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Generation T launches a new call for young people to join the Tribe.
The sustainability network The Shift and youth organisation Act4Change
select young sustainable change makers to give them visibility, strengthen their projects, and challenge companies and organisations on their sustainibility policies.
Ban Ki-moon: "We are the first generation that can end poverty and we are the last generation that can end climate change."
Generation T is a Belgian initiative powered by sustainability network The Shift and youth organisation Act4Change, aiming to build a community of youngsters with a heart for sustainability. Share your ideas, take action with us and show us the role you play in the transition to a more sustainable society.
Generation T launches a new call for young people to join the Tribe.
During 2 meetings we got to know the Food strategy of IKEA globally and in Belgium, and we brought some out-of-the box thinking and ideas to IKEA.
Generation T launches a new call for young people to join the Tribe. Young people will define the future and therefore we want to create visibility for their projects and empower them, their sustainability projects and their ideas.
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3. Te weinig gemeengoed in de stad
One reason why the UK might want to leave the EU is that the EU is an ‘untransparent, ineffective juggernaut’. However, the African experience shows that a web of smaller organisations might be even worse. Unfortunately, an African-style web is where Europe might end up after a Brexit. Lodewijk Van Dycke wrote about the danger for the EU to become an African-like mishmash.
The recent upsurge of political and business interest in the idea of a circular economy raises a crucial question: is it a real game changer or just another trend that will soon go out of fashion? Sevan Holemans wrote a blog about the subject which you can read here!
Onder het motto “Upscaling and promoting youth volunteering in civil society organisations” sloegen Vlaanderen en Zuid-Afrika opnieuw de handen in elkaar. In het kader van deze vijfjarige samenwerking reisde een 5-koppige Vlaamse delegatie tussen 6 en 13 maart 2016 af naar Johannesburg. Deze Vlaamse stuurgroep begeleidt het ministerie voor jeugdontwikkeling in Zuid-Afrika (NYDA) in de promotie van het vrijwilligerswerk.
Generation T is a network of young pioneers in sustainable transition. We know many companies and organisations are looking for innovative solutions and more sustainable business models to deal with societal issues. Therefore, Generation T aims to challenge those organisations to think 'out-of-the-box' and to shape ambitious sustainability policies. As a first challenge, we’ll start with Delhaize!
Generation T partner Hay Group is offering a one-year coaching program on leadership competences to 20 Generation T members. The Kick-off session took place the 1st of March where Hay Group gave a first impression of what the next sessions would be about.
The first weekend of March was reserved for the first Generation T weekend, a weekend organised by Generation T members and supported by Act4Change.
This evening was all about supporting each other and finding solutions for challenges Generation T members where facing in their projects. Four Generation T members prepared a challenge they and called for the help of their fellow Generation T members.
“We’re in front of the International Criminal Court now! We’re just about to get in. I’ll let you know when it’s done.” He hung up, went in and dropped the time bomb in an office. Forty minutes later he called again. “We did it!”
Magma Nova, my project that turns wasted resources into new biodegradable materials, connecting the end of the cycle with the beginning and thus making it a circular system, has entered the accelerator program of MakeSense. Large-scale societal and environment impact is the core of our ambitions.
GreenCaps est une organisation qui n’a qu’une idée en tête : insuffler la MOTIVATION nécessaire aux gens pour orienter leur quotidien vers un mode de vie durable. Decouvre et participe dans le projet de Philippe Gendebien
Tussen de stortvloed aan hoeraberichten over het in Parijs bereikte klimaatakkoord viel één dissonante stem wel heel erg op, namelijk die van de bekende NASA-wetenschapper James Hansen. Olivier Beys bespreekt deze dissonante stem en de gevolgen van het klimaatakkoord.
Joeri Thijs representeerde Generation T in Parijs als beleidsmedewerker voor Greenpeace, waar hij 2 weken de onderhandelingen van op de eerste rij meemaakte. Hij hield een blog bij over de ontwikkelingen bij de onderhandelingen.
Het klimaatakkoord in vijf hoofdpuntenHet klimaatakkoord is een feit. Hoewel er veel op valt aan te merken, is het de eerste keer ooit dat de internationale gemeenschap zo'n ambitieuze afspraak maakt. Wat zijn de hoofdpunten van het verdrag en hoe kwamen ze tot stand? Lees hier de blog van Steven Vanonckelen
On November 10th, La Tricoterie in Brussels was the host of the party that launched the new network Generation T. To once again relive the atmosphere of this fantastic evening, we proudly present you this small movie! Enjoy!
Delegations of all countries gather together in Paris for the COP 21 climate conference, to negotiate an agreement to limit global warming. The Belgian government still didn’t reach an agreement on the moment of departure towards the COP21 in Paris the 28th of November. Generation T members take the lead to challenge the current situation!
A spectacular launch party on Tuesday, 10 November marked the official kick-off of Generation T. In conjunction with Act4Change, we brought together this colourful collection of young change makers from all over Belgium for the first time.
On the 10th of November we celebrated the launch of our new network of young people who are ready to change the world: Generation T. Read more about our initiative via demorgen.be explained by jury president Sihame El Kaouakibi and discover some Generation T'ers.
Today we celebrate the outcome at our Generation T launch party in Brussels and kick-off for a year of activities and support. Discover our list of Generation Ters as from TODAY! Learn more about the young change makers of Generation T edition 2015 and discover how you can co-create added value for society!
Generation T supports young changemakers and their projects by increasing their visibility and connecting them with valuable stakeholders. Find out what is going on in this community and read about their stories and actions on our blog.
Generation T is an open community of young changemakers, created by The Shift and Act4Change. We work with a number of partners to offer coaching to our youngsters, increase media attention and stimulate their initiatives. Would you like to join them and further empower Generation T? Find out more about our partners and our initiative.
We launched our Generation T profiles. As of now, they will be able to use their energy, entrepreneurship and critical eye to develop all kinds of socially beneficial projects with us for a year. Discover all 100 young people and their initiatives.
Ineke can tell you more about Generation T and will be glad to explore your potential role in this initiative.