ACT Global project of Earth5R engages citizens on Sustainable Development through collaborative initiatives.
It brings communities together and develops a symbiotic ecosystem that is driven by different stakeholders. The A.C.T. project which stands for “Action-Collaboration-Transformation”, was developed to improve the quality of the environment, the status of disadvantaged citizens and reduce plastic waste via new sustainable business models.

Earth5R

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America

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Sectors of activity
Environmental Services, Education, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Education & Awareness Raising, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Start date
27/01/2020

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Objectives

The Objectives of ACT Global project are:
1. Mobilize a large group of youth, citizens, businesses and government organizations to collaborate and work together to create sustainable localities.
2. Using education to create behavioral changes, circular economy, creation of green jobs and sustainability services.
3. Creating products and services at a local level that solve environmental issues while creating social and economic impacts.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

1. 49,500 citizen Volunteers are currently involved in various sustainability initiatives of Earth5R.
2. ACT project has transformed the lives of 1.2 million families across India with the help of sustainable livelihood, helping to break the chains of poverty and address the lack of basic resources that affect their lives.
3. 1.2 Million families from slums across India educated in livelihood skills so far. This includes skill training workshops in converting environmental waste into usable products that sell in the market.
4. 2,70,000 families in slums and villages across India received Financial literacy under this project.
5. 1,700 residential buildings in various cities of India have been converted into Zero Waste under this project.
6. More than 250 Metric Tons of Plastic Waste is collected every month and recycled under Earth5R's ACT Project at Mumbai.
7. 600 Tons of Organic Waste per month is processed by Composting Units installed in various buildings of Mumbai under this project creating a citizen-led decentralized waste management system.

Next steps and how to get involved

We are open to collaboration and investments to upscale the impact globally.