Change Planet Partners Climate Innovation Foundation is an independent public trust registered in March 2011 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India with registration number 61/IV/2011. We are a 12AA certified entity with full tax-exempt status.
Our climate nonprofit’s climate innovations’ promotion mandate rests on 3 pillars; climate innovation, incubation and advocacy while remaining broad, contemporary and inclusive. Thus far, the mandate has spanned 7 key themes in food energy water (FEW) Climate Change Nexus, Climate Change – Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainability,Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs),Gender, Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE),Climate Information Services(CIS) – Health intersection.
The Founding Board of Trustees – team comprising Mr. A.M. Rao and Ms. Suman A – bring to the Foundation’s table 100+ man-years of exemplary public service, technology and relevant climate change – sustainability domain expertise coupled with both for and not-for-profit experiences in order to fulfill the mandate set forth in the Foundation’s charter of articles. While Mr.A.M Rao holds a M.Sc. (Agri Extension) from ANGRAU, University, Hyderabad, Ms Suman holds an MBA (St. Carbon Management) from the UEA, the UK (Dean’s List Holder), B.Tech(Chem. Engg), 2 Advanced Diplomas in Systems and Management Consultancy, L2 Open Badge Certifications for Data Science, Big Data, Text Analytics, and IIIT-Hyderabad awarded Blockchain Solutions and Technologies Advanced Certification with an Outstanding Performer Grade.
The Foundation is also fortunate to have well-wishers and trusted advisors whose ready support continues to inspire the team to serve the public good cause with a creative and entrepreneurial bent, systems think, trans disciplinary integrate, transformative change orient and in a synergistic spirit with like minded networks such as the GGCA,IPBES,UNEP 10 YFP Sustainable Education and Lifestyle Programme Track, et.al.
The Foundation’s stakeholder networks principally cover – business, civil society, science-policy and citizen groups both nationally and internationally. Our work portfolio has spanned the India-UK Water Center, the Nexus Network, UK, the World Water Forums both 6 and 7, the UNISDR led AMC (Asian Ministerial Conference ) on Disaster Risk Reduction 2016, the EarthDay Network, the UNFCCC COP18 – GGCA led Civil Society Gender Deliberations Participation among others.
Our modest accomplishments such as the ones below give us much impetus to carry forward our vision and mission and to make visible impact on the climate public good innovations promotion.