Tanya has been passionate about sustainability for as long as she can remember.
Tanya also represents the EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency), Germany and is affiliated with the worldwide movement- Cradle to Cradle that provides a practical, businesses centric path to go beyond sustainability in to creating abundance through day to day operations.
Cradle-to-Cradle enables businesses to envision long-term plans so that in the near future they may be not just less bad, but more good. Cradle to Cradle has accrued so much appreciation around the world, that the founders’ (William McDonough and Michael Braungart) recent book’s forward has been written by former president Bill Clinton.
She also holds a Permaculture design certificate that is based on creating a compound web of life and technologies to create self-sustaining systems, a PV. Syst. Certificate from Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer (Germany)
Her previous education qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts with Honours, from Hindu College, Delhi University.
She has over 5 years of experience in PR and communication along with sustainable design and has participated in reforestation projects around Auroville. As a college student she spent her summer working at WWF (World Wildlife Fund for nature) and producing plays, the proceeds of which were donated to charitable causes such as running schools for the differently abled.
She is passionate about taking companies in to a sustainable future that creates win-win situations for all stakeholders and manifests a positive triple bottom line for– People, Planet and Profit, while at the same time having a positive ‘triple top line’ guided by values.
Her mission is to take businesses in to sustainable future where social, ethical and environmental responsibility, play a strategic role in overall business growth, development and sustainability.
She is delighted with the idea that more and more companies are seeing the financial, social and environmental benefits of being sustainable in the face of scarcity of resources, skyrocketing prices of non-renewable energy (while renewable energy sources especially solar have become commercially viable), climate change and the positive enhancement of company image by taking a sustainable path.
Like many in her generation, she is aware of global data trends that reveal profit follows meaningful engagement with stakeholders.
She is also Director, Centre for Ethical Life & Leadership (CELL) a not for profit initiative of the Perfect Relations group- South Asia’s leading, award winning PR, communication and image management group.