"The strong do what they can, the weak suffer what they must." The words of Athenian philosopher Thucydides become more and more relevant in today's world, as authoritarian governments use brutality and excessive violence on those fighting for freedom. Police brutality reaches

The conversation that took place on July, 25, 2019, between Volodymyr Zelensky and Donald Trump, has resulted in a push by the House Democrats to impeach Trump. This is how a thirty-minute phone call could lead to a pivotal moment

The new year will bring a new online tool to unleash the collective power of the Certified B Corporation community as it tackles the world’s biggest challenges over the coming decade. B Lab partnered with the U.N. Global Compact to

In recent decades women’s political representation has significantly increased in Africa. From 2000 to 2018, the proportion of women parliamentarians almost doubled, and women’s representation in cabinet increased fivefold to 22% between 1980 and 2015.  Unfortunately, the numbers do not

One of the elements overlooked in the non-profit sector is the value proposition. The leaders of social organizations are great at identifying needs but are not often finely tuned to the granular needs of their target. There is a distinction

The first-ever Virtual Island Summit hosted by Island Innovation was held, remotely, between October 6th and 11th and included almost 4,000 participants from over 250 island communities participating from places as diverse as the Caribbean, Pacific, Arctic, Patagonia, Europe, Asia,

A Reflection of Colombia President’s address at the UN Climate Action Summit Climate Crisis in South America: Real Action or Just Talk? What a President’s Speech at the UN really tells us about Commitment. This article is part of an editorial

As our environment is undergoing ever faster collapse, with the rainforest burning in the Amazon, the ice melting in the Arctic and now California ravaged by fires, the goal of achieving sustainable finance appears ever more elusive. It is obvious

Given the economic and financial crisis that Lebanon was enduring, the uprising was unsurprising. Prior to October 17th, small businesses and companies were locking their doors in Lebanon. Unemployment was rising, forcing thousands of fresh graduates to work in cheap

Last month, we wrote about this year's SDG Finance Summit in Geneva, referring to the initiative, by the UNDP, as an innovation springboard with the core aim of "bring[ing] together high-level decision makers to forge partnerships for the implementation of

Protests Escalate For almost two weeks now since the 18th of October, the Lebanese government has been facing a series of protests both in Lebanon and around the globe that arose following certain taxes the government was aiming to introduce including

As time progresses, increasing economic inequality and social immobility are evident in the emergence of poverty as one of the consequences of market liberalization policies and structural adjustment programs that were implemented in the 1990s. This new reality has spurred

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