Acting on climate change: It starts with us

As the news spread throughout the world on Saturday night of the agreement reached by world leaders at COP21, the reaction from civil society groups, governments and businesses, was overwhelmingly positive. But as we mark this milestone it’s worth remembering that around the world, inspiring people are already taking action to stop further environmental damage and help communities adapt to a changing climate. 

A chance to give something back

Emeline Muhawenimana's early memories of being a refugee as her family fled civil war-torn Rwanda and the kindess they experienced along the way instilled in her a strong desire to give something back. Trading in her 9-5 for three months working with women on the fringes of society in Bangladesh, her experience shows how volunteering changes you and the people around you for the better.