Biome Environmental Trust
Biome Environmental Trust evolved from Biome Environmental Solutions Private Limited – a group of Architects, Urban planners and Engineers working on sustainable solutions for land-use, energy, water and sanitation in the Indian and Developing world context. The focus of all the work for Biome Environmental Trust is issues of equity and ecological sustainability. Biome has extensive experience in engaging with a diverse spectrum of citizenry and institutions to implement and drive uptake of sustainable water and sanitation practices – both in the urban and rural contexts. The constant endeavour of the Trust is to bridge practice to policy: to be able to influence policy formulation based on practice. The founder Trustee of the Trust Mr S Vishwanath is a member of multiple policy committees / subcommittees at the local, State and National levels. Blog : details the work done by the Trust.
Centre for Environment Education
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 affiliated to the Nehru Foundation for Development and inherits the rich multi- disciplinary resource base and varied experience of Nehru Foundation for 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. CEE is partnering with earthian to introduce this program to schools on the Paryavaran Mitra network, with primary focus on the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan Website:
National Independent Schools Alliance
National Independent Schools Alliance is an association of budget private schools in India. NISA aims to create an enabling ecosystem for budget private schools that are working to improve access to affordable and quality education for the economically weaker. NISA represents over 7,000 schools from 15 states in India—Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Delhi, Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Himachal. For More information log on to www.nisaindia.org