Roz Savage MBE - at Buckingham Palace

Roz Savage MBE – at Buckingham Palace

In 2013 Roz Savage was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to environmental awareness and fundraising.

She is a United Nations Climate Hero and an Athlete Ambassador for 350.org.

She is on the board of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit organisation that matches scientific researchers with adventurers to bring back data from the remotest parts of our planet.

She promotes a plastic-less lifestyle as co-patron of the Greener Upon Thames campaign, as a Notable Coalition Member of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, and as a supporter of the 5 Gyres Institute.

She is proud to be an inductee of the International Green Industry Hall of Fame, honouring individuals and companies for their commitment to a cleaner world.

Roz Savage had an environmental epiphany after reading about the Native American belief that we have to take good care of the land if we want it to take good care of us. She turned her back on a materialistic lifestyle and embraced a simpler life uncluttered by possessions.

Her key message is that, like her ocean rowing voyages, we can accomplish great things by taking a huge number of tiny steps in the right direction.

Our present environmental challenges have largely been created by billions of humans making daily decisions that don’t best serve the long-term interests of either the Earth or humanity. By taking personal responsibility and making wiser decisions, we can re-set our course for a cleaner, greener, brighter future that combines the best of civilization’s achievements with principles of sustainability.

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