Partners

WUC-logo-high-res The World Urban Campaign is the advocacy and partnership platform for cities in the twenty first century. Its goal is to place the urban agenda at the highest level in development policies. It is coordinated by UN-Habitat and driven by a large number of committed partners from around the world.
logo-UN-Habitat UN-Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.
un_global The UN Global Compact is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals. The UN Global Compact’s General Assembly mandate (A/RES/68/234) is to “promote responsible business practices and UN values among the global business community and the UN System.”
Cities_Alliance_Logo The Cities Alliance is a global partnership for urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development with the overall strategic objectives of supporting cities in providing effective local government, an active citizenship and an economy characterised by both public and private investment. The Cities Alliance partnership features a broad range of members, including: local authorities, national governments, non-governmental organisations, multi-lateral organisations, and Associate Members.
bernord-logo The Bernard van Leer Foundation is a private grant-making foundation. Their mission is to improve opportunities for children up to age 8 who are growing up in socially and economically difficult circumstances. The BvLF sees this both as a valuable end in itself and as a long-term means to promote more cohesive, considerate and creative societies with equal opportunities and rights for all.
shakti Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation works to strengthen the energy security of India by aiding the design and implementation of policies that support renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable urban transport.
ukaid The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. This includes ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
ihc The INDIA HABITAT CENTRE was conceived to provide a physical environment which would serve as a catalyst for a synergetic relationship between individuals and institutions working in diverse habitat related areas and therefore, maximise their total effectiveness. To facilitate this interaction, the Centre provides a range of facilities.
adb-logo-np The Asian Development Bank is a regional development bank established on 22 August 1966 which is headquartered in Metro Manila, Philippines, to facilitate economic development in Asia.
WIEGO-logo-01 Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) is a global network focused on securing livelihoods for the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. We believe all workers should have equal economic opportunities and rights. WIEGO creates change by building capacity among informal worker organizations, expanding the knowledge base about the informal economy and influencing local, national and international policies.
UK_Research_Council_s_Logo Established in 2002 following a Government review the Research Councils UK (RCUK) is a Non-Departmental Government Body whose purpose is to manage a strategic partnership between seven individual research councils that coordinate and fund research in the arts, humanities, science and engineering. It enables the Councils to work together more effectively to enhance the overall impact and effectiveness of their research, training, and innovation.
SDC_vertical_RGB_pos  The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, and is responsible for the overall coordination of development cooperation activities and humanitarian aid of the Swiss Government. SDC has been a partner of India for more than fifty years. Since 2011, SDC’s programme focuses specifically on the issue of climate change. It is part of SDC’s Global Programme Climate Change (GPCC) and the cooperation aims at climate compatible development over the long term. SDC aims to safeguard development achievements from the negative impacts of climate change and seeks to reduce or avoid greenhouse gas emissions without compromising India’s development goals.