Growing up with exhilarating experiences in India, pursuing academics in engineering, and then working in technology have always been exciting paths. After a multi-decadal career as a global executive, and consultant across work area domains spanning Information Technology, Operations, Efficiency Management for multiple business domains spanning Finance, Retail, etc., there was always a wish to do more in life and follow things close to the heart.

Besides this, having partaken in a host of socio-philanthropy initiatives from – running an advocacy campaign for the United States Congress during the Clinton presidency resulting in the passage of the historic AC21 Act for H1B immigration reform in 2000, – then as a Good Will Ambassador to Rajasthan State’s Project Tiger since 2010, – an initiative to help define the ecosystem of the Great Outdoors and help provide a holistic view, aid policy reforms, and many other facets since 2020…….. have been all very exciting and interesting pursuits.

Spending time mainly across India, North America, and with extensive travel across multiple continents for interests in exploration, wildlife conservation, high altitude trekking, challenges of conservation and sustainability, mountain protection, and climate change have become extremely apparent and concerning. Therefore now looking forward to helping with the UN’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development (SDG), towards the UN 2050 goal via policy reform and CSR.

This is being developed under the GALLOP (Global Livelihoods and Landscape Recovery Platform) Initiative since 2020 by collaborating with various colleagues worldwide spanning all three facets of related UN Conventions – UNCCD, UNCBD, and UNFCCC. While the outcome remains to be seen, it is an exciting area of work and definitely one that will help shape the future of our planet and the next generations!

Events / Posts

May 14, 2022 – Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

EcoAgriculture Partners & 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People side event

Event: Public Policy to Support Landscape  Partnerships: Strategic government actions to scale local solutions for drought and landscape restoration.

GALLOP Initiative and partners at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s COP 15.

GALLOP initiative Executive Summary is now available

Aug 24, 2021

Heading a new initiative – Gallop, with Ruth after a lot of good learnings in India over the past decade. All this to help green cover and bio-diversity via suitable policy, CSR, and institutional reform. If done well this could help achieve the goals for the 2011 Bonn Challenge many times over.

The Great Outdoors Model (TGO) launched

April 30, 2020

As accessibility to outdoor locations increases, the carrying capacity impacts are now getting visible. There is a need for all stakeholders to understand the outdoors holistically to help suitable policies toward sustainability. Bhushan took the time to document a holistic schematic that can now be used by all best practices development…

Interesting conversations, all over a cup of tea!

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