G20 India 2023

TF-3: LiFE, Resilience, and Values for Wellbeing

Introduced by Prime Minister Modi at COP26, “Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE)” would entail a change in individual and societal behaviour with respect to sustainable consumption and production. The taskforce will deliberate on the need to create a mass movement for sustainable consumption, in which every citizen and stakeholder contributes to the green transition effort. What are the technologies, re-skilling initiatives, financial support, and other efforts needed to reduce the burden on developing countries and communities? The taskforce will also explore ways to ensure that capital and capacity is available for disaster resilient infrastructure in island nations, developing countries, and for developing future cities and habitats. In terms of economic systems, questions concerning integrity in banking, finance, and insurance have come to the fore. To make economic systems more robust, just, and inclusive, a values- and ethics-based approach is likely to yield principled and lasting solutions. In addition, GDP-based measurements of growth have not been fully able to capture the salience of socio-economic progress. Economic and social development should lead to overall wellbeing. Thus, a new measurement matrix of wellbeing should be explored. Workstreams:
  • LiFE and Promoting Sustainable Consumption
  • Building Integrity and Ethics into the Architecture of Financial Institutions
  • Growth Measurement and Approaches on Wellbeing
  • Catalysing Investments for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, Cities, and Societies
  • Sachin Chaturvedi, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi
  • Sujan R. Chinoy, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MPIDSA), New Delhi
  • Anita Prakash, The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Indonesia
  • Ashok Khosla, Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad
  • Amrita Narlikar, German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Germany
  • Danang Parikesit, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  • Debolina Kundu, National Institute of Urban Affairs, India
  • Francesco Profumo, Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo, Italy
  • Gladys Lechini, National University of Rosario, Argentina
  • Justin Vaïsse, Paris Peace Forum, France
  • K. Seeta Prabhu, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Li Xiaoyun, International Poverty Reduction Centre, China
  • Noura Mansouri, Research Fellow, KAPSARC, Saudi Arabia
  • Nicolas J.A. Buchoud, Grand Paris Alliance for Metropolitan Development, France
  • R. Balasubramaniam, Capacity Building Commission, Government of India.
  • Sabyasachi Saha, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, India
  • Sarah Mosoetsa, National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, South Africa
  • Shailly Kedia, The Energy and Resources Institute, India
  • Shashiprabha Kumar, The Vivekananda International Foundation, India
  • Sunita Narain, Centre for Science and Environment, India
  • T. C. James, NIPO, India
  • Thomas Pogge, Yale University, USA
  • Dilanthi Nadeeka Koralagama, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
G20 India 2023
G20 India 2023

Improving Air Quality Monitoring in G20 Countries Through Low-Cost Sensor- Satellite Synergies

Vasudev Malyan (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Vikas Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Manoranjan Sahu (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Y.S. Mayya (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Pratim Biswas (University of Miami), Chandra Venkatraman (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
G20 India 2023

Effective International Partnership for Health and Wellbeing: Interoperable, Holistic, Integrative

Rajeev Kher (Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)), Anil Sooklal (Department of International Relations and Cooperation), Arun. S. Nair, Jaimal Anand (Department of International Relations and Cooperation), Roland Klüber (Consilis GmbH)
G20 India 2023
G20 India 2023

Decarbonising the Healthcare Sector: A Roadmap for G20 Countries

Poornima Prabhakaran (Centre for Health Analytics Research and Trends), Fiona Armstrong (Climate and Health Alliance), Josh Karliner (Health Care Without Harm)
G20 India 2023

The Case for a Geospatial Multidimensional Vulnerability Index Data Observatory

Chaitanya Giri (Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)), Mrinmayee Bhushan (Mindfarm Novatech Private Limited), Prasad Pathak (FLAME University), Sneha Sinha (Research and Information System for Developing Countries), Timiebi Aganaba (Arizona State University)
G20 India 2023

Strengthening Health System Responses to Climate Risks in Multilateral Processes

Sakshi Bajpai (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)), Sisira P (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)), Smita Chakravarty (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)), Amlan Mishra (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)), Suruchi Bhadwal (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI))
G20 India 2023
G20 India 2023

Driving Sustainable Consumption through Policy Innovations in Value Chains

Elisabeth Hoch (Climate & Company), Maximiliaan Tetteroo (Climate & Company), Rijit Sengupta (Centre for Responsible Business), Sabarish Elango (Council on Energy)
G20 India 2023

Mobilising Finance for Climate Action and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure in Developing Countries

Anita Yadav (TERI School of Advanced Studies), Himanshi Sharma (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)), Vivek Venkataramani (Climate Resilience Practice)
G20 India 2023
G20 India 2023

Towards a Gender- Inclusive GDP: Recommendations to the G20

Devkanya Chakravarty (PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited), Manoranjan Pattanayak (PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited)
G20 India 2023

Promoting Diversity in Agricultural Production Towards Healthy and Sustainable Consumption

Ricardo Abramovay (Josué de Castro Chair and Environmental Science Program), Ana Paula Bortoletto Martins (Nutrition Department), Nadine Marques Nunes-Galbes (Public Health Program), Assistant Researcher (USP), Estela Catunda Sanseverino (Environmental Science Program), Luisa Gazola Lage (Public Health Nutrition Program), Juliana Tangari (Comida do Amanhã Institute)
G20 India 2023

Maximising Resource Efficiency and Circularity in the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Value Chain and the E-Waste Sector

Abdullah Atiq (The Energy and Resources Institute), Mehar Kaur (GIZ GmbH), Shweta Gautam (The Energy and Resources Institute), Suneel Pandey (The Energy and Resources Institute)
G20 India 2023

Catalysing Investments for Climate- and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure

Thomas Smith (American Society of Civil Engineers), Ashok Kumar Basa (World Federation of Engineering Organizations), Navinchandra Vasoya (World Federation of Engineering Organizations)
G20 India 2023

Beyond GDP: Measuring the Value of Wellbeing

Krishna Kumar (Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)), Pramod Kumar Anand (Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)), Arpit Barman (Research and Information System for Developing Countries), Sameera Altuwaijri (Population and Development), Igor Makarov (Laboratory for Climate Change Economics), Sedat Alataş (Laboratory for Climate Change Economics), Beena Pandey (Research and Information System for Developing Countries), Rohit Saini (Research and Information System for Developing Countries), P. Srinivasa Rao (Research and Information System for Developing Countries), Basma Altuwaijri (ASBAR Think Tank), Anand Pratap Singh (Gautam Buddha University)
G20 India 2023

Creating a G20 Plastic Waste Response Framework for Sustainable Consumption

Abhinav Akhilesh (Grant Thornton Bharat LLP), Pankaj Arora (Grant Thornton Bharat LLP), Kartik Ashta (Grant Thornton Bharat LLP)
G20 India 2023

Policy Instruments for Extending the Life of Consumer Durables

Carl Dalhammar (Lund University), Jörgen Larsson (Chalmers University of Technology), Oksana Mont (Lund University)
G20 India 2023

Integrating Circularity in Global Value Chains to Anchor Sustainability in Production Systems

Tulika Gupta (Council on Energy), Shuva Raha (Council on Energy, Environment and Water), Ankur Rawal (CEEW), Vanesa Rodriguez Osuna (German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH (GIZ), Bonn (Germany)), Hemant Mallya
G20 India 2023

Building the Climate Resilience of Sub-National Infrastructure

Mr. RR Rashmi (The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)), Ms. Dhriti Pathak (India), Ms. Ritu Ahuja (India), Ms. Isabel Clara Eugenia Sánchez (member of South Asia Working Group of Argentine Council for International Relations)
G20 India 2023

Promoting Circular Economy Through South-South Collaboration

Manjyot Kaur Ahluwalia (The Global Methane Hub), Carolina Urmeneta (The Global Methane Hub), Nicolas Diaz (Waste & Circular Economy), Chandra Bhushan (International Forum for Environment), Marcelo Mena (The Global Methane Hub)
G20 India 2023

Multisectoral Investments in Early Childhood Development for Sustained and Inclusive Economic Growth in India

Soumen Bagchi (United Nations Children’s Fund), Hyun Hee Ban (United Nations Children’s Fund India), T.R. Dilip (International Institute of Population Sciences), Srinivas Goli (International Institute of Population Sciences), K.S. James (International Institute of Population Sciences), Urvashi Kaushik (Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist), Udaya Shankar Mishra (International Institute of Population Sciences), Subhasree Ray (Reliance Industries Limited), Shoba Suri (Observer Research Foundation)
G20 India 2023

Capacity, Resources, Regulation: Overcoming the Obstacles to Climate- Resilient Sub-National Infrastructure in G20 Countries

Li Fang (World Resources Institute (US) Beijing Representative Office), Lu Lu (World Resources Institute (US) Beijing Representative Office), Daizong Liu (World Resources Institute (US) Beijing Representative Office)

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