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Divya Sharma is the Executive Director at Climate Group’s India office. A thought leader, researcher, academician she comes with experience spanning nearly two-decades operating throughout India and internationally within the sustainable urban development and climate resilience space. Divya has a Doctorate in urban climate resilience and a Master’s in urban development planning. She has extensively worked with national, state, and municipal governments in India and abroad; regional, national, and international development agencies and foundations and international research community and academia. She has been on prestigious advisory positions on international and national networks for sustainable development and climate change internationally and at the national level.
In this podcast, Divya talks about her climate journey, her work at The Climate Group, her passion for cities and the need to accelerate climate action.
01:17 – Divya’s climate journey
08:46 – We Mean Business Coalition - a Climate Group initiative
11:31 – COVID, renewable energy and corporate sourcing of renewable energy in India
15:35 – Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network
20:23 – The Indian government's Smart Cities Initiative
25:12 – C40 Cities Finance Facility
31:03 – Call of action - need to accelerate climate action