The Sustainable Planet Institute (SPI), was established as a not-for-profit Trust in early 2009. Housed at SSAA as SPI@Sushant, The institute takes a multi-disciplinary approach to further the cause of economic, social and, most importantly, environmental sustainability. Urbanization is a special focus area for SPI given the enormous scale of India’s impending urbanization over the next three decades. Other areas of interest range from alternative energy to environmental accounting. Sanjeev Sanyal is Founder and President of SPI. The platform is supported by leading experts including: Ravi Singh (CEO, WWF-India), Pavan Sukhdev (UNEP & TEEB), Arun Kapur (Founder & Director of Vasant Valley School), Gaurav Gupta (Director, The Climate Project-India), Philip Rode (London School of Economics), and Rajiv Sinha (Arizona State University).
The Sustainable Planet Institute intends to take a multi-disciplinary approach to deal with economic and environmental sustainability. Its special focus is on Cities and the impact of rapid urbanization in India. SPI’s mandate is to work through three overlapping channels:
For more information see: www.sustainableplanetinstitute.org