You cannot separate good health from the availability of clean, sustainable and affordable energy. Which makes it shocking that, according to the International Energy Agency, 1.1 billion people across the world still lack access to a reliable electricity supply. It is
After graduating from college in the late 1970s, I served as a rural development volunteer in the West African nation of Senegal. I was based in a northern village where “agriculture” did not exceed rain-fed millet and sorghum, and long-horned
During my first visit to an eye clinic in Ethiopia, I met a local Catholic priest who had lost vision in both eyes due to cataracts. He had not let the congregation know that he was losing his sight. Instead,
Young consumers are changing the game. Fast fashion versus sustainability. It’s either one or the other… The impact of the fashion industry on the development of our planet is often underestimated. Indeed, since fashion has a significant influence on achieving the
We live on a blue planet. Our oceans cover 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, contain 90 percent of the planet’s living biomass; produce more oxygen than all the world’s forests and absorb around 30 percent of global carbon dioxide.
EDITOR’S NOTES: THIS PIECE WAS AUTHORED BY Betsy Beaumon. Betsy is the President of Benetech: A Silicon Valley non-profit, whose mission is to create scalable technology solutions for communities in need, including the human rights sector. THIS PIECE IS PART
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY Jenny Bowen, Founder and CEO of OneSky; a global NGO dedicated to giving the worlds most vulnerable children a second chance at childhood, by training caregivers and communities to provide nurturing and high-quality early
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, SAFEENA HUSAIN. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS). SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. Achieving SDG4 of Inclusive & Quality Education: Community, Data and Collaboration Photo Credit: Educate