Covid-19 has worsened child abuse. A simple concept of child protection implemented on the east African island of Zanzibar can give victims fast support – and could be applied anywhere. Children are at risk of being among the biggest victims of

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected the work of national, regional, and local governments. Many countries around the world have imposed lockdowns and physical distancing measures while preparing massive economic relief packages. In several places in Africa, however, hand washing

Launched in early 2021, Atmos Financial, PBC is among a new breed of climate fintech companies that are seeking to utilize the disruptive power of technology and capital to accelerate solutions for the climate crisis.  Atmos offers high-impact, high-yield online FDIC-insured

The increasing frequency of cyclones is threatening the local coconut industry of Odisha, India. Their solution: the dwarf coconut tree. Hybrid coconut cultivation as a climate resilient practice in Odisha to serve as a safety net mechanism for farmers India is one

Small-scale irrigation is giving the youth, especially those previously neglected in rural settings, a fighting chance to secure livelihoods and become smallholder farmers. Small-scale irrigation is creating employment opportunities for young people across rural Ethiopia. In the highly populated highlands of Ethiopia, where

Headlines trumpet the news when BMW beats Mercedes and vice-versa in the race for the world’s top luxury car - the two German carmakers tend to be first, ahead of their conational Audi. In 2020, the crown went to Mercedes

About two-thirds of the 600 million people living in extreme poverty around the world live in rural areas, and the COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating every challenge they face. Rural communities often lack access to proper infrastructure, health care, markets, education

Agriculture makes up 25% of global female employment and even more in low and middle income countries. In Central America, empowering this workforce is furthering sustainability within agriculture and aiding climate change adaptation. As women make up the majority of the

China is set to launch the world’s largest carbon emissions trading scheme by 2025. Carbon trading schemes have been on several countries’ agendas, but their execution has been limited due to fiduciary, technical, and implementation challenges. Pakistan has abundant potential

It is somewhat unfathomable to think that a traditional brick-and-mortar retail store could see unprecedented growth in an era where physical markets are increasingly transitioning to digital. Nevertheless, this is what the world saw as GameStop (NYSE:GME) grew to a

To pave the road and pursue efforts to limit average global temperature rise to 1.5°C, countries update their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the spirit of reducing their emissions to the extent possible. Well-defined NDCs should include measurable targets with

For years the climate debate has been preoccupied with ways to get financial institutions to switch to promote greener, more sustainable business practices that will help protect the wellbeing of the planet and people. But five years on from the

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