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RBS announces ‘Earth Heroes Awards’ for 2017

New Delhi, Oct 25 (UNI) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), a subsidiary of the RBS Group, today announced the winners of the RBS ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards for 2017.
Eight individuals/institutions from the field of wildlife and conservation, who have demonstrated exemplary work on the ground, were chosen by an independent jury, for the RBS Earth Heroes Award.
The winners of the 2017 RBS ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards are Jadav Payeng (RBS Earth Hero’ Award), Valmiki (Tiger Reserve RBS Earth Guardian’ Award ), Khenrab Phuntsog and Mr Smanla Tsering (RBS ‘Save The Species’ Award), Atul Deokar (RBS ‘Save The Species’ Award), Rohan Chakravarty (RBS Inspire’ Award), Dr. Shekhar Niraj (RBS Green Warrior’ Award), Ipra Mekola (RBS Green Warrior’ Award) and Chandrakant Naik (RBS Green Warrior’ Award).
While announcing the name of the award winners, Pankaj Phatarphod, Managing Director and Country Head of Services; India Chairperson, RBS Foundation India, said, “Earth Heroes Awards’ journey has truly been enriching for us at RBS, by giving us an opportunity to honour and encourage individuals and organizations who work towards environmental sustainability.”
Mr. N Sunil Kumar, Head of Sustainability, India, Royal Bank of Scotland and Director, RBS Foundation India, said, "The unsung heroes of the country who dedicate their lives, go beyond the call of duty to conserve our wild habitats deserve to be celebrated. Forest carbon sink and biodiversity is an important Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) committed by India at the UN Climate platform (COP 21 of UNFCCC).”
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