Invest In Our Planet Quiz
Invest In Our Planet Quiz
How much do you know about Earth Day 2022? Here are some top terms you should know.
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What are the three pillars of Earth Day’s 2022 theme Invest In Our Planet?
Using the three pillars of Business, Governments, and Individuals, EARTHDAY.ORG’s 2022 Earth Day theme, Invest In Our Planet, will collectively engage more than a billion people, governments, and businesses to recognize our responsibility and to help the world transition to an equitable, prosperous green economy for all. Everyone accounted for and everyone accountable.
One way for you to Invest In Our Planet is to engage with corporations that have a positive influence on the world by supporting volunteering or ethically-oriented business practices. What is this practice called?
Corporate social responsibility - or CSR - is the practice of the concept that businesses have a responsibility to do good. This can be done through reducing carbon footprints, participating in fairtrade goods, having a push for diversity, equity and inclusion, or any other socially and environmentally-conscious investments!
Amsterdam is pursuing a circular economy. What does this mean?
A circular economy is a reimagining of the way we use resources. If you chose the “Take-Make-Waste” model answer - it's the opposite of that! With that model, products and materials end up in landfills and cause tons of waste. A circular economy attempts to change that, mitigating waste and priding itself on regenerating natural systems.
Nationally Determined Contributions are climate action plans to cut national emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Which of these commitments is not currently in any NDCs?
Under the Paris Agreement, each country is required to establish an NDC and update it every five years. So far, no country has committed to teaching climate literacy, which is critical to tackling the climate crisis. Read more about our climate literacy campaign.
True or False: In business, sustainable practices always negatively affect a company’s bottom line.
There is a clear link between sustainable practices and a company’s performance, from operational activities to profits.
Individual consumer carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gasses generated by our actions. What are ways an individual can reduce their footprint?
All of these answers are correct. Individual actions can lessen the impact we have on the planet. Here are over 30 more ways to minimize your carbon footprint.
The United Nations lists 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Which of these is an SDG?
These are three of the 17 goals the United Nations have for a more sustainable world. Ending world hunger and poverty worldwide, establishing sustainable, modern energy, and taking urgent action against climate change are a few of the SDGs. The whole list is available here.
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