Volunteer: What you can do | Centre for Science and Environment

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Volunteer: What you can do

  • Be a part of a Programme Unit at CSE and study different issues, including Air Pollution, Water Management, Climate Change & Global Warming, Global Environmental Governance; Industry and Environment or Environmental Health in great detail.  
  • Lend a hand to CSE's survey, research and data collection efforts. 
  • Help us organize different campaigns and press releases and be a part of CSE's numerous awareness campaigns. 
  • Assist us in digging up key contacts in government and bureaucracy and help us meet decision-makers.  
  • Assist us in digging up key contacts in government and bureaucracy and help us meet people who are decision-makers. For this you will be associated with our database unit.  
  • Be associated with CSE's unique programme to educate school-children on the importance of environmental education or even help us in reporting and editing for any of our publications. 
  • Help us in reporting and editing for our publications.

Anil Agarwal


Anil Kumar Agarwal was the founder-director of the Centre for Science and Environment, India’s leading environmental NGO. Agarwal spent his lifetime advocating policies that involve the people in natural resource management and learn from India’s own traditions.

Sunita Narain


Sunita Narain has been with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) since 1982. She is currently the director general of the Centre and the treasurer of the Society for Environmental Communications and editor of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth.


  • To guide your students to complete the GSP Audit 2016 successfully – Register now for the Teacher Orientation Workshop!

    This year, the GSP Audit will focus on Water and Sanitation with the aim to build water-wise schools. The day long orientation workshop is for teachers, students and eco-club members. During the workshop, we will take you through the GSP Audit and explain the process of collecting information for the submission of the audit.

    Who can participate?

  • Centre for Science and Environment recognises Social Impact Assessment (SIA) as an important tool to inform decision makers, regulators and stakeholders about the possible social and economic impacts of a development project. To be effective, SIA requires the active involvement of all concerned stakeholders. CSE has developed a five-day training programme aimed at giving practical exposure to participants on SIA with specific reference to infrastructure, mining and other industrial projects.

  • This interdisciplinary month-long summer certificate course on environment and development issues allows Indian participants to understand and critically evaluate issues that lie at the interface of environment and development- poverty, democracy, equity and justice.

    Click here to Apply
    Last date to apply - April 29, 2016

About CSE

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is a public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. CSE researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of development that is both sustainable and equitable.

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