Dr. Rambabu has been a thought leader in the Asian Sustainability and Climate Change movement and his previous roles include Managing Director at CantorCO2e Asia and Head of Sustainability and Climate Change practice in Asia at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has advised ITC, various companies of Tata Sons and a number of multinational businesses in preparing sustainability reports and sustainability performance improvement.
Dr. Rambabu has over 35 years of experience in consulting, research and teaching in governance, sustainability, and climate change. He has led over 200 sustainability assignments sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), World Bank, UNDP and various national and international business organizations.
He has been advising the Government of India and state governments in streamlining the environmental clearance process and has served on a number of Central Government initiated Committees and task forces to evolve standards and norms for environmental sustainability of industrial development. He has advised Indian Judiciary in much environmental litigation.
Dr. Ram Babu has advised many reputed businesses in India involving Corporate Sustainability or Social Responsibility, Strategic and Regional Environmental Assessments, Clean Development Mechanism, Design of flexible environment regulatory instruments and Life Cycle Assessment. The salient once are setting up governance evaluation system for a major business group with interest in over 50 Indian companies; large clean development mechanism projects in India; Review of National Communication of India to UNFCCC; Sustainability Reporting advise to major corporations in India and Development of framework for Natural resource accounting in India.
He has chaired and participated in panel discussions organized by several national and international agencies, and was on the review panels of international journals. He has published over 100 research papers in reputed journals and conferences.