In another first, Kyoorius Awards is pledged to be a 100% Carbon Neutral event, making it the first awards programme to do so in India, if not the world. 5000 trees have already been planted, with more on the way. And participants can contribute INR 500 towards planting 5 trees, thereby making their entry Carbon Neutral as well.
The audit measured carbon footprint of the event by identifying all sources of event-related greenhouse gas emissions. Major emission sources included travel to the host city, local road transportation, energy consumed by the event venue and energy used through stays at local hotels or homes. Smaller emission sources include transportation of goods the event needs, event organizer travel during planning and preparation, energy consumed by the event office, paper use and waste generation.