Sustainable Development Goals

Earth5R has developed an ambitious Green Citizen Model which aims to make India sustainable by engaging citizens, volunteers, marginalized communities, governments and corporates into a comprehensive sustainable development program.

The Green Citizen Program is based on four pillars: Sustainable Ecosystems, Sustainable Buildings, Sustainable Communities, and Sustainable Businesses.

The Sustainable Development Goals are a set of 17 goals defined by the United Nations launched in September 2015. It addresses a number of social and environmental development issues. The goals are also known as “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”

The Green Citizens Project of Earth5R is aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.


#SDG 1- “No Poverty”

Providing livelihood training to marginalized communities via social entrepreneurship program in 36 cities and nearby villages across India.

#SDG 2- “Zero Hunger”

Supporting farmers and communities through sustainable farming and employment opportunities via urban food waste to compost for the rural sector.

#SDG 3- “Good Health and Well Being”

Supporting communities with integrated approaches to address the intersections of gender, health, environmental degradation and climate change.

#SDG 4- “Quality Education”

Conducting activity based environmental education for all through educational and creative workshops in schools.

#SDG 5- “Gender Equality”

Giving women the tools and training to become entrepreneurs, to get access to resources and to be financially autonomous.

#SDG 6- “Clean Water and Sanitation”

Ensuring access to clean water through water body cleanups and promoting rainwater harvesting and wastewater recycling techniques.

#SDG 7 – “Affordable and Clean Energy”

Promoting an increase in the share of renewable energy, and access to affordable energy through “One Solar” project.  

#SDG 8 – “Decent Work and Economic Growth”

Organising livelihood programs to create employment opportunities based on ecopreneurship.

#SDG 9- “Industry Innovation and Infrastructure”

Helping industries conduct business in a manner that respects both the human community and the environment.

#SDG 10- “Reduced Inequalities”

Earth5R has impacted more than 1.2 million people living at the bottom of the pyramid through its sustainable livelihood program.

#SDG 11- “Sustainable Cities and Communities”

Enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanisation and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management

#SDG 12- “Responsible consumption and Production”

Engaging companies in programs that help them reduce waste generation, adopt sustainable practices and help them make efficient use of natural resources.

#SDG 13- “Climate Change”

Reducing human impact on the environment through education, awareness-raising and mitigation programs via Green Citizens Project.

#SDG 14- “Life Below Water”

Organising cleanups of water bodies to reduce water pollution caused by land-based activities. Setting up waste management systems to prevent littering of water bodies.

#SDG 15- “Life on Land”

Enhancing biodiversity through urban farming practices and afforestation under green citizens program.

#SDG 16-  “Peace Justice and Strong Institutions”

Advocating and partnering with policymakers across different countries to promote small-scale producers overcome social, economic and political barriers.

#SDG 17- “Partnerships for the Goals”

Multi-stakeholder partnerships with Government, Civic and Corporate sector for research, awareness and implementation of sustainable development.