Spread The Love
Justice & Ecology Project
This project inspires and engages in transformative action towards the liberation and restoration of land, labor, and culture. They are rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color committed to a Just Transition away from profit and pollution and towards healthy, resilient and life-affirming local economies.
Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs
RAVEN is a non-profit charitable organization that provides financial resources to assist Aboriginal Nations within Canada in lawfully forcing industrial development to be reconciled with their traditional ways of life, and in a manner that addresses global warming or other ecological sustainability challenges.
Forest Peoples Programme
Securing Right to Land & Livelihood
Through advocacy, practical projects and capacity building, FPP supports forest peoples to deal directly with the outside powers that shape their lands, lives and futures, envisioning a day when forests are owned and controlled by the people within them, ensuring sustainable livelihoods, equity and well-being for future generations.
Advancing Indigenous Rights & Cultures Worldwide
Cultural Survival believes that vibrant and durable communities rest on the principles of self-determination, human rights, informed citizenry and access to information, the freedom of expression, and the right to organize and shape the future in a way consistent with one’s tradition, language, culture and community – and they believe Indigenous Peoples have the power and solutions to solve many of today's problems when respected and empowered to do so.
Eden Reforestation is on a mission to employ impoverished peoples through reforestation. Its projects involve working directly with people in small villages in Ethiopia, Madagascar, Nepal, Haiti, and Indonesia to plant over 250 million trees and plan to continue to plant over 100 million trees each year.
Youth Leadership in Environmental, Climate and Social Justice Movements
EG is a nonprofit empowering young people to bring innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental issues. Currently led by 18-year-old indigenous youth activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, the organization focuses on implementing real, practical solutions to climate change through powerful youth advocacy.
Creating Healthy & Abundant Oceans
SeaLegacy is a collective of photographers, filmmakers, and storytellers committed to creating healthy and abundant oceans for people and the planet. Founded by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen and pioneering conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier, the organization leads visual storytellers on underwater expeditions and uses the power of visual storytelling to create change.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Protecting Marine Wildlife
SSCS is an international nonprofit and marine wildlife conservation organization. Its mission is to “end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species,” and it received approval by the United Nations World Charter for Nature to help enforce law. SSCS uses daring tactics to expose illegal activities, and its work includes following illegal fishing ships around the world, exposing, protesting, and physically blocking whalers from slaughtering countless porpoise species, and advocating for better laws around deep sea fishing.
Creative Strategy for Environmental Efforts
It is Obabika's mission to provide environmental groups, and social enterprises with professional services, with a low barrier to entry. They specialize in creative efforts, digital marketing, fundraising and strategy planning to support organizations in their environmental work.
Protect Our Winters
Climate Change Advocacy
POW is a community of athletes, scientists, creatives and business leaders advancing non-partisan policies that protect our world today and for future generations. They focus their efforts on legislation regarding climate change & how it impacts the places & lifestyles people love.
Kiss The Ground
KTG is on a mission to inspire participation in global soil regeneration. Ryan Engelhart co-founded Kiss The Ground with the goal to increase soil carbon and biodiversity on 500 million acres of land by 2050, keeping in mind the powerful effects of healthy soil to reverse the impacts of climate change. To do so, the organization partners with storytellers, educators, restaurants, farmers, and businesses to spread the word about capturing carbon with healthy soil and implement on-the-ground solutions.
Sustainable Harvest International
SHI is on a mission to preserve the environment by improving people's well-being through sustainable farming. Founded in 1997, the organization has been working to train families and farmers in Central America in farming practices that fight hunger, poverty, and deforestation all at once. It firmly believes in empowering farmers and their communities to become leaders in regenerative agriculture.
Inclusivity in Outdoor Spaces
Outdoor Afro has become the nation’s leading, cutting edge network that celebrates and inspires Black connections and leadership in nature. They help people take better care of themselves, our communities, and our planet. Outdoor Afro is a national non-profit organization with leadership networks around the United States. With nearly 80 leaders in 30 states from around the country, they connect thousands of people to outdoor experiences, who are changing the face of conservation.
Green Worker Coworker Cooperative
Equity in Green Business
Green Working Cooperatives is based in the South Bronx, NY and serves immigrants and communities of colour. They build, grow, & sustain worker-owned green businesses to create strong, local & democratic economy rooted in racial & gender equality. They envision a world where all people enjoy a green and sustainable economy that works for everyone.
WE ACT’s mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of colour and/or low income residents participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices. WE ACT envisions a community that has informed and engaged residents who participate fully in decision-making on key issues that impact their health and community, strong & equal environmental protections and increased environmental health through community-based participatory research & evidence-based campaigns.
Echo Conservation Society
Echo puts boots on the ground in British Columbia to monitor and document threats to wildlife and wilderness. The information they collect is used to advocate for a more science-based and ethical approach to wildlife management in the province. Their work is built on four pillars: research, coexistence, fieldwork, and community engagement.