Editorial Note: There is ample and growing evidence that new teaching techniques, with the right training, materials and support, can empower all teachers to succeed no matter where they live. Just like Laura Orlando, a young elementary school teacher in

An initiative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the SDG Finance Geneva Summit (SGSGeneva) is an annual, one-day-long event that gathers some 250 participants at the Forum Geneve with the aim of providing these various stakeholders with the infrastructure

Fifty years ago, activist Brian Davies founded the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in hopes of ending the commercial hunt for seals in Canada. Fifteen years later, in 1983 and in partnership with IFAW, Europe banned the importation of “whitecoat”

With just above two-fifths of its population having access to electricity (over 600 million people), sub-Saharan Africa is a region assessed to have the lowest electricity access rates in the world — lower not only than the global rates, but

One of the most urbanized regions in the world, over 80 percent of the population in Latin America lives in cities. Cities throughout the region are focusing on building resilience through improved environmental management, and the integration of biodiversity and

Last February, I got the chance to visit a sustainability conference in a small town named Ukhrul in the Manipur state of India. This state is in the north-eastern part of the country, and it is well known for its

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. B Corp Strategies for a Sustainable Future: ‘Finding Real Solutions to the Problems That Matter’ In the face of large-scale global

In partnership with the United Nations Environment Program, designer, sociologist and 2016 UNEP Champion of the Earth Dr. Leyla Acaroglu shares her Anatomy of Action initiative to activate and ignite sustainable living, due to launch in partnership with the UNEP

When plastic became the “wonder” product for solving so many modern issues in the 1970s, we did not envisage that 50 years later, it would be considered the “biggest environmental disaster” that humans have caused.  Talk to anyone on any street,

Editors Note: Written by Former Liberia Education Minister George Werner, this article reflects on Partnership Schools for Liberia (now Liberian Education Advancement Programme) and the lessons that came from implementing one of Africa’s most innovative public sector transformations, largely enabled

Everyone has a view on plastics. They wrap our favourite products, and they’re in our clothes and cars. We come into contact with them hundreds of times every day. We seemingly have no choice but to accept our world is

The 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report from the UN Secretary-General highlights the challenges of reaching Sustainable Development Goal 6: “Too many people still lack access to safely managed water supplies and sanitation facilities. Water scarcity, flooding and lack of proper wastewater

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