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Youth Hacktivators

Youth Hacktivators

"Created during Sustainable Brands Paris 2019 (Europe’s largest exhibition of corporate sustainable development), the Youth Hacktivators is a collective of thirty young changemakers who want to accelerate the transition of businesses to more sustainable models. We aim to co-create with companies to find innovative and inspiring solutions to current environmental and social issues. We propose to HACK and to ACT to build a new chapter of sustainability, one where new generations become key actors of the world of tomorrow. "

Points Total

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  • 0 This Week
  • 175 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    community events
    hosted or attended
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    10
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    190
    minutes
    spent learning

Youth's Actions

Climate Change

Participate In A Virtual Earth Day Event

All Drawdown Solutions

I will participate in a virtual Earth Day event.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate Change

Reduce My Footprint

All Drawdown Solutions

Using one of the links below, I will calculate my ecological footprint and talk with my family or classmates about ways we can reduce our negative environmental impact.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

Tropical Forests

I will spend at least 30 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity Generation

Learn More about Biomass

Biomass

I will spend at least 30 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of biomass, as well as the pros and cons of this technology.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Buildings and Cities

Find a Local Net-Zero Building

Net-Zero Buildings

I will spend at least 60 minutes researching a net-zero or near net-zero building in my area and find out what it took to achieve the project goals.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture

I will spend at least 60 minute(s) learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Composting

Composting, Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Materials

Research Cement Alternatives

Alternative Cement

I will spend at least 60 minute(s) researching cement alternatives that reduce the carbon footprint of concrete.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion

Multiple Industry & Materials Solutions

I will spend at least 60 minute(s) learning about sustainable fashion and begin trying to practice it in my own life.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Materials

Practice the 5 R's

Household Recycling

I will Practice the "5 Rs" — refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle — to reduce my waste more than I can with just recycling alone.

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Women and Girls

Research Women-Owned Businesses

Sustainable Intensification for Smallholders

I will spend 30 minutes a day identifying women-owned businesses that I can support when shopping

COMPLETED 0
DAILY ACTIONS

Women and Girls

Watch a Film

Educating Girls, Family Planning, Sustainable Intensification for Smallholders

I will watch a film about women's and gender equality issues and discuss it with 50 friend(s) or family member(s).

Completed
One-Time Action

Women and Girls

Connect With A Nonprofit

Educating Girls

I will get involved with a girls-focused STEM or leadership organization.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Transport

Research How to Reduce or Offset Flight-Related Emissions

Airplanes

I will spend at least 60 minute(s) learning about plane-related emissions, alternative fuels, and carbon offsets.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Climate Activism

Youth Climate Organizations

All Drawdown Solutions

I will volunteer with or join a local youth-focused or youth-led climate activism organization.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Climate Activism

Equal Representation

Educating Girls

I will spend 60 minutes researching the gender gap in our leaders and elected officials and discuss with my family and friends.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Women and Girls

Read about Women Change Makers

Educating Girls

I will read a book about women change makers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Food Composting
    Producing food that goes uneaten squanders many resources—seeds, water, energy, land, fertilizer, hours of labor, financial capital. Which of these kinds of waste most motivates you to change your behavior regarding food waste? Why?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/18/2020 3:13 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Research Women-Owned Businesses
    Globally, women typically invest a higher proportion of their earnings in their families and communities than men. What have you done in the past to support women-owned businesses? How can you better support communities by supporting women?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/18/2020 3:12 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Learn About & Practice Sustainable Fashion
    How can you express your personality, creativity, and values in ways that don't require fast fashion or buying more clothes and accessories?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/18/2020 3:07 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Practice the 5 R's
    What are some more "R's" you could add to your daily practice to reduce your waste?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/18/2020 3:07 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Climate Change Reduce My Footprint
    What is one thing you could do to within the next couple of weeks to reduce your personal carbon footprint?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/07/2020 8:48 AM
    Here is the video of our challenge!
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Find a Local Net-Zero Building
    What did you think was the most challenging obstacle in the project's goal? Was that challenge surprising to you?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/07/2020 8:45 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Watch a Film
    Now that you've watched a film about women's and gender equality issues, what do you think is the next step to actually address this disparity?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/07/2020 8:44 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Research Cement Alternatives
    Concrete is a good example of a material that most of us encounter every day, but its carbon footprint may not be obvious. What other everyday materials might have a large carbon footprint? How can you find out more?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/07/2020 8:42 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Read about Women Change Makers
    Women are making their voices heard accross the globe for issues that matter to them, from climate change to equal rights for women. Reflect on a role model who is a woman. What have they done to make a positive change in their community?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/07/2020 8:41 AM
  • Reflection Question
    Climate Change Participate In A Virtual Earth Day Event
    In what virtual Earth Day event did you participate? What did you like most about it?

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    Youth Hacktivators 5/07/2020 8:35 AM