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Our Values

Our mission and values define WRI India as an institution. Our values are not rules, but shared ideals and understanding that bind us together. Along with our mission and our commitment to excellence in everything we do, they articulate who we are and what we believe, influence our goals, guide our actions, and help us to explain our aspirations to others.

Integrity

Honesty, candor and openness must guide our work to ensure credibility and to build trust.

  • We encourage examination of our methods, analyses, and conclusion. We share information and ideas with our colleagues and partners.
  • We recognize all who have contributed to our work.

Innovation

To lead change for a sustainable world, we must be creative, forward-thinking, entrepreneurial, and adaptive.

  • We are willing to risk failure to achieve substantial impact. We nurture and reward new ideas and excellence in pursuing them.
  • We reinvigorate our own ideas and approaches through continuous learning.

Urgency

We believe that change in human behavior is urgently needed to halt the accelerating rate of environmental deterioration.

  • We seek the greatest impact by responding swiftly, decisively, and strategically to opportunities and challenges.
  • We work on issues that matter where we believe we can make a unique difference.

Independence

Our effectiveness depends on work that is uncompromised by partisan politics, institutional or personal allegiances, or sources of financial support.

  • We take pride in the independence of our ideas and work.
  • We convey to partners and funders our commitment to unbiased judgment.

Respect

Our relationships are based on the belief that all people deserve respect.

  • We encourage diversity of experience, culture, ideas, and opinions among our staff and partners.
  • We seek to ensure and to recognize that each of us can take responsibility and create opportunities.
  • We help each other to reach our fullest potential.
  • We treat others with fairness regardless of their views on our work.

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economic opportunity and human well-being.

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On 10 November 2021, the thematic day for transport sector at the COP26,

December 30, 2021

Installing non-fossil fuel electricity capacity of 500 GW by 2030

We Think

Endeavouring on a path of limiting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, India has bid a major stake in the decarbonization of its road transportation through a slew of progressive policy measures. Close to 80% of vehicles on Indian roads are two-wheelers (2Ws), making India undoubtedly the world’s

We Do

New Delhi, 16 July, 2021: Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India), on Friday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work

Implementation of city and air-shed level strategies to achieve 36% reduction in Particulate Matter (PM2.5) & (PM10) concentrations by year 2025 and 60% reduction in PM2.5 by 2030 when

This is the first in a series of blogs on the growing deployment of electric buses across the country. The series is a deep-dive on investments from both central and state governments and the role of e-buses in mitigating the impacts of climate change.

This is the first in a series of blogs on the growing deployment of electric buses across the country. The series is a deep-dive on investments from both central and state governments and the role of e-buses in mitigating the impacts of climate change.

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The city is working on its air quality through the National Clean Air Programme(NCAP) and Surat Clean Air Action Plan (SCAP)
November 26, 2021: While India has made impressive progress in electrifying almost all homes in the country in the past decade (96 percent as of 2020), over a third of its schools (37 percent) and
On 12 October 2021, WRI India (WRII) signed an MoU with Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) with the aim to facilitate and accelerate KILA’s vision towards the socio-economic developmen
September 25, 2021, NEW DELHI: Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to achieving 450 GW of renewa
Mumbai, 10 July 2021: Mumbai has become the 70th city globally and the 3rd city in India to join the Cities4Forests alliance

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  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation
  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation
  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation

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