Officially founded in 2013 by the first Vietnamese to set foot on Antarctica, CHANGE is an incredibly active environmental non-profit organization based in Ho Chi Minh City. CHANGE promotes and encourages the care and preservation of the environment through education and innovative communications that change habits and inspire community action in Vietnam.
CHANGE focuses on three areas:
fighting environmental degradation and climate change,
reducing illegal wildlife demands, and
For climate change campaigns, CHANGE partners with the global grassroots movement 350.org to urge the public to support renewable energy and phase out fossil fuel to mitigate global warming. For wildlife campaigns, CHANGE partners with the international WILDAID to reduce the demand for key wildlife products in Vietnam: the rhino horns, pangolins and ivory.