The Earth

The passion and concern that young people have about environmental sustainability became very evident during the series of school strikes which spread across the world in 2019, inspired by the actions of environmental activist Greta Thunberg.
For The Earth Foundation founder, seeing thousands of students outside his office window taking to the streets of Geneva, Switzerland, to protest the lack of progress towards environmental sustainability was an awakening.

Vision and Mission
The Earth Foundation was founded as a Swiss nonprofit with the goal of taking this passion, enthusiasm and concern for the environment seen in the youth of today and help galvanize it.

Empowering the youth
The Earth Foundation will take this enthused youth and inspire, educate, mentor, and empower it to effect real change and hopefully, in turn, embolden the following generation.

The Earth Foundation Team

Angela McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer

Anett Thomson

Head of Strategy & Operations

Loukia Psaraki

Communications Associate

Margherita Pinardi

Program Support Intern

Susie Klindt Noe

Volunteer Community Manager

The Earth Foundation Board

Peter McGarry

Founder & President of the Board

Frits Bontekoe

Independent member of the Board

Jean-Christophe Hocke

Independent member of the Board

Bjørn Kjærand Haugland

Independent member of the Board

Janet Voûte

Independent member of the Board

Maggie Rarieya

Independent member of the Board


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