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1 UNITED NATIONS The Future We Want

2 Rio+20 India Program Listed & Accepted by UNCSD iarc.res.in/rio

3 The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) – nicknamed Rio+20 - took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June It was attended by 193 countries. The aim was to create a safer, more equitable, cleaner, greener and more prosperous world. What is Rio+20?

4 Sustainable Development Sustainable development (SD) is a pattern of economic development in which resource use aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come. Sustainable development can be achieved only through Action and Education.

5 Sustainable Development is a must Ecological footprint in need more than 2 planets

6 Rio+20 Corporate Summit Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum was lead by 2700 participants including over 1000 business. Over US$500 billion were committed and 200 decisive commitments made to achieve a sustainable future; to create the Future We Want. “It is clear that as corporate leaders explore innovative ways to align people, planet and profit… The firms most likely to succeed will be those that embrace their role as contributors.” “Private sector can make significant and lasting contributions to the sustainable development agenda – at Rio and beyond. ”

7 What is Rio+20 India ? Indian Astrobiology Research Centre (IARC), Mumbai is spearheading UNCSD Rio+20 India Program. IARC has committed to UNCSD to take the Rio+20 message of Sustainable Development to One Million Indians especially Students and Corporate workforce by February 2013.

8 IARC and UN Initiatives 1. UN International Year of Biodiversity Partnership a. CB 10 Conference b. Publication of Aranyaka 2. UN International Year of Forests Association a. Certification Program b. Essay Challenge 3. UN International Year of Sustainable Energy for All Association a. The Future We Want Challenge 4. UNCSD Rio+20 India Program. Official Commitment a. Certification Program b. Workshops IARC has successfully implemented national level education programs in official association / partnership with United Nations

9 India at Rio+20 “Let us work together to attain the future that we all desire.”

10 Rio+20 India Testimonials The program has received fantastic feedback from India & abroad – for being unprecedented & unparalleled – in quality and approach. What a high quality text! It integrates wisdom and knowledge in an accessible way. There is so much hope radiating from this course book! You (all) have achieved a great thing! - Dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Wageningen UR The Netherlands Through this program, a generation of people would be evolved with sustainable thinking, engineering, and a revolutionized mindset towards a better 'sustained' future.“ – NMIMS, Shirpur Please see iarc.res.in/rio/Testimonials.html

11 Endorsements UNCSD Rio+20 India Program is endorsed in-kind by National and International organizations, Universities and Government agencies including a Ministry of Environment & Forests. H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey

12 UNCSD Rio+20 India Program is enriched with contributions from scholars worldwide; the program is designed for Indians.. H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey H. Elizabeth Thompson, USA Kevin Laing, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, USA Georgie Macdonald, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, India Sofía Gutiérrez, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala,, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, USA Farooq Ullah, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Russia Dr. dr. Akkerhuis, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Turkey Please see details on iarc.res.in/rio/Contributors.html Contributors

13 UNCSD Rio+20 India Program CORPORATE PROGRAM

14 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey Rio+20 India Certification Program for Corporates consists of a half-day workshop and / or short term leadership study for the corporate workforce. The program emphasizes on building enthusiasm; inspiration through education and interaction. The program can be conducted as a HR / Employee Development initiative. Please note it can be a CSR activity as well. Registration Open till February 2013 Corporate Program

15 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey A Campaign Leader (appointed from within the corporate entity) leads the program on premise Minimum Participation: 20 Leadership Course Fee: Rs. 500 Leadership Study + Workshop: Rs Each participant gets a book, CD and online access Corporate Program

16 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey The course study focuses on possibilities & opportunities – on latest climate change perspectives, the solutions, the science, history and policy of it all, the heroes and more. Each participant will receive a book (circa 100 pages), CD (videos, ppt and ebooks) and online access. Evaluation will be online. Course Study

17 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey The workshop emphasizes on stimulating leadership; to explore ways and means by which the knowledge and action gap can be bridged across levels. It will focus on extracting measurable commitments from participants. Each participant will receive a book, CD and online access. Half-day (4-6 hours) workshops delivered by scientist and head of the Rio India Program; Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya. The workshop will focus on evolutionary, economic and cultural opportunities to achieve the Future We Want, Workshop

18 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey Content Outline

19 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey The Campaign Leader enrolls the participants Completed Forms & Fee are sent Rio+20 India, Mumbai Books and CDs are dispatched within 3 days Workshop (if opted) delivered on mutually agreed dates Online evaluation as requested by the participants Certificate / Medals sent in Feb-Mar How it Works

20 UNCSD Rio+20 India Program BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS

21 H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey Certification Each participant will receive certificates with official logo of United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). Special certificates of recognitions will also be issued to the Corporate entity and Campaign Leaders.

22 Rewards & Recognition H. Elizabeth Thompson, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations, New York, USA Kevin Laing, Executive & Co-Secretary, UK Space Biomedicine Association, UK Marie-Clare Treseder, Advisor, Humanity+ (Humanity Plus), San Francisco, USA Dr. Georgi Georgiev, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Georgie Macdonald, Editor, Outreach > Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Secretary, Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India Sofía Gutiérrez, United Nations World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain Dr. Kayzad Nilgiriwala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA Ananthalakshmi Balakrishnan, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Prof. Jeffrey Beall, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Tysha Medeiros and Nick Kaufhold, Colorado State University, USA Farooq Ullah, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Forum, UK Dr. Kulkarni S.R., Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India Dr. Joydeep Mukherjee Director, Florida Space Grant Consortium, NASA, USA Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre, Mumbai, India Dr. Armen Bagdasaryan, Institute for Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Dr. dr. Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands Sevil Yazici, Founder & Principal of Paramaterial, Turkey One Winner from each corporate 20 National Winners 1. Decoration in Rio+20 Hall of Fame 2. Rio+20 medallions / Wristbands 3. Celebrity signed mementos 4. Recognition in Rio+20 India Souvenir

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