Awards & Recognitions
- Goonj and its rural partnership network – Sanjha recognized among the Top 50 organizations in the Covid Last Mile Responders list by World Economic Forum.
- 2021 : ‘Safar’ by Mr. Kireet Khurana based on words by Mr. Anshu Gupta, (Founder, Goonj) wins the Best Animation Film Award at LAMPA International Film Festival, Moscow, ’21
- Goonj received Mackenzie Scott Gift to continue its work on ground
- Jan 2021 : Recognition by Rajasthan Patrika
- Oct 2020 : Marico Innovation Awards
- 2020 : Mother Teresa Memorial Awards for Social Justice ‘for its phenomenal achievements in easing the lives of countless Indians from the terrors of this pandemic’
- Dec 2019 : Lakshmipat Singhania Award-IIM Lucknow National Leadership Award for his Community Service & Social upliftment work
- Aug’19: CEO Awards 2019 “Social Stalwart Award” to Mr. Anshu Gupta
- April 2019: CFBP Council for Fair Business Practices awarded Goonj for the second time, Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Fair Business Practices
- Feb’18: AIMA (All India Management Association) Award to Anshu Gupta
- Dec’17: Rahat– Goonj’s disaster relief and rehabilitation effort received iF Social Impact Prize
- July’17:Curry Stone Design Prize recognized Anshu Gupta , Founder Goonj as the Social Design Circle honoree
- July’15: Ramon Magsaysay Award to Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder of Goonj for transforming giving as a developmental approach.
- Nov’14: Goonj wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award.
- Aug’14: Asia’s leading English magazine ‘The Top 10 of Asia’ features Anshu Gupta, Founder Goonj among Asia’s top 10 social entrepreneurs.
- July’14: Goonj is one amongst ‘The Purpose Economy 100 Asia’
- July’14: Goonj gets chosen among 100 leading Global Green Innovations of the prestigious think tank SUSTAINIA
- Feb’14: Goonj gets a place among The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in India in a listing by Fast Company
- Nov’12: ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awardto Anshu Gupta, Founder of Goonj by Schwab Foundation
- July’12: GOONJ gets chosen as ‘Game Changing Innovation’ by NASA and US State Dept.
- June’12: GDN Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project
- Feb’12: GOONJ wins Edelgive award in health & wellbeing category.
- Nov’10: Anshu Gupta gets 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 wins ‘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’09: CNN IBN’s Real Heros Award to Anshu Gupta in women welfare segment.
- March’08: GOONJ wins India NGO of the Year Award in a nationwide search & selection by Resource Alliance.
- May’07: GOONJ’s sanitary napkin project Not Just a Piece of Clothwins World Bank’s Global Development Market Place Award.
- July’07: Vastra Samman recognized as one of The Good Practices by Dubai International Awards.
- 2006: Wins 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 wins Changemakers Innovation Award for its School to School initiative.