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Radhika Lalit

Sr. Associate


  • Buildings

Radhika is a Senior Associate with the Buildings Practice with extensive experience in consulting, research, international development, and policy analysis.


After starting her career in electronics engineering, Radhika continued on to earn her master’s degree in business administration from TERI University as well as a master’s in International Policy Studies from Stanford University. Her unique academic background has equipped Radhika with well-rounded knowledge of strategy, finance, energy and environmental law policy, statistics, economics, computer programming, and international trade. In her recent work, she helped Blue Shield of California identify a $6.4 million savings opportunity to reduce its emissions footprint by over 43% from 2012 levels, which was subsequently implemented by the organization. This involved an analysis of strategic renewable energy investment and energy efficiency projects as well as detailed baselining of current energy use. In the past, Radhika worked as a sustainability strategy consultant to over thirty Fortune 500 corporations in India and has been able to successfully engage businesses to catapult solutions for sustainable development.


MA, Business Administration, TERI University

MA, International Policy Studies, Stanford University


Authored Blog Posts

Rebuilding America and the “New Normal” of Resilience

This year’s hurricane season is the most expensive on record, with $202.6 billion in damages according to Bloomberg. These storms across the Atlantic had devastating impacts on people’s lives and homes, on communities, and on infrastructure in the hardest-hit areas. In fact, the damage from Hurricane Harvey is still…

How to Be a Sustainability Champion in Challenging Times

Are you working for a corporation that does not care about sustainability or energy efficiency? Do you feel like a lone warrior fighting a larger-than-life battle within your organization? Does your senior management view your passion as an expense with no return on investment? If the answer to any of…