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 Business Sustainability and MBA in Infrastructure. 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 and 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."