Science, technology and innovation are often regarded as critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. However, while scientists have been alerting society for decades on the negative impacts and risks linked to human activity — climate change, growing pollution levels,

When was your last eye exam? For most Americans, the answer is: too long ago. According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2016, 64 percent of adults suffer from vision and eye problems. However, only

Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Reykjavik, Iceland, developing digital systems that allow citizens to directly participate in their government's decision-making. The organization has worked with local and national governments in over 20 countries across Europe and Australia.

Online voting has existed in the public imagination for decades. Until very recently, it remained suppressed by doubts about its security. Enormous advances made during the past decade in cryptography and blockchain technology have finally put online voting on the

A 2017 World Economic Forum article defined the “crowd economy” as one characterized by a “focus on economic models powered by ‘the crowd’, including but not limited to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. Examples of companies that fit this model include Kickstarter,

In 1959, Peter Drucker, one of the most influential management theorists of the 20th century, observed that “the new frontiers of this post-modern world are all frontiers of innovation.” Landscape-altering discoveries and inventions, once so infrequently stumbled upon as to

The term “sustainable agriculture” has been in use since the late 1980s, and, although interpretations vary, it is usually understood as the adoption of practices and technologies that improve productivity without harming the environment. However, the level at which countries

It’s nearly two years since the United Nations launched the Global Goals – also known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs – a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. Global Goal 7

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