ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MARIA JOVITA LAMBERT, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

O.P. Jindal Global University | Sonipat, India | Advancing SDG 9 & UNAI 9

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" Being a Millennium Fellow is going to enable and empower me to further undertake my dream projects in the field of sustainable development. This journey is going to be extremely enrichening and will mould my skill set, to make me a young global citizen and an asset to the community. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sustainable Consultancy Cell

We intend to build a Sustainable Consultancy Cell to address the lack of sustainable businesses in India. The movement around making one’s company green is almost exclusively undertaken by big Multinational Corporations and World-Wide Brands. However, the awareness and the means to make Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and young startups sustainable are unavailable and non-affordable in most parts of India. An environmental & socially sustainable business is the need of the nation and would be key in meeting Sustainable Development Goals as well as reducing our contribution towards the climate crisis. The solution involves (1) Identifying an organization’s core social and environmental impacts (2) Creating a sustainability plan (3) Calculating the carbon footprint and helping the organization go carbon-neutral (4) Developing a sustainability report (5) Greening the supply chain and optimizing the product life cycle.

About the Millennium Fellow

Maria Jovita Lambert is a zealous, young and passionate undergraduate student perusing a 5 year integrated Bachelor of B.B.A. LL. B (Hons) course in OP Jindal Global University, India. She is an aspiring environmentalist and pioneering human rights advocate, veracious speaker & humble writer. Through her early schooling and years in law school, she has been involved in diverse projects revolving around environment, sustainability and gender justice. Apart from these she has held various positions within the student community, where she has proven to be an promising and committed leader. Maria aims to create herself a promising career one with legal and entrepreneurial elements in the field of environment and sustainability.