/ chris schaumann // FridaysForFuture activist
english / german
/ Chris used to be ‘Global Vice President – Digital Marketing’ at Microsoft & Nokia, before retiring in 2015 and since then exploring the world, experiencing the climate crisis first hand and often advising startups.
He has been concerned about the climate crisis since at least 2005 and since June 2019 he has been helping – with his knowledge – FridaysForFuture and the climate movement full-time (pro-bono).
He’s advising www.FridaysForFuture.de in regards to strategy (part of the 2021 election strategy team), cooperation, campaigns, social media and special projects, for local groups and internationally…
He also helps to manage the German FFF LinkedIn Page.
His combined (Digital) Marketing knowledge has been passed on to hundreds of activists in the wider Climate Movement through his ‘Digital Climate Communication‘ training among others, at #SoKo, #SMILEForFuture, #WebinareForFuture, OG Berlin, OG Munich, OG Heidelberg, OG Hamburg/NoKo, Berliner ClimateDay, XR ActionWeek Berlin, at the XR National Meeting, www.klimafakten.de, HealthForFuture, CAN – Climate Action Network International and StudentsForFuture.
Together with www.TogetherForFuture.net he has developed with the EngageLab, Berlin the campaigns ‘15centsForFuture‘‚ 114kForFuture’, 24.04. and 25.09 for www.klima-streik.org (German alliance of over 300 NGOs/Groups/Movements), which have mobilized hundreds of thousands of adults in Germany for the big global quarterly strikes.
The newest digital campaigns are running here: Zukunft-sichern.
Internationally, he helped with the redesign of www.FridaysForFuture.org, the Standard Chartered and the #FightFor1Point5 campaign.
He founded the EngageLab and is member of the international Climate Advocacy Lab and 350’s Global Storytelling Team.
He also engages with the UN, UNESCO, GYBN, IUCN, EU Commission: GreenSpiderNework, CAN, ECF, GSCC, diverse NGOs and other Climate Initiatives…because our House is on Fire! #ClimateCrisis