Dr. Rashneh Pardiwala has been creating successful models of environmental sustainability within Mumbai city for the past 15 years and will share her initiatives in the field of solar electrification, rainwater harvesting and urban afforestation. In our online talk #EmpoweringEnvironment she will showcase examples of the projects with the help of case studies with an aim to empower every Mumbaikar to adopt simple, environmentally friendly, socially equitable and financially viable strategies at a personal and community level to help combat climate change and heal the earth.
About the speaker
Dr. Rashneh N. Pardiwala is an Ecologist from the University of Edinburgh specializing in climate change. She is the Founder &; Director of the Centre for Environmental Research and Education (CERE), a Mumbai-based not-for-profit organization that works to promote environmental sustainability through formal education, government collaborations, corporate partnerships, and public awareness campaigns. She is a pioneer in developing Carbon Management and Environmental Sustainability Systems for corporate India and serves as a CSR consultant to leading companies. Rashneh has won numerous awards and has been featured in publications in recognition of her work to promote environmental sustainability. In 2009, she was selected as one of ‘Asia’s 21 Young Leaders’ by Asia Society. In 2013, Dr. Pardiwala was awarded the Ford Fellowship to study at Columbia University, NY.