ABOUT GREEN ECONOMY INDIA
Green Economy India is a futuristic venture of Samanvaya, Chennai. In the light of the Climate Emergency that rings the doorbell daily the world is inundated with ideas, concepts and practices as future knowledge for survival and sustainability.
Samanvaya has been leading co-development and delivery of innovative, novel, and futuristic courses for emerging needs since over two decades to civil society, government, academia, and corporate organizations. Utilizing the experience and insights, Samanvaya has designed Green Economy Courses for diverse audiences with different sets of programmes and practices. The courses have been offered through partner organizations, including the Sustainable Livelihood Institute (SLI), Auroville, Madras School of Social Work (MSSW), Chennai, Bhoomi College, Bengaluru and as visiting faculty in the College of Atlantic (CoA), Maine, USA.
It has also constituted a voluntary research and advocacy team that will further the green agenda in Indian conditions with serious research on diverse subjects.
In December 2021, Samanvaya conceptualized and co-organized the National Seminar on Green Economy in Chennai along with the MSSW.
These courses aim to provide an orientation and framework for those interested in building green economy in the Indian context primarily and utilizing the tools, practices and knowledge that has emerged from across the world, but, primarily from Indian background. It aims to equip candidates with customized transitional plans to design and move towards a green economy building.
Registrations are open for the Sept-end commencement cohort of the programme at the Bhoomi College in…
We all know the crisis of Climate Emergency and have daily update on the worsening scenario. Most of us wanting to make a change in our own lives first, are stuck at what is known as the ''beginners block'' with the first few steps being the hardest. This course aims to provide you with a step-by-step process to transform yourself from within, under the guidance of Smt. Meenakshi, and, with the support of a cohort of co-travellers / co-learners.
In critically examining existing global economic models, we will use case studies from India that draw on the lens of Gandhian Economics and ways to remake society through green entrepreneurship. We will focus on ideas that bring ethics to the forefront of the enterprise creation process, drawing, especially, on ideas of J. C. Kumarappa. We will look closely at ways in past societies, cultural ethos guided enterprise and how there is a need to re-create /…