Yeşil Düşünce Derneği (Green Thought Association)
Yeşil Düşünce Derneği is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey to promote green thought and green policies. The main working fields of it are ecology and sustainability, democracy and media, climate change, green energy and green economy.
Yeşil Düşünce has been working on a community- based level in renewable energy policies that creates fair, clean and green, cheap energy policies, and strengthen the local people when producing their own energy. The association advocates politics that have a holistic understanding of an energy system from the stage of production to consumption. The association targets especially women and young people.
They implement national (ex. Face the Sun at Work, Canakkale, Turkey) and international projects (ex. Green Climate Green Economy, EU) and campaigns. The main activities of involvement are workshops, conferences, meetings (such as Green Economy Conferences, Green Dialog Meetings, Green Summer Camps), training programmes and policy report publishing.