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We’re always looking for volunteers and partners to collaborate with
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Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM)

About: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), also known as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), (formerly the Bombay Municipal Corporation and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Bombay (MCGB) till 1996) is the governing civic body of Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra. It was established under the Bombay Municipal Corporation Act 1888. MCGM is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs.

Role on Project Swachh Worli Koliwada: The MCGM serves as a critical partner for the project in terms of providing infrastructure support and access to civic amenities. They will also lend support with manpower for clean up and management of public spaces, shoreline, and provision of waste management equipment on a regular basis.

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IDFC First Bank

About: IDFC FIRST Bank provides a range of financial solutions to individuals, small businesses and corporates. The Bank offers savings and current accounts, NRI accounts, salary accounts, demat accounts, fixed and recurring deposits, home and personal loans, small business loans, forex products, payment solutions and wealth management services. IDFC First Bank has a nationwide presence and operates in the Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking and other banking segments. Customers can choose where and how they want to bank: 206 bank liability branches, 102 asset branches, 140 ATMs and 454 rural business correspondent centres across the country, net banking, mobile banking and 24/7 toll free Banker-on-Call service.

CSR Initiatives: As part of IDFC FIRST Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility mission, the Bank partners non-profit organisations and social enterprises that use innovative solutions to solve some of society’s pressing social and environmental issues. The Bank’s interventions are structured in a way that they not only benefit communities directly, but create a ripple effect that sets the tone for long-lasting advantages. The Bank funds programmes that are long-term and use a sustainable approach, which involves multiple stakeholders (civil society, Government bodies, non-profit organisations). The Bank’s partnerships also go beyond funding, to offer advice and guidance on strategy, and implementation of social impact programs on ground. The CSR mission of the Bank focuses on Education, Livelihoods, Women Empowerment, Health and Financial Inclusion.

Role on Project Swachh Worli Koliwada: IDFC FIRST Bank’s involvement in Swachh Worli Koliwada is primarily as a funding partner. In addition to monetary support, the Bank is equally involved in an advisory capacity on strategy and resources. They also lend skills and expertise with support from internal employees, and help mobilize the corporate community and other entities such as foundations, organizations, NGOs, institutions to garner further support on the project.

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Triton Greentech Innovations Pvt. Ltd.

About: Triton Greentech Innovations Pvt. Ltd. is an environmentally conscious, enthusiastic and passionate group which provides revolutionary and out of the box customized technology solutions to help save the environment and reduce the massive carbon footprint. Triton Greentech cares about the planet and feels responsible to leave it in better shape for future generations. They are driven by the 6R motto; Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Replace, Responsibly. The organisation has grown rapidly as a trusted name in the realms of Urban Waste Management. With a focus on innovation, they have developed a wide range of aesthetically pleasing, utility oriented and environmentally friendly products in this area.

Role on Project Swachh Worli Koliwada: Triton Greentech Innovations Pvt. Ltd. is a technical partner for Research, Training and Implementation of the solid waste management project on ground. They are involved in Survey and Audit, as well as the proposal and reporting on the zone-wise implementation plan in Worli Koliwada. The execution and management of the solid waste management project – door-to-door awareness and advocacy, segregation, collection and management of dry and wet waste treatment plants will be their primary role. They will also help with identification of the potential SWM ‘Trainers’ and ‘Collection Members’ from the community, along with their training, periodic assessment and reporting to aid sustenance of the project.

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System Architects

About: Systems Architects is a one stop resource platform for architecture providing multi-disciplinary expertise with holistic solutions. Architectural, engineering and signature interior design with project management support and on-site supervision ensures our commitment towards client satisfaction. System Architects INDIA is determined to participate in creating more contemporary and futuristic design with innovation and cultural motivation, contextual to different geographies. With an experience of more than 25 years, they truly believe in the process of collaboration and trans-disciplinary consortium. This knowledge sharing is tremendously beneficial for project of any scale and nature. System Architects’ vision is to design adaptive environments for enhancing efficiency by fostering multidisciplinary processes from foundation to celebration. They work with a mission to ensure positive change in human behavior through architecture.

Role on Project Swachh Worli Koliwada: System Architects is a technical consultant on the project. Working closely with the G5A cityLAB team, they are involved in site research, design, coordination with principal partners and implementation of the project on ground.

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Earthoholics

About: Earthoholics is an initiative started by Smita D. Shirodkar. Their vision is to sensitise people towards healthy green practices and provide earth-friendly products and services. They work on Urban Agriculture for food security and healthy living, Sustainable Waste Management (with RUR Greenlife Pvt Ltd.), and  help people reduce their carbon foot print.

Earthoholics has encouraged a change in practices and touched lives of more than 1,00,000 people through their green awareness workshops, exhibitions like Nature Bazaar, Urban Farming Show & customized green events like Gardening Gyaan Day for Panasonic Experience Center, Nature Week for Deutsche Bank, Earth Day Celebrations at Phoenix Market City, Seminar at Voltas, Indian Navy (Colaba), NOFRA & many more. Earthoholics aims to do every bit to spread awareness & encourage a smallest change in the way we live so that we all can have a healthy life for ourselves and our ‘Planet Earth’.

Role on Project Swachh Worli Koliwada: Earthoholics is a technical partner for Research, Training and Implementation of the gardening and greening project in the community. With an aim to create awareness about the importance of urban farming, they will be involved in conducting research at the sanctioned sites for environmental conditions and the soil status to evaluate what kind of green plantation can be carried out in Worli Koliwada. Working with and training interested community members on sustainable urban farming practices, Earthoholics will build the infrastructure for urban plantation and greening and beautification at the site as an integral part of the solid waste management project.

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We’re always looking for volunteers and partners to collaborate with
please write to us