This article was originally published by Development Alternatives Blog Series — Alternative Perspectives. The original article can be found here. A popular TED talk by the founder and promoter of the Social Progress Index, describes the potential for achieving the very ambitious and

The deadline to submit your proposal for the NYC Curb-To-Market Challenge is coming up very fast: the last day will be June 1st at 11:59pm ET via www.curbtomarket.com . The NYC Curb-To-Market Challenge aims to create market opportunities for recyclable waste that

In contrast to American climate deniers, Europeans generally believe in the science of climate change and worry about threats to the environment. In the fight to save our planet, the European Commission has been at the forefront for a long

The circular economy has started to become trendy, and hopefully, it is not just another economic framework. Some may ask, what on earth is it? The circular economy is an alternative to our traditional linear economy, in which we take

The drastic scarcity of world resources forces us to rethink the usefulness of consumption-based models. Circular economy provides one answer as more people offer their goods for rent. In addition, sharing services allow us to tackle global challenges including climate

The Impakter team,  deeply saddened at the tragic loss of lives in the airplane crash near Addis Ababa, joins the Secretary-General of the United Nations in conveying their heartfelt sympathies and solidarity to the victims’ families and loved ones, including those of

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