about DO day
On 18 October 2018, DO Day, the International Day of DOing, a global community will celebrate DOing by co-creating around a grand challenge.
DO Day celebrates the fact that each of us can DO something to highlight issues and create new ideas that address the challenge.
In partnership with Plastic Pollution Coalition, The DO School presents the 2018 theme:
REFUSE + REDUCE PLASTIC
DO Day Locations (updated frequently)
Brasil: Río de Janeiro
Cambodia: Phnom Penh
China: Beijing, Shanghai
Germany: Berlin, Cologne, Munich
India: Kolkata, Lakhisarai, Mumbai, New Delhi
Sierra Leone: Bo Town
Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain
USA: Boston, Palm Springs CA, San Francisco
A Global Crisis
8 MILLION METRIC TONS of plastic end up in our ocean each year.
Nearly 2 MILLION single-use plastic bags are distributed worldwide every minute.
Plastic pollution, by weight, will SURPASS the weight of fish in the ocean by 2050.
Participate in the closest DO Day event to you! Bring friends and colleagues to experience the power of DOing.
By organizing a DO Day event, you bring the innovation of DO Day to your community and/or organization and The DO School will assist with curriculum, materials, training, and guidance.
As an organizer, you:
- arrange the DO Day event location,
- spread the word,
- engage participants,
- host the event!
As a DO Day Sponsor:
- A DO School expert facilitator will guide your organization/company through your DO Day experience.
- Your organization/company highlighted as a DO Day Sponsor.
- Your sponsorship provides funds for impact entrepreneurs to host their own DO Day events, resulting in more DOing + more impact.