Empowering young people

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 Calendar

VDAB CEO Challenge met Fons Leroy

Op 6 mei 2019 ging Fons Leroy in de Work out Room de CEO Challenge van Generation T. aan. Tijdens een CEO Challenge krijgt een CEO de kans om zijn uitdagingen voor te leggen aan de jongeren. Zo vroeg Fons Leroy aan 4 jongeren om oplossingen te bedenken voor 2 grote uitdagingen waar VDAB mee worstelt.

Generation T: Let's Talk Politics

On 18 April, Generation T organised the event 'Generation T: Let's Talk Politics' in response to the upcoming elections on 26 May. What does the young generation of politicians think about themes such as Work, Education and Climate?

C-Power: Young Citizens for Circular

Hoe inclusief is de circulaire economie in Vlaanderen? Waarom zien we meestal blanke hoogopgeleide jonge mensen met al een zeker idee over duurzaamheid op workshops en bootcamps rond circulaire economie? Hoe kan de circulaire economie interessant zijn voor iedere burger?

Hack Belgium 2018: Generation T well represented!

Generation T on stage @Gent

Not everyone is born a motivational speaker. That’s why we created ‘Generation T on stage’ to enhance the public speaking skills of our members.

Guestblog | Crash course: Digital minimal vegan travel

Shanthuru is travelling to the Philippines to give trainings to social entrepreneurs and meet with indigenous people, mushroom farmers,.. But he is asking himself, how he can justify the huge ecological footprint of such travels?

Guestblog | Zero Waste: The method to upgrade your living standards while doing your shopping

Europe today lets 25% of the food fly from the shopping cart to the trash. How can we concretely counter this reality? This is the question asked by Yoneko NURTANTIO, a member of the Generation T network. Together with her mother, Marie-Louise BRUYÈRE, she recently published a book called “Zéro gaspi ! La méthode pour jeter moins et vivre mieux” (Larousse éd., 2017).

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Jan-Hendrik can tell you more about Generation T and will be glad to explore your potential role in this initiative.

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Jan-Hendrik Serty

Junior Project Manager

+32 (0)2 503 54 18

janhendrik.serty@theshift.be