Awards & Accolades


  • UN 10FYP Intervention Award 2016 for Sustainable Consumption and Production Education.
  • UN Water for Life Award, 2015 for ‘Best Management Practice’.
  • Lighthouse Activity Award 2014, UNFCCC  : RESOLVE : Trash2 Cash project, a climate initiative of SAFE for reducing landfill emission  in urban area has received the award from UNFCCC
  • Development Marketplace Award 2014: World Bank NEWS- UP: Non-Conventional Energy in Water & Sanitation in Urban Slums to promote community governance of nature capital.
  • Global Change Research Award 2014 & 2016 : Asia Pacific Network, Japan Climate initiatives in promoting algae culture as a climate alternative farming strategy in coastal India, Bangladesh, Vietnam & Indonesia  and agriculture  waste  management for carbon-smart agro-farming in Bhutan Philippines and India.
  • Match International Women’s Award 2014 & 2016 : This was awarded to program Resolve Trash to Cash for empowering women rag pickers  for establishing the first women led recycling enterprise ,to recycle municipal solid waste.
  • NABARD Best Performance Award 2014: National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development of India awarded this for best rural initiatives in climate smart agriculture in India.
  • Asia Green Award 2012 from Korea Green Foundation, for community based climate mitigation strategy implementation and coastal conservation
  • Eco-Peace Leadership award 2010 & 2012 for grassroots initiatives in environmental conservation from UNEP-EPLC
  • Earthcare Award 2011, for Climate Change Initiatives from Center for Environmental Education Govt. of India & Times of India
  • UNU-MERIT Award 2011 for Implementing Biorights and PES in community based conservation of East Kolkata Wetlands Ramsar site.
  • Dhanwantary Award 2011 for Rural Health and Environmental Conservation from Rotary Club
  • Community Leadership Award 2010 for Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation from National Council for Climate Change & Sustainable Development, India