Further to the Wipro earthian award program every year, selected schools and colleges become partners in change. Together with our partner ecosystem, the schools and colleges will begin a journey of institutional learning, discovery and action. During this period of continuous engagement with each of the institutions, the aim is to build capacity and co-create educational practices within these institutions to better prepare its students to understand and deal with the sustainability challenges.
The Wipro earthian annual award event is a culmination of 5 months of the passion, rigor and application put in by thousands of schools, colleges, students and faculty in the Wipro earthian family. Of the thousands that participate each year, 10 school and 10 college teams are selected through a rigorous regional shortlisting process and by a national jury consisting of eminent members with varied experience in academia, research and civil society organizations. The select teams are brought to Bangalore to attend the marquee annual award event ceremony and program over a 2-day period, which is Wipro’s small way of celebrating their achievement and passion.
The highlight of the award event is the felicitation of all winning teams by Mr Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited and Anurag Behar, Chief Sustainability Officer, Wipro Limited the flagship award event at the Bangalore corporate headquarters. The event itself is an diverse and rich experience sharing platform where we have some of the top minds in the area of environment and sustainability speaking and interacting with students and teacher alike. The event also hosts the unique Wipro earthian Sustainability Quiz finals, where the top 4 teams across the country compete at the national finale, as well as stirring musical performances from some of the top artists in the country.
Here is a look back at the various Wipro earthian activities and annual award functions.
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