• Hasanka planting trees

    Harnessing the digital world for environmental good

    Gold Award holder Hasanka Pushpakumara, from Sri Lanka, is a driven young man with a keen interest in environmental issues. His passion has motivated him to address Sri Lanka’s growing environmental

  • ITAP leader Kalsang

    Showing young people a new perspective

    Mountain Guide Kalsang, from Nepal, is an ITAP leader for the Award. Here, he tells us why he has taken on this role and what it means to him

  • Gold engineer brings eco-solution to Tongan school

    Tonga's second largest secondary school is saving approximately USD588 a day on ground water pumping costs, thanks to the effort and skill of a seven-person student engineering team, which included

  • Giving back to the Ghanaian community through the green economy

    Gold Award holder Emmanuel Odoi Laryea from Ghana used skills and values adopted through the Award programme to engage young people in his town in productive activities, and subsequently secured

  • Waste not, want not

    Concerned by the impact of a lack of environmental awareness, especially in poorer communities, 17-year-old science student, Asad Zaidi, started a campaign to educate hundreds of local people of the

  • Hydro-therapy

    Having helped to build houses for HIV/AIDS victims in Uganda as part of his Gold Award, 25 year old Australian David Speirs wanted to support his local community and help tackle problems they were

  • A state of wellbeing

    18-year-old Ryan Hreljac was just 6 years old when he first learned of the devastating effects a lack of clean drinking water can have on a community. Reflecting on the ease of his own access to