Last month, I read an article on NPR that explored how voters with disabilities are fighting for more accessible polling places. Many people, all over the country, experience significant challenges voting because of accessibility even though there are laws and

Gender equality and women´s empowerment are essential to transform our world. Gender inequality affects women and girls in every country, stagnating their social, educational and economic advance. Fighting against gender inequality is vital to deal with challenges in society, from promoting

In 2000, Unilever widened it's umbrella of novelty brands and purchased the widely-popular, Vermont-based Ben & Jerry's ice cream. With much domestic speculation over multi-national changes in business practices, Ben & Jerry's remained untouched and continued business as usual. Just

The vote has been cast, democracy has spoken and Donald Trump is set to be the United States of America’s 49th President. A little hard to believe for some but a momentous occasion for others: the election result has certainly

The exchange of hand-made artisanal goods has been fundamental to trade throughout the course of human history. Legendary rulers exchanged luxurious gifts to secure key alliances and historic trade routes were established to fuel the large-scale exchange of crafts across

A wind of change is blowing through Canada -and no, it's not another fancy initiative from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau- as citizens now have the opportunity to become active participants in a new digital collaborative ecosystem. For 100$, people can buy

I had the pleasure to speak with Camille Van Gestel, the co-founder and CEO of WakaWaka, a global social enterprise that develops and sells portable solar products. Impakter is familiar with the great work that WakaWaka does, but this time we

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, HRH PRINCESS LAMIA BINT MAJED ALSAUD, SECRETARY GENERAL ALWALEED PHILANTHROPIES. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. The key to our development challenges?

This past month, outrage flooded social media after a video of Alaa Chebbi, TV host of the popular Tunisian show titled, "Andi Mankolek" (Arabic: عندي ما نقلك) which translates to "I've Got Something to Tell You" had suggested his young

For all the wrong reasons, 2016 is liable to turn into one of those years that historians use as bookends to distinguish one period from another. The British vote to leave the European Union in June, and the election of

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, DR MARGARET CHAN, DIRECTOR-GENERAL, WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE.  The world has changed dramatically since the start

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