Following are the categories for Green Globe Foundation Awards -
- Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution in Architecture
Conservation of water and natural resources, optimal energy efficiency, less waste
generation and provision of healthier spaces for occupants - are all elements of
a relatively new concept known as 'green buildings'. Fast gaining momentum, this
concept calls upon architecture and engineering which is energy efficient and environment
friendly leading to a positive habitat and impacting in every which way our normal
day-to-day life. The Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution in Architecture seeks
to identify and applaud the revolutionary work done in the realm of architecture
that has led to intelligent and responsible use of materials and efficient use of
- Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution by an Educational Institution
Dissemination of information and creating awareness are one amongst the many ways
of combating the ever-increasing trend of climate change. So when educational institutions
take upon themselves this responsibility of educating their students and preparing
them to handle the fragile ecosystem, their efforts become highly praiseworthy.
No matter how tiny one's initiatives are, mobilizing our future generation is what
counts. Responsibility manifested through one's action is what these schools are
striving towards. The Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution by an Educational
Institution seeks to identify and applaud such initiatives.
- Green Globe for Product Innovation and Design
The nature and scale of present day environmental problems and the urgency for change
call for the use of innovation in product design. Innovative ideas borne out of
a risk taking culture are increasingly giving rise to world-class solutions that
are affordable, scalable and sustainable. Several home-grown, breakthrough product
design innovations in emerging markets are setting the trend for a greener tomorrow.
In a world where innovation is the solution, the Green Globe for Product Innovation
and Design seeks to applaud such efforts.
- Green Globe for Business Enterprise- Manufacturing
The manufacturing sector plays an extremely significant role in the Indian economy.
India is fast emerging as a global manufacturing hub. Be it automobile or computer
hardware, consumer durables or engineering products, all are being manufactured
in India. India's requisite skills in product, process and capital engineering due
to its manufacturing history and its higher education system makes it the number
one country for manufacturing. Being the backbone of India's economy, many manufacturing
units have actively spearheaded the movement for a greener tomorrow by adopting
environment-friendly practices. The Green Globe for Business Enterprise - Manufacturing
showcases, recognizes and applauds the efforts of this sector in the realm of environmental
- Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution in Media
Information and communication has been a very crucial constituent of the dynamic
society that we are part of today. Technological advancement has led to an exponential
growth of this humongous influence in our day-to-day life called "Media". One of
the resourceful segments of this media, Reportage, has successfully highlighted
the destructive nature of mankind and generated a strong public awareness on the
matter. The massive reach of this highly driven lot has brought about significant
media coverage of climate change and other environmental issues. In an age where
communication of information is paramount, the media's role is indispensable as
they are the real game changers and influencers of society. The Green Globe for
Outstanding Contribution in Media seeks to identify and reward the contribution
of the media in making this planet a greener place to be.
- Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution by an NGO
Equipped with a short supply of resources, NGOs perform selfless work at the grass
root level on critical issues of environmental degradation, generating mass awareness
on pollution-related issues, mobilizing local communities in sustained high-pitched
campaigns, engaging in legal activism through public interest litigation, thus forming
the very backbone of the green movement in the country. The Green Globe for Outstanding
Contribution by an NGO seeks to applaud the noble efforts of such organizations.
- Green Globe for Business Enterprise- Services
India is distinctive among developing countries for its fast-growing service sector
which not only plays a leading role in the economy of the country but has also impacted
the worldwide standing of the nation. The service sector is now bringing about innovative
solutions and scale to the various models for climate change. The Green Globe for
Business Enterprise- Services aims to showcase to the world at large, the efforts
of such organizations who have been continuously helping India move towards a prosperous
- Green Globe for Outstanding Contribution by a State Government
India's National Action Plan on Climate Change clearly reflects that the economic
growth will hit a dead-end if it does not embrace sustainable growth as a goal.
Considering the grave implications of this disclosure, it becomes imperative for
states to do their part in combating the menace called Climate Change. Each state
has realized this important fact and devised action- oriented programs/plans. The
focus is thus on doing their bit not only for their state but also for their country.
Applauding this awakening realization is our aim through the Green Globe for Outstanding
Contribution by a State Government.