We are building a community of creative doers.


Are you ready to use your superpowers for good? Join us. 


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We use arts and culture to inspire environmental action for social good.


INSPIRE more people
Our Creative Communication programs communicate tough social and environmental topics in creative ways through arts and culture.
Learn through ACTion
Our Learning-By-Doing programs develop your leadership skills through real-life problem solving and community service.  
SHARE resources
Our Curated Actions programs create unique opportunities for you to implement and share your ideas, expertise, and solutions.

Think Like a Kid


We are excited to share our newest film, Think Like a Kid,  a series of interviews between children and climate leaders from around the world! These kids sat down to ask the adults questions about their experience, but you will be surprised at what we found! 


Help us make more videos like this by subscribing to our YouTube channel. If we reach +1,000 subscribers we will have the opportunity to use the YouTube Space in NYC to create more inspirational videos like this! Click the button below to subscribe today! Thank you for your support!

Link to Human Impacts Institute YouTube channel
Link to Human Impacts Institute YouTube channel
Link to Human Impacts Institute YouTube channel

Creative Climate Awards Opening

A night of innovation and art taking on climate change. Be inspired by the movement!

Wednesday, November 6th, 6-9PM

TECO 1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY

Join us for the opening night of the Human Impact Institute's annual Creative Climate Awards (CCA). It will be an evening of live performances, mingling with participating artists, and awarding of our 2019 CCA winners.  You won't want to miss this kick-off event full of inspiring and innovative ways to address climate change from artists all over the world.

Performances by:

Lynne Schmidt, Wood Chipper/ It's Only a Small World when You're Sitting Still

Rachel Garber Cole, Questions for a Dinosaur

Cheyenne McKenzie, Free

Aine Nakamura, Unnamed Wind


Image : Patricia Heuker of Hoek. Fragile Plastic

Creative Climate Awards Exhibit

A month of innovation and art taking on climate change. Be inspired by the movement!

November 7th - December 4th, 9-4:30PM

TECO 1 East 42nd Street, NY, NY

The Human Impacts Institute’s Creative Climate Awards (CCA) are an annual series of events that showcase artists creating climate-inspired, public works. In an effort to inspire us to think more critically about our actions and their impacts, the CCA program uses the arts and creativity to share knowledge, broaden the climate conversation, educate, and incite action.

This year, the 2019 CCAs will take place at the Taipei Economic Cultural Office at 1 East 42nd St, NYC Monday - Friday, 9am-4:30pm from November 7th to December 4th.

We welcome you to come visit the exhibit and be inspired by the artwork, learn how to take action, and use that inspiration to create change in your own community.


Image : Sydney Kleinrock. Florals on Florals

We are now accepting applications for rewarding internships starting in February. Want to join our creative crew and make a positive human impact? Check out the positions that are available and submit your best today! 

Chief Operating Officer

The Human Impacts Institute is currently seeking a pro bono, volunteer Chief Operating Officer (“COO”)  for a 10 hour weekly commitment. The ideal candidate is interested in contributing their time to a growing organization and to have a role that extends beyond a Board Member to a hands-on business partner and advisor for the team.

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