Enabling Sustainability

Vertiver is a communications and knowledge consultancy. We help simplify the complexity that underlies issues of sustainability through design and visual thinking. Vertiver’s branding experts, designers, storytellers and passionate environmentalists have successfully engaged stakeholders across policy, science, research, business and rural landscapes on forestry, biodiversity, climate action, ecosystem conservation, water resource conservation and sustainable agriculture.

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    Together, let’s turn this ship around!

  • vertiver blog World Environment Day

    World
    Environment
    Day 2015

    We’re wasting away! Vertiver’s latest ad on the mounting problem of waste. It’s time to take personal responsibility for our ecosystems… Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
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    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver blog Air Pollution

    Wrapping our
    heads around
    Air Pollution

    We live in Delhi. Apparently, the city with the worst air pollution in the world!! With AQI readings reaching 999 in many areas of Delhi when the WHO sets those limits at 30… Read More

    • Storytelling
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    • Events
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    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver blog PIXAR makes us happy

    PIXAR makes
    us happy

    At Vertiver we love tinkering with design, art, illustrations, color, photography and film but sometimes working on climate action becomes overwhelming…that’s when we turn to PIXAR to recharge… a studio on the other side of the planet chipping away at reducing human complexity into joyful, beautiful, magical stories with pure artistry and… Read More.

    • Storytelling
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    • Events
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    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver blog Design for Conservation

    Design for
    Conservation,
    not just for Branding

    The Earth Series Installation at India Design 2017 Nothing makes us happier at Vertiver than a big brand visibly celebrating nature. So it was exciting when we ran into this installation by Asian Paints titled EarthSeries today … Read More

    • Storytelling
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    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver blog Forestry Infographics on India

    Forestry
    Infographics
    on India

    India has 70 million hectares of Forest Land which amounts to 24% of the country’s total land area. However, a closer look at the data reveals that the majority of the forest cover comprises of highly degraded forests in need of urgent… Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • Facilitating Expert Conversations on AI and Big Data in Healthcare

    Facilitating Expert Conversations on AI and Big Data in Healthcare

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the reigning paradigm of our era. In Vertiver’s design, strategy and research work across sustainable agriculture, health and forests,…More we’re experiencing first-hand how AI is fundamentally transforming the way farmers, doctors and forest officials work on the ground. PREDICTION is key and connecting it to personalized treatment can improve outcomes in all sectors. Where weather and pest advisory can link to better interventions based on soil quality etc., early detection and diagnosis in healthcare saves and improves lives.Less

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    • Events
    • Data Visualization
    • Engagement
    • Print
    • Workshop Facilitation
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver work SCIMS

    Communication Design for a Carbon Negative Future- Launch of SikkimCIMS

    Lush green forests, magnificent mountains, vibrant tribe culture, the rhythmic chants at the beautiful monasteries are only a few of the magnificent features that define Sikkim. So, what else is so unique about this North East State that leads India in …More various green initiatives? Sikkim has become a symbol of climate leadership by becoming the first state to become 100% organic, banning all plastic and now launching an information portal that transparently shares data on its carbon/GHG emissions.Less

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    • UI/UX
    • Graphic Design
    • Print
    • Information Design
    • Data Visualization
  • Shaping the Narrative on Crop Residue Burning for GIZ and NABARD

    Vertiver carried out extensive research on the issue of crop residue burning collecting data, case studies and solution that have been proposed by government and private sector. Our team of filmmakers, writers and designers conceptualized a narrative and…More translated it into an animation film showcasing all research from problems to solutions into a single 9 minute film. Less

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    • Storytelling
    • Animation
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • 360 Communications for IEMaC- Conserving and Enhancing Forest Cover in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh

    Forests are our absolute first love at Vertiver! We’ve shaped and moulded stories across digital and print media on forests in…More Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Karnataka, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Assam and more. So when we were asked to serve as communication partners to USAID’s IeMAC programme in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh we could hardly wait to get started! Less

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    • Primary Research
    • Film
    • Graphic Design
    • Print
    • Content Development
  • vertiver work Tigr2ess - Smart Agriculture

    Tigr2ess-Smart Agriculture

    Tigr2ess is an Indo-UK interdisciplinary research implementation program partnership that is working on nutrition, gender equality, …More climate resilience and plant science to ensure food security. Vertiver developed the brand identity, helped conduct a program-partners workshop and applied design based engagement approaches to map program activities to generate impact. The program. Less

    • Partnership Building
    • Knowledge Manangement
    • Print
    • Workshop
    • Brand Identity

  • vertiver Initiatives India Forest Portal

    India Forest Portal

    Vertiver co-developed the India Forest Portal in collaboration with IORA Ecological Solutions to provide the first awareness based online platform on forests in India. India’s forests are unique in that not only do they provide the enormous raw material while regulating the natural ecosystem functions but also serve as the primary livelihoods source for 25% of the country’s … Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver initiatives Hold On India

    Hold On India

    Hold On India is a new platform for achieving and discussing stories about India’s cultural and ecological traditions in an interactive format.It curates one on one 5 minute conversations with people whose lives exemplify a story connection with the values that define India’s heritage of living in harmony … Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver initiatives Revert

    Revert

    Vertiver created an outdoor print campaign on Forests in 2015 and realizing the grave irony of using PVC based non biodegradable vinyl to create a campaign on conservation we ensured that all the vinyl/ Flex came back to our creative studio to repurpose into upcycled products… Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver initiatives CFR

    CFR

    CFR serves as the nexus between public and private enterprises for promoting sustainable business practices,
    conserving Forests and Biodiversity and empowerment of forest dependent communities in India. It facilitates private investment in the conservation and enhancement of forests by developing forestry based adaptation and mitigation … Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design
  • vertiver initiatives India VR 360

    India VR 360

    Us film zealots at Vertiver have been chasing cameras since the 90s. We learnt to shoot on the (gasp!) Betacams and were so ecstatic to chuck the bulk when the Mini-DVs] arrived. We invested in the Sony HDV and PDX 10 cameras. Then Flip Camera came teasing us with its nifty little pocket-size. This being the pre-iphone era, the idea of a pocket size video device was thrilling! So we got ourselves the humble … Read More

    • Storytelling
    • Data Visualization
    • Events
    • Print
    • Films
    • Graphic Design