Who We Are

Routes to Resilience is a collaborative programme initiated by the Impact Trust that is dedicated to ensuring that our future generations have the earliest possible opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills they need to think, lead and live sustainably and to develop personal and planetary resilience.

From our offices in the UK and South Africa, we work with students, principals, educators, and NGOs from across the globe. Our programmes have been developed in collaboration with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, South Africa and an active advisory board of thought leaders, practitioners, academic institutes and policymakers from around the world. We have reached students, young adults, schools and education leadership from more than 20 countries.

What We Do

We focus on building the literacies that contribute to sustainability leadership in practice and citizenship in action.

Sustainability leadership encourages:

global social &
environmental consciousness
systems thinking
integrated literacy
active citizenry
integrated literacy

Our Programmes

We offer a suite of programmes that connect youth and educators to the knowledge they need to develop a sustainability mindset, problem solve the world’s most pressing social issues and take action to live sustainable lifestyles and build a resilient future.

Our Programmes

Why resilience?

Resilience is an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. Today’s youth are inheriting a world that faces a number of challenges, from widespread poverty to global warming and food insecurity. Equipped with the right skills and knowledge, we believe youth can become resilient global citizens who can adjust to change and lead the way in solving the world’s most pressing issues.