Founder & CEO
Saurabh Gupta, hailing from Mumbai, stands as a dedicated environmental actor with a vision that transcends conventional boundaries. At the heart of his efforts is Earth5R, a platform he founded not just as an organization, but as a movement. Central to this movement is the Earth5R app, a groundbreaking tool that epitomizes Saurabh’s commitment to environmental education and action.
This app is more than just a digital interface; it’s a gateway to learning, action, and involvement. Through the Earth5R app, Saurabh has created a platform that educates millions, offering real, tangible knowledge about environmental issues. It’s a hub for learning that connects users with the complex challenges our planet faces, breaking down these issues into understandable and actionable insights.
Moreover, the app has become a launchpad for thousands of internships, providing hands-on experience in environmental work. These opportunities are not just about gaining experience; they’re about making a real impact. Under Saurabh’s guidance, the Earth5R app has become a powerful tool for mobilizing action, with volunteers dedicating millions of hours to environmental causes. This collective effort has led to significant achievements, including a substantial reduction in CO2 emissions and the completion of thousands of plantations, enhancing urban greenery.
Through Earth5R and its app, Saurabh Gupta has championed a philosophy that values both education and action. His approach demonstrates a deep belief in the power of informed and engaged communities. The numbers speak for themselves: millions of readers reached, thousands of environmental actors taking action, and a growing repository of impact stories. This platform is not just educating; it’s inspiring a new generation of environmental stewards and making a tangible difference in the world.
A two times TEDx speaker, Saurabh Gupta has delivered hundreds of keynotes to audiences worldwide and is often featured as an expert in major media, including CNBC, National Geographic, Times of India, The Asian Entrepreneur.
Saurabh’s vision and the Earth5R app represent a harmonious blend of technology, education, and grassroots activism. It’s a testament to his belief that when knowledge and action come together, meaningful environmental change is not just possible, but inevitable
Recognitions and Awards:
* Earth5R has recently been selected by The United Nations for 5th Global Entreps Award – The ‘Oscars of Sustainability’.
* Earth5R project has been endorsed by the French President Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of Costa Rica/ UN Champions of the Earth- Mr. Carlos Alvarado, and 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Ouided Bouchamaoui.
* Earth5R created the ecosystem for Plastic recovery and recycling of Ocean bound plastic at Mumbai, in partnership with United Nations Technology Innovation Labs/ United Nations Global Pulse. The project received 0.7 Million USD funding.
* Earth5R was selected for the Paris Peace Forum where Saurabh Gupta got the opportunity to present the project to 70 heads of nations. Networking with global leaders has helped Earth5R to kickstart our projects in several countries around the globe.
* Saurabh Gupta received appreciation from His Holiness The Dalai Lama for his work related to the youth community on Project ‘Ganga to Nile’.
* Saurabh Gupta was selected for the “Young Leaders India-France” Award by the French President Emmanuel Macron.
* Earth5R received an appreciation from the Secretary-General of United Nations and Portugal’s former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres
* Earth5R received appreciation from Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica, and UN Champion of the Earth.