Projects with a focus on sustainability
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Mariia Sitko – 2023
Eco-friendly workwear and clothes from hemp for sustainable consumption and societal value.
Elida Villalba Vargas Ebert – 2023
Just Research is dedicated to generating insightful research on social justice and human rights, focusing on the Global South serving as a conduit between climate movements in these regions and Swiss NGOs and corporations.
Michelle Gorham Dasic – 2022
Michelle is working to advance sustainable agriculture for producers across the globe through a platform fostering economic development and stakeholder relationships.
Ahson Javaid – 2022
Ahson contributes with his up-cycling, circular fashion, and re-purposing project to a more sustainable society by incorporating those concepts into fashion and care products for babies.
Jalashree Shrikhande – 2021
MECOCO Meta-Conscious Co., is an interdisciplinary platform to enable, encourage and empower every person and organisation to embed sustainability in everything they do.
Phimthong Kouangpalath – 2021
Gardening products that are developed to meet the highest demands for gardening work.
Yuan Gössi – 2021
A nursery of succulent plants, combined with beautiful handmade plant pots.
Daniella Schweizer – 2020
Forest and Associates A consulting and education firm with innovative projects in the areas of natural climate solutions and forest recovery, that offers hands-on outdoor lessons on environmental and sustainability topics to schools in the Zurich area.
Carlos Robles & Daniella Schweizer – 2020
A sustainability centre where researchers and laypeople can come together and develop projects to improve the sustainability of their environment.
Verde – 2019 Boost
Fair-trade emeralds from sustainable suppliers in Colombia.
Daniela Babjakova – 2019
Trees & Seas Green Products is a platform for environmentally friendly products for everyday use.
Teferi Kassa – 2018
Skills training in metalwork and upcycling as an alternative for better socio-economic integration of young African refugees in Switzerland.
Andrea Luchhau – 2018
Personalised sustainable jewellery and repair service with a social project: by processing precious metals and natural stones for Andrea, Colombian women receive an educational opportunity and a fair income.
Akim Tejan Cole – 2018
Blesseddressed Fashion creates clothes that connect and inspire people and continents, clothes that respect the environment and make a positive contribution to the fabric of our society.
Kebede Dache Dalacho – 2017
Sustainable tourism in Ethiopia and a school in southern Ethiopia for children and where adults can learn about sustainable agriculture and living.
Natalie Gewerc – 2017
Fashion Flip is a platform with the right information and tools to facilitate a change in consumption behaviour.