Kehkashan Basu, M.S.M. founded Green Hope Foundation in 2012, at the age of 12, to address the severe lack of inclusivity of children, young people, women and marginalized communities in the sustainable development process. For her work, Kehkashan has been recognized as a
Forbes 30 Under 30 and a United Nations Human Rights Champion, and is the recipient of Canada's Meritorious Service Medal (M.S.M.).