Mobius Foundation, established in 2015, is a non-profit organization working towards environmental sustainability. In a world struggling with scarcity, the foundation believes that environmental conservation is the key to a better future and a greener planet. With the objective of creating awareness, Mobius Foundation has been spearheading various educational programs around the country. Mobius Foundation is setting up a residential green school in Coorg, Karnataka and a Day School in Atrouli Village, Uttar Pradesh. The Project “Aakar” is promoting population stabilization; Project “Sanjeevani” is a part of ecological conservation project undertaken by Mobius Foundation towards environmental sustainability.
There are many other projects by Mobius Foundation in other sectors like Mobile Health Camps, School Support Programs, Solar Street Lights installation, Toilet Construction, Training & Awareness Program on food safety and natural farming practices. Mobius is always on move and in constant search of opportunities where it can contribute to the world in building a sustainable future.
The Climate Reality Project india
In 2006 Climate Reality Project Chairman and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore sparked an international conversation on climate change with his Academy Award-winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. It was just the beginning of a climate revolution, and a year later he founded. The Climate Reality Project to take the conversation forward and turn awareness into action. The Climate Reality Project has branches in 10 countries and presence in more than 135 countries and has reached more than 70 million people with its message. The Climate Reality Project, India being an independent chapter of this international organization was established in March 2008. The Climate Reality Project, India, has been actively engaged igniting the spark and spreading the message of climate change amongst educators, policy makers and civil society.
UNESCO New Delhi
UNESCO New Delhi Office, the Organization's first decentralized Office in Asia was established in 1948. At its inception, it dealt with science and technology programmes in eleven South and Central Asian countries, i.e. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
In time, it incorporated communication programmes, and still later expanded to include education and culture.As part of UNESCO's new decentralization policy, UNESCO New Delhi is presently designated as a Cluster Office and is a platform for delivery of activities in all areas of UNESCO’s competence, namely, education, the natural and social sciences, culture, communication and information. It implements a biennial Cluster programme that is integrated within itself and with the overall goals of the Organization. This is done through a fundamental operating principle - consultation and consensus with the National Commissions of the Member States, Regional Bureaus, civil society representatives, and other stakeholders and partners.
The New Delhi Office is now mandated to cover six countries of South Asia -- Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.UNESCO's programmes in Bangladesh and Nepal are implemented in consultation with UNESCO Offices in Dhaka and Kathmandu respectively.
Earth Day Network
On April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development. Earth Day is now a global event each year, and we believe that more than 1 billion people in 192 countries now take part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.
Earth Day Network, the organization leads Earth Day worldwide. Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. We work through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Twenty years later, Earth Day went global, mobilizing 200 million people in 141 countries and lifting environmental issues onto the world stage.
Eco-Schools is a growing phenomenon, which encourages young people to engage in their environment by allowing them the opportunity to actively protect it. It starts in the classroom, it expands to the school and eventually fosters change in the community at large. Through this programme, young people experience a sense of achievement at being able to have a say in the environmental management policies of their schools, ultimately steering them towards certification and the prestige which comes with being awarded a Green Flag. The Eco-Schools programme is an ideal way for schools to embark on a meaningful path towards improving the environment in both the school and the local community while at the same time having a life-long positive impact on the lives of young people, their families, school staff and local authorities.
Foundation For Environmental Education (FEE)
We believe in the power of change and that the best gift we can give to future generations, the most valuable legacy we can leave behind us, is a world of educated and environmentally conscious people equipped to live a sustainable life.
Our educational programmes, Eco-Schools, LEAF and Young Reporters for the Environment, use a solution-based approach to empower young people to create a more environmentally conscious world. Our Green Key and Blue Flag initiatives are known across the world for their promotion of sustainable business practices and the protection of our valuable natural resources.
Recognised by UNESCO as a world-leader within the fields of Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development, our strength comes from our members who share our convictions and execute our programmes with great efficiency on a daily basis. Hand-picked by us for their dedication and outstanding ability, it is these local organisations who make the Foundation for Environmental Education the much respected, admired and trusted entity that it is today.
The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI)
TERI is an independent, multi-dimensional organization, with capabilities in research, policy, consultancy and implementation.
TERI believe that resource efficiency and waste management are the keys to smart, sustainable and inclusive development. Their work across sectors is focused on:
- Promoting efficient use of resources
- Increasing access and uptake of sustainable inputs and practices
- Reducing the impact on environment and climate
Their research, and research based solutions have had a transformative impact on industry as well as communities. They have fostered international collaboration on sustainability action by creating a number of platforms and forums. They do this by translating our research into technology products, technical services, as well as policy advisory and outreach.
Headquartered in New Delhi, they have regional centres and campuses in Gurugram, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Mumbai, Panaji , and Nainital. They have 1200-plus team of scientists, sociologists, economists and engineers delivers insightful, high quality action-oriented research and transformative solutions supported by state- of-the-art infrastructure.
TERRE Policy Centre
TERRE is a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization dedicated to sustainable solutions to our developmental imperatives. Our motto is: "To think is good but to act is better."
TERRE also is the abbreviation for ‘Technology, Education, Research and Rehabilitation for the Environment.’ TERRE’s mission is to provide credible information, straight answers and innovative solutions in the effort to address global environmental issue like Climate Change, Ozone Layer Protection, Toxic Chemicals and Bio diversity.
Working on an issue that is often polarized and politicized, the Centre provides a forum for objective research and analysis with the aim of developing pragmatic policies and solutions. TERRE is a leading voice for sensible action to address the most pressing global environmental problem of the 21st century. 'Practicing what we preach' and 'To promote the change that we want to see' are TERRE’s working messages.
TERRE partners with business leaders, policy makers, scientists and other experts to bring a new approach to a complex and often controversial global environmental issue. Our approach is based on sound science, built on straight talk, and linked to a belief that we can work together to protect the environment of our only planet, while sustaining development and quality of life.
Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE)
Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) aims to empower young people to take a stand on environmental issues they feel strongly about and to give them a platform to articulate these issues through the media of writing, photography or video.
The programme offers these enthusiastic students a chance to make their voices heard and to feel that they are being listened to. The ultimate goal of the young reporters is to highlight environmental injustices and to have them righted by the appropriate authorities, but the upshot of this is that these young people get to feel like they can make a difference and hopefully the opportunities provided by YRE engenders in them the desire to continue to do so.
As a part of the YRE programme, an annual international competition is held for the top articles, photos and videos produced by students over the year and the winning entries receive international recognition. YRE students also have the chance to participate in national and international conferences such as COP, World Environmental Congress, University Scholars Leadership Symposium to report on high level events and to further build their skills and network.
Centre For Environment Education (CEE)
Centre for Environment Education (CEE) was established in August 1984 as a Centre of Excellence supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. CEE, a national institution with its headquarters in Ahmedabad, has a mandate to promote environmental awareness nationwide.
CEE is committed to ensuring that due recognition is given to the role of EE in the promotion of sustainable development. CEE develops innovative programmes and educational material, and builds capacity in the field of education and communication for sustainable development. It undertakes demonstration projects in education, communication and development that endorse attitudes, strategies and technologies that are environmentally sustainable.
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
The organization and governance of SDSN aims to enable a large number of leaders from all regions and diverse backgrounds to participate in the development of the network. The SDSN Leadership Council brings together global sustainable development leaders from all regions drawn from civil society, public, and private sectors. It acts as the board of SDSN. Much of SDSN’s work is led by National or Regional SDSNs, which mobilize knowledge institutions around the SDGs. Several Thematic Networks mobilize experts from around the world on the technical challenges of implementing the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement. SDSN has a small secretariat with offices in New York, New Delhi, and Paris.
Grantham Institute – Climate Change and Environment
The Grantham Institute - Climate Change and Environment (formerly Grantham Institute for Climate Change) is one of five Global Institutes at Imperial College London and one of three Grantham sponsored centres in the UK. The Institute was founded in 2007 with a £12m donation from the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, an organisation set up by Hannelore and Jeremy Grantham.
The Institute brings together climate and global environmental change expertise from across the College for climate change related research and translation into real world impact. Their aim is to improve the interaction between researchers and decision makers in business and governments, communicating research to help ensure that choices are based on the best understanding of the science and evidence available.
Society for Environment Education & Development (SEED)
SEED (Society for Environment Education & Development) is a voluntary organization contributing to the cause of environment, education and sustainability issues through a variety of activities and programmes. The mandate is to initiate innovative programmes and activities to promote conservation of environment and sustainable development in the society by combining principles of natural and social sciences to build the necessary social and human capital needed to address our most pressing environment and development challenges. SEED provides a platform for a variety of organizations and individuals and works through partnerships and networks utilizing their complementary strengths for synergistic convergence of ideas and goals and builds on strategic opportunities and facilities to address environmental, social and economic dimensions and implications of development.
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI)
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) is a leading Indian nature conservation organisation committed to the service of nature. Its mission is to conserve wildlife and its habitat and to work for the welfare of individual wild animals, in partnership with communities and governments. WTI’s team of 150 dedicated professionals work towards achieving its vision of a secure natural heritage of India, in six priority landscapes, knit holistically together by nine key strategies or Big Ideas.
WTI VisionA secure natural heritage of India.
WTI MissionTo conserve wildlife and its habitat and to work for the welfare of individual wild animals, in partnership with communities and governments.
Global Foundation for Advancement of Environment and Human Wellness is an organization with a difference committed to bring in innovative and enduring solutions to some of the key socio-environmental challenges through multi-stakeholder, trans-disciplinary and hands-on approach. The Foundation’s overall edifice is built on three conceptual pillars that can bring about a positive change in global environmental standards individually and collectively. These pillars are: the people, business, and the government – an approach founded on Triple Bottom Line philosophy. We work on issues including Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Fresh Water Resources, Waste Management, Mountain Sustainable Development, Climate Action, Sustainable Agriculture and Food, to name a few.
The Federation of Indian Publishers
The Federation of Indian Publishers is the representative body of publishers in English, Hindi and other regional Languages with its membership from all over India, representing more than 80 percent of the publishing industry. All the leading publishers of the country are its direct members, other publishers being represented through various local associations.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
IUCN India is delighted to partner with International Conference on Sustainability Education. The focus on SDG 4.7 is a much-needed push towards inculcating sustainable lifestyles. Equipping younger generation with solutions and alternatives will guide them through the times ahead.
Sri Sathya Sai University For Human Excellence
While the role of education is to foster growth in all areas of human development, its primary focus should be on the “Art of awakening” of the individual’s spirit. Learning from the heart is spiritual awakening, says Sri Sathya Sai Baba. He further says, what the head thinks, should be examined critically in the heart and the right decision should be carried out by the hands. This should be the primary product of the educational process.
The Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence situated in Gulbarga, in North Karnataka encapsulates a values-based integral education system in an unique residential environment, that caters to all aspects of human development with spiritual evolution at its core. The University is a modern day Gurukula which imparts worldly knowledge with greater emphasis on Spiritual education. It fosters and cultivates a spirit of self inquiry, self-reliance and self-sacrifice in an environment of self-discipline. The University trains teachers, dedicated workers and students who will be committed to serving their fellow beings through furthering the cause of values based education, without the barriers of caste, creed, region, religion, gender or geographies, to those in need.
Centre for Environment Communication (CEC)
Centre for Environment Communication (CEC) is a specialised niche organisation working to create awareness, appreciation, attitudinal and behavioural change on sustainability issues. With a commitment to proactively raising awareness on environmental issues, CEC promotes engagement via activities to gradually engender positive behaviour change among people towards their natural environment. www.cecin.org
CEC Thematic CentresCEC has established thematic centres, which strategically spotlight its primary areas of engagement. The Centres seek to inﬂuence social, economic and instrumental change on environmental issues at the level of the society and consequently, catalyse appropriate policy interventions by the government.
- Climate Change Communication Centre (C4)
- Biodiversity Communication Centre (BCC)
- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Communication Centre (WASHCC)
- Green Films Centre (GFC)
Areas of ExpertiseResearch | Implementation of Programme and Campaigns | Capacity Building
Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots
The Roots & Shoots, Jane Goodall Institute’s youth humanitarian and environmental program, empowers people with the tools, motivation and support they need to address the problems that matter most to them.
Roots & Shoots builds on Dr. Jane’s vision of placing the power and responsibility for creating solutions to challenges in the hands of young people. All around the world youth are exploring problems in their communities around animals, people and the environment, brainstorming solutions and creating projects that help to solve the problems. The Roots & Shoots is a program that’s different around the world, for example; a project that works for inner city kids in India is going to differ from a project in a remote town in Uganda.