A Case Study on P4G Partnership & Africa GreenCo. Last month, the World Resources Institute launched a landmark new report, “A Time for Transformative Partnerships” that outlines success factors critical to the growth and implementation of multistakeholder partnerships driving progress on
Data4WASH is an interactive online platform designed for open source use. Verified data generated from different GPS coordinates is curated onto the WASH map portal and used to make a case for driving investment into the design and installation of
The costs of a rapidly changing climate, particularly rising temperatures, fall hardest on already marginalized people. The heat challenges they face include dangerously hot buildings. Building design and quality have a dramatic impact on people’s daily lives. People with less money
Low-carbon innovation is an important tool in our bid to reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 – not only because one of those goals focuses on access to energy, but because climate projects deliver a huge range of
If there is anything to be learned from the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protest in France, is that social innovation should accompany environmental policymaking. Policies will have little effect without the acceptance and understanding of the people directly affected by the changes.
Editor's Note: This article is by Leila Yim Surratt the Director of Strategy and Engagement at P4G. P4G is a global initiative that accelerates pioneering market-based partnerships to unlock investment opportunities that can advance progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Progress
Candidates for the 4th annual Pritzker Award are artists, leaders, and inventors under the age of 40 fighting for a more sustainable future. They include a college dropout who invented a solar-charging robot, the daughter of two first responders who created
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the fragile economic, social and environmental underpinnings of our world today. Although we have access to advanced scientific and technological resources, as well as strategies for disaster preparedness, and despite repeated specific warnings about
It’s an oft-cited fact that more than 600 million people in Africa are without electricity. Lesser known, perhaps, is that the African continent has more than enough renewable energy resources to meet people’s needs via wind, solar, geothermal, and more.
Everyone is talking about trees. In January, the World Economic Forum founded the Trillion Trees initiative (1t.org), an effort to protect and grow enough trees to fight climate change and build healthy rural landscapes and economies. Around the same time, major
This article on how collaborations can help take climate action to the next level was written by Harriet Lamb, CEO of Ashden and Ben Jackson, an advisor on campaigning strategy and former Board member of UK Friends of the Earth. The
Fresh vegetables are key to better nutrition and health around the world. Teaching farmers the best way to grow vegetables is essential. This article explores how Ugandan farmers develop best practices through experimentation, innovation, and exchange of local knowledge. Growing vegetables