CRB was 'Knowledge Partner' at the 10th Young India Challenge organized by Human Circle and supported by RSPO – held on 12-13 October 2019 in Delhi. The theme of the challenge was ‘Sustainable Living' and the challenge was focused on 'Responsible Consumption and Production' and 'Climate Action'. The event was attended by over 500 youngsters passionate about sustainability. CRB as a knowledge partner supported the event in setting up a ‘mentorship panel’, which included experts from businesses/industry/NGOs who were invited to speak to the youth on their journey and guide them on their ideas related to the theme of the event.
CRB participated in the RSPO RT 17 held on 03-06 November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Youth delegation that was part of RT 17, hosted their Inaugural Asian Youth for Sustainable Palm Oil Summit (AYSPO) held in collaboration with GIZ Thailand, PM Haze, and RSPO on 03 November 2019. The summit was co-organized by RSPO, the People’s Movement to Stop Haze (PM Haze), and GIZ Thailand. The summit comprised fifty young people from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand who gathered to discuss methods on co-creating their commitments towards shared responsibility for making sustainable palm oil the norm.
CRB in collaboration with Pravah, Human Circle, AIESEC – India, Sweccha, Sustainability Style Speak (SUSS) hosted a session on Youth as Architects and Advocates on Sustainability in India at the India and Sustainability Standard (ISS 2019). The session looked at exploring and identifying methods/approaches for enabling the youth as architects/advocates of sustainability, creation an agenda for the youth to drive actions on sustainable consumption and production and climate action – by engaging with businesses, government agencies and civil society and explore possibility for an Alliance or platform on Youth for Sustainability in India.
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