Envisioning a sustainable future with youth
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More about the project
With great enthusiasm, we would like to inform you that in September 2016, Global Young Voices will launch a new project under the slogan "Envisioning a sustainable future with youth." The objective of this undertaking is to shed light on sustainability in all of its facets by reporting, from all around the world, on youths’ concrete activities, and lack thereof, directed at creating a more sustainable world.
The project was shaped in collaboration of RadiciGroup, an Italian company that operates in the chemical industry and that counts a strong international presence. RadiciGroup poses a lot of attention on sustainability and considers it "an important tool to foster business, innovation and corporate culture.” In this line, the company has decided to give concrete support to the project, which has the final objective of bringing youth closer to the concept of sustainability.
Global Young Voices’ mission is to bring forward informative content on issues tackled by the represented countries through the eyes of native youth. We are living in an era in which having at heart the well-being of future generations and tackling the misuse of resources have become priorities impelling us to immediate action. Thus, we consider the exploration of sustainability in all its forms of crucial importance to educate and sensitize young generations to the topic. We strongly feel that raising awareness on this topic will be the first step in the creation and adoption of a more sustainable lifestyle.
Therefore, "Envisioning a sustainable future with youth" springs from the ambition that the words written by young people will be able, (and this is the reason behind "sustainable"), to bring more and more young peers closer to the paradigm of sustainability.
Now, you will probably be wondering what this collaboration consists of concretely. The first phase of the project, from September 2016 to January 2017, consists of publishing a series of articles on the topic of sustainability, one every two weeks. They will be written by a selection of the best writers of Global Young Voices coming from different countries.
The project has a long-term vision, so this first activity will be followed by increasingly innovative and youthful initiatives that we will be kept a secret for the moment. For now, stay up to date by following us through our website and our social media pages!
- Alberto Curnis
Sustainability Project Lead