Vivek Adhia

ISC Country Lead India

Vivek Adhia is ISC’s Country Director in India, where he oversees broader strategy, programs and operations. He comes in with over 15 years of management, environment, and development sector experience, closely engaging with large corporates, key policymakers, and multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Prior to ISC, Vivek created and led World Resources Institute (WRI) India’s climate program and spearheaded private sector engagement as a member of the organization’s India executive team. He most notably helped build-up and operationalize climate mitigation initiatives including the India GHG Program (an industry-led partnership with more than 55 companies collaborating on greenhouse gas measurement and management), and the GHG Platform India (a civil society-led initiative to strengthen India’s national and state emission inventory processes). Among other things, Vivek helped put together global strategy on internal carbon pricing and supported initiatives on science-based targets, circular economy, and sustainable consumption.