The Impakter team, deeply saddened by 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

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

In addition to designing sustainable houses, living sustainability at home is vital for health and the environment. It is always a good time to make your shopping habits more eco-friendly. Some home decor shopping tips for eco-friendly consumers would be

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

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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

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