World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2021, annual flagship event of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

South Asia Women in Energy (SAWIE), along with USAID, U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), and The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) partnered at this year’s World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) which was under the theme, ‘Redefining our Common Future: Safe and Secure Environment for All.’

The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) is the annual flagship event of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Instituted in 2001, the Summit series has marked 20 years in its journey of making ‘sustainable development’ a globally shared goal. Over the years, the Summit series has brought together 49 heads of state and government, 13 Nobel laureates, ministers from 77 countries, 2200+ speakers and over 20,000 delegates from across the world to address environmental issues of topical import.

  1. Women on the Rise: Redefining Our Common Future – Virtual Pre-Event | December 9, 2020 
  2. Thematic Session titled Towards an Enabling Global Environment: Accelerating Women Leadership and Empowerment’ | February 11, 2021
  3. Plenary Session on ‘Women on the Rise: Prioritizing Gender Equity as a Business Imperative’ | February 12, 2021

With its focus on bringing the voices of youth and women to the forefront, SAWIE participated at the Summit, aimed to carry forward these vital discussions from the Global South to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Glasgow.