What We DoGlobal Action Plan Ireland aims to inspire people to become environmental ‘change makers’.

We equip individuals and communities with knowledge and skills to develop solutions to the environmental and climate crises.

We want to be the leading organisation for environmental behaviour change in Ireland.
We work with people at all levels of society, empowering them to take informed action. We support individuals, as members of their communities, through our programmes with community groups, schools, public bodies and businesses.

In doing that, we focus on driving behaviour change, education and awareness through toolkit development; training and education programmes; employee engagement and volunteering opportunities; and encouraging people to engage in advocacy and campaigning.
LocationDublin, Ireland
Member Since1995
Audiences/SectorSchool/Community/Business/Public Bodies
Member TypeBoard Member
Our MissionWe aspire to be the leading organisation
for driving environmental behaviour
change in Ireland.
Areas of WorkWe work with all levels of society to
empower people to act.
We believe that all of us can choose to make a difference for our environment with small changes to our behaviour.

We strive to empower the communities we work with. This means working closely with groups, partners and educational institutions to develop initiatives, programmes and workshops that are tailored to their needs. We are solution-focused, equipping people of all ages and backgrounds with the knowledge needed to bring sustainable practices to their everyday lives.

We support individuals, as members of
their communities, through our programmes
- Schools
- Community groups
- Public bodies
- Businesses
Success StoriesAs a national organisation we provide workshops, programmes and events for primary and secondary schools, businesses, youth and community groups. We are leaders in delivering practical approaches to sustainable practices and in the area of developing schools and community-based programmes focused on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at grassroots level.

We have developed and implemented successful programmes:
- We are engaging community groups all over Ireland with global citizenship;
- Training teachers in climate action, global citizenship and outdoor education;
- Engaging employees in companies, large and small, through workshops, volunteering schemes and fun, yet effective, climate competitions.
Collaboration OpportunitiesGAP Ireland partners with a wide range of collaborators including public bodies, government agencies, local authorities and corporations.

We have welcomed schools, youth groups, companies and local community groups in our two community gardens.

We also work closely with our international partners to co-create innovative and exciting sustainability programmes that help shape individual sustainable behaviour change so that communities benefit collectively.
Project HighlightsIn 2022 we made sure that:

· 107 teachers from Ireland and abroad were trained to incorporate climate action and global justice themes into their lessons.
· 2,000+ students were supported in 23 schools all over the country to learn about the environmental issues we face, and propose solutions to safeguard nature and the environment in their own communities.
· 176 individuals were supported from community groups to create change with our training workshops and newly-published resources
· 16 “Nature Explorer” events took place in our GLAS Ballymun community garden, in partnership with Young Ballymun, with an average attendance rate of 26 parents and children.
· 257 workshops, training sessions and other events were hosted, with the participation of more than 6,200 people.
· 87 biodiversity and climate workshops were facilitated by GAP staff in schools, reaching 2,103 learners.
VisitEnglish version: http://globalactionplan.ie
ConnectFacebook: Global Action Plan Ireland
Twitter: @gapireland
Contact [email protected]
+353 1 883 2185