OzGREEN programs connect youth with communities to become leaders of innovative sustainable social change

WE ARE the CHANGE


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OzGREEN educates people around the world, enabling them to take action to improve their environment. OzGREEN engages and equips people to become leaders of positive social change.


Our Programs

OzGREEN offers award winning, transformative learning and leadership programs that inspire people to tackle sustainability challenges and become leaders of positive social change. 


National Programs

 

YOUth LEADing the World

MYRiver

Tomorrow's Change Makers

Bellingen Riverwatch

Our flagship program, Youth Leading the World (YLTW) prepares young people to succeed in tackling the massive environmental challenges the world is facing. YLTW equips youth to strengthen their wellbeing, create resilient communities and nurture the environment, allowing them to drive positive social and environmental change in their communities.

 

Our MYRiveR program enables young people to become citizen scientists, test the health of the environment, identify key environmental threats and values, develop their own vision and implement their own action plans to sustain the health of their local waterways.

 

 

 


International Programs

 

India Nepal

East Timor

Central America

 


 


OzGREEN's Impact

 

2,740 

Sustainability Facilitators and Leaders Trained

1,642 

Villages and communities directly engaged in sustainability programs

43,500

Sustainability leadership program participants and

43,500 

Sustainability Action Plans developed, achieving average 50% reduction in carbon footprint, including adoption of renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency and reduced energy consumption through lifestyle behaviour change

43,000

Hectares forest saved from clearing - from reduction of eco-footprint

863,000

Direct beneficiaries 

37,000

Trees planted in critical biodiversity habitats

1,000

Hectares of critical biodiversity habitat restored

21,200

People directly benefit from clean water installations


 

Sue Lennox, 2020 NSW Senior Australian of the Year, Co-Founder OzGREEN with OzGREEN CEO Anton Juodvalkis. 


Awards

OzGREEN has achieved significant national and international recognition.  This includes the Buckminster-Fuller Catalyst Program which recognised OzGREEN as being in the top ten percent of social innovators in the world, the Eureka Prize, which is Australia’s most comprehensive national science award, a Banksia Award for citizen science, a UN Media Peace Award and the UNESCO Wenhui Award and a Best Practice Case Study for the Australian Association for Environmental Education (NSW). In 2007 OzGREEN’s CEO and Co-Founder Sue Lennox was named as one of Sydney’s Top 100 Most Influential People by The Sydney Magazine.



Our Vision

A society that is actively engaged in building ecologically sustainable, socially just and equitable ways of living. 


Our Mission

Our Mission is to build sustainable, resilient communities by enabling people to tackle the ecological and social challenges of our times and accelerate the transition to sustainability. 

 


2019 Principal Partners


2019 Gold Partners


2019 Supporters


2019 Project Partners


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