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Prerna Prasad

Founder & CEO - Ecoplore

Her Story

Prerna Prasad started her career as a TV journalist and worked for almost 8 years in corporate media. It was in 2016, when she went on a holiday to Malaysia that the idea of Ecoplore was born.

“Ecoplore is a women-founded and women-managed company. We have a pool of experts who assist us in building new eco-stays or converting a non-eco-friendly place into an eco-stay. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has recognized Ecoplore for fulfilling SDG. “says Prerna.

Her Company

Ecoplore is a booking platform for eco-hotels. They only promote only those hotels that are made of mud, wood, bamboo, stone, or any local architecture, and maintain at least 33% greenery on its campus. Their eco-hotels also follow other sustainable measures like rainwater harvesting, solar panels, composting, no plastic zone, organic farming, and so on.

Her Achievements

  • April 2016: First eco-hotel listed on Ecoplore’s website.
  • 2018-20: Media coverage by Your Story, She the People, Times of India, and others.
  • 2019-20: More than 400 happy guests served.
  • January 2019: Felicitated with Outlook Responsible Tourism Award.
  • December 2019: Recognised by UNEP for fulfilling SDG 12.
  • March 2021: More than 100 personally visited & verified eco-hotels listed.
  • April 2021: Eco-building consultancy started.