News & Events

Report Launch and Panel Discussion on 'Water Sustainability Assessment of Gurugram'
Date: 28th July, 2021

Mahindra Lifespaces (MLDL) and Sustainable Habitat Program, TERI jointly released a study on 'Water Sustainability Assessment of Gurugram' on the occasion of 'World Nature Conservation Day'. A webinar was organised for the launch of the report and to share the findings of the study, emphasizing the need for sensitizing the end users on water conservation and its management. The event brought together stakeholders from various domains such as real estate developers, architects and NGOs, to discuss the challenges and opportunities on water sustainability in Gurugram.

This is the third report in the series after Pune and Chennai, which shows the water sustainability assessment of Gurugram city, with study identifying potential risks associated with water governance, infrastructure and demand & supply and provide recommendations to mitigate the same. The report envisages the future of the water sustainability in Gurugram and concerns related to it.

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Report Launch and Panel Discussion on 'Water Sustainability Assessment of Chennai'
Date: 5th June, 2021

Mahindra Lifespaces (MLDL) and Sustainable Habitat Program, TERI jointly released a study on 'Water Sustainability Assessment of Chennai' on the occasion of 'World Environment Day'. This is the second report in the series which shows the water sustainability assessment of Chennai Metropolitan Area with study identifying potential risks associated with water governance, infrastructure and demand & supply and provide recommendations to mitigate the same. A webinar was organised for the launch of the report and to share the findings of the study, emphasizing the need for sensitizing the end users on water conservation and its management. The event brought together stakeholders from various domains such as metropolitan boards, real estate developers, architects, engineers and researchers, to discuss the challenges and opportunities on water sustainability in Chennai.

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Visit by UNEP officials to Mahindra-TERI CoE Lab
Date: 3rd March 2021

Officials from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr. Atul Bagai, Head of Country Office, Ms Divya Datt and Mr. Karan Mangotra visited the MT CoE Lab on 3rd March 2021. TERI team provided a walk-through tour of the CoE and demonstrated the on-going testing of building material’s thermal properties in the lab using TPS 500S and Guarded Hot Box equipment. Visitors were also acquainted with the various sustainability principles and design features espoused by the CoE building.

MT CoE Particpation at World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 (WSDS 2021)
Date: 12th February 2021

Ms. Janhavi Parab from Mahindra Lifespaces was invited as a sustainability expert and represented Mahindra Lifespaces as well as MT CoE at the event. She mentioned that the construction sector accounts for 30% of the energy consumption and highlighted the need for in-house R&D to tackle sustainable cooling challenges. Furthermore, she highlighted the MT CoE’s is contribution towards the sustainability by providing innovative and state-of-the-art research techniques, tools, and performance measurement solutions.

Report Launch and Panel Discussion on 'Water Sustainability Assessment of Pune'
Date: 16th October 2020

As a part of the water related activity, a study to assess the water sustainability in Pune was carried out. A webinar was organised for the launch of the report and to share the findings of the study, emphasizing the need for sensitizing the end users on water conservation and its management. The event brought together stakeholders from various domains, to discuss the challenges and opportunities on water sustainability in Pune.

1st session of the Technical Advisory Committee
Date: 22nd November 2018

To provide oversight to the research activities of the TERI-Mahindra CoE, a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has been constituted with research and industry professionals. This was the 1st meeting of the TAC and members were introduced to the CoE and its research activities.

Dialogue, Demonstration and Stakeholder Consultation Programme
Date: 22nd November 2018

The first ‘Dialogue, Demonstration and Stakeholder Consultation Programme’ was held on Thursday, 22nd November 2018, at the Mahindra TERI Centre of Excellence at TERI Gram, Gwal Pahari Campus, Gurgaon. The event brought together a group of relevant industry professionals consisting of architects, technical experts, consultants, academicians and government agencies to test the relevancy of the planned outputs of the CoE.

COE at the 10th GRIHA Summit
Date: 22nd November 2018