Mission Vision and Values

Our Vision

Be a respectable partner in promoting effective and innovative models for sustainable development, through continuous improvement and achieve standards of excellence in consulting.


Our Mission

We offer strategic support to facilitate and manage change; to promote and enable partnerships, stakeholders, and institutional capacities, with aim of integrating business processes, and organizational culture for sustainability. We also invest in innovative practices, value added interventions to promote our partners.


Our Values

  • We recognize the importance of being open to new ideas and ways of doing things.
  • We learn from our work and from our partners.
  • We are dedicated providing the services with value addition to our partners while optimizing productivity and cost effectiveness
  • We are committed working with our partners with integrity and mutual trust.
  • We implement effective consultation processes, systems, and continuous improvement to ensure optimum input and quality review.
  • We ensure to contribute at all stages of our work to a healthy environment by minimizing our ecological footprint.

Board of Directors

Chairman and Director (Organizational Development & Research)

Chandra-Sekhar
Dr. S.F. Chandra Sekhar worked as Professor of Human Resource Management, having over twenty seven years of experience in the corporate and academics. His PhD is on the work systems interdependence and quality of work experiences in large hospitals. His interests include HR and OB, health care systems, Human Resource research, Data analytics, behavioral services, performance management and high performance work systems, Spirituality at Work Place. He held assignments at Roda Mistry college of Social Work, Apollo Hospitals, ASCI-Hinduja Institute of Healthcare Management, and NGOs. Nine PhDs and one M.phil, were awarded under his supervision. He has published five books in the field of general management and HR. His forthcoming books in press are “Statistics for Management”, “work system and quality of work experiences”. Around 80 of his publications are in popular peer reviewed journals. Seven project reports were submitted to the government of India and three reports to the corporate bodies. Besides, participated and presented papers in various national and international seminars on human aspects of management. As a resource person, he has offered services in MDPs at several PSUs and private sector companies in India and abroad.

Founding Director and CEO(Sustainability)

Vijay Bhaskar
Dr Vijay Bhaskar has over 20 years worked with Non-profits, International Development Agencies, and MNC's in actively contributing for sustainable social development, towards building sustainable communities and on the other hand, sharing expertise in prompting sustainable business. He possess Masters in Social Work, PhD in Psychology, his core strengths evolve around Strategic CSR, Policy development, Program execution and measuring and driving Sustainability, while building strategic collaborations and partnerships. His experiences include managing large non-profit and corporate social development, stakeholder engagement and driving program and organizational sustainability, which includes strategy development for sustainable procurement / supply chain, in engaging social element in business. His core expertise includes - Social Impact Assessments SIA, Social Risk Mitigation SRM, SROI, Community and Stakeholder Engagement, Resettlement, Social Research, livelihoods, NRM & Food Security, Disaster Risk Reduction, Behavioral & Psycho-social interventions. He has managed promotion of high impact Social Enterprises, facilitating Business Social Responsibility (BR) among SME's within industrial clusters Further, he has extensively worked with Global FMCG clients in providing social risk management and developing strategic CSR, sustainable community and institutional engagement and partnerships, social audit and process for measuring social benefits and reporting in India, Canada, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Director and Senior Consultant(Agriculture & Climate Change)

Senior Consultants

Senior Consultant (Capacity Development & Impact Evaluation)

Maria
Dr. Ana Maria Oteanu is a multilingual international development professional with a strong humanitarian background and 10 years of expertise in development projects and program management in Romania and developing countries such as Afghanistan, India and Ethiopia. With an educational background in social sciences (Ph.D in Sociology), Ms. Oteanu has collaborated with various organizations preparing and conducting evaluation on issues such as poverty reduction, women reproductive and health care, child labor, refugees’ resettlement or social entrepreneurship. With a core expertise in migration, Ms. Oteanu has a proven track record as program director into assessments, evaluation and monitoring consultant, in possession of representation, communication and leadership skills, including capacity of coordination with UN (UNHCR, UNDP, OCHA, UNICEF, HABITAT, IOM) and multilateral Agencies, local and international authorities, donors, humanitarian community and (I) NGOs.

Senior Consultant(Environment, Water and Natural Resources Management)

Senior Consultant
Dr Reddy has 12 years of industrial and research experience in environmental, integrated water resource and natural resource management, site assessments with respect to resource availability and associated future risks, sustainability plans for business continuity, integrated water management (IWM). Specialized in risk evaluation and develop management plan environmental and water resources management strategies in conjunction with client business plans and in alignment with overall environmental and water suitability. Assess current and future water resource supply and demand of source water and alternative source evaluation. Expert in development of strategies on regulatory compliances on environmental issues especially, water and wastewater discharge, water conservation at facility level and community scale, recycle, reuse and compliance of wastewater discharge. Have excellent knowledge in groundwater balance, modelling, flood risk assessment, deign of drinking water systems and identify feasible locations for artificial recharge India to replenish/augment groundwater resources. Water treatment technologies, environmental site assessments, ESA due diligence, climate analysis and land use. Design of corporate sustainability planning for environmental, water and social sector. DPR preparations for water and solid waste management for metropolitan cities. Have demonstrated skills in geophysical, hydrogeological and remote sensing & GIS for environmental management systems.

Senior Consultant(Environment & Industrial Waste water)

Narendra
Narendra Kumar B, has 12 years of experience in the fields of environmental management. Water and waste water treatment, design, erecting, operation and management. Experience in conducting EIA, DPR preparations, feasibility studies and environmental management plans. Conducted many skill development trainings and workshops to empower rural students and women Water resource management and risk mitigation plans. Experienced in Environment, Air Quality Modelling & Noise Modelling studies. Experienced in Environmental baseline monitoring studies – Air, Water, Noise, Soil and industrial EHS training and Audits. Has done M.Tech in environmental engineering and MS in water and coastal resource management from UK. Specialist in Environmental Pollution / Risk Models (WRPLOT, ISCST3, AERMOD, ALOHA, EFFECTS, CUSTIC, LANDGEM), Have analytical skills for environmental sample analysis, AutoCAD Map 2010, EPANet. Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems by IEMA and Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 18001:2007 OHSAS by BSI.

Senior Consultant(Integrated Water Resource Management & WASH)

Hirudia Raj
S.A. Hirudia Raj comes with 22 years of experience in the rural development sector, especially in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – WASH. Have experience of Working with Action for Food Production –AFPRO, The World Bank and UNICEF. Also worked with DFID, EU, Royal Netherland Embassy -RNE and FAO supported projects on development of Drinking water security plans, Integrated Water Resource Management -IWRM, Natural Resources Management –NRM, Crop Water Budgeting, Aquifer Mapping, Hydro- geological studies, Development of GIS based data base for assessment of village wise Groundwater potential and Strategy for Development, Conducted Geo –Physical surveys for locating feasible well sites, Well Logging, Pumping tests for deriving aquifer characteristics. Contributed for achievement of about 300 Open Defecation Free –ODF Villages, establishment of 3 - WASH Academies (for Toilet construction Material supply, Toilet Designs, Mason’s training and Knowledge hub), Creating a cadre of CLTS Master Trainers and Motivators for Behavior change through CLTS and development of State level policy framework on Solid and Liquid Waste Management –SLWM and demonstration of SLWM components in rural areas. Evaluated several program with due concern for gender and equity adopting various participatory approaches, like SWOT analysis, Logical Framework Analysis – LFA and Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA). Have International experience of working in Nigeria on water and sanitation projects.

Consultants

Consultant

Kiran Kumar
Kiran Kumar K M comes with Masters in Applied Geology and 5+years’ experience in the field of Hydrogeology. Worked for the Private agency and pursuing Ph.D. in Hydrogeology from the University of Mysore. Having life membership of Mineralogical Society of India. Experience in conducting Hydrogeological Investigations, Groundwater recharge studies, Water budgeting, Source identification and establishment, Identification of available natural resources, Groundwater prospects, Hydro-geomorphological investigations, Geophysical surveys, pumping and recovery tests to assess the aquifer characteristics, Aquifer mapping, Water resources management, development of thematic layers using remote sensing and GIS techniques, environmental impact assessment, monitoring of ground water levels and quality, water (Ground and surface) sampling and, soil sampling.

Advisory Board