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Making an impact at the grassroots to create postive changes.

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  • 1. Introducing the work of the Worldview Impact Foundation
  • 2.
    • To promote and support the implementation of the Millennium
    • Development Goals of the United Nations.
    • To provide capacity building and training for young people in
    • the developing countries for employment generation.
    • To generate awareness and support initiatives that addresses
    • the public health implications of global climate change.
    • To create awareness and provide support to initiatives that
    • addresses the nexus of poverty and environment.
    • To provide a forum for young social entrepreneurs in the
    • developing world to connect with their peers in the developed
    • world.
    Mission
  • 3.
    • Worldview Impact Foundation was incorporated in England
    • and Wales on 19th June 2008 as a company limited by
    • guarantee under the Companies Acts (Reg no. 6624593) .
    • The foundation currently has five directors who meet once a
    • year and they are legally responsible for the management of
    • the organisation and its projects globally.
    • The foundation has an accountant from Stocker Accounting
    • who sends the latest financial statements for each financial
    • year to Companies House and HMRC.
    • The foundation is now applying for charity status from the
    • Charity Commission and seeks the pro bono legal assistant
    • of Baker & Mckenzie in London to complete that process.
    Legal Structure
  • 4. Current Directors Dr. Aiban Lyngdoh is a medical doctor with a professional background in health administration, monitoring and evaluation. He has a master degree from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and a European master degree in international health. He worked with The Leprosy Mission Trust India, New Delhi as Medical Officer -Evaluation and has undertaken relevant work experience at different levels of the health sector in India. Arne Fjortoft is a Norwegian citizen with a strong international commitment. He has broad communication and journalist experience, including print media, radio and television, and the newest digital communication technologies. Mr. Fjortoft served as the Chairman of the Liberal Party of Norway for four years. During his leadership, the party widened its political agenda with a global commitment to sustainable development. Dr. Bremley Lyngdoh started his journey in Sustainable Development back in 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit. That experience left him convinced that working towards helping people build a better life through social, environmental and economic development was what he wanted to do. He joined the Consortium of Indian Scientists for Sustainable Development in 1993 and worked on a project to combat desertification and regenerate the desert ecosystem in Rajasthan, India.
  • 5. Current Directors Dr. Pamela J. Puntenney is Founder and CEO of Environmental & Human Systems Management a private sector consulting firm that seeks to facilitate and support the further implementation of sustainability strategies through: learning processes; research and influencing policy; provision and distribution of key information; and training and capacity building. She currently serves as the lead Co-Chair of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development Education Caucus. Kelly Shant is Co-director of Arash and Kelly and Karmic Promotional Products with her husband Arash Kaynama. They design, manufacture and distribute their own product range globally with built-in social and environmental impact from arashandkelly.com and Karmic Promo Products Kelly is a graduate of Design Products at the Royal College of Art, she became a Senior lecturer for the University of Brighton University’s Architecture and Design School in 2007.
  • 6. Links to Global Campaigns We are implementing the UN MDGs We support UNEP’s billion tree campaign We support the UN Global Compact We endorse the Earth Charter
  • 7.
    • Paradise Farm
    • Ernst & Young
    • Baker & Mckenzie
    • UnLtd Foundation
    • Futures Foundation
    • Shooters Hill School
    • Wingate Foundation
    • Humanitad Foundation
    • Richmond Park Academy
    • State of the World Forum
    • Global Humanitarian Forum
    • Geneva International Model United Nations
    • London School of Economics Entrepreneurs
    Supporters and Partners
  • 8.
    • Carbon Neutral Dance Project UK 2008
    • Carbon Neutral Artist Project UK 2008
    • MTV Switch – Element TV documentary USA 2008
    • Rubber tree planting in Jirang – Meghalaya India 2008
    • School building in Nongspung – Meghalaya India 2009
    • Workshop at START Summit Switzerland 2009
    • Workshop at Global Humanitarian Forum Switzerland 2009
    • Seminar at Perm Economic Forum Russia Federation 2009
    • DFID/CSO Youth Working Group White Paper project 2009
    • Workshop at International Young Professionals Forum UK 2009
    • Seminar at Commission of Sustainable Development USA 2010
    • Workshop at Architects of the Future Forum Austria 2010
    • Workshop at Commonwealth Youth Climate Forum UK 2010
    • Seminar at Young Change makers Conclave India 2011
    • Seminar at Young Entrepreneurs of Sweden Exchange UK 2011
    Completed Projects 2008 - 2011
  • 9.
    • School building project in Kampala Uganda
    • Student mentoring project at Richmond Park Academy UK
    • Treeless 500 Club Campaign with Karmic Productions UK
    • Equal Trade project with Paradise Farm Sri Lanka
    • Mandate The Future project with the European Commission
    • Rio + 20 project coordination with Stakeholder Forum UK
    • Education Caucus coordination with UN CSD Secretariat USA
    • COP 17 Durban youth media project with YATV South Africa
    Current Projects
  • 10. We invited people in the UK to join us in our fundraising events that helped us raise funds for our tree planting projects combined with our sustainable livelihoods activities for long term poverty reduction in different pilot countries around the developing world. Carbon Neutral Dance Project 2008
  • 11. Actress, singer and song writer Karen David recorded a new version of her song ‘Shillong Shillong’. She donated it to Worldview Impact Foundation to support the rubber tree planting project in her homeland Meghalaya in North East India. Carbon Neutral Artist Project 2008
  • 12. Training in rubber nursery management 2008
  • 13. Rubber Tree Certificate designed by Toggle
  • 14. Rubber Trees for Christmas designed by Toggle
  • 15. Rubber tree nursery in Meghalaya 2008
  • 16. Rubber tree plantation site in Meghalaya 2008
  • 17. Seminar at COP 14 Conference Poznan 2008
  • 18. UnLtd World BRIC Environmental Award 2009
  • 19. Presentation at Ernst & Young START Summit 2009
  • 20. Presentation at TEDxPerm Russia 2009
  • 21. Stakeholder consultation in Bahia state Brazil 2009
  • 22. Seminar at Global Humanitarian Forum Geneva 2009
  • 23. Q & A with Kofi Annan at Global Humanitarian Forum
  • 24. Tango for Trees concert with Sahara in London 2009
  • 25. Stakeholder consultation in Massai village Kenya 2010
  • 26. Primary school building site Meghalaya India 2010
  • 27. Primary school building site Meghalaya India 2010
  • 28. Primary school students in India 2010
  • 29. Secondary school building project India 2010
  • 30. Stakeholder consultation in Meghalaya India 2010
  • 31. Target village for next school building project
  • 32. Workshop at Commonwealth Youth Climate Forum 2010
  • 33. Seminar at the United Nations in New Delhi 2011
  • 34. International Media Coverage
  • 35. THANK YOU