Greenpeace

Greenpeace

The social change organisation Greenpeace turns fifty today. To mark the occasion, it has launched a virtual wall of change, reflecting on decades of climate activism.

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Bodhi Patil

Bodhi Patil

Bodhi is presently a parley youth team leader and co-created oceanuprise, motivated to protect the ocean and human health.

Marina Melanidis

Marina Melanidis

Marina Melanidis is into horror movies and climate justice. Marina is currently the co-managing director at Y4nature and is also an MSC student at UBC forestry.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Commonly known as X, he is an environmental activist and artist. As a teenager, X has done three Ted Talks and has spoken at UN conference in three different languages, including his native language Nahuatl.

Wanjiku Gatheru

Wanjiku Gatheru

Climate activist Wanjiku Gatheru is currently studying at Oxford University and is the founder of @blackgirlenviromentalist. Wawa has created a supportive community of Black girls, women and non-binary environmentalists.

Aliénor Rougeot

Aliénor Rougeot

Aliénor (Allie) is an Economics and Public Policy graduate from the University of Toronto. Since the age of 10, She has been an environmental and human rights activist, passionate about sustainability and climate justice.

Chelsea Yamase

Chelsea Yamase

Chelsea Yamase shares her fascination with the beauty of nature, captures her world adventures, and expresses messages on why we need to tackle pollution via Instagram.

Leah Thomas

Leah Thomas

Author, blogger, and climate activist Leah Thomas founded the Intersectional Environmentalist to connect the environmental movement to social problems, especially within the context of racial injustice.

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Selin Ozunaldim

Selin Ozunaldim

An 18-year-old gender activist, representative for HeForShe, and founder of Girl Up Istanbul and Girls Who Code. A voice for disadvantaged women especially in her own country.

Lana Weidgenant

Lana Weidgenant

Lana is calling for the world’s governments to focus their support on improving access to eco-friendly diets and acknowledge that fixing food systems should be of utmost priority.

Vinisha Umashankar

Vinisha Umashankar

14-year-old Vinisha Umashankar, a student of SKP Vanitha International School in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, designed a solar ironing cart so that the use of charcoal can be reduced in India.

Forbi Perise, ‘Plastic Man’

Forbi Perise, ‘Plastic Man’

Environmental activist Perise collects plastic waste. His goal is to work directly with the Cameroonian government to ensure structural changes in environmental and waste management.

Clover Hogan

Clover Hogan

Founding Force of Nature in 2019 to mobilise mindsets and help us feel not helpless but empowered, Clover Hogan and her team are fostering spaces for young people to embrace these emotions judgement free.

Ann Makosinski

Ann Makosinski

Exemplifying the qualities of this industrious generation – innovative, entrepreneurial, and eager to build a better planet (among many others) – Ann Makosinski is also on a mission to prove that science and art go hand in hand.

Kasha Sequoia Slavner, Activist Filmmaker

Kasha Sequoia Slavner, Activist Filmmaker

Kasha Sequoia Slavner is an award-winning filmmaker and director who made a splash in the industry with her 2017 social change film ‘The Sunrise Storyteller’. She also founded her own social change initiative, The Global Sunrise Project.

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Shanna Su, Conscious Edinburgh

Shanna Su, Conscious Edinburgh

As a med student Shanna Su was already on a career path toward improving lives. Now she's co-foundrf a student-led mental health charity called Conscious Edinburgh.

Henry Glogau, Inventor

Henry Glogau, Inventor

The Lexus Design Awards have always been shaped by the company principles of ‘anticipate, innovate, and captivate’, and the 2021 winner, Henry Glogau has ticked all the boxes.

Robert Luo, Mi Terro

Robert Luo, Mi Terro

128 million tons of milk is wasted every year. Inspired to find a use for all this spoilt milk, Robert Luo began researching and founded the biotech company Mi Terro - transforming milk on the turn into t-shirts.    

The Million Mile Clean

The Million Mile Clean

Started by Surfer Against Sewage, The Million Mile Clean is a campaign hoping to inspire 100,000 volunteers to walk 10 miles throughout the year, picking up litter as they go.

Maddy Park, Cafe Maddy Cab

Maddy Park, Cafe Maddy Cab

In light of the unjust rise in violence and xenophobia towards Asian Americans, Maddy decided to create Café Maddy Cab, an initiative that pays for taxi and ride-hailing services for female, elderly, and LGBTQ+ Asians.

The Accessible Icon Project

The Accessible Icon Project

Starting in 2010, the project is a globally successful work of design activism. The movement began collecting examples of public wheelchair-accessible icons that had more integrity behind their designs than typical iconography.

Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, Textile Designer

Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, Textile Designer

Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, working under the name Ýrúrarí, is a textile designer and artist from Iceland. She uses her bold and humorous style to upscale previously discarded clothing, giving it a second, quirkier life.

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Krystyna Paszko, Activist

Krystyna Paszko, Activist

Krystyna Paszko has dedicated her burgeoning career to helping victims of domestic violence via her support page 'Comomiles and Pansies'.

The C-List, Lisa Potter-Dixon and Helen Addis

The C-List, Lisa Potter-Dixon and Helen Addis

Highlighting a lesser-known challenge faced by cancer patients, The C-List is an innovative new website giving those living with the disease the chance to shop ‘cancer-kinder’ beauty products.

Amanda Gorman, Activist & Poet

Amanda Gorman, Activist & Poet

Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in US history, having been named the first-ever national youth poet laureate in 2017.

Da Bomb, Isabel and Caroline Bercaw

Da Bomb, Isabel and Caroline Bercaw

At the helm of Gen Z's shift towards self-starting and entrepreneurship are sisters Isabel and Caroline Bercaw, who built a multi-million dollar brand from the ground up before they even graduated high school.

Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper is providing young creatives with vital resources and insight into the world of art, helping them to understand the inner workings of an over-commercialised industry. The magazine is sure to blow in the near future.

Quannah Chasinghorse, Activist

Quannah Chasinghorse, Activist

At just 18, activist Quannah Chasinghorse has dedicated her life to protecting the indigenous people of her native Alaska from two main adversaries, the gas industry and climate change.

Marc Keiser, Designer

Marc Keiser, Designer

One-half of cult fashion label Keiser Clark, Marc Keiser is using his platform to raise awareness about the importance of voting and encourage young people to register across the US.

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Lavinya Stennett, Activist

Lavinya Stennett, Activist

At only 23-years-old, Lavinya Stennett is the CEO of The Black Curriculum, a new initiative that’s fighting to improve teaching of Black history and culture across the UK.

DrawFor

DrawFor

DrawFor makes limited print runs of work donated by artists and sells them online. All profits are then donated to charities including the NHS.

Daisy Jeffrey, Activist

Daisy Jeffrey, Activist

One young woman who won't be silenced by lawmakers, Australian climate activist Daisy Jeffrey organised school strikes in 2019, and has published her own book on climate action.

Mabdulle, Photographer

Mabdulle, Photographer

A member of the Take More Photos community, Mabdulle is a rising London photographer who has an elite talent for capturing street art and city aesthetics.

Do Something

Do Something

Inspiring millions of young people to make positive change online and in the real world, DoSomething.org gives youth led campaigns the platform to make an impact at the highest level.

Nyome Nicholas-Williams, Model Activist

Nyome Nicholas-Williams, Model Activist

Meet Nyome, the incredible model whose campaigning helped change Insta's algorithms to celebrate black and plus-sized bodies.

Zero Hour

Zero Hour

Zero Hour's founder, 16-year-old Jamie Margolin created a global movement to ensure young people's voices are heard when it comes to climate change reform. And today, youth voices are louder than ever.

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Oatly

Oatly

Satisfying the dairy carvings of vegans and flexitarians worldwide, Oatly is the chief of the alt-milk industry. Max nutrional value and minimal environemental impact is the ethos.

Atelier & Repairs

Atelier & Repairs

Founded by Maurizio Donadi, Atelier & Repairs is leading the movement of excess reduction in fashion. The LA store turns our throw away items into one-of-a-kind pieces & partners with brands globally.

Millinsky, Entrepreneur/Designer

Millinsky, Entrepreneur/Designer

On his way to being the next king of streetwear, Millinsky is a new age fashion/music/art phenomenon who curated his own brand NASASEASONS at just 18.

Noga Levy-Rapoport, Activist

Noga Levy-Rapoport, Activist

Dubbed the British Greta Thunberg, Nova Levy-Rapoport is paving the way for young climate activists. At eighteen years-old, she's a volunteer for the UK Student Climate Network.

CanO Water

CanO Water

8mil tons of plastic end up in oceans yearly, so the work of eco-friendly CanO Water is critical. They pioneered indefinitely recyclable cans that go from bin to shelf in just 6 wks.

Common Table Creative

Common Table Creative

Common Table Creative are growing a more just and regerative world through storytelling. Their unique films on organic farming are as inspiring as they are informative.

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Zamzam Ibrahim, Campaigner

Zamzam Ibrahim, Campaigner

President of the NUS, Ibrahim is fighting for liberation and against injustice. Bringing communities together to foster inclusivity and respect is at the heart of her work.

The Pink Protest

The Pink Protest

The Pink Protest is leading the UK #FreePeriods movement online and in the streets. Their Insta series 'On Wednesdays We Wear Pink' provides action points for people to follow.

The Advocacy Academy

The Advocacy Academy

The Advocacy Academy in South London, tackles racial profiling head on and aims to bring young people together through social justice. Academy students often address parliament.

Ellen Jones, Activist

Ellen Jones, Activist

Ellen Jones is a prolific campaigner for LGBTQ+ causes, who discusses mental health, autism, and gender. She won the MTV EMA Generation Change award in 2018.

The Youth Group

The Youth Group

Headed by Jack Parsons, this amazing collective of youth first companies all share a common purpose, to improve the odds for young people in all areas of life.

Kelvin Doe, Entrepreneur

Kelvin Doe, Entrepreneur

This Sierra Leonean innovator taught himself engineering when he was 13, proving that resources aren't a barrier and that all you need to get started is ambition, creativity, and curiosity.

Bimini Love, Activist

Bimini Love, Activist

The UK parliament is taking period poverty seriously thanks to this activist and her peers. Founder of Street Cramps, Bimini Love spends her spare time fighting menstrual inequality.

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Jenna Raine, Musician

Jenna Raine, Musician

Rising Gen Z talent Jenna Raine is an American singer/songwriter with an infectious energy that she transmits through her insightful lyrics fused together with an organic, beat-driven sound.

Social Bite

Social Bite

This fantastic cafe chain is changing the lives of homeless people, with sandwich shops across the UK, they donate profits to charity and provide meals for those sleeping rough.

Sonita Alizadeh, Activist

Sonita Alizadeh, Activist

Sonita Alizadeh uses her talent for lyricism to protest against arranged marriages in Afghanistan. Her song 'Brides For Sale' went viral in 2014 and she still fights for her cause today.

4Ocean

4Ocean

The inspiring 4Ocean is mobilising ocean/coastline clean-ups across the globe. With 7million pounds of waste removed since 2017, the incredible movement is growing in numbers every year.

A Sai Ta, Designer

A Sai Ta, Designer

A Sai Ta is a designer/artist who is part of the clothing label Asai. He's gathered a cult following for his iconic pieces that celebrate British, Chinese, and Vietnamese culture.

Aimee Clint, Entrepreneur

Aimee Clint, Entrepreneur

Aimee Clint struggled to understand her autistic brother's condition so she wrote a book to help others in similar situations and won a Europe-wide enterprise award for her work.

All Out

All Out

All Out is helping to mobilise big rallies and LGBTQ+ activist demonstrations. Determined to spread love and equality, All Out gives anyone the tools to start petitions.

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Jasmine Lee-Jones, Playwright

Jasmine Lee-Jones, Playwright

How to make waves in the LDN's theatre scene? Call your provocative first drama 'Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner'. This brilliant playwright is adding a fresh voice to enduring literature.

Akshay Ruparelia, Entrepreneur

Akshay Ruparelia, Entrepreneur

Fancy starting a million dollar property empire from your bedroom at just 17? Well you won't be the first, Akshay Ruarelia started his company Doorsteps after selling his family home online.

Marsai Martin, Actor & Producer

Marsai Martin, Actor & Producer

A starring role in ABC's hit show Blackish was clearly not enough for Marsai Martin, who has a producer credit for the 2019 movie Little, which she also starred in. BTW, this girl is 15.

Help Refugees UK

Help Refugees UK

Aid is absolutely crucial for refugees, and Help Refugees UK is dedicated to placing funds and humanitarian support wherever it's needed globally.

Shout

Shout

It's never been more important to discuss our mental health. Shout is a 24 hour text service that specialises in mental health support, they answer 1000+ text per day.

Blondey McCoy, Athlete & Artist

Blondey McCoy, Athlete & Artist

Pro skateboarder, artist, clothing designer, and model, Blondey McCoy translates prescient Gen Z themes like mental health/male suicide into some seriously cool threads.

School Space

School Space

Jemma Phibbs/James Lloyd are passionate as co-directors. School Space provides underfunded schools with valuable funds by letting out their facilities to needing communities.    

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Yellow Octopus

Yellow Octopus

Yellow Octopus are one of the top advocates of resale fashion out there. Their app diverts 1 million PCs away from landfill sites every month and they boast affinities with huge sellers.

Margielyn Didal, Athlete

Margielyn Didal, Athlete

Margielyn Didal is a skate wunderkind from the Philippines who clinched the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games and the Southeast Asian Games in 2019. Oh, and she's only 21.

Love The Oceans

Love The Oceans

Love the Oceans is an exciting non-profit marine conservation organisation working in Mozambique. It offers courses and experiences to inform the public on marine life.

Arielle Geismar, Activist

Arielle Geismar, Activist

Part of @Team_Enough, a youth-led initiative to end gun violence, this whirl-wind of positive social change has engaged thousands with her message of peace.

Reese Cooper, Fashion Designer

Reese Cooper, Fashion Designer

The Gen Zer making waves in menswear, Reese Cooper was 1st runner-up 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. His americana-inspired label sells out in department stores everywhere.

Alina Morse, Entrepreneur

Alina Morse, Entrepreneur

Alina Morse founded her groundbreaking company, Zolli Candy, when she was just 12 years old. She now runs a candy empire selling millions of Zollipops that clean your teeth!