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  • Nov’14: Goonj wins ‘Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award’.
  • August’ 14: Asia’s leading English magazine ‘The Top 10 of Asia’ featured Mr.  Anshu Gupta, Founder Goonj among Asia’s top 10 social entrepreneurs. 
  • July’ 14:  Goonj is one amongst ‘The Purpose Economy 100 Asia’ list.
  • July’ 14:  Goonj chosen among 100 leading Global Green Innovations of The prestigious think tank SUSTAINIA
  • February’14: Goonj gets a place among “The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in India”, in a listing by Fast Company
  • November’12:‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ to Anshu Gupta, Founder Goonj, by Schwab Foundation
  • July’12: GOONJ chosen as ‘Game Changing Innovation’ by NASA and US State Dept.
  • June’12:GDN Japanese Award for ‘Most Innovative Development Project’
  • Feb’12: GOONJ won ‘Edelgive’ award in health & well- being category.
  • Nov’10: Anshu Gupta listed in  international ‘Forbes’ magazine as one of India’s most powerful rural entrepreneurs.
  • May’10: ‘Innovation for India’ award by Marico for developing innovative solution by using old cloth and other material.
  • March’10:Goonj won Jamnalal Bajaj CFBP Award for ‘Fair Practices’
  • Nov’09: ‘Cloth for Work’ wins international Lien i3 Challenge Award
  • June’09: Not just a piece of cloth wins GOONJ’s third Changemaker’s Innovation Award
  • March 2009: CNN IBN’s ‘Real Heros’ award to Anshu Gupta in women welfare segment.
  • March 2008: GOONJ won India NGO of the year award in a nationwide search & selection by Resource Alliance.
  • May 2007: GOONJ’s sanitary napkin project ‘Not just a piece of cloth’ wins World Bank’s Global Development Market Place Award.
  • July 2007: Vastra Samman recognized as one of ‘The Good Practices’ by Dubai International Awards.
  • 2006: Won the prestigious Changemakers Innovation Award, the second time, for Rahat, our disaster relief initiative
  • 2004: Prestigious Ashoka Fellowship to Anshu Gupta, for his innovative idea & its mass social impact.
  • 2004: GOONJ won Changemakers Innovation Award for its School to School initiative.
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