While the challenges of eradicating hunger, malnutrition and achieving food security are now high on the humanitarian and development agenda, the approaches have gradually changed direction. The international community, through various High Level Fora (HLF), particularly those on aid effectiveness

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Interview with Terry Torok,  Chief Innovation Officer at Enactus. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. Empowerment is the intersection of freedom and agency to mold one’s reality,

As communities across the globe search for a solid sustainable-living model, the answer may live in the corners of the United States. Concentrated mainly in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana, the Amish community (having lived mostly in seclusion) has been feeling

Elora Hardy, a Founder and Creative Director of Ibuku, a company that builds original bamboo structures with modern engineering, highlights the importance of sustainable design in the tropics and abroad. Ibuku totes bamboo as the sustainable material of the future citing

This company wants to put mindful materials back into your shoe shopping experience. AllBirds is a new innovative footwear company created by Tim Brown and Joey Zwillinger with a vision specifically to do things differently. Created in response to the lack

It's known as the most diverse square mile in the country or the "Ellis Island of the South." It's no wonder then that the connections between the Clarkston, Georgia community are as strong as the coffee that is brewed there. With

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. Lessons Learned from Ashden's Experience Towards the end of last year, two momentous events took place that, if commitments and promises are kept, should

Globalized, interconnected, technological – these are just a few examples of the terms used on a daily basis to describe the evolving progress of our world. The more economies are market-oriented, open and liberal, the more the entire country as

Nestled in the narrow streets of Cincinnati, Ohio’s Over-the-Rhine (one of the largest historic neighborhoods in the United States) a movement is taking place. Not so much a movement as a change – of jeans, one leg at a time.

SDG2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture -  What it means With a focus on transformation, universality and interconnectedness, combined with an ambition to tackle root causes, SDG2 encapsulates the vision driving the whole

When we think of fashion, we think of our favorite brands and prized pieces. We use fashion as a representation of our identity and to express ourselves. A dynamic player in a global marketplace, fashion is one of the most

How Countries are Working Towards Goal 8 Targets: Star-ups in Malaysia; Entrepreneurship in Haiti; Sustainable Tourism in Caribbean Countries; South Africa’s Green Initiative; China’s Restoration Editor’s Note: This piece is part of a series in collaboration with the SDSN-Y exploring the

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