Godrej Sustainability Report

Development of a presentation and an audio-visual on the biodiversity of Godrej campus for mass awareness Publishing summary of research projects conducted at Godrej mangroves website for mass awareness Upgradation of the Mangrove Information Centre for conducting indoor awareness activities for visitors at Godrej mangroves 245 mangrove awareness programs, the highest since the inception of the mangrove conservation project in 1985 Session on animal rescue by PAWS NGO for Wildlife Week The mangrove mobile app has been downloaded by 3,000+ individuals from 65 countries so far. Being including to cover all 67 Indian mangrove species in 9 local Indian languages other than English and Hindi G&B facilitated two-day National Conclave on Biodiversity in collaboration with K C College Godrej Mangroves Facebook group outreach increased to 1,000+ members. Mangrove awareness programs’ outreach jumped to 10,020 in 2018-19 from 9,100 in 2017-18 G&B conducted mangrove poster exhibitions in 6 academic institutes of the MMR G&B delivered presentations in 4 national conferences and published 5 papers in conference proceedings and journals The mangrove mobile app launched by Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Dr. (Mrs.) Pheroza Godrej. It has been downloaded by 1,850 individuals from 50 countries so far. Policy inputs to GoI through a National Workshop on CRZ Notification 2011 organized by Gujarat Ecology Commission and MoEF&CC Godrej Mangroves Facebook group outreach increased to 900+ members. Godrej case study of Mangrove management in ‘Sustainability for Breakfast’ event organized by Treeni Sustainability Solutions and Tata Motors Development of a portable exhibition of 8 posters in English and Marathi for mass awareness Presentation at Marathi Vigyan Parishad at Kudal. Attended by 500+ science teachers and educators. 38 science educators trained as resource persons. G&B participated in HSBC India Bird Race recording 69 bird species on Godrej campus in a single day Photo documentation and identification of 45 spider species adding substantial data to Pirojshanagar Township’s biodiversity index. Camera Trap study to study Mammals diversity in mangroves, a first of its kind by an industrial township G&B participated in HSBC India Bird Race recording 54 bird species on Godrej campus in a single day Photo-documentation of 75+ insect species, 5 reptile & amphibian. Four research papers in National conferences Study of mangrove biodiversity and avifauna at Godrej mangroves Awareness Research STRATEGY 2016-17 2018-19 2017-18 52