Norry Schneider

  • Luxembourg
  • Environment

Norry Schneider is a Luxembourgish environmental activist and a member of the Luxembourg High Council for Sustainable Development (CSDD).

Schneider has over a decade of experience working in natural sciences and systems analysis for a multitude of social and environmental NGOs. In 2011 he co-founded Transition Minett, a sustainability and urban gardening initiative in Luxembourg. With a focus on eliminating dependency on fossil fuels, this organization promotes sustainable living and helps the people of Luxembourg learn how to reduce their environmental impact.

Appointed to the CSDD in 2016, Norry has been a leading voice in the fight against climate change in his home country. With the aid of the government he has been able to further spread the importance of sustainability. Working on a local level, Schneider has informed local authorities and continues to encourage citizens to participate in the pressing issues of climate action.


  • Population
  • Capital
    Luxembourg City
  • GDP (PPP)
  • March 15, 1815
  • Total Area
    2,586 km2 (168th)
  • Demonym
  • Government
    Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy


Norry’s portrait is reflective of his approach to empowering local authorities towards more effective citizen participation in climate action and suggests that starting small can lead to large changes.

  • Illustration by
    Anne Di Lillo