A Sustainable Future is Possible!

- Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world;
indeed it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

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Center for Sustainable Transformation - CeST - works broadly with sustainability issues to provide solutions to public and private institutions in Ghana and beyond. Our work covers all of the UNs 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a specific focus on the environmental pillar of the SDGs. Specifically, we provide Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

CeST holds the concession to run the global programs of Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) in Ghana, endorsed by the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ghana Education Service (GES). Our active programs are currently Eco-Schools, Eco-Campus, and Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE).

Our Policy objectives:
  • To build a learning society for sustainable transformation by empowering people, communities, and institutions.
  • To Educate, Certify and provide Consultancy on sustainability by working with other civil society organizations, and public and private organizations.
  • Develop knowledge, materials, and new innovations for a sustainable transformation of institutions and society.
  • Collaborate with like-minded organizations and government MDAs for a holistic and inclusive sustainable transformation of society.


Young Reporters For the Environment

The SDG Hub


Sandra Opoku

General Manager

Kevin Annan

Deputy General Manager

Olivia Adjoah Anamporiyah

National Operator Eco-Schools & Eco-Campus

Rosemary Balami

National Operator YRE

Emmanuel Akumun

Communications Lead

Fusiena Issifu

National Service Person

Isaac Akpah

National Service Person

Januaria Seyram Kpodovia

National Service Person

Faustina Yeboah

National Service Person

Lukas Wolf


Jason Adei


Seth Ansong


Young Reporters For The Environment

Young Reporters for Environment (YRE) Ghana empowers young people to participate in the public debate on Environmental issues and the SDGs through engagement and education in schools and community groups, writing articles, taking pictures, making videos and more. YRE Ghana has its own youth board that sets its agenda and priorities.  

You can contact YRE directly by writing to yre@cestint.org Twitter: @YREGhana Instagram: @YRE_gh FB: YRE Ghana

Meet the board members of YRE Ghana

Michael Ackon

Board Chair

Jessie Ola-Morris

Deputy Board Chair

Maama Kwao Akita

General Secretary

Godwin Doe

Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Head

Benjamin Amenuveve Lugu

Projects Manager

Francis Asamoah

Social Media Manager

Get the latest update on Environment and Sustainability in Ghana. This blog is run by the members of YRE Ghana.

YRE National Competition 2024 article entry

  •  10.05.2024 01:31 PM

YRE National Competition 2024 article entry

  •  10.05.2024 01:31 PM

Eco-Schools Advancing Circular Economy in Ghana. Read about how our team has implemented this global program in our local Eco-Schools.

  •  14.11.2023 10:48 AM

The role of Cities in shaping a Sustainable future.

  •  27.10.2023 04:26 PM

First-ever GoTo Sustainability Fair at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.

  •  06.10.2023 12:56 PM

The SDG Hub is a weekly 30 minute segment under Asaase Radio´s Business Bulletin, where we discuss challenges and opportunities in everyday business to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, or the SDGs as they are commonly referred to. These are 17 Goals, with 169 targets and indicators guiding Sustainable Development as agreed on by the UN Member States - including Ghana - to make the world a more just, equitable, greener, and peaceful place by 2030

Tune in to Asaase Radio 99.5fm, Tuesdays at 6:30 to catch the latest episodes. 

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New Topics Every Week!

  •  02.09.2020 12:00 AM

Eco-Schools is a global program addressing Education for Sustainable Development in 68 countries world wide. The Program is owned by Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and run by CeST as national operator in Ghana. You can get in touch with us in Eco-Schools Ghana via e.mail: info@ecoschoolsghana.org Follow us on Twitter: gh_eco, Instagram: ecoschools_gh FB: Eco-Schools Ghana

Plastic Free Schools Pilot Leads the Way in Combating Plastic Pollution in Ghana

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Eco-Campus is an international award program that provides a framework to guide higher education institutions on their sustainable journey and model sustainability as an integral part of campus life and learning involving staff, teachers and the student body as well as the broader community. In Ghana the program is run by CeST as national operator but owned by Foundation for Environmental Education whose educational programmes, including Eco-Campus, are currently empowering students in over 77 countries to lead for sustainability and to develop responsible attitudes towards the environment, culture and society and create value for the wider community.

The Eco-Campus program encourages higher education institutions to assess their environmental performance and implement a plan for continuous improvement. This can involve a range of activities and initiatives, such as improving waste management, reducing energy and water consumption and promoting the use of sustainable transport. Best practice includes both student driven activities and projects and theory integrated in the curricula.

The goal of Eco-Campus is to create a culture for sustainability in-terms of theoretical and practical learning.

Eco-Campus and the SDGs

How Eco-Campus works with the Sustainable Development Goals

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How Does it Work?

Learn more about the methodology behind Eco-Campus.

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How do I get Involved?

Find out how your Campus can get involved.

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CeST working towards a circular economy

There is no such thing as waste - only resources out of place. We provide support and guidance to private and public institutions as well as local communities wanting to level up their performance and move towards a circular economy.

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We engage in awareness building for the SDGs

Learn more about our participation in the Waste Recovery Platform's national campaign to support waste collectors in the time of COVID19.

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Why we focus on Education for Sustainable Development?

Education for and Awareness of Sustainable Development is key to achieving a sustainable transformation. Francis Ametepey explains why.

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National and international competitions on Sustainability

Every year Young Reporters for the Environment hosts an International Competition for young people between the ages of 11-25 to address environmental issues with participants from close to 50 Countries worldwide.

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