The Department of Business & Sustainability is committed to the cause of continued research in sustainability for business. The department, naturally, is interdisciplinary in its approach. Its mission is to provide experience and research based education that would equip the students to implement an integrated approach to business sustainability, so that the world we share thrives with a greener agenda. The department offers two Masters programmes, MBA in Sustainability Management and MBA in Infrastructure Management. It also offers PhD programmes, both full-time and part-time, with the goal of capacity building in the area for the academic world and the industry. The department's areas of research include: economics of climate change, responsible investments, sustainability reporting, environmental accounting, green project financing and management, sustainable finance, carbon trading, accounting for sustainability, weather derivatives, infrastructure financing, business innovation, business strategy, international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and sustainability, green indices, environmental-social-governance issues and business, valuation of intangibles, eco-entrepreneurship and the like.
Vision: To successfully integrate the values of sustainability in business practices and build a just, clean and green society.
Mission: To create a pool of human resources through evidence and research based learning who are well trained to adopt an integrated approach to sustainability in management practices.
Head of Department
Prof. Manipadma DattaHoD & Professor, " The MBA programmes at TERI SAS are unique programmes that have been thoughtfully designed keeping in view the demand of sustainability and infrastructure professionals in India and abroad. Both the programmes enjoy the strength of our world class faculty who are engaged in diversified research, consultancy and Management Development Programmes for corporates, Ministries and Multilateral Organisations."
PRAVAAH 2017: Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship
International Conference on Agribusiness in Emerging Economics
International Conference on Business, Economics & Sustainable Development
Industrial Exposure and Workshops
Lecture on Gender Sensitization and Awareness on Institutional Provisions by Dr Rukmani Sen
Topic: "Issues and Challenges of Healthcare Delivery in the Hard to Reach Areas of Himachal Pradesh"
Speaker : Dr. Lalit Kalia, Block Medical Officer, Civil Hospital, Bhoranj, Hamirpur, HP
Date : December 19, 2020 | Time : 4:00-05:00 PM.
Topic: "Sundarbans Health Watch: Analysis of its Health Service Delivery Systems (2009 to 2016)"
Speaker : Dr. Debjani Barman, State M&E Manager- Adolescent Empowerment Program, Child Rights and You (CRY)
Date : December 5, 2020 | Time : 09:30-10:30 AM.
Topic : “Integrating CSR with Business objectives and creation of shared value”
Speaker : Ms. Richa Pant, Head - CSR and Sustainability, L&T Financial Services
Date : November 7, 2020 | Time : 4:00-05:00 PM.
Topic : “Enabling Social Impact in Business On ground”
Speaker : Ms. Lavanya Garg, Good Business Labs
Date : November 4, 2020 | Time : 5:00-06:00 PM
Topic : “Corporate Sustainability (Industry Agnostic)”
Speaker : Ms. Shilpa Naryal, Head Sustainablity , Intertek
Date : October 9, 2020 | Time : 5:00-06:00 PM.
Topic : “Extended Producer Responsibility in India in the Domain of E-Waste and Plastics”
Speaker : Mr. Pranshu Singhal, Founder , Karo Sambhav
Date : October 7, 2020 | Time : 5:00 -6:00 PM
Topic : “Brands and Corporate Social Responsibility”
Speaker : Mr. Pankaj Chandra, Senior Vice President & Head Special Projects – Sales at NDTV
Date : September 12, 2020 | Time : 4:00-05:00 PM
Board of Studies
Members of Board of Studies:
Prof. Manipadma Datta, Head of the Department, TERI School of Advanced Studies (Chairperson, Board of Studies)
Dr Jaya Vasudevan, Associate Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies
Dr Montu Bose, Assistant Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies
Dr Shruti Rana, Assistant Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies