Doconomy, founded in Sweden in 2018, is a world-leading provider of applied impact solutions. Doconomy wants to future-proof life on planet earth by empowering individuals and corporations to take responsibility for their environmental footprint. Firmly believing that the climate crisis can only be solved as a collective, Doconomy is also a partner of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Mastercard, S&P Trucost, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Parley for the Oceans.
Ocean Bottle enables anyone who gives a damn about our Oceans the opportunity to turn the tap off Ocean plastic. Each Ocean Bottle sold funds collection of 1000 plastic bottles in weight, whilst setting up recycling infrastructure in coastal communities with high levels of plastic pollution around the world. Plastic collectors are able to exchange plastic for money or digital tokens via blockchain technology to spend on tuition, tech goods, health care and micro-finance.
Over the next decade, the relationship between business and the natural world will be a defining one. That’s why we’re working with our clients to help change businesses for the better – to innovate, reduce emissions, strengthen resilience and build trust in business and the economy.
We Don’t Have Time is a review platform for climate solutions. Through the power of many, the platform’s review system rewards positive change and catalyzes the green transition. Community members from 143 countries are thus empowered to influence leaders and decision-makers across all sectors and geographies. Conversely, businesses and politicians are given an arena focused on co-creating solutions for the climate.
Born over a decade ago from the needs of hardy British surfers, Finisterre designs functional and sustainable product for those that share a love of the sea. From our clifftop workshop in St. Agnes, we stay true to our original design ethos of functionality and sustainability brought to life in an understated style and identity, always remaining committed to product, environment and people.
Founded in 2012, Parley is a global network where creators, thinkers and leaders from the creative industries, brands, governments and environmental groups come together to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of the oceans and collaborate on projects that can end their destruction. To combat the plastic, overfishing and climate crises, the organization has formed alliances with major partners including adidas, the Republic of Maldives, the United Nations, the World Bank and collaborators spanning the worlds of science, art, fashion, design, entertainment, sports, space and ocean exploration.
Connecting thinkers and doers to co-create a sustainable future
5 is an impact media foundation co-creating a sustainable future through the power of many. 5 tells inspiring stories about people taking action for a better world, supports future-focused organisations that are working to make a positive impact, and connects people, skills and resources through a community of engaged members who are ready to take action to make the world more sustainable.
An award winning radio station with a global audience, Worldwide FM represents music, culture and people from marginalised societies and oppressed communities. Whether our programming comes from Palestine or New Orleans, we try where we can to give voice to progressive artists and cultural figures who fight inequality in all its forms.
connecting sustainable ideas, people, places and organisations
Ethos is a magazine about businesses changing the world. We connect sustainable ideas, people and places, with stories about work, ideas and life. We cover stories about the most progressive business leaders, their teams, ethos and ideas to give you a unique insight into how they’re changing how business is done. Ethos is available bi-annually, in April and October, as a print edition and as part of a print or digital subscription.
The Goethe-Institut is Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. It operates from a European perspective and works independently. Its objectives are to promote the knowledge of the German language, foster cultural collaboration and exchange, and convey a contemporary image of Germany. It does this through maintaining and building relationships with partners from the cultural and educational sectors.
Established in 1982, the Alliance Française Glasgow is the official French language and cultural centre for Glasgow and the West of Scotland. The Alliance Française Glasgow offers regular courses for adults and children for all levels, a wide range of cultural events and has a multimedia Library. It is located under the same roof as the Goethe-Institut since 2004, a world first.
The award-winning Alliance Française Dublin is the third biggest in Europe, after Paris & Brussels. Created in 1960 and located in a prestigious listed building in the city centre, it is renowned for its French courses, cultural activities, library, and café.
Parley for the Oceans
Institut Français d’Ecosse
Founded in 1946, the Institut français d’Ecosse is the Scottish outpost of the French Embassy in the United Kingdom. Within its Edinburgh base, it combines a cultural venue, a French-language centre and a resource centre with our multimedia library. The IFE encourages cross-cultural exchanges and promotes French culture and language in Scotland.
Parley for the Oceans
The climate emergency affects all of us. Faced with this challenge, we urgently need to come together. The British Council’s Climate Connection is a global initiative that connects 200 million people from different countries, generations and backgrounds. In particular, it focuses on the next generation of climate leaders and gives practical support to young people and communities most impacted by climate change.
CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts is Glasgow’s hub for the arts. We host a year-round programme of exhibitions, events, films, music, literature, workshops, festivals and performances. At the heart of all activities is the desire to work with artists, commission new projects and present them to the widest possible audience.
ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression. So we work to achieve social justice and gender equality and to eradicate poverty.
Space for Art Foundation is an interdisciplinary of art, aerospace, astronaut & health professionals; & most importantly our Artonauts- children in hospitals, refugee centers, & hospitals around the world. Space for Art is uniting a planetary community of children thru the awe & wonder of space exploration & the healing power of art. Believing that creatively empowering our children with the understanding of their role as crewmates (not passengers) on Spaceship Earth & the intersection of personal & planetary health gives us the power to create a future for all life on Earth that’s as beautiful as it looks from space.
BiosphereVR is a pioneering project using 360-degree, immersive film, also known as virtual reality (VR). This captivating film takes you on a ’virtual field-trip’ to an array of distant places around the world where climate change is already showing its negative impact. BiosphereVR employs a filmic approach by utilizing real-world case-studies of people and nature battling with climate change. It enables you to immerse yourself in the reality of our changing world.
We are a coalition of international astronauts from diverse backgrounds. After completing our missions in space, we have come together to begin a new mission to tell our stories and inspire social good. We are inspired by the “Overview Effect”, a transformative experience of awe and wonder that astronauts have when looking at our beautiful home Planet Earth. We share that profound shift in perspective because the world currently needs to be inspired to solve the greatest challenges we currently face.
With over 143 film festivals and encounters in Mexico, Los Cabos International Film Festival is one of the most recognized film events, because of its contribution to the growth of global film culture, focusing on Mexico, Canada, the United States, and this year, for first time in its history in the United Kingdom. Each year, seek to promote an encounter dedicated to exploring bold, reflexive, and inspiring cinematographic proposals for the audiences. As part of its 2021 activities, Los Cabos International Film Festival will present a special program that invites the public to reflect on the importance of creating a sustainable film industry.
Global Climate Cafés Live hosted by Climate Café with Climate Reality
Throughout COP26 in Glasgow, join us live for themed Climate Cafés online - wherever you are in the world. Hosted by the Climate Café team in Scotland, get involved in conversations inspired and informed by the films we have shared. Every Climate Café will feature contributors who can offer insight into these themes and we will be joined by Climate Reality Leaders, trained by Former US Vice President Al Gore from across the globe. What is a Climate Café? Climate Cafés create space to chat and act on climate. Across Scotland, and now globally, Climate Cafés bring people together from across communities to talk, share information, get inspired and involved in climate action. Find out more here: www.climate.cafe