Earth Care Award 2015 Brochure - Centre For Environment Education

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EARTH CARE AWARDS 2015
Awards for Excellence in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
To Download Application Forms:
www.gogreenindia.co.in
www.facebook.com/earth.care.awards
For more details on application process contact:
This joint initiative between JSW & The Times of
India has been fuelled by the incorporation of
successful inhouse climate change mitigation
measures within JSW and the urge to facilitate
further action through a mass eco-consciousness
movement by engaging the people of the country.
TERRE Policy Centre is the outreach partner and CEE is
the knowledge partner in this initiative. The technical
framework including questionnaire, application pack
is developed by CEE and it is also responsible for short
listing, field evaluation, ranking and final presentation
to the Jury for selection of Awardees.
Last date for submitting application 30th November, 2014
ECA Secretariat
Centre for Environment Education,
Nehru Foundation for Development,
Thaltej Tekra, Ahmedabad-380054
Gujarat, India.
Phone: +91-79-26844820, 26858002
Email: [email protected].org,
[email protected]
Mukund Gorakshkar
General Manager - CSR
JSW Steel Limited
Jindal Mansion
5A, Dr. G Deshmukh Marg
Mumbai - 400026, Maharashtra, India.
Email: [email protected]
Knowledge Partner
Outreach Partner
Introduction
Jury Members
The Earth Care Award (ECA) seeks to recognize and
foster actions and innovations for climate change
mitigation and adaptation by communities, entrepreneurs,
large scale industries and small and medium scale
industries.
DR. R K PACHAURI
Chair – Earth Care Awards Jury,
Director General – TERI
MR. KARTIKEYA V. SARABHAI
Director
Centre for Environment Education
MS. SHAILAJA CHANDRA
IAS (Retd)
Former Chief Secretary, Delhi.
MR. RAJENDRA M. SHENDE
Chairperson, Terre Policy Centre
Severity of Climate change will highly impact the South
Asian region as global warming is likely to surpass 2°C
rise. Limiting the global warming would require
substantial actions and initiatives in response to climate
change. The Earth Care Awards endeavours to identify
such initiatives which demonstrate actions with special
reference to mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
PROF. ANEETA BENNINGER
Executive Director
Centre for Development Studies
and Activities
The ECA process recognizes locally
evolved options to reduce greenhouse
gas emissions, approaches to protect
land and water resources and to upscale
innovations for increasing energy efficiency.
MR. RAJAT GUPTA
Director, McKinsey & Company
The 2015 edition of the Awards is open to SAARC
countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India,
Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Award will
focus on four important areas signifying actions by:
DR. NITIN PANDIT
Managing Director
WRI India
MR. CHANDRABHUSHAN
Deputy Director General
Center for Science and
Environment
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Communities: Land Use, Land Use Change and
Forestry, and Water Resources
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Innovation for Climate Protection
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GHG Mitigation in Large Scale Enterprises
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Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction in Small &
Medium Scale Enterprises
HANDPRINT symbolizes positive actions towards sustainability
and was launched at UNESCO's 4th International Conference on
Environmental Education (ICEE) by CEE in 2007.
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Community
M. Venkatarangaiya Foundation, Andhra Pradesh
The Vedchhi Pradesh Seva Samiti, Gujarat
Sujala Watershed Project, Govt. of Karnataka
2010
Jai Malhar Village Watershed Committee, Maharashtra
Society to Uplift Rural Economy, Rajasthan
Watershed Organization Trust, Maharashtra
South Asian Forum for Environment, West Bengal
Vivekanand Research and Training Institute,Gujarat
2012
Activities related to climate change adaptation and
mitigation focused on the clear improvement in the
quality and quantity of water and land resources and
related forestry activities.
2008
Community led action on
Mitigation and Adaptation to
Climate Change with respect to
Water Resources, Land Use, and
Land Use Change & Forestry
2011
Previous Awardees
127 TA (Territorial Army), Uttarakhand
Help-O, Sri Lanka
Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Bangladesh
Applications should present:
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Lutheran World Service India Trust and ENDEV - Society for
Environment and Development, West Bengal
Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India), Gujarat
The vulnerabilities posed by climate
change before rural and urban
communities
Process of enhancing communities
resilience/adaptive capabilities towards
combating challenges
Demonstration of short term and long term
sustainable impacts of community-led
actions resulting in climate change
adaptation and mitigation
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Innovation
Previous Awardees
Innovation for Climate Protection
2008
Taraknath Choudhary, West Bengal
2010
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, Karnataka
Farmland Rainwater Harvesting System, Karnataka
Dr. Harender Raj Gautam, Himachal Pradesh
Prakriti Biotech Farm, Jharkhand
Energy Research Applications, Jharkhand
Mahindra Vehicles Manufacturers Ltd, Maharashtra
2012
It can be a product or service that helps to cope up with the
pressure related to energy consumption and emerging need of
improved energy efficiency and / or a policy initiative leading to
reduced emissions for becoming climate-efficient.
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Focus is on innovations that foster energy efficiency and
sustainability for reduction in green house gases emissions and
help in mitigating climate change and building resilience.
Adya Wifi Metering Pvt Ltd, Andhra Pradesh
AVANI, Uttarakhand
Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA), Gandhinagar
Coir Atlas, Jharkhand
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A project of developing innovative product
or service showing clear reduction in net
GHGs emissions or amounts of energy
consumed in its use.
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An applied research for policy making with
proven results or pioneering and entrepreneurial
efforts of improving systemic energy efficiency
as well as building social resilience.
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Farmland Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Karnataka
Clear correlation between their innovation and
its benefits to the bottom of the pyramid. Those
having application in several sectors, not
restricted to industry and it should be ready to
meet the need of urgency for action.
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Industry
GHG Mitigation in Large Scale Enterprises
Previous Awardees
Large scale industries across areas of specialization that have demonstrated
considerable leadership and willingness to reduce carbon intensity of their
operations (manufacturing and services) are eligible to apply for this category.
Large Scale Enterprises
2008
SME's should demonstrate energy efficiency and reduction and direct or
indirect emission of Greenhouse Gases in their operations. The applications
must represent steps taken to conduct energy audit, energy conservation
and efficiency improvement through process efficiency, use of alternatives
and good practice measures.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, New Delhi
Welspun India Ltd, Gujarat
Tata Sponge Iron Ltd, Odisha
2010
Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction
in Small & Medium Scale Enterprises
Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, Maharashtra
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Tata Consultancy Services
Kymore Cement Works, ACC Limited, Madhya Pradesh
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Energy efficiency improvement initiatives
leading to reduction in the release of
greenhouse gases with verifiable indicators.
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Achieved emission reduction (direct &
indirect) beyond the basic compliance
requirements.
Small and Medium Scale Enterprises
BILT Graphic Paper Products Ltd, Maharashtra
Air India - Environment Management System
Division, Maharashtra
Videocon Industries Ltd, Maharashtra
CenPEEP – NTPC, New Delhi
ACC Cement – Gagal Cement Works,
Himachal Pradesh
2012
Proven continual improvement in energy
efficiency enhancement at different stages of
the life-cycle of product and services.
2012
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Applications should present:
Orchid Ecotel, Mumbai
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Who can apply?
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Industries (Large Scale Enterprises and Small &
Medium Enterprises), PSU’s Companies,
Businesses, Government Agencies
Community Groups and NGOs
Individual Researchers and Academic Institutions,
R&D Centers / Organizations
Award Process
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Short listing of application
Field visits and due diligence
Jury Meeting
Award Event
How to apply
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Terms and conditions
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Judging process
l Information provided in application form will be
reviewed by a team of technical experts to shortlist
applications in each award category.
l The selected applicants will be audited onsite by
the technical team for verification of details
provided.
l If required, the finalists may be invited to present
their case before the Jury to decide the winners.
Confidentiality: All information provided in the
applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
It will be used solely for the purpose of judging.
Applicants will be consulted in case it is wished to use
some material for future publicity purposes or for
development of case studies.
Download application pack from www.gogreenindia.co.in or write to ECA Secretariat
Two copies of the application form should be submitted along with two sets of electronic version (CD). The
application form should be neatly typed in english with minimum font size 12 pt. (Arial) on both side of A-4 size paper
It should include filled application form along with the supporting documents.
Efforts should be made to make the application short and precise with minimal paper use. Hard copy submission
should be in black & white only. Colour should be used only in electronic version.
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Entries which do not match the required criteria will not be considered.
All entries must be supported with content that are owned by applicants and are authorized to use and submit.
The format for application will not be altered in any way and must be maintained and applied in prescribed format. Any
alteration or deviation will attract outright rejection.
No correspondence would be entertained regarding the selection or the selection procedure.
Materials submitted for consideration of the award are non-returnable.
Applications without sufficient supporting documents/proof/evidence of work done would not be placed before the
Award Committee.
Jury reserves the right for on ground verification of the work claimed by the applicant.
The organizers of the awards will not be responsible for any damage and non-receipt/late receipt of any material.
Content submitted shall not contain in whole or in part, any third party copyrighted material or material that is subject
to other third party proprietary rights.
Awards Jury reserves the right to award more than one as the winner and also to withhold awards, if the required
standards are not met.
An award winner is entitled to use award logo for their required purpose and cannot apply for three years under the
same category.
The deliberations of the Jury will remain confidential. All recommendations and decisions taken are binding and final,
and no correspondence will be entered into on such matters.
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of India
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