We are now in a climate emergency and 2020 will be a critical year in the fight for the survival of the planet. The battleground is triple: climate change, biodiversity, and the ocean. What happens in one affects the other

This December marked two years since the launch of my social enterprise TaQadam. The research project, which started with conducting human-centered design research on refugee employment in the fall of 2017 in the conflict-torn Lebanon, led to: rolling out an

Salesforce has announced during its Dreamforce 2019 event, held at the end of November, the company's continued commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals with $17 million dollars in grants and a pledge of one million employee volunteer hours over the next year. Salesforce, which

UBQ Materials has developed a patented process for converting unsorted household waste into a plastic substitute reducing carbon emissions, the UBQ. They have reached a partnership agreement with NYSE listed company, Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc, the largest independent McDonald’s franchise

Despite the growing understanding that the urgency of biodiversity loss demands urgent global action, not enough has been done to reverse this trend. Global wildlife populations have declined on average by 60 percent in the past 40 years, largely due

Could aviation become more sustainable? In this article, we will analyze some actions that should be taken, and others already taking place, to reduce the negative impacts of aviation on the planet. Greta Thunberg’s decision to cross the Atlantic Ocean on

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,

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

Could a self-funded company hit the market and be successful? This is the very inspiring story of Headline Solar Past articles of Silicon Valley Insider have focused on sustainability and clean energy companies finishing up their Series A-E financing rounds, often

I know you are trying, but just not hard enough Greta Thunberg As Greta spoke to Congress, B Corps from around the world spoke candidly with one another at the 2019 B Corporation Champions Retreat, ultimately celebrating that even greater action is

The Virtual Island Summit, hosted by Island Innovation, is a virtual summit aiming to bring together experts from around the world and discuss with them the best sustainable practices and the most relevant issues for island communities. What does a community

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