• From 6′ to 30,000′: grassroots activism with strategic thinking for a sustainable future

    The award ceremony for the UNESCO-Japan prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) could definitely be considered one of SERES’ highlights for 2015. All that we believe in and work for – providing opportunities for unlikely leaders to lead the way towards a sustainable future – was culminated in the moment that SERES facilitator Abigail

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  • Exploring sustainability through a different lens

    Jessica Chamorro is an incoming senior majoring in Urban Studies and minoring in Global Sustainability at the University of California, Irvine. She is a former foster youth and first generation Mexican American. Her plan is to become an Urban Planner so she can help design cities in a sustainable way. Over summer of 2015, Jessica

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  • The next big thing

    When one door closes another one opens, or so the saying goes. And so it is with SERES training center. While we sadly say goodbye to the SERES Embassy – which has been home to so many and has trained over 100 youth in the last two years – we turn our sights to SERES’ new

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  • UNESCO announces winners – SERES named!

    Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova, has announced the names of the first winners of the newly established UNESCO-Japan Prize for outstanding projects related to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), with SERES being named one of the three laureates! The UNESCO-Japan Prize was established in 2014 to honour outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions and organizations

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  • Looking to create impact?

    As an organisation that prides itself on being for-impact (creating benefit for society through our work), this is what sets the bar for any of our activities. Yet as we and many other not-for-profit organizations that are now being asked this very same question have found out, measuring impact – real impact – is no

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