Bangladesh Urban Forum is an excellent platform for coming up with ideas for an urban Bangladesh. We would welcome the forum and it's members to apply for Eart CAre Awards.

The Earth Care Awards (ECA) have been announced for the year 2016 and the application process has started. The 7th edition of the awards is open to SAARC countries :  Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka recognizing the climate change mitigation and adaptation actions  by communities, entrepreneurs, innovators, large scale industries, and urban local bodies.

The ECA is now into its 7th edition of its successful journey that started in 2008. Since then ECA has gained wide spread recognition amongst the industries, NGOs, CBOs, and government institutes. The Earth Care Awards provides a platform to foster regional cooperation and support in terms of knowledge and technology transfer in the SAARC region. The award recognizes, verifies, and promotes the replicable initiatives and interventions on the greenhouse gasses (GHG) emission reduction, natural resource conservation, energy efficiency improvement, development and promotion of innovative eco-friendly alternatives across various sectors of development.

The awards are given for the following categories:

  • Community based mitigation and adaptation in water resources, agriculture, forestry and other land use
  • Innovations for climate protection,
  • GHG mitigation in Large Enterprises
  • Leadership in Urban Climate Action.

ECA is a joint initiative between JSW & the Times of India. The awards are technically supported by the Centre for Environment Education (CEE), and our outreach partner is Technology, Education, Research and Rehabilitation for the Environment (TERRE) Policy centre.

We would like to invite you to submit an application of your project, product or service which reflects activities in line with the category focus.

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In case of any query feel free to write or call us.

Thanks and Regards

Nidhi Sandilya
Programme Officer
Sustainable Business and Climate Change
Centre of Environment Education- Ahmedabad
Phone no - 79-26844820