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Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan, vol. 04

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During our "Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan", we bring along passionate individuals to talk about various topics around ecology and well-being. Vol. 04 will be a webinar- the topic is Deforestation.

Wed, July 29, 2020  UTC-04:00

05:30 – 06:30

Online Session

Free (and online)

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Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan

In the “Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan” series, we bring along passionate individuals to talk about various topics around ecology and well-being.


Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan, Vol. 04 Deforestation

What is the the power of forests to solve climate change? What kind of vulnerabilities and power exists in environmental action? What can digital action can we take for a regenerative future? We welcome guest speaker Ian Shimizu, Founder of weMORI – a recently launched an app that makes protecting and restoring forests fun, easy and accessible for all, to tell us about his experience and expertise on the topic at Vol. 04 of the “Conversations with Green Changemakers in Japan” series.

Timeline (in Japan Standard Time):

18:30   Kick off: Introductions (5 min)
18:35   Panel discussion (30 min)
19:05   Q&A (Open discussion) (15 min)
19:20   Closing words (10 min)

※This meetup will be hosted online using the webinar tool Zoom. After signup, participants will be sent the link to join the meetup. Please be advised to download and sign up for Zoom beforehand so you can join from the minute the meetup begins!

Speaker

  • Ian Shimizu

    Found, myMORI

    Ian Shimizu is an environmental activist and founder at 350.org Japan. While at University, he helped start the Japan division of 350.org, a global e-NGO. Ian’s interest is in mobilizing non-activists to environmental action. weMORI is his latest challenge in engaging the global community towards tangible, impactful climate action through the protection and restoration of forests.

    Ian Shimizu is an environmental activist and founder at 350.org Japan. While at University, he helped start the Japan division of 350.org, a global e-NGO. Ian’s interest is in mobilizing non-activists to environmental action. weMORI is his latest challenge in engaging the global community towards tangible, impactful climate action through the protection and restoration of forests.

Organizers

  • FabCafe

  • FabCafe is a place that conveys and spreads the “Fab” spirit in a delicious, fun, and easy-to-understand way that is not constrained by the logic of mass production or the market. Digital fabrication machines such as 3D printers and laser cutters are installed in the café where people gather for workshops, creative community meetups, or a good cup of coffee.

  • Mottainai Transition Japan

  • Thanks to her ecological transition, Helene went from a career in the cosmetics industry to starting Mottainai Transition.

    The goal of Mottainai Japan is to support English speakers and especially expats to move to a less impactful lifestyle in Japan. Helene also works with international companies to help them co-create their vision and inspire change in their organisation to move to a greener way of operating.

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Date & Time

Wed, July 29, 2020 05:30 – 06:30 UTC-04:00

Venue

Online Session

Fee

Free (and online)

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