WWF-India was established as a Charitable Trust on 27 November 1969 to further the mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. Rechristened World Wide Fund for Nature-India in 1987, WWF-India has over 40 years of experience in this field. A challenging, constructive, science-based organization, WWF-India, in keeping with the tenets of its parent organization, addresses issues like the survival of species and habitats, climate change and environmental education. Over the years, its perspective has broadened to reflect a more holistic understanding of conservation issues facing the country.
To stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by:
· Conserving the world's biological diversity
· Ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable
· Promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption
World Wide Fund for Nature-India, or WWF-India, is a conservation organization dedicated to building a healthy living planet for future generations. We do this by adopting a two-pronged approach to conservation which includes Biodiversity Conservation, and Footprint Reduction.
WWF-India Secretariat is based in New Delhi along with 13 state offices and a few project offices.