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Planet & Climate

Our planet is in crisis, and we are responsible for it. We have deluded ourselves into thinking that humans are separate from, and superior to, nature. How do we fundamentally rebalance that relationship? How can our economic systems prioritize creating shared wellbeing on a healthy planet? How can we bring unlikely allies and sceptics on board? Explore what works.

Cynthia Ong

Harish Hande

Nicole Rycroft


How changemakers are reclaiming Indigenous foodways

Report: Thinking differently – ideas for action on planet & climate

We’re Living Through A Carbon Bubble – Here’s What We Can Do About It

This Is What We Did – When Climate Action Is Our Legacy

February 25, 2021

A New Economy Out At Sea

February 22, 2021

We Can Partner With Nature To Feed Everybody

February 22, 2021

What Does Forever Look Like? Facilitative Leadership Shows The Way

February 22, 2021

The Path To The Covid Recovery Is Paved With Renewable Energy

February 22, 2021

Could Data Transform The Lives Of 500 Million Smallholder Farmers Worldwide?

February 19, 2021

Traditional Fishers—The Unsung Heroes Of Ocean Conservation

February 10, 2021

How Our Covid Response Can Address Climate Change And So Much More

We’re Part Of A Longer Story: Climate Work Spans Lifetimes

December 17, 2020

Rebuilding West Virginia’s Post-Coal Economy

December 15, 2020

Organized Crime Is Destroying Our Planet. We Need To Spot The Patterns.

No One Has A Monopoly On Caring About The Planet

September 2, 2020

Lessons From The Rainforest: Human Health Leads To Planetary Health

One Planet Living: Designing The Future We Want

The Future Of Climate Research? Value All Forms Of Knowledge

The Energy Revolution Already Happened – Time To Get On Board

Preventing Disease Outbreaks

Wildlife veterinarian, public health advocate, and Ashoka Fellow Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka shares lessons from Uganda.

The Smart Way To Protect Our Planet: Include Everyone

News Hour

The Power of Procurement

Wednesday, July 21
New York 13:00
London 18:00
New Delhi 22:30
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Indigenous traditions and the future of food

Ashoka Live

May 12, 2021

Launching into a new age of Planet & Climate action

Thursday, June 3
New York 4:00am
London 9:00am
New Delhi 13:30pm
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Climate Change & the hidden cost of business as usual

Ashoka Live

March 24, 2021
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Mutualism and the Next Economy

Ashoka Live

March 17, 2021
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Hacking the Food Industry

November 17, 2020


How do we reframe our relationship with nature? We are nature.

How do we design for now and forever? Expanding time horizons

What is a balanced economy? A healthy planet

Who are the gatekeepers? Make them allies