Kehkashan Basu, M.S.M |
The Arthur J. E. Child Foundation Youth Impact Icon Award
Kehkashan Basu, M.S.M
Company: Green Hope Foundation
The winner of the 2021 CANIE Arthur J. E. Child Foundation Youth Impact Icon Award is Kehkashan Basu, the Founder-President of Green Hope Foundation. She was present as the youngest of the 193 youth representing each UN Member State at the adoption ceremony of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015.
Green Hope Foundation is a youth-led Not for Profit registered in Canada and with operations in 26 countries.
As a global social innovation enterprise, Green Hope Foundation combines grassroots action with advocacy at the highest levels of policymaking to create a just, equitable, peaceful and nuclear-weapons-free world. The anthropogenic impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss disproportionately affect regions and communities least responsible for it.