Sustainability

Worried about the environment? Fear not: meet 5 entrepreneurs creating a sustainable world

On World Environment Day, lean how these OYW Ambassadors are taking action to reduce environmentally-damaging waste.

Could TODAY be our first Plastic-Free Day?

Danielle Crompton from the OYW Plastic-Free Working Group tells us more.

How One Young World drove me to create shoes that leave the right footprint

Luke Gibson: “We make seriously comfortable boat shoes and every pair purchased protects 1,000 square feet of endangered habitat around the world.”

It’s World Hunger Day: meet 5 women changing the way we think about food

Discover 5 women who are tackling food security, food waste and malnutrition head on.

 

The Middle East is welcoming a new smart city - in Palestine

Learn how this female civil engineer is building a new hope for Palestine. 

You need to learn about the Eco-Clubs taking root in Paraguay

5 young leaders tackling Africa's droughts

The Brazilian Hunger Games-style competition shaking up sustainability education

Plastic waste: How you can make a difference

Learn how these OYW Ambassadors are using waste products for the benefit of society and the environment.

Tackling climate change: 4 takeaways from COP23

OYW Ambassadors who were in Bonn last month share their top takeaways from the climate negotiations.