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Zola Electric

A social enterprise formerly known as ‘Off-Grid Electric’ with the mission “to light up Africa with sustainable solar power.”  By now they are powering the homes of over one million...

ZeroAvia

A hydrogen-electric aircraft developer that "enables scalable, sustainable aviation by replacing conventional engines with hydrogen-electric powertrains." Publications: Media Coverage News and Milestones  

Zero Waste International Alliance

An international organization with many regional centers focused on the principles of reduce, reuse, and recycle. They do research and information sharing, capacity building through training, and standard setting through...

Zero Waste Alliance

Nonprofit using corporate consulting, industry working groups, and research to reduce waste in industry and the community. Operating as a program of the International Sustainable Development Foundation, ZWA has over...

Zero Mercury Working Group

An international coalition created by European Environmental Bureau of more than 110 public interest environmental and health NGOs from over 55 countries working to eliminate mercury pollution through the adoption...

Zero Hour

A platform focused on "the need for climate justice, including equity, racial justice, and economic justice." The movement supports a youth that combats the climate crisis, fights for its rights...

ZERI

Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives "global network of creative minds" seeks solutions to world challenges, viewing "waste as a resource and seeking solutions using nature's design principles as inspiration." It...

Zennstrom Philanthropies

The foundation funds two programs, the first concerned with human rights, the second with climate change in the Baltic Sea. They believe that these issues require a collaborative approach. "One...

ZEF: Center for Development Research

Located in the University of Bonn, the international, trans-disciplinary research institute has a broad perspective on development research. Through its international doctoral program ZEF contributes to capacity development in Africa,...

ZDHC – Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals

A worldwide apparel industry group of 160 brand and suppliers that is working toward widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry. Its presenting itself under the slogan 'Roadmap to Zero' and aims...

Zayed Sustainability Prize

Is a $3 million annual global award honoring the legacy of the founding father of the United Arab Emirates, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who championed social,...

Youth Leadership Network

A global NGO that aims to connect young leaders, activists and field experts to organizations and projects with the aim of increasing youth's active participation in the decision-making processes leading...

Youth Groups: A QuickLook at Leading Organizations

The hope for resolving our world’s greatest problems is nested in future generations: in the power of youth and organized youth groups. Since adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution...

Youth Fusion – Abolition 2000 Youth Network

2020; Oakland, CA; 2 staff; youth-fusion.org A working group of Abolition 2000, an" international network of organizations working for the total abolition of nuclear weapons." It acts as a "world-wide...

Youth Challenge International

A global youth development organization driving "creative, market-ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to succeed and prosper." Their approach explores the "intersection between youth and innovation by addressing...

Yousafzai, Malala

Malala Yousafzai (malala.org) is a Pakistani activist for female education and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. She is the world's youngest Nobel Prize laureate, and second Pakistani to ever receive...

Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals

UN program that chooses and convenes 17 young leaders in various fields (food, fashion, business, and more) to promote sustainability initiatives worldwide: poverty hunger health education gender equity water sustainable...

Young Leaders for Sustainability: A QuickLook at Inspiring Activists

Young leaders are not just aspiring leaders of the future, but, in recent decades, appear as major factors in raising awareness of and popularizing the most urgent problems of our...

Young ISES

Young ISES is a social and professional network for young members of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES). Members are students, PhD students, and young professionals working on solar and...

Young Evangelicals for Climate Action

Young members of Evangelical churches who wish to mobilize others like themselves to action on climate change, and to influence and hold accountable senior Evangelical leaders. Programs: Climate Leaders Awards:...