Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)
The Bangladesh Environment and Development Society is a community based non-profit, non-government and development organization committed to maintain ecological balance and create harmony between humans and nature. BEDS was registered as an NGO from the NGO Affairs Bureau, Government of Bangladesh. BEDS was established for solving complex environmental and social problems in Bangladesh such as the adverse impacts of global warming, unsustainable use of natural resources, drinking water crisis, Sundarbans mangrove ecosystem and biodiversity destruction, increasing uses of dirty energy, gender inequity and human rights violation etc. BEDS has been working on Environment and Ecosystem; Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation; Clean/Solar Energy; Livelihood; Gender Development; Health and Sanitation; Women and Child Rights; Wildlife Conservation and Protection since 2010. BEDS has completed more than 50 projects and received the following prestigious awards: Energy Globe National Award in 2018; Annual Balipara Foundation Award in 2018; Divisional Environmental Award in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; Top20 District Development Award in 2018. In addition, one of the BEDS implemented projects "Eco Village in Bangladesh" has been selected to be showcased at Expo 2020 Dubai's Global Best Practice Program.