Collaborations with Local Schools and Colleges

ESG offers a unique set of theme-based, multi-disciplinary Environmental educational programs. Each program will be designed to give students the opportunity to explore significant social, political, and environmental issues using an innovative experiential approach. It exposes students to a wide range of issues and perspectives, requiring students to question deeply around the thematic areas.

Environment Day: Looking at Lived Experiences

Workshop at Living Hope Boys Home

5 June, 2008

On June 5, World Environment Day, ESG organized a half day workshop on the Urban Environment for the children of Living Hope Boys Home. Fifty children (in the age group of 4-14 years) participated enthusiastically. For a detailed account of the workshop, read on...

Urban Explorers

A week long Summer Camp for children at ESG

13 - 17 April, 2009


Namma Parisara - "Our Environment"

A Report of the Summer workshop for children in coordination with Child’s Day Montessori, Padmanabhanagar

20 - 30 April, 2009


Exploring Bengaluru

Urban Explorers - A summer camp for children at Wipro

4 - 8 May, 2009

"The time has come, the children say
to talk of many things.
Of trees and lakes, and butterflies
and where Bangalore's going"

Exploring Environmental Education Beyond the Classroom

Report on ESG Workshop for Teachers

9 - 11 July, 2009

Though made mandatory in 1991 by the Supreme Court of India, environmental education has not evolved to accommodate the complex and dynamic nature of current day environmental crises. With this in mind Environment Support Group (ESG), in collaboration with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, hosted a teacher's workshop focused on "Exploring Environmental Education Beyond the Classroom" from July 9th to 11th, 2009.

Contested Urban Spaces

Report on ESG Program for University of Washington at Seattle

11 - 19 August, 2009

In collaboration with the University of Washington at Seattle, Environment Support Group (ESG) sponsored a one-week workshop from 11-19 August 2009 on "Contested Urban Spaces" for twenty undergraduate and graduate students. Studying themes of social justice, urbanization, and human rights in Bangalore, the students were exposed to a breadth of environmental issues through presentations, discussions, and field visits facilitated ESG.