"What world is this I now inhabit, and how shall I live in it?" ― Kate DiCamillo, The Beatryce Prophecy
I know that I am mortal by nature and ephemeral, but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies, I no longer touch earth with my feet. I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia.
Initiatives "Interdependence" and "Interactions" are two global awareness milestones where GAIL integrated Its messaging through renowned Film makers from many nations to reach millions with one consolidated voice on climate change, environment and biodiversity produced under the auspices of organisations like the United Nations, WMO, WAAS, COP15 and climate advisors.
"The native population of this continent deserves more notice taken than on Indigenous Peoples Day. But this day at least, please, let's learn more about the people whose land we stole (yes, even we whose forebearers came more recently, because we continue to benefit from the theft), and to sit in the complexity that is the building and continuation of our civilization." ― Shellen Lubin
GAIL has been constantly striving to create awareness against Climate Change, Air Pollution and spreading the tenets of Sustainability in individual and corporate lifestyles through its initiative Hawa Badlo.
Hawa Badlo later took on the mantle of amplifying conversations through long form content with leading celebrities and entertainers in India and abroad, including associations with National Award winning feature film Kadvi Hawa, presenting the award winning web series Hawa Badle Hassu etc. An audio video presentation has also been made for social media platforms to showcase these initiatives .
"All it takes for generosity to flow is awareness. By actively pursuing awareness and knowledge, we can make choices that cause less harm and greater good to others in the global community of our shared earth." ― Zoe Weil, Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life.
INTERACTIONS comprises 12 short films produced by Art for the World (Geneva, Switzerland) with the participation of 12 international film-makers. INTERDEPENDENCE, was Premiered at Rome and was viewed by over 500 million people across continents including India .
To support its mission & vision statement GAIL has also initiated a path to a Net Zero GAIL alongwith a Net Zero India & a Net Zero World. For GAIL there are many milestones that need to be laid, along the path being paved for a cleaner, sustainable future and more habitable Earth.
Hawa Badlo (Change the Air) an initiative by GAIL (India) Ltd was started in 2016. It connects with the citizens on a digital platform for creating awareness for better air and environment and to provide solutions for curtailing the effects of air pollution was originally started as a in the year 2016.
"There are many, many, many worlds branching out at each moment you become aware of your environment and then make a choice." ― Kevin Michel, Moving Through Parallel Worlds To Achieve Your Dreams
Earth's crammed with heaven... But only he who sees, takes off his shoes." ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh .