to deliberate on issues related to sustainable development.
Themed "Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress", WSDS has replaced what was earlier called Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), which was also organised by The Energy and Research Institute (TERI). The first DSDS was organised in 2005.


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