Initiatives

In this section you will find initiatives and social business engaged in environment, climate protection, humanity and development. You are involved in an organization or know about a excellent project? You are invited to recommend it here.

FECOFUN - Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal

The Federation of community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN) is a formal network of Forest User Groups (FUGs) from all over Nepal. FECOFUN emerged from the idea that forest users from all parts of the country should be linked in order to strengthen the role of Users in policy making processes. Read on

Ladakh Ecology Footprint

Ladakh Ecological Footprint tries to raise people's awareness about Ladakh's enviroment by organizing ecologically conscious treks and giving people a chance to understand Ladakh's society and culture from the inside out. Read on

Gaia Education

Ecovillages around the world offer valuable experiences and lessons about the design and creation of sustainable communities in rural and urban settings. Gaia Education is united in the effort to make the knowledge and skills developed in ecovillages accessible to a wide audience. Read on

NSEF - National Social Entrepreneurship Forum

NSEF has a single minded mission of promoting social entrepreneurship in universities across India. With this objective NSEF establishes student run chapters at each university which conduct various activities to create an ecosystem that will produce the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Read on

Bright Green Energy Foundation

Bright Green Energy Foundation: Pilot testing new business models and renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh, diversifying solar technology into other areas such as urban, irrigation, street lighting, telecommunication, energy for schools and powering health facilities, promote sustainable business model in Bangladesh and else where, training and Read on

Greenlight Planet Inc.

Greenlight Planet is combining cutting-edge technology with innovative distribution networks to commercialize low-power LED lanterns. The new lights are bright, long-lasting, and practical. Read on

EarthShare

Founded by its member charities in 1988, EarthShare is an opportunity for caring employees and workplaces to support hundreds of environmental charities through workplace giving campaigns. A workplace giving campaign is an annual, employer-sponsored program that lets employees contribute a few dollars per paycheck as their charitable donation. Read on

GEOECOLOGY ENERGY ORGANISATION [GEO]

GEOECOLOGY ENERGY ORGANISATION [GEO] is an NGO, working on the following aspects ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE, NATURAL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - AGRICULTURE, TERRA PRETA / BIOCHAR, WATER, ENERGY - GOOD STOVES AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION, SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS, DISASTER MITIGATION AND Read on

World Vision India

Children are the focus of World Vision's work. We work together with the communities, families and children in their journey towards development. We do this by working with the communities to help them reach the basic standards of physical, intellectual, socio-economic and moral well-being. Read on

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC)

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is a national networking body on alternative mass media working for building a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of information, equitable and affordable access to Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) and Right to Communication of remote and marginalized population. Read on

Kickstarter: Funds from Friends & Fans

Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative ideas and ambitious endeavors. We believe that... • A good idea, communicated well, can spread fast and wide. • A large group of people can be a tremendous source of money and encouragement. Read on

Forest Survey of India (FSI)

Forest Survey of India (FSI) is an organisation under the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India Its principal mandate is to conduct survey and assessment of forest resources in the country. It started as an organization called Pre- Investment Survey of Forest Resources(PISFR) in 1965 as FAO/UNDP/GOI Project. Read on

United Nations World Food Programme

WFP is the food aid arm of the United Nations system. It improves the lives of the poorest people - people who, either permanently or during crisis periods, are unable to produce enough food or do not have the resources to otherwise obtain the food that they and their households require for active and healthy lives. Read on

World Bank India

The World Bank is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. India is one of our oldest members, having joined the institution at its inception in 1944. Read on

Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations- New Delhi

FAO gives practical help to developing countries through a wide range of technical assistance projects; encourages an integrated approach, with environmental, social and economic considerations included in the formulation of development projects; collects, analyses, interprets and disseminates information Read on

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. The organization stands with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. Read on

UNICEF in India

UNICEF has been working in India since 1949. The largest UN organisation in the country, UNICEF is fully committed to working with the Government of India to ensure that each child born in this vast and complex country gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential. Read on