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Zhou Xun

"Climate Change is an undisputable fact. The question before us is not what to do, but how to do it."
She is an actress and one of the well-acclaimed celebrities in China. Her well publicized statements, advice and life-style choices are influencing millions of fans to become more environmentally-conscious citizens and consumers.
From setting up climate change campaigns to promoting a low carbon lifestyles through simple, actionable, and fashionable green tips, her work toward combating climate change has brought tremendous zeal and progress and challenged society to step out of their comfort zone in the name of environmental protection.
In 2008, being named China's first UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, she launched an environmental multimedia awareness campaign, OUR PART to promote eco-friendly lifestyle. Through the campaign she utilized her star power to sensitize public about protecting the environment.
The actress was also active in promoting the Green Olympics and is the Green Commuting Ambassador for 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. A strong advocate for carbon offsetting, Ms. Zhou offsets her own travel emission by planting trees. The actress encourages people to reduce their carbon footprint through simple changes in lifestyle, something that can make a huge difference.