Climate change

Plug'n Drive

hybrid

Plug'n Drive is a nonprofit organization that is working to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) through a public awareness and education campaign. Gas cars are a leading source of air pollution and EVs can greatly reduce carbon dioxide emissions and air pollution.

FarmDrive

for profit

FarmDrive is a startup based in Kenya that supports smallholder farming enterprises by continuously innovating solutions that enhance the access to sustainable financial services to smallholder farmers.

African Youth Union

The African Youth Union (AYU) is a Pan-African youth organization that boasts the largest youth representation in Africa. AYU seeks to bridge the gap between the youth and government, and acts as a conduit between the youth and regional bodies such as the African Union.

TREE ADOPTION UGANDA

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We offer basic start up business training; 3-year mentorship and free consultation to youths enabling them create businesses. We help them raise startup capital; they set up tree nurseries, we sell the trees to companies to reduce their carbon footprint. The youth use the income to start a business.

Project Alianza

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Project Alianza builds a sustainable, community-based alliance to radically improve the quality of life of marginalized coffee farming families by providing field-based agricultural education, necessary tools and resources to access lucrative markets, and educational opportunities for children.

Green Africa Directory

for profit

The Green Africa Directory is an online networking platform of organisations working to advance and accelerate sustainable development across Africa. It is a central green hub to inspire, share solutions, raise awareness, and facilitate collaboration in the sustainability sector.

DAYSE:

hybrid

DAYSE is a not-for-profit energy charity.
DAYSE provides the platform to raise funds for positive impact energy projects, through energy saving measures. The funds raised, by participants saving energy, are used to help social enterprises and poverty alleviation through energy provision.

SOILJAR

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Our community challenges are access to clean energy, poor nutrition, unsafe domestic water and climate variability. Our passion is to promote sustainable livelihoods and health of communities by promoting nature conservation and restoration of degraded natural resources; forests and lake shores.

Desolenator

hybrid

Desolenator is a patented method of water purification that is on track to become the most affordable and environmentally friendly method of purifying water from any source: no chemicals, no filters. Using the power of the sun alone!

Cloughjordan Ecovillage

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Cloughjordan Ecovillage is a neighbourhood of some 100 adults and 35 children living in 55 low-energy homes. Through its renewable energy system, its well-insulated houses, its community farm, its green enterprise centre and its vibrant community, it models the transition to a low carbon society.

FindingSustainia

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The core of FS is to 1) set ourselves a monthly sustainability challenge, 2) try hard to reach the goal with our co-challengers & 3) report truthfully about our experiences and ups&downs.Challenges range from food to packaging to travel.This enables us to design&spead a unique sustainable lifestyle.

CLASSIC FOODS LIMITED

for profit

We are a food processing company. We process dairy products,fruit juice,tomato sauce ,honey ,flour and animal feeds. To overcome raw material supply shortages due to effect of climate change, we offer farmer's training and capacity building to enable farmers adopt agricultural best practices.

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NewLight Africa

NewLight Africa is a the logical next step of a proven model that has already sold 1,3 million solar-powered LED lights, run by the most successful CEO in the industry - Steve Andrews, formerly of SunnyMoney (a division of SolarAid).Steve accomplished this with limited-to-no marketing budget in less than 4 years, taking sales from 200 lights a month to 75,000 lights per month (in July).

Location

Nairobi
Kenya
1° 17' 5.8236" S, 36° 47' 58.0056" E
English

TREE ADOPTION UGANDA

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We offer basic start up business training; 3-year mentorship and free consultation to youths enabling them create businesses. We help them raise startup capital; they set up tree nurseries, we sell the trees to companies to reduce their carbon footprint. The youth use the income to start a business.

Agua Kenya

hybrid

We are transforming wastewater treatment and drinking water purification by overcoming conventional water treatment limitations and raising the standards for sustainability. Our system uses little to no energy, is chemical free, more affordable, simpler to maintain, and sequesters CO2 naturally.

Safi Organics

for profit

Safi Organics presents an alternative fertilizer called fortified biochar from organic waste. We have developed technologies enabling farmers to make their own fertilizers in 30 minutes, thus saving them 40% of the cost of traditional fertilizers (US$100/year) while counteracting soil acidity.

Cool it Vision

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

In response to our annual theme, young people can share their environmental ideas, concerns and visions by making super short films (under 50 seconds long) in our moderated and searchable online video gallery.
2015 theme is 'Light - what can we do with it'

Delta Api

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Delta Api which is a top mechanism to climate change adaptation and development bias anticipation, especially in an islands. Delta Api is Climate change adaptation mechanism at areal scope and consist of landscape, sea-scape, cultural-scape or more socio-ecosystem in coastal and small island.

Naatangué

for profit

Naatangué compte développer un nouveau mode de production saine et durable afin de parer à l’utilisation des pesticides et des engrais chimiques. Cette méthode va s’appuyer sur la combinaison de l’apiculture, l’aviculture et la floriculture en vue d’améliorer et intensifier les rendements Agricoles

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VACACIONES SIN HUELLA©

Vacaciones sin Huella© combina el reconocimiento de operadores turísticos responsables (Sello Verde) con la concientización de los turistas en una guía de educación ambiental (Pasaporte Verde), que difunde un destino comprometido con el Turismo Sustentable.Adaptamos el Pasaporte Verde de la campaña Green Passport del PNUMA, incorporándo el cálculo de la Huella de Carbono de las vacaciones para que el turista logre mitigarla y compensarla, optando por prestadores turísticos reconocidos y actividades de bajo impacto que el destino ofrezca.

Location

Esquel
Argentina
42° 54' 55.9908" S, 71° 19' 19.7184" W
Spanish

Huertos Urbanos

hybrid

Surge a principios de 2013 en el ITESM,Campus Toluca; gracias a los resultados que arrojó un estudio realizado en alianza con la Universidad de Arizona,la cual analizó a la población donde está ubicado nuestro campus:San Antonio Buenavista.Se busca empoderar a la comunidad para volverla Sustentable.

Awamu Biomass Energy

for profit

Gasifier stoves start within 3 minutes and cook faster than traditional wood stoves, are 90% smoke free, up to 50% energy efficient, require no attention to fire while cooking, use little biomass, use a variety of biomass fuels including agricultural residue and make charcoal as a by-product.

Parque 67

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Parque 67 is an urban forestry program started in 2008. We are dedicated to planting trees on riverbanks, parks, schools and streets in different parts of the Greater Metropolitan Area, Costa Rica.

Livestock project modern pig

DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE OF THE PROJECTObjectif: Contribute to the reduction of poverty through income                                     Money to hogSpecific  Objectifs:1 To help promote

Location

KIGALI
Rwanda
1° 57' 10.3068" S, 30° 3' 33.3108" E
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