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YCL is forming a new generation of leaders to work in the climate transition! Do you want to be one of them?

We help young talents take the first, and hardest step towards realizing their climate careers.


Spread out over 20+ countries, the YCL network is GLOBAL.

Encompassing students, researchers, entrepreneurs, young professionals, mentors, influencers, government and community representatives, our network  leverages impact ensuring that local efforts are part of a global movement.

  • 1000 Alumni by the end of 2021

  • 90 YCL Mentors

  • 13 YCL Hubs in Brazil

  • 55 Partner organizations

HOW YCL can help your career?

Interested in joining this dynamic global ecosystem? YCL is interested in hearing from you!  

join the ycl course!

With 98% approval, the YCL Course is a 2-month training course for those looking to have a general notion of the climate career, conducted in portuguese.

join the ycl network!

Portuguese speakers: subscribe to our network to gain access to our platform and join our network, an ecosystem of networking,  vacancies, and exclusive benefits.

be mentored by a ycl climate expert!

Tailor made sessions for young professionals to meet a climate expert, to seek advice, new perspectives, and to develop a career plan.

Are you looking for innovative climate solutions for your company?
The YCL Network can help!

The YCL Global Network is ready to act as a consulting resource to support the many challenges within the climate crisis. We are a collective of talented climate changemakers, with diverse backgrounds and expertise, equipped with innovative methodologies to foster climate action. 



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We believe that human rights and the climate crisis are not separated issues.

YCL understand that a decarbonized society cannot flourish without addressing against systemic discrimination. Therefore, we extend scholarships low-income participants.and ensure that we have a diverse network, and assure that our network is diverse and inclusive. 40% of our alumni received financial support to join our learning journeys and our network. 


We also adopt intersectional lenses to all our activities and programs, by referring more women and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) professionals. We encourage you to gather forces with us in this movement, by supporting us financially, and helping us in sponsoring more scholarships.