Submitted by Covestro LLC
December 9, 2021 /CSRwire/ - The recent COP26 climate meeting in Glasgow saw young people from around the world convene to protest and assume their role as activists. Activism is an important avenue for change. But what other parts can young people play in the fight to combat climate change? In her latest Medium blog, Rebecca Lucore, Sustainability and CSR, Covestro LLC crystalizes the expert guidance for teenagers that emerged from the company’s recent virtual THINC30 Youthquake 2021.
To read the full blog post, please visit: https://rebeccalucore.medium.com/youthquake-a-cop26-for-high-school-students-with-social-equity-environmental-justice-and-a6da7e2f16b8.
A virtual climate summit held simultaneous to COP26, Covestro’s THINC30 Youthquake 2021: Inspiring Next Gen Climate Changemakers featured three-sessions designed specifically to show high school students, who will soon carry the mantel of climate changemakers, the myriad ways to get involved.
Emerging industries and career opportunities (deconstruction, carbon capture, indoor agriculture, food rescue), transformative economic systems (Circular Economy) and innovative public services in transportation (Move PGH) and economic development (The Ion) were among the climate-related opportunities showcased at Youthquake.
To watch the videos, please click here.
About Covestro LLC:
Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business, which is among the world’s largest polymer companies with 2020 sales of EUR 10.7 billion. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative, sustainable solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. In doing so, Covestro is fully committed to the circular economy. The main segments served are the automotive, construction, wood processing and furniture, electrical and electronics and healthcare industries. Other sectors include sports and leisure, cosmetics and the chemical industry itself. Covestro has 33 production sites worldwide and employed approximately 16,500 people at the end of 2020.
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Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business. Covestro manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical and sports and leisure industries. i3 (ignite, imagine, innovate) is Covestro LLC’s companywide corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative that aims to spark curiosity, to envision what could be and to help create it. Built on the three pillars of philanthropy (i3 Give), employee volunteerism (i3 Engage) and STEM education (i3 Give), i3 seeks to create sustainable and lasting impacts.
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