While most countries are dealing with the innumerable effects of global warming, many are taking efforts to make the planet a better place to live on.
And these are collective efforts, with many individuals coming together in different capacities and taking this process ahead, one step at a time.
Here’s LinkedIn’s debut List of 15 such individuals who are committed to educating, and imparting knowledge on climate change and a myriad of environmental issues that needs immediate and undivided attention.
The choice of these 15 individuals is heavily influenced by their content on LinkedIn, based on parameters like quality of content regularity in posting it, community engagement, and their intention to give, rather than be a self-promoter.
Here are the 15 Top Creators That You Need to Follow.
1. Ripudaman Bevli
Addressed as the ‘Plogman Of India’, Ripudaman uses the LinkedIn platform to regularly educate people about the benefits of Plogging- an activity that combines jogging with picking up litter.
He is the founder of the movement Litter Free India.
2. Sameer Shishodia
Sameer heads the Rainmatter Foundation which assists in developing projects, and building funding and investment programs. He co-founded The Farming Collective, as well as Beforest- a food forest startup community, and also runs Linger Leisure.
Through them, he offers achievable solutions that help in alleviating climate and environmental problems.
3. Nimal Raghavan
The water warrior of India, Thanjavur-born Nimal Raghavan, returned to India to revive his area’s lost glory of being an agricultural cover that was destroyed due to cyclone Gaja.
Through his content on LinkedIn, he educates people of the need to restore and rehabilitate water bodies.
4. Santhosh Jayaram
Calling himself a Sustainability Pollinator, the current global head of Sustainability at HCL, regularly offers insights about carbon offsets, emissions, and ESG strategies, calling this work as his purpose.
5. Sarayu Kamat
Sarayu is the Head of Climate Change initiatives at Raah Foundation, and she finds her true calling to be in restoring barren habitats.
With her posts and content, she conveys important bits of information regarding land rejuvenation and creating governance models to sustain ecological restoration efforts.
6. Pradeep Sangwan
He is credited with clearing almost 4,00,000 Kg of Waste from the Himalayas. His content on topics like the stigma associated with waste management in India is interesting and informative, with due emphasis on recycling trash and sustainable tourism.
7. Ganesh Shankar
This climate-tech entrepreneur writes excessively on how businesses can lend a hand in making the world greener, making sustainability the default choice.
8. Chaitsi Ahuja
Chaitsi Ahuja is the Founder of Brown Living, an Indian e-commerce marketplace (aggregator) for all things sustainable
Her thoughts on how to run a business in the social impact field are much loved by many.
9. Garvita Gulhati
Founder of Why Waste?, Garvita educates readers in areas like water conservation and building sustainability in business.
10. Ramveer Tanwar
This engineer-turned-environmentalist is helping make the environment better by giving ponds a new life. He shares expertise on topics like growing Miyawaki forests and building island ponds, along with conservation.
11. Anjali Bansal
Founder of Avaana Capital, Anjali Bansal is a firm believer in sustainability and often discusses the role of technology in sustainability.
12. Chetan Singh Solanki
An IIT professor in Bombay, Chetan Singh Solanki offers insights on topics like climate change, renewable energy, and sustainability, with regular posts from a solar bus, that he calls home.
13. Ankita Vijayvergiya
Founder of climate startup BillionCarbon, Ankita addresses views and thoughts about carbon markets and climate tech.
14. Arundhati Kumar
Founder of a sustainable accessories brand Beej, Arundhati shares her experiences and advice on how it is to be a green entrepreneur in the country.
15. Shweta Dalmia
Founder of Climapreneur, Shweta talks about success stories of the country’s climate startups and the experiences of entrepreneurs and their learnings.