Partners

Aircel (www.aircel.com) is one of India's leading telecom operators. Aircel has been constantly innovating products and services and is credited with making 3G affordable to masses by launching Pocket Internet Smart which offers best value 3G packs. Aircel has positioned itself as a data led telecom player and has addressed the multi-functionality of a mobile phone in many innovative ways which are Industry firsts, be it the Aircel Pocket Internet, Pocket Internet Games and Facebook Voice Updates on Aircel.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Rapid Action Projects | Trade Control Project | MVS Bandipur | UP Carnivore Conservation Project

Apollo Tyres Ltd (www.apollotyres.com) is a high-performance tyre manufacturer headquartered in India. It is built around the core principles of creating stakeholder value through reliability in its products and dependability in its relationships. The company has manufacturing units in India and in the Netherlands.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Kannur Kandal (Mangrove Conservation) Project

Asian Elephant Support (www.asianelephantsupport.org) is a US Non-profit foundation dedicated to the care and conservation of Asian elephants in their range countries, and to the people whose lives are intertwined with this magnificent and endangered species.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Captive Elephant Health Camp (Sonepur Mela)

Bihar State Forest Department (www.forest.bih.nic.in) is responsible for the protection and maintenance of wildlife and wild habitats in the state of Bihar. This includes important terrestrial species such as the tiger, leopard, bear, hyena, bison, chital etc, besides many varieties of fish, crocodilians (including the gharial), gangetic turtles and the freshwater dolphin. Bihar is also famous for its wetlands and its several varieties of local as well as migratory bird species.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Valmiki Conservation Project | Gandak Gharial Conservation Project

Charities Aid Foundation (India) (www.cafindia.org) Charities Aid Foundation is a leading international not-for-profit organisation, which works to make giving more effective and charities more successful. CAF India is part of an international network with offices in nine countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Russia, South Africa and the United States of America and distributes funds to over 90 countries around the world. We promote and support all socio development causes that positions us uniquely to address a wide cross sectoral span of donor interests. CAF India, with its dedicated team of experts, brings development sector knowledge and experience to take 'Giving' further.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Rapid Action Projects

Chester Zoo (www.chesterzoo.org) constantly strives to help save threatened wildlife from extinction, safe-keeping over 15,000 animals in captive care as well as in their natural realm by providing technical and financial outreach support worldwide. It is also one of the most important zoos in the United Kingdom.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Central India Wild Buffalo Conservation Project

Cochin Shipyard Ltd (www.cochinshipyard.com) is the largest shipbuilding and maintenance facility in India. It is part of a line of maritime-related facilities in the port-city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Whale Shark Conservation - Kerala & Lakshadweep Coast

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (www.davidshepherd.org) is an adaptable and flexible, non-bureaucratic organisation responding promptly to conservation threats by supporting trusted, reputable individuals and organisations operating in the field. Lean on administration but generous on funding, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation supports a range of innovative, vital and far-reaching projects throughout Africa and Asia, achieving real results for wildlife survival.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Rapid Action Projects

Department of Wildlife Protection, Jammu & Kashmir (www.jkwildlife.com) focuses on the maintenance of ecological balance, conservation of bio-diversity, regulation of hydrological regime, promotion of soil and water conservation, climate regulation, carbon sequestration and nutrient recycling in the state.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Western Himalayan Mountain Ungulate Conservation Project

Elephant Family (www.elephantfamily.org) is the UK's biggest funder for the endangered Asian elephant. Massive habitat loss has caused their numbers to plummet by 90% in the past 100 years, earning them an unwanted place on the IUCN red list. Elephant Family exists to save this iconic animal from extinction in the wild, along with tigers, orangutans & all the other animals who share their habitat. Working with local people and partner NGOs, we currently fund 20 projects across Asia and invest where we are needed most.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Karbi Anglong Conservation Project | Wayanad Conservation Project | National Elephant Corridor Project

Europäische Tierschutzstiftung is a European foundation that aims to promote respect for nature, animals and the environment; promote a natural balance between humans and fauna; promote species protection; give animals a voice and a position in the human legal order which safeguards their protection, rights and survival; disseminate animal welfare ideas through words, writings and images; and provide support to animal welfare organisations.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Rapid Action Projects

Global Giving (www.globalgiving.org) is the first and largest global crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. We make it possible for nonprofits from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe (and hundreds of places in between) to access the tools, training, and support they need to be more effective and make our world a better place.

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Gujarat Forest Department (www.forests.gujarat.gov.in) forms policies for the conservation of forests and the protection of wildlife and the environment in Gujarat. The unique features of the state include the largest coastline in the country, the saline deserts of the Rann of Kutch, grasslands and wetlands. These factors have bestowed the state with a vast diversity of flora and fauna. The majestic Asiatic lion and wild ass have their last remaining populations in Gujarat. The state's faunal biodiversity consists of 14% of fish, 18 % of reptiles, 37% of avifauna and 25% of the mammal populations of the country.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Mithapur Coral Reef Recovery Project | Whale Shark Conservation Project

International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org) Founded in 1969, saves individual animals, animal populations and habitats all over the world. With projects in more than 40 countries, IFAW provides hands-on assistance to animals in need, whether it's dogs and cats, wildlife and livestock, or rescuing animals in the wake of disasters. We also advocate saving populations from cruelty and depletion, such as our campaign to end commercial whaling and seal hunts.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Central India Tiger Habitat Securement Project | Animal Action Education | Van Rakshak Project | Centre For Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation | Pakke Conservation Project (CBRC) | Trade Control Project | Rapid Action Projects | Greater Manas Conservation Project | Emergency Relief Network | Legal Assistance Project

International Union for Conservation of Nature (www.iucn.org) IUCN's work is driven by two features of life today: Global production and consumption patterns are destroying our life support system – nature – at persistent and dangerously high rates. And people, communities, governments and private actors are under-using the potential power of nature and the solutions it can provide to global challenges in fields such as climate change, food security, social and economic development. IUCN calls these nature-based solutions.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Marine Conservation under Odisha Management Plan

Japan Tiger and Elephant Fund (www.jtef.jp) , a non-profit and nongovernmental organisation, contributes to protect the world of wildlife representing their voice and interests, so that global biodiversity and the natural environment of human beings will be conserved. As a practice to meet the purpose, JTEF has developed several programs supporting the field activities for conservation of tigers and elephants in their habitat. It also dedicated efforts to reduce Japanese demand for wildlife products.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Kaziranga - Karbi Anglong Link Project | Central India Tiger Habitat Securement Project

The Ministry of Women & Child Development (www.wcd.nic.in) has been administering the 'Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women' (STEP) scheme since 1986-87, with the aim of providing skills that give employability to women and provide competencies and skills that enable women to become self-employed/entrepreneurs. The Scheme is intended to benefit women who are in the age group of 16 years and above across the country.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Valmiki Conservation Project | Greater Manas Conservation Project

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (www.envfor.nic.in) is the nodal agency in the administrative structure of the Central Government for the planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of India's environmental and forestry policies and programmes.

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The National Biodiversity Authority (www.nbaindia.org) was established in 2003 to implement India's Biological Diversity Act (2002). The NBA is a Statutory, Autonomous Body and it performs facilitative, regulatory and advisory function for the Government of India on issues of conservation, sustainable use of biological resources and fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the use of biological resources.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Valmiki Conservation Project

Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (www.nabu.de) Founded in 1899, NABU, is one of the oldest and largest environment associations in Germany. The association encompasses more than 450,000 members and sponsors, who commit themselves to the conservation of threatened habitats, flora and fauna, to climate protection and energy policy.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Valmiki Conservation Project

The Odisha State Forest Department (www.odishaforest.in) is responsible for the protection and management of wildlife and wild habitats in the state of Odisha. The state's forests are well stocked, diverse, multi-storied and dense. The forests are managed for sustained use providing a range of goods and services to a variety of stakeholders at local and broader levels.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: MVS Similipal | Odisha Management Plan

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (www.ongcindia.com) is India's Most Valuable Public Sector Enterprise. The Company won the Petrofed Oil & Gas Industry Awards for 2011 in three categories: "Environmental Sustainability: Company of the Year", "Human Resource Management: Company of the Year" and "Innovator of the Year: Team (Won by IOGPT)". It was also bestowed with the "Most Attractive Employer" Award in the Randstad Awards 2011, and won the "Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability" for the year 2011.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Eastern Swamp Deer Conservation Project | Wild Aid Special Projects

Oracle (www.oracle.com) , with more than 420,000 customers and deployments in more than 145 countries, offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Central India Wild Buffalo Conservation Project | Van Rakshak Project

The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (www.pbnf.nl) was established in 1994 by the late Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. The Fund's mission is to support small, preferably local initiatives towards the conservation and wise use of nature and our natural resource base. Effectively, it aims to help save critically endangered flora and fauna. The Fund focuses on work undertaken by organisations located in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Valmiki Conservation Project

The Rufford Foundation (www.rufford.org) is an independent grant-making trust based in the UK. The Foundation concentrates its funding on nature conservation projects in developing countries undertaken by small to medium-sized organisations.

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Tata Chemicals Limited (www.tatachemicals.com) is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on LIFE: Living, Industry and Farm Essentials. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Mithapur Coral Reef Recovery Project | Whale Shark Conservation Project

The Tata Trusts (www.tatatrusts.org) have played a pioneering role in transforming traditional ideas of charity and introducing the concept of philanthropy to make a real difference to communities. Through a grant-making, direct implementation and co-partnership strategy, the Trusts support and drive innovation in the areas of natural resources management; education; healthcare and nutrition; rural livelihoods; enhancing civil society and governance; arts, crafts and culture; and diversified employment.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Sarus Crane Conservation Project

Union Bank Social Foundation (www.unionbankofindia.co.in) is the CSR wing of Union Bank of India. Its objectives are to support initiatives towards social upliftment and improving living standards of underprivileged segments. UBSF is focusing on assistance to trusts/social organisations engaged mainly in the fields of community welfare, education, healthcare, skill development, rural development and village adoption, girl child and women’s empowerment, and environment protection.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Greater Manas Conservation Project (MVS)

World Land Trust (www.worldlandtrust.org) is an international conservation charity that protects the world's most biologically important and threatened habitats acre by acre. Since its foundation in 1989 (as the World Wide Land Conservation Trust), WLT has funded partner organisations around the world to create reserves, and give permanent protection to habitat and their wildlife.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Garo Green Spine Conservation Project | Chamrajnagar Mudahalli Corridor Project

World Wide Fund for Nature (www.worldwildlife.org) works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Rajaji Train Hit Project

Zoologische Gesellschaft für Arten- und Populationsschutz (www.zgap.de) is an international NGO that focuses on the conservation species of little known and ‘forgotten’ endangered species.

ASSOCIATED PROJECTS: Central India Wild Buffalo Conservation Project