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Your Donations Matter

Resources to support ESG's many initiatives has essentially been raised from our research and educational efforts.  This is far from sufficient to sustain our wideranging campaign, public interest litigation and advocacy initiatives, which are largely without funding. We are not too savvy in raising money for all this work.... and can do with help from you.


Your monetary contributions keeps us working.


Ways to Donate to ESG


Mail your contribution:

Contributions may be made in the form of demand draft/cheque in favour of "Environment Support Group" payable at Bangalore.  Please mail the Cheque/DD with your full name and address to Environment Support Group, 1572, 36th Cross, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070. INDIA. Tel: 91-80-26713559~61, Voice/Fax: 91-80-26713316 and Email: esg@esgindia.org 


For electronic transfer, please use the following options:

As per Govt. of India regulations, Foreigners can contribute to "Environment Support Group" only through its Savings Account No.: 0-4-7-4-2-2-0-0-0-0-8-5-3-9 at Syndicate Bank, GSES Branch, 81, 6th Main, 36th Cross, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore 560041.  (IFSC Code: SYNB0000474; Swift Code: SYNB0000474)  


Indians contribute to "Environment Support Group" through its Saving Account No.: 0-4-0-9-2-0-1-0-0-3-7-1-5-1 at Syndicate Bank, Jayanagar Branch, 69, 9th Main, 3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore 560011. (IFSC Code: SYNB0000409). Indian contributions will benefit from tax exemptions per Sec. 80 G of the Income Tax Act.  


If you make your contribution electronically, please write an email to us providing all the details and especially your full name and address so we can mail you a receipt and our thank yous. Email: esg@esgindia.org 


Some Important Income Tax References you may need

ESG's 80G Registration No.: DIT(E)/BLR/80G(R)/562/AAATE0719Q/E1/2007-08 dated 11th January 2008


ESG's Income Tax PAN No.: AAATE0719Q

Become an ESG Associate:  Individuals are invited to contribute Rs. 1000/month and organisations Rs. 5,000/month and become an ESG Associate. (Quarterly donations are also welcome).  

Be an Occassional Donor:  In case you cannot contribute regularly, do please contribute when you can.  We welcome large organisations to consider making very generous contributions to ESG, and thus partner in our initiatives.

A special appeal to Bengaluru nivasigalu:    Bangalore has benefited immensely from ESG's intiatiives.  We can do much more with your support and generous monetary contributions.  Please do consider donating regularly and generously to ESG.

Quick reasons why you should support us:    We have worked to save thousands of homes, businesses and livelihoods from needless road widening through our campaign and legal initiatives. Similarly, we have helped save thousands of trees from reckless urbanisation, even as we continue to work on protecting open spaces, parks and forests in and around this fast expanding metropolis.   

In recognition of our research, campaign and legal efforts to protecting over 450 lakes of Bangalore from encroachment and pollution, thus building ecological and water security for the region, the International Green Awards, UK has awarded the 2011 Gold Medal to ESG under the "Best Green Water Stewardhip" category.  

We are also actively involved with various communities and agencies in making mobility in Bangalore safe for all. This even as we work to promote progressive waste management approaches. Needless to state, all these initiatives support the deepening of democratic participation in this metropolis.


Event Sponsorship

We also welcome sponsorship of ESG events throughout the year. We frequently organise lectures, seminars, educational workshops and conferences which you can support with your generous contributions.


Your Social and Environmental Response-ability matters to all.