Environmental observances and world day campaigns are a great way to raise awareness for a cause that is meaningful to you or your company. We have listed some upcoming 2021 Calendar of Environmental Awareness Days that can be used to:
Raise awareness for your own corporate sustainability efforts
Start your own local campaign
Find events you can support in your own community
Get ideas for how to take action
Global Recycling Day was created in 2018 to help recognize, and celebrate, the importance recycling plays in preserving our precious primary resources and securing the future of our planet. It is a day for the world to come together, and put the planet first.
World Water Day has been running on the 22ndof march since 1993, focusing on the importance of freshwater. World Water Day raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of the UN sustainable development goal which is ensuring water and sanitation for all by 2030.
Earth Hour is now one of the world’s largest grassroots movements for the environment, engaging millions of people in more than 180 countries and territories. It has become a catalyst for positive environment impact, driving major legislative changes by harnessing the power of the people.
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.
World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year, and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on environmental issues emerging from marine pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. World Environment Day has grown to become a global platform for public outreach, with participation from over 143 countries annually. Each year, World Environmental Day has provided a new theme that major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and all celebrities worldwide adopt to advocate environmental causes.