Awards & Accolades



The awards truly have reinforced the extent to which SAFE can make a positive impact on environment and humanity. It’s a great honor to be appreciated for innovations and receive recognition of outstanding achievement in renewable energy in WASH for community, climate adaptive agriculture, integrated solid waste management, wetlands conservation and by and large for ground level interventions at science-community interface.

  • Inequality Challenge Award 2018 GIZ, Germany
  • The Hogan Lovell’s Award 2017 for community solar innovation in WASH.
  • Most Innovative Development Project Award 2017, Global Development Network.
  • Gender Pioneers for a Future Detoxified Award 2017 from Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm convention.
  • APN-GCR 'Mitra Award' 2017 for young scientists of SAFE
  • UN-DESA 'Powering the Future' Award 2016.
  • 'UN Water' Award, 2015 for 'Best Management Practice' in WASH services.
  • Lighthouse Activity Award 2014, UNFCCC for RESOLVE Trash 2 Cash project.
  • Development Marketplace Award 2014: World Bank.
  • International Award 2014: Match International Women's Fund.
  • UN-HABITAT Award 2013.
  • Asia Green Award 2013.
  • Earthcare Award 2011.
  • Eco-Peace Leadership Award (UNEP) 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018.

Global Development Network Award 2017