GGCA FW: *Earth Care Awards - for excellence in climate change mitigation and adaptation* - Last few days left.....apply

Perhaps of interest for our South Asia colleagues …

Nathalie Eddy
Coordinator, Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA)
Email:  nathalie@gender-climate.org 
Tel: +1 720 935-7404
Web: www.gender-climate.org
Skype: nathalie.eddy

From: climate-l@lists.iisd.ca [mailto:climate-l@lists.iisd.ca] On Behalf Of Praveen Prakash
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*Earth Care Awards – for excellence in climate change mitigation and adaptation* - Last few days left.....apply

*Earth Care Awards – for excellence in climate change mitigation and adaptation*

ECA 2012, witness overwhelming response from the region. Submit applications, only few days left to apply.

The Earth Care Awards is established to recognise, foster and promote activities on climate change mitigation and adaptation has now been launched for the countries in SAARC Region.

The current edition of awards is open for countries from SAARC Region, i.e. Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

The awards for this year reflect the need for urgent action in the South Asia region, considering the vulnerability and challenges it faces from the climate impacts. This is in response to the growing consciousness about issues associated with climate change.


The ECA process identifies that it is important to identify and foster locally evolved options to reduce emissions, and approaches to protect land and water resources and upscale innovations for increasing energy efficiency thereby mitigating impacts and increasing adaptive capacity.


The award will focus on three important areas, signifying action by large industries, small scale industries, land use land use changes and water resources under community category and innovation for climate protection category.

The Process is backed up by Centre for Environment Education, India. CEE is an international institute working on areas of environment and sustainability in the region with TERRE Policy Centre as Outreach Partner. The Awards are sponsored by JSW Group and Times of India.

Link: http://gogreenindia.co.in/categories2012.php / www.facebook.com/earth.care.awards

Contact and submit application by email or post to
Praveen.prakash@ceeindia.org

Programme coordinator
Centre for Environment Education
Ahmdedabad India

Mukund.gorakshkar@jsw.in
Mr. Mukund Gorakshkar
CSR Head
JSW Group
Mumbai