Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

Bhumi Pednekar Honored as Young Global Leader for Climate Advocacy by World Economic Forum”

Bhumi Pednekar, Bollywood actress acclaimed as a Climate Warrior, has been recognized as a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum. She is set to join the esteemed YGL’s class of 2024 at Geneva later this year. This recognition celebrates Bhumi’s impactful contributions towards raising awareness on sustainability and climate change, alongside her remarkable efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This acknowledgment underscores Bhumi’s dedication to driving meaningful change in the fight against climate change. As a fervent advocate for environmental conservation and sustainable living, she has utilized her platform to champion various causes, including waste segregation, rainwater harvesting, recycling, upcycling, and conscious fashion choices.

In response to her selection as a Young Global Leader, Bhumi expressed her gratitude, stating, “I am deeply honored and humbled to be recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. Through my work, I have aimed to ignite conversations, inspire action, and foster tangible change in sustainability and climate change.”

She continued, “I aspire to build a diverse portfolio as both an actor and entrepreneur, and I eagerly anticipate realizing these aspirations through the YGL program. This validation reaffirms my belief in the power of collective action. I am committed to continuing my efforts and collaborating with fellow Young Global Leaders to drive positive change.”

As a climate warrior, Bhumi has collaborated with activists across the nation, lending her voice to advocacy and support, and initiating numerous initiatives focusing on environmental preservation and climate action.

The Young Global Leaders community, initiated by the esteemed World Economic Forum, aims to recognize and honor outstanding individuals under 40 for addressing the world’s most urgent challenges. The program empowers individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to shaping a more sustainable and inclusive future.

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