The Eco Council at Rome International School

Middle and High Eco Council create dedicated website

Middle and High School Eco Council students have created a website that will showcase all of activities, future events and projects, in particular the outcomes of the global partnership with WWF.

These initiatives underwrite the UN Sustainable Development Goals and help to empower students to play their role in shaping the world.

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Latest news and initiatives from the Eco Council

Globeducate Festival of Sustainability - WWF Expert Panel

On Friday 16th October, RIS teachers and students had the opportunity to participate in a virtual 'Sustainability Festival' organised by Globeducate and WWF, during which they listened a panel of WWF experts explore key issues facing our planet, and the role we can play in our own lives, and through action as a school community, to shape a sustainable future.

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Our Planet, Our Business

On Wednesday 17th June at 15.00 GMT around 300 students and teachers around the world logged into Zoom to take part in the Our Planet: Our Business webinar organised by WWF in collaboration with 18 Globeducate schools across Canada, Italy, France, the UK.

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'The Start of Change' - a reflection by a High School student

Disaster has struck. The world is in crisis. Yet the first thing that comes to mind after assessing our current situation is how we can't go out anymore or how we can't see our friends. Everything that is going on is extremely crucial but we have to take time to reflect on all aspects of this crisis. For example, the virus has also taken a toll on the environment but not in the way that many may expect.

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