Meeting your sustainability goals
A credible marker of your institution’s commitment to climate action.
A tried and tested means to bring climate change and positive action into any curriculum.
Seamless integration into your own teaching program.
Laser focused on Gen Z and higher education, including study abroad.
Our vision is that Carbon Literacy is more than simply explaining climate change and climate justice.
Big Zero is about inspiring and enabling students to effect positive change. The training program empowers them to take concrete action in their own lives, contributing to the overall effect of thousands of other ‘Carbon Literate’ people.
There are 5 stages to your students gaining the Big Zero Carbon Literacy micro credential.
A member of your staff delivers the first, in person session. Big Zero trainers deliver the following two virtually. We ask that you identify and lead a local visit - The Big Zero Field Trip. Finally, there is a short climate action plan, written by each participant
Climate change can feel overwhelming. The Big Zero Field Trip is key to engaging your students in local initiatives that are part of a bigger solution!
Big Zero is fully accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project.
A UK-based charity, the Carbon Literacy Project was included as one of the 100 Transformative Action Programs by the United Nations at COP21 in Paris.
Big Zero takes 12-16 hours to complete and is flexible around your program’s timelines.
There is a mix of delivery styles intentionally designed to encourage engagement.
Director of Overseas and Off-Campus Programs
Lewis & Clark College, OR