World Animal Protection and GGSIP University, School of Environment Management, join forces to commit to Green World



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04 June 2022 17:23 STI

New Delhi [India] June 4 (ANI/NewsSee): World Animal Protection in collaboration with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, School of Environment Management, GGSIPU celebrates World Environment Day with the theme “Adapt to Green”, raising awareness of how our Eating habits can have an impact on the quality of our life and lifespan.
The event will have celebrity guest influencer Nidhi Mohan Kamal, who will speak on “the importance of plant-based eating” followed by a “Finger licking Green” tasting where companies promoting innovative plant-based foods plants will showcase their products, promoting a healthier option to the masses. A planting campaign followed by various other activities would conclude this celebration for the occasion.
“This is an important moment in the global history of mankind, where the pandemic has forced people to stop and reflect on many aspects, health and food choice being one of them. them. This is an important campaign that raises awareness of the best options available to us and choosing a healthier life by eating healthy; at the same time, we are helping to reduce the carbon footprint. As we educate the masses about the topic, we are also bringing back the momentum on food systems change that fuels animal abuse,” said Gajender K Sharma, Country Director, World Animal Protection India.
“We have already started to witness the effects of climate change; we know we need to act quickly and make smarter choices. What we put on our plates affects not only our health, but the health of our planet as well. life is one small act of kindness we can do towards our environment and millions of voiceless creatures,” said Nidhi Mohan Kamal, renowned fitness and yoga trainer, herbal nutritionist.
The collaboration to celebrate World Environment Day also highlights our commitment to the global agreement on sustainable development, in line with our vision of a world where animals live free from suffering – together we can move the world for animals.
“We are pleased to partner with World Animal Protection to raise awareness of compelling and thought-provoking issues that will define our future path to a sustainable and greener world. The commitments we make today will lay the foundations and inspire our future generations. . to adapt for a better life, choices, to live longer. I want to provide a healthier, greener and better world for this generation to carry on as a legacy for many years to come,” said said Professor Rita Singh, Dean, USEM GGSIP University.
If we look back over the last 50 years to half a century of debates, actions on sustainable development have provided a mega platform for the environmental movement. The growing challenges in fighting pandemics, mitigating climate impacts, reducing threats to biodiversity and restoring the degraded ecosystem are vital for human survival. Living sustainably in harmony with nature, embracing green to achieve green economy, green energy, green agriculture and green development should be our goal on World Environment Day to shape new global businesses,” said Professor Prodyut Bhattacharya, Program Manager, GGSIP University.

– Our campaign pledge page www.worldanimalprotection.org.in/pledge-to-eat-less-meat
– Find out more about our work www.worldanimalprotection.org.in/our-work
– To arrange an interview or for more details, please contact Nidhi Bhardwaj on: 9801178350 or email: nidhibhardwaj@worldanimalprotection.org.in
Our vision is a world where animals live without suffering – together we can move the world for animals. We are World Animal Protection. We end the unnecessary suffering of animals. We inspire decision-makers to put animals on the global agenda. We help the world see how important animals are to all of us. We inspire people to change the lives of animals for the better. We move the world to protect animals. Our values ​​and behaviors underpin everything we do. They help shape our shared global culture that enables us to achieve our mission and achieve real results for animals. We are an activist organization. We know that by campaigning, we will inspire the world to protect animals on a large scale. We have two fundamental strategic objectives; these are:
– Goal 1: Ensure farm animals live well by transforming the global food system.
– Goal 2: Stop the cruel exploitation of wild animals as a commodity by changing the systems that allow it.
At World Animal Protection, we work hard every day to protect animals and we couldn’t do it without you and your colleagues. We are committed to continuously improving the well-being of all our employees around the world.
Gajender Kumar Sharma, Country Director of World Animal Protection India, has been leading and pursuing the purpose of the organization since 2007. With his interdisciplinary experience in program management and audit, animal welfare and organizational development, he has helped develop animal welfare education, animals in disasters, Animals in Farming and Animals in Wild and other programs in India for the organization. Under his leadership, the animal welfare education program was endorsed by the Ecological and Earth Sciences Unit of UNESCO India, the National Code of Practice for the Management of Dairy Animals in collaboration with l The National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) was developed and introduced in India for the first time. time. Under the Disaster Management Program, he spearheaded the collaborative work with NDRF and NDMA to mainstream animals and their welfare during disasters in India, which has enabled India to become one of the first countries in the world to have a national disaster management plan. for animal welfare as well as the effective integration of animal welfare into the National Disaster Management Plan. Under this first and only initiative of its kind, six Veterinary Emergency Response Units (VERUs) at veterinary colleges located in six states across India have been established to protect animals and the people who depend on them. . Pursuing the goal of stopping cruelty to animals, he has led many successful campaigns and continues to lead other such initiatives to advocate and educate the masses, various stakeholders and partners for a better world with a harmonious and balanced coexistence.
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