We are delighted to announce that St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous) Ernakulam, has won the prestigious International Green Gown Awards 2023 endorsed by the UNEP under the category ‘Next Generation Learning and Skills’ short listed from 93 finalists representing 25 countries. The International Green Gown Awards are supported by The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), International Association of Universities (IAU) and the Higher Education Sustainable Initiative (HESI).
Over the years, the Bhoomitrasena Club (BMC) of the college has championed the cause of environmental protection by implementing sustainable practices on campus through water management, energy conservation, and greenery management.
The Teresian Karshakasree Challenge (TKC) an endeavour set forth to explore the organic and eco-friendly approaches to farming for the undergraduate students of the college was the initiative which bagged the first position under the ‘Next Generation Learning and Skills’ category of the Green Gown Awards 2023.
The primary goal of the initiative is to groom the youth as environmentally conscious and socially responsive citizens and motivate them to becoming Green Ambassadors in their respective localities by contributing to activities aimed at ecosystem restoration. This is in consonance with the UNEP’s call for 2021-2030 to be recognized as the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration.