CXC Italy 2019 Environment & Climate Action

Co-created by Ashoka and Robert Bosch Stiftung, ChangemakerXchange is a global collaborative community for young changemakers to connect, share and develop cross-border collaborations. 

This special edition CXC on Climate Action and Environment will take place in the beautiful medieval village of Brisighella and is co-hosted by Recipes for Wellbeing, Uidu, Recup and Joydeed. It is for young social innovators working on the environment / climate crisis.

Please make sure to read the following information carefully before applying, also check out our and values below (all of them co-created with our community) and take a moment to reflect if they are a fit for you, note we are not just an event nor a platform focused on networking or self-promotion for 'hero-entrepreneurs' but rather a genuine and authentic community of supportive peers. Should you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at info@changemakerxchange.com

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SELECTION CRITERIA and eligibility on the next page.

Application deadline is 16th June at 23:00 CET. You will hear results of your application latest by 31st July 2019. 

Please visit changemakerxchange.com to read the full details of our selection process.


LOGISTICS AND COSTS

ChangemakerXchange covers your travel costs to/from the venue as well as all of the conference costs for all four nights and five days (including hotel accommodation, inner city travel, food, entrance fees, etc.). However we expect you to cover your own visas, local travel to airport in your own country and from the airport to the venue in the host country (in very limited cases we may be able to support with some of these costs, please reach out to us). We also request a small application contribution of 15 USD (making exceptions for those who are unable to contribute) to cover our costs of thoroughly reviewing a large number of applications, for details see page 3.

For summits in Europe / MENA we also request a 100 EURO participation contribution

Please note that we will be asking people to offset the carbon footprint of their flights and we are also committed to making our events as carbon neutral and environmentally friendly as possible.

* NOTE our view on offsetting is not that it enables us to 'guilt free' continue our polluting behaviour and that it MUST be invested into systemic projects which tackle root causes of climate change AND combined with difficult habit changes we all have to make (reduce absolutely everything you can, offset the rest in a systemic way)

Best wishes and good luck! 
Your ChangemakerXchange Team 

DATA PROTECTION

I hereby grant Ashoka and the ChangemakerXchange the following permissions: 

  1. I want to be updated about all things Ashoka and ChangemakerXchange (including news about the community, our summits, our offering to young changemakers and social entrepreneurs / intrapreneurs). *We do not currently send any kind of newsletter or mass mailings for opportunities but this would cover the future possibility of us doing so. 
  2. I consent that Ashoka and the ChangemakerXchange Team can safely store and process my contact details and information*, also outside the EEA, about my venture and transfer and share that information with other official members of the ChangemakerXchange community and our partners. I can request to learn anytime which of my contact details and information is being stored. I can also request that just certain information (eg. my social media account handle) will be deleted. Ashoka guarantees to not share your details outside our network.
  3. If accepted as a member of ChangemakerXchange community, I consent to being contacted by Ashoka and the ChangemakerXchange Team via email, Phone and other Internet Services. 
  4. If accepted to the ChangemakerXchange community, I consent to Ashoka displaying a profile of me and my Venture on www.changemakerxchange.com and/or www.ashoka.org including first name, last name, name of my venture, my skills (listed on the website as 'super-powers'), a short paragraph about my venture, link to the website of my venture and my public LinkedIn profile (if it exists) and in other on-/offline marketing materials. These profiles do NOT include your contact details or other personal information than the ones mentioned above. We guarantee that you will only receive emails from us directly, other official members of the ChangemakerXchange community (if you are accepted onto the program) and official partners of Ashoka and ChangemakerXchange and that we will not share your data with anyone outside that circle and never sell your data. 
Important note: We need to store your data in order to be able to contact you in order to notify you of the results of the selection process, as a result, there is no opt-out option below, you of course can decide to opt-out and withdraw the permission to store your data and contact you at any time. You can do so by reaching out to privacy@changemakerxchange.com and/or to privacy@ashoka.org.
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SELECTION CRITERIA

Applicants for ChangemakerXchange: 

**Must be between 18-30 y/o

**Should lead, co-lead, have founded or co-founded their own social venture / initiative  which is up and running and has as its core mission to tackle the climate crisis or work on environmental issues. We are unable to accept applicants with an idea only or who are volunteering for an organisation. 

**Must have a good level of English that enables them to understand, present, and collaborate throughout the summit. 

**Should have the skills and know-how to be part of a special community of collaborative young changemakers and be willing to play an active role within this community. 

***Must be a fit with the values of the CXC community (see above)

**Must be located in and have impact in one of the eligible countries: Europe (including Turkey, European Russia and Southern Caucasus, Armenia, Georgia & Azerbaijan) MENA (including Maghreb, North Africa, Middle East)

Please visit changemakerxchange.com to read the full details of our selection process.

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Voluntary Application Contribution

We kindly ask you to contribute 15 USD / 13 EURO to ChangemakerXchange, which enables us to thoroughly review every single application and further grow the community. All contributors will receive a special CXC toolkit, sharing some of our best tools, tips and tricks for changemaking! By asking for a modest application support, we aim to ensure that those applying are truly committed to attending and participating in the global community, please note that this is a tiny proportion of the approx cost of around $4500 per changemaker it costs us to support them once they are part of the community.

 

To make your contribution, please pay using one of the below options  

 

(*Please note that this contribution is highly encouraged for all applicants. If you do however have exceptional circumstances which mean you really can not contribute, please tick box 3 below. This will NOT in any way negatively affect our evaluation of your application.)


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Please follow this link to make the contribution, then return to the form to finish your application)
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Please note that your contribution, meaning 15 USD/13 EURO (or the equivalent in your local currency), will only be debited from your card once you have entered your card details and then submitted the complete application form. The payment is processed by Stripe.






Western Union / Paypal
1) Western Union

Please follow this link and find payment options for various currencies:
Please note: In order to initiate an acceptable and approved payment, it is mandatory to enter “AS9753” in the reference line.

2) PayPal

Please go to your PayPal account, choose “Send Money” and transfer the 15 USD (or the equivalent in your local currency if needed) to info_de@ashoka.org (please copy/paste the E-Mail address to make sure you enter it correctly).

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