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Our insights and analysis of sustainable transitions that shape policy narrative and future practice

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Access and Inclusion
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Culture and Climate Change
Data Digital Resources and Collective Action
Digital Transformations and Sustainability
Edible Cities
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Nature-based Solutions
Social and Behaviour Change
Social Planning of Energy Transitions
Urban Digital Transitions
Urban Living Lab
Work in the 4IR


There is a Need to Reimagine the Way We Think About our Coastal Commons
The theme of ‘Life and Livelihoods’ one World Oceans Day focuses on the importance ushering in a new era of thinking that supports resilient futures of coastal communities and recognises their contribution to the sustainable management of India’s oceans.
Nature-based solutions hold key for urban India’s sustainable development
Indian cities today are suffering from unsustainable urbanisation, climate change, biodiversity loss and the degradation of ecosystem services.
On World Environment Day, Let’s Reaffirm Our Commitment to Co-Existing with Wildlife
Can we bring ‘nature’ beyond the confines of just projected forests into a city, while allowing the wildlife with it?
Feminist Perspectives on Space, Safety and Surveillance: improving a Woman’s Right to the City
Cities must transition to a rights-based approach addressing social norms and challenges in the built environment to create safe and inclusive public spaces for women.
WorkPlace Monitoring
Workplace Monitoring: Data Collection Practices and Emerging Risks for Low Wage Workers in India
This report analyses data protection issues related to low-income workers in India and suggests pathways towards protecting workers’ data privacy and rights.
Hyderabad Floods: How a Global Vision for Indian Cities Has Compromised Liveability
This article looks at how rapid civil infrastructure development has compromised the city’s ability to deal with disasters like floods.
AI on the ground: a snapshot of AI use
This report provides as snapshot of India’s AI ecosystem by examining the existing AI-based products and services across nine key sectors. 
#Cycles4Change: Barriers to a carbon-neutral future
We have been conducting surveys in Panaji to understand barriers to low-cost mobility interventions and to understand citizen’s perceptions around such proposals.
COVID-19 Tech Tools for Public Health
This report provides a review of the technological tools identified to manage public health concerns related to Covid-19 in India.
What Strengthening Working Protection in the Post-Pandemic World Would Entail
Platforms exert high levels of control over delivery workers. It's time they took responsibility for workers' wellbeing
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