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CSR Brochure

CSR Brochure

IIT BOMBAY NOVEMBER 2016
INTER DISCIPLINARY PROGRAMME IN
CLIMATE STUDIES

CLIMATE AFFILIATE PROGRAMME

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Mission

To foster a fundamental understanding and problem-centred analysis of climate
change science and solutions, from local to global scales.

Fact File

The Interdisciplinary Programme (IDP) in Climate Studies was initiated at the Indian Institute of

Technology Bombay, in January, 2012, as one of the first doctoral programmes in India addressing
research related to climate change.

Over 24 faculty participants are drawn from 12 departments across IIT Bombay, who increasingly
apply a depth of expertise in their fields to address the complexity of climate change.

Expertise in climate science, adaptation, mitigation and policy.

Curriculum with courses in science and policy tracks.

Currently, 36 students are enrolled for the doctoral programme.

Creating a pool of trained researchers Undertake high impact, problem-
to cater the growing need for climate driven research for end to end
change professionals. solutions to climate change.

Objectives Providing critical assessments to
support government policy and
Building long term scientific capacity decision- making. Serving public and
and systems (models, tools) addressing private sector entities on Climate and
climate change and climate futures. Sustainability initiatives

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Research Areas

The Student Experience Lecture series: Experts from premier
universities around the world, are invited to
Summer School: The summer school attracts deliver series of lectures to the students. Till
outstanding students towards exciting research date five lecture series have been arranged.
areas in Climate Studies. The course content
includes lectures and tutorials on climate Seminars by National and International experts
science and policy by faculty members from
IITB and other renowned institutes.Till date Seminar series comprises weekly lectures on a variety of
three summer schools have been organised topics specific to Climate Studies. Scholars are invited
catering to 68 students. for an interactive session of lectures and visual
presentations.
International exposure is provided to
students through exchange visits or for
participation in courses and conferences.
Sixteen students have so far availed the
opportunity.

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Publication
tiJoonursnals where we publish

Number of Publications from (2012-2016)
International Journals
International Conference Proceedings
40 National Conference 31 29

20 15 14

6 8 7 8
21 43 2 24

0

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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Outreach

The core of our academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater
scientific understanding and service to society.

Decision Support Research Activities

Workshops on Specialised Themes  Cost-benefit analysis of proposed
technological and policy interventions.
 International workshop on Green Finance
Opportunities and Challenges, April 25 -  Customized Technology Assessment Tools
26, 2013. to assess sustainable development goals
(SDGs) specific to climate change mitigation
 1st Climate Science and Policy Workshop and adaptation.
(CSPW), March 6-7, 2014.
 Development of a decision support system
 Climate Modelling Workshop was on a GIS platform to aid governmental
organised on March 20, 2015. policy.

 Natural resources data base development
and data analysis through various models
and framework developed.

Contribution to human resource development

 Three CEP (Continuing education
programmes) offered to assist industry
professionals in improving their skills.

 Summer Internships Organised: To create
an awareness about the climate research for
undergraduate students. Seven interns
trained till date.

Corporate engagement

 Exploring different climate finance options.
 Consultation for risk assessment on

business growth due to climate change.
 Suggestions on available mitigation options.

Linkages With Policy Makers

 Participation with various National and
State level agencies.

 Preparation of a Flood Forecasting System
for Chennai.

 Participation in Climate Change proposal
for the coastal districts of Maharashtra
(GEF UNDP project).

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Engagements The Climate IDP falls within the definition of an implementation
tions
partner with activities that benefit a catchment constituency at
societal or national levels.

The Climate IDP serves goals of the National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate

Change (NMSKCC) through:
• Scientific human resources development
• Building national capacity for climate modeling.
• Generation of knowledge basis for technology choices.

The Climate IDP leads a 17-institution network project of the

MoEF&CC, as a constituent activity of the Climate Change
Action Plan of India.

CSR Activities

CSR activities defined under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, to be developed

through an “implementation partner” and include activities towards philanthropy,
educational institution building, environmental sustainability, community focus and
enhancement of responsibility of enterprises for their impacts on society.

CSR project to be developed with distinct baselines, defined

activities, ‘monitorable’ targets and budgets. Multi-year projects, to
include a provision for annual reviews.

Quantifiable outcomes for CSR reporting include:

• Courses developed and taught • Capacity building programmes

• Numbers of personnel trained • Outreach activities

• Research products

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Climate Affiliate Programme

Levels of Engagement

Tier levels Support

SILVER  Two named PhD fellowships
GOLD 15 Lakhs (annual)
PLATINUM
Silver
+ Two PhD student international conference
support
+ Named best PhD award
+ Support for the climate seminar series and
summer school.

30 Lakhs (annual)

Gold
+ One named chair professorship

30 Lakhs (annual) + 90 Lakhs (one time
endowment)

Company Privileges Company privileges

Tier levels

SILVER  Regular mailings of publicity materials from the

Climate IDP.
 Announcements of and free attendance at climate

seminars.
 Early access to graduating student resumes.

GOLD Silver

+ Free access to one workshop attendance per year.

PLATINUM Gold

+ Membership of Climate IDP Advisory Committee to

guide development and future growth of the IDP.

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Contact:
Convener, IDP in Climate Studies
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400 076, India
Tel: +91-22 2576 5141
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.climate.iitb.ac.in


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