Our Mission

Drawing the rich tradition of the Sikh Gurus and the Khalsa Panth to shape the behavior and outlook of Sikhs and the world.

sacred groves

Increase forest cover of India by donating with EcoSikh by creating sacred groves.

forest creators

Help training India's youth into forest creators with EcoSikh.

Flora and Fauna

Conserve the biodiversity (Flora and Fauna) of India and other parts of the world by planting native trees.

micro forests

Plant Guru Nanak Sacred Forests (micro forests) in all over India, with Miyawaki Japanese Technique with 99% survival.

Environment Urgency

  • In India alone, 275 million people directly depend on forest resources. Unfortunately, the country still ranks as one of the highest among large countries in terms of reduction in tree cover extent.
  • An estimated 50,000 species inhabiting tropical forests across the world become extinct annually, i.e. 137 species a day.
  • Rainforests are cut down at a rate of 100 acres per minute.
55000
Trees Planted
33
Guru Nanak Sacred Forests
50000
Volunteers

Why EcoSikh ?

  • Since the last 10 years, EcoSikh has believed in building sustainable plans for the environment throughout the world.
  • EcoSikh was born as part of the Long Term Plans for Generational Change programme initiated in 2009 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC).
  • Our ever-green and long history of initiating and partaking in multiple nature-friendly activities and events like EcoAmritsar, Green Gurudwaras, Sikh Environment Day, and now Guru Nanak Sacred Forests gives us immense pride.
  • EcoSikh is a registered nonprofit with 501(c)(3) status in the USA. This means that if you are a US donor, you will receive a tax rebate on each dollar you donate.
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About Ecosikh

Following on the path shown to us by our Gurus, we believe that all humans have an intrinsic sensitivity to the natural world and that a sustainable, more just society is possible, where water, air, land, forests, and biodiversity remain vibrant, living systems for our generation and future generations.

EcoSikh connects Sikh values, beliefs, and institutions to the most important environmental issues facing our world. We draw on the rich tradition of the Sikh Gurus and the Khalsa Panth to shape the behavior and outlook of Sikhs and the world, ensuring that our deep reverence for all creation remains a central part of the Sikh way of life.

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