A site-wide collection of reports (across campaigns, etc.)

Deconstructing notions of 'science capital' and 'world class city' in the context of Bangalore and the proposed 'science city' in Challakere

Report of a conversation with Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies Director, Program on Science, Technology and Society Harvard Kennedy School John F. Kennedy School of Government

Date: 16 March, 2017
Time: 3 pm to 5.30 pm
Venue: ESG Workshop Space, Bangalore
Sheila Jasanoff

 

Report of the conversation with

INDIAN GOVERNMENT'S HIGH POWERED COMMITTEE REPORT ON REFORM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

A Non-trivial Threat to India's Ecological and Economic Security

Press Release : Bangalore : 9 January 2015

On 29th August 2014 the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change of the Government of India (hereinafter referred to as MoEF & CC) set up a High Level Committee headed by former Union Cabinet Secretary Mr. T. S. R. Subramanian, IAS (Retd.).

Workshop on Access to Safe Water: Challenges and Opportunities in Mavallipura

International Day of Action for Rivers

Dates: 14 - 14 March, 2013
Time: 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM
Venue: FRLHT Seminar Hall, Pathanjali block, Mavallipura, Bangalore

 

Environment Support Group in coordination with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology and Dalit Sangharsh Samiti organised a workshop on "Access to safe Water: Challenges and Opportunities" on 14.3. 2013 at Mavallipura, on the occasion of the International Day of Action for Rivers.

 

The workshop report can be downloaded from this page.

Hasire Usiru Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Report: Cycle Inclusive Planning Workshop - 31st January, 2009

Written by Ms. Divya Ravindranath
31 January, 2009

On 31st January 2009, a “Cycling Inclusive Planning Workshop” was jointly organized by Bangalore Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA), EMBARQ, Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-CE), City Connect and RideACycle Foundation (RAC-F). The workshop was held between 9:00 AM -5:00 PM at the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation premises, Double Road, Bangalore.

People's Manifesto for Bangalore Civic elections

15 March, 2010

Overview

At long last, Bangalore will elect its local government on 28 March 2010. Bangalore People's Forum, a network of progressive voluntary organisations, of which ESG is a part, has come out with a Peoples Manifesto for these elections based on inputs from diverse sectors and after many consultations.

"Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills"

"Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills"

Press Release : Bangalore : 4 August 2010

The illegal municipal solid waste management landfills at Mavallipura, apart from inflicting extensive damage on the local community, also point to a larger systemic failure in the management of our urban spaces. We may have turned our backs on the grave and urgent problem of waste disposal in our cities, but events that transpired at Mavallipura have demonstrated how far-reaching the consequences are of such irresponsible and unjust disposal of solid waste.

Watch Al Jazeera's The Stream special on ESG's biopiracy case against Monsanto and its implications for agriculture and food security

Derrick Ashong, musician and social entrepreneur, hosted this online programme aired on 24 January 2012

Press Release : Bangalore : 24 January 2012

Al Jazeera's The Stream special focussing on ESG's expose of Monsanto's biopiracy in India while advancing Bt Brinjal, covered a whole range of interconnected issues.

Watch the programme on You Tube.  (Duration: 45 mins.).