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Making Big Ideas Happen in India

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WRI India overview presented by Jamshyd Godrej (WRI India Board Chairman) and OP Agarwal (WRI India CEO) at the Global Board Meeting on 3 October 2018 at the James Harmon Centre, Washington DC

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Making Big Ideas Happen in India

  1. 1. OP AGARWAL, CEO, WRI India MAKING BIG IDEAS HAPPEN IN INDIA, AND BEYOND
  2. 2. OUTLINE • This is India • India’s big challenges • The opportunity for us • Our team & how we grew • Our work • Our proud moments • Going forward
  3. 3. This is India
  4. 4. 18% of the world’s population But only 2.5% of the world’s land mass and 4% of the world’s fresh water RESOURCE CONSTRAINTS Challenge 1
  5. 5. Over the next 30 years, 17% of the world’s urban population growth will happen in India. A major demographic transformation in the making RAPID URBANISATION Challenge 2 Source: UN DESA World Urbanization Prospects – Revision of 2018
  6. 6. GROWTH OF SOME MAJOR CITIES Source – World Urbanization Prospects 2018 – UN DESA 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 New York London Tokyo Beijing Delhi Mumbai Kolkata Mexico Sao Paulo 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 India will have some of the biggest cities in the world
  7. 7. AGE PROFILE-DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND OR CURSE? Source – Economic Census 2011 Challenge 3 Population in Millions 2011 2030
  8. 8. • Despite enough electricity, over 200 million people have extremely poor access to it • High share of coal based thermal power • Huge oil import bill – makes India vulnerable to international oil price changes RELIABLE ENERGY Challenge 4 Source: UN DESA World Urbanization Prospects – Revision of 2018
  9. 9. Population in Millions 683 1210 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1981 2011 5.4 142 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 1981 2011 Number of Motor Vehicles (million) Low per capita motor vehicle ownership, but rising income means there will be further growth Growth 77% Growth 2529% RAPID MOTORISATION Challenge 5
  10. 10. Over 150,000 people killed in road accidents every year - more than 400 every day Poor are the worst affected ROAD SAFETY Challenge 6
  11. 11. • 14 out of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India • India accounts for 34% of premature deaths caused by air pollution globally every year • Poor are the most vulnerable AIR QUALITY IN CITIES Challenge 7
  12. 12. • India’s per capita emissions are a fraction of the world average but total emissions are rising rapidly • Will rise faster with increasing income and urbanization CLIMATE Challenge 8
  13. 13. 1990s Climate change domestically viewed as a diplomatic issue with little relevance to development 2000s Growing recognition of India’s vulnerability to climate impacts 2009 onwards Domestic policy framework: National Missions on Climate Change and State Action Plans on Climate Change Strong policy push for renewable energy 2015 Paris NDC pledges: 40% electricity from non-fossil fuel sources; GHG intensity of GDP to 33-35% below 2005 by 2030; 2.5 to 3 bn tCO2 sequestered by 2030 EVOLUTION OF CLIMATE POLICY IN INDIA
  14. 14. India has made bold commitments Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Bonn Challenge Brasilia Declaration THE OPPORTUNITY FOR WRI INDIA There are ambitious programs to Develop 100 Smart Cities Achieve 175 GW of renewable power by 2022 Restore 13 million hectares of degraded land Reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33-35% by 2030 compared to 2005 Reduce road accident deaths by half by 2020 The national challenge Weak capacity to deliver on the commitments
  15. 15. Our opportunity 1. Convene and support program implementation 2. Research and analytical work to support decision making 3. Leverage Data Revolution 4. Build capacity of political leadership THE OPPORTUNITY FOR WRI INDIA
  16. 16. Established 1. Sustainable Cities & Transport (60%) 2. Clean Energy (20%) 3. Climate Mitigation (10%) Emerging 4. Climate Resilience (5%) 5. Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration (5%) 5 THEMATIC AREAS OUR WORK
  17. 17. WHERE WE WORK Disclaimer: Map is for illustrative purpose and does not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of WRI concerning the legal status of the country or territory or concerning the delimitation of frontiers or boundaries
  18. 18. 0 1,000,000 2,000,000 3,000,000 4,000,000 5,000,000 6,000,000 7,000,000 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Budget Staff HOW WE GREW USDPROJECTED
  19. 19. 100 and aspiring to grow!
  20. 20. Board of Directors India Advisory Group Jamshyd Godrej Jonathan Lash Alison Sander Tiffany Clay James Umpleby Indira Rajaraman Pramod Deo Ravi Pandit Ashok Khosla Sanjay Kirloskar Navroz K Dubash OUR BOARD
  21. 21. • Funding models for research • Raising funding for urban development, climate resilience and landscape restoration • Building partnerships and content for capacity building of political leadership • Legitimizing new data sources to inform policy making OUR CHALLENGE
  22. 22. OUR PROGRAMS
  23. 23. Land-use and Economic Development Transit Oriented Development Integrated Urban Water Management Metropolitan Region Planning Affordable Housing SUSTAINABLE CITIES 3 work-streams 10 solutions Mobility Improve Public Transport Electrification of transport Streets for All Road Safety New Mobility Urban Efficiency and Climate Climate Action Planning Crosscutting Initiative Air Pollution
  24. 24. ACHIEVING SCALE National Urbanization Policy and Global Housing Technology Challenge
  25. 25. DRIVING INNOVATION Designing challenges for innovative solutions
  26. 26. SOCIAL INCLUSION Public transit to facilitate access to jobs
  27. 27. ENERGY 3 work-streams - Energy Access - Clean Energy - Energy Efficiency Energy Access • Engage in improving access to reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity for development • Build Energy Access maps in 3 states to improve decision making Clean Energy • Thought leadership on India’s energy transition • Support 3 GW of Renewable Energy Deployment • Play a regional role in supporting clean energy programs Energy Efficiency • Expand Clean Energy and Building Efficiency programs to 10 cities
  28. 28. BUILDING COALITIONS Green Power Market Development Group
  29. 29. SOCIAL INCLUSION Energy access initiative in rural Assam
  30. 30. Measurement & Tracking Building tools and guidance to measure, manage and track progress Sub-National Action Supporting voluntary business and civil society-led initiatives that accelerate change on ground Policy Planning & Implementation Facilitate better policy planning and implementation that enables positive action at scale CLIMATE MITIGATION 3 work-streams - Measurement & Tracking - Sub-National Action - Policy Planning & Implementation
  31. 31. • Assist in building a portfolio of good adaptation projects • Improve access to data and promote knowledge-sharing • Establish a system to monitor, track and scale good adaptation initiatives • Focus on opportunities to expand CRP’s work in the South Asian region CLIMATE RESILIENCE PRACTICE Mainstream adaptation into the planning process
  32. 32. RESEARCH DRIVEN ACTION Private sector commitment for clean air
  33. 33. 1. National Restoration Atlas for India 2. ROAM methodology for a deep dive into Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh 3. MapTenure – a digital platform which will help in getting clarity regarding land tenures CLIMATE RESILIENCE PRACTICE Protect, maintain, restore forests and agricultural land in India
  34. 34. BUILDING COALITIONS National Atlas for Restoration Opportunities
  35. 35. SOCIAL INCLUSION Landscape restoration supporting livelihoods
  36. 36. • Focus on identifying new donors • Reach out to high net worth Indians and diaspora • Stronger media engagement • Strengthening outreach • Solid base of operations support with well laid out policies and processes for managing staff, funds and regulations STRATEGY: CORE TEAMS DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS
  37. 37. OUR PROUD MOMENTS
  38. 38. Shaping India’s Future Mobility Agenda
  39. 39. Raahgiri: A National Movement to Reclaim our Streets
  40. 40. Convening & Informing Political Leaders
  41. 41. Leveraging Non-governmental data to build high impact policies and programs
  42. 42. • Scale up our research work • Capacity Building for Political Leadership • Leveraging New Data Sources to inform decision making • Scale up cross cutting initiatives GOING FORWARD
  43. 43. THANK YOU
  44. 44. EVOLUTION OF WRI INDIA

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