Oneaction
Empowering Changemakers

"OneAction is about various projects celebrating one common vision: to act for a more sustainable and harmonious world."

"We help those in need, making sure our common projects become self-sufficient so we do not create dependency."

"We empower people by facilitating the transition from intention to action."

"OneAction also works to protect the environment and to cultivate the link between humans and nature."

About OneAction

OneAction was born in December 2011 as an independent, apolitical and non-profit association based in Geneva, Switzerland. Seeing one's potential for sustainable change, OneAction aims to encourage the transition from intention to action, accompanying individuals and communities on various empowerment projects.

 

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OneAction to the World Youth Assembly

From 20 to 22 April 2022, the World Youth Assembly was held in collaboration with the United Nations and the University of Geneva. Several current environmental challenges were debated in order to develop solutions integrated in a Global Youth Charter, an action and advocacy tool that will be presented to the United Nations.In this context, OneAction participated as an expert in the workshop on "Restoring ecosystems and preventing deforestation". Alongside with another WWF expert, OneAction was able to accompany the students in their reflection and confront the solutions envisaged with the various realities on the ground.This exchange was very rich and stimulating, and OneAction thanks the Geneva Youth Call for its invitation.

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Meeting with AIESEC

AIESEC, the largest international student organization, organized the Act For Tomorrow event from May 3rd to 7th, 2022, aimed at promoting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the UN. In this context, the association chose OneAction to represent the 13th SDG, namely the fight against climate change. On Friday, May 9th, we welcomed a dozen students in our offices to present the reforestation projects we support and our commitment to fight against land degradation in arid regions. It was also an opportunity to discuss some burning issues: how to effectively contribute to carbon neutrality, maximize the impact of a reforestation project and sustainably regenerate carbon sinks. We warmly thank AIESEC for this opportunity, it was a pleasure to exchange with tomorrow's actors on these important matters.  

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"How to effectively contribute to carbon neutrality?", an article co-written by OneAction and Alterna

OneAction and the sustainability services company Alterna, join forces to accompany people wishing to contribute to carbon neutrality. Alterna provides carbon assessments and personalized coaching to reduce your company's emissions, and OneAction's qualitative reforestation projects allow you to effectively sequester atmospheric carbon. Both entities are publishing an article on how they believe you can best contribute to carbon neutrality, and why they think carbon offsetting is not an adequate solution. The article can be read here.

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