President Biden significantly chose Europe as his first trip abroad. As he boarded the plane to attend the G7 Summit in the U.K., he announced that “the U.S. is back”. And that is in fact the biggest result of his

Distinguished today for its lavish handbags and perfumes, Chanel has been a luxury icon for decades. Founded by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in 1910, the brand first gained tremendous traction out of a small shop in Paris and ever since has

After the four years of the Trump administration that froze relations between America and its historic allies in Europe, there is a watershed change: With President Biden, the EU-US Summit of 15 June, held in Brussels, marks a new phase

Are there more environmentally friendly solutions that we could use instead of cash? Could cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, and payment cards be a sustainable solution, considering crypto has a considerable environmental impact? Is Cash Environmentally Sustainable? Note-making and ATMs' electricity consumption contributes significantly

For the first time in history, a major oil company, Royal Dutch Shell, has been ordered by a court in The Hague - the country where Shell is headquartered - to follow the Paris Climate Agreement and cut its carbon

On May 21st, the BlueInvest Initiative organized a virtual workshop called "Financing a Sustainable Blue Economy: From Pipe Dream To Pipeline".  At the workshop, industry experts spoke about the current state of financing for a sustainable Blue Economy. This was part

The way Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie sees it, cities and towns should “always have a seat at the table” in the multi-level dialogue surrounding climate change. As mayor of a midwestern American city since 2004, this has been a

The next G20 Summit Meeting of heads of state will be held in Rome on Oct. 30 and 31, 2021, under the Italian G20 Presidency. The agenda, with the title “People, Planet, Prosperity”, addresses major obstacles to achieving a sustainable

This year's World Ocean Summit Virtual Week hosted over 5,000 attendees from all over the globe, including ocean experts, policymakers, business leaders, and industry specialists. Conversations centered around how governments, institutions, and businesses can strategize, implement, and accelerate a sustainable

With less than ten years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Agenda 2030, the COVID-19 pandemic has not facilitated the race against time. “The pandemic has claimed more than 2.5 million lives and caused an unprecedented

The last week in April was marked by the announcement of new, more ambitious climate goals from two of the world’s largest polluters, the United States and Europe. Could they be a turning point in the fight against climate change?

The apparel industry is perhaps the oldest and most important industry in the economic history of the western world. In fact, unidentified bird bones have been found to be used as sewing needles as early as 50,000 BC. Throughout history, humanity

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