ABOUT US

Biodiversity Company

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Ladybird Environmental Consulting is a social enterprise established in 2014 as Limited Liability Company. We came into business only to help people in helping environment. Therefore we believe in being agents of change, challenge status quo and innovate to serve environment effectively. We are specialists in environmental CSR (corporate social responsibility) and nature conservation. We exclusively work with largely listed companies and government departments in designing and executing environmental projects which largely have flavour of biodiversity.  

Our Footprint

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  1. Mumbai
  2. Navi Mumbai
  3. Thane
  4. Pune
  5. Nasik
  6. Chennai
  7. Bengaluru
  8. Hyderabad
  9. Kolkatta
  10. Ahmedabad
  11. Bhopal
  12. New Delhi
  13. Gurgaon
  14. Lucknow
  15. Kanpur



Biodiversity Professionals

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We are a small team with big aspirations. Dr. V.Shubhalaxmi is the founder and Mr. Isaac Kehimkar is the co-founder. They both are stalwarts in the field of biodiversity specially entomology.They are joined by young all girl team most of whom started as freshers but all holding Masters in Environmental Sciences degree.


Our Team and their profiles

Dr. V. Shubhalaxmi, Founder & Director

Mr. Isaac Kehimkar, Co-founder & Partner

Ms. Wilma D'Cunha, Environment Officer, Mumbai

Mr. Gopal Bharti, Environment Officer, Hyderabad



Our Journey

 In a short journey of 4 years, we have following achievements: 

  • Clients & Partners: 26 clients (17 corporates, 5 Govt., 4 NGOs) and 25 partners. 
  • Target Reach: Through our outreach programmes we have reached out to more than 1021 people clocking 5000 hours.
  • Butterfly Habitats: So far we developed 13 butterfly habitats (4), gardens (7), Parks (3). Altogether in all our sites we planted 51320 saplings. 
  • Employee Engagement Programmes: We conducted over 128 programmes in  15 cities. 
  • Lake Rehabilitation Project:  This year we ventured into lake rehabilitation works which largely revolve around enhancing lake ecology through plantation, biodiversity surveys, community engagement and education.
  • Naturebased Mobile Apps: We developed four naturebased mobile apps (iButterflies, iTrees, iNaturewatch Birds, eForestrails-SGNP) 
  • Wildlife Training Workshops: We conducted three major training for forest departments.
  • Publications: We have published the first Field Guide on Indian Moths by Dr. Shubhalaxmi. We have also developed Field Guide on Greater Mangroves for United Way Mumbai and Field Guide to Wildflowers of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (printing to be done by forest department)  We are in a process of developing a Field Guide on Insects of India.
  • Nature Exhibition Development: We have developed a full range of outdoor exhibits and signage on birds, butterflies and trees for Govardhan Eco-village in Maharashtra and Nizampet Lake at Hyderabad.

HONOURS

2019

Dr. Shubhalaxmi is selected as a mentor for U.S. Consulate Mumbai's nine-month programme on Youth Environmental Leadership in collaboration with Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation.

2018

Dr. Shubhalaxmi was  invited as key speaker to 2018 2nd International Symposium of Danaine Butterfly Ecological Research and Sustainable Tourism Development organized by Nanhua University, Taiwan.

Mr. Isaac Kehimkar gets elected as member of Governing Council Body of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)


Think Wildlife Awards were given to  Dr. Shubhalaxmi for Excellence in Entomology and Isaac Kehimkar for Excellence in Lepidoptera Research.

2017

 We were part of the winning team of the Makeover Design Competition of Maharashtra Nature Park in Mumbai organized by MMRDA. 

2016

Dr. Shubhalaxmi was selected as one of the  50 Most Impactful Green Leaders by World CSR Day. 

She also won grant from MMR-EIS for development of Cellphone Nature tour mobile app for Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

2015

  Dr. Shubhalaxmi was selected for a year long Women Entrepreneurship Programme by Tehnoserve Foundation in collaboration with S.P. Jain Institute for Management Studies

2014

Dr. Shubhalaxmi & Isaac Kehimkar won the U.S State Department's global competition ( Alumni Innovation Engagement fund) for India. She developed three mobile apps for citizen science

AWARDS

6 February 2019: Alumni Mentoring Youth Leadership Programme

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 Dr. Shubhalaxmi was selected as a mentor for the above programme which was launched by U.S. Consulate General Mumbai and Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation.  

28 December 2018: Think Wildlife Tefla Awards

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 Dr. Shubhalaxmi was awarded for Excellence in Entomology and Isaac Kehimkar for Excellence in Lepidoptera Research. 

Mr. Isaac Kehimkar, Director was invited to speak on his passion for butterflies at TEDx Bangalore 

Felicitation at the Marathi Vidynan Parishad

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 Isaac Kehimkar, Director was felicitated at the 52nd Marathi Vidynan Parishad, Kudal, Maharashtra. 

Book Release by CM Devendra Fadvanis

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 On the eve of International Day for Mangroves, Isaac Kehimar's book- Coastal Biodiversity of Maharashtra was released at hands of CM Devendra Fadvanis. 

Join our Network

Environmental Professionals may write to us if they wish to work with us. Also nomination for establishing butterfly gardens in community/public/educational sites could also be sent here.

Ladybird Environmental Consulting LLP

Shop 4, Ambika Heritage, Plot 1, Sector-1, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, MH 410210, IN

09082365358/ 9820165525