Centre for Global Environmental Culture (CGEC)
Pursuit of knowledge on environmental culture that nurture high level of biodiversity, susceptibility of this culture to indiscriminate human intervention, and sustaining this endowed natural culture for the sustainability of human itself is the need of the time. Consequences of indiscriminate human interventions on global environmental culture, the earth, as a whole, is experiencing downside changes with the increasing frequencies and intensity of extreme events and catastrophes.
Realizing the consequences,, the Centre for Global Environmental Culture (CGEC) was established in 1999 for influencing local, national, regional and international decisions and policies on environmental issues and sustainability through cutting edge research and offering comprehensive professional development programs to improve human capacity of private voluntary agencies, local and national governments and international organizations. CGEC has got, experts professionals and scientific researchers on environmental issues and is contributing to environmental sustainability in the areas of climate change, ecosystems, natural resources and landscape management, sustainable agriculture, organic farming, biomass recycling, waste management and education for sustainable Development (ESD) etc. The centre is now hosting world’s biggest Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Greater Dhaka duly acknowledged by the United Nations University (UNU). The Institution got UN Flagship and Good Practice Award for spreading environmental education during the three consecutive years( 2012, 2013 and 2014).