For far too long the challenges of global prosperity, sustainable development and climate change have shared a common ambition for a better world, but lacked a sense of context, at least in terms of a cohesive strategy aimed at integrated goals and solutions. The recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals and the upcoming COP21 climate talks in Paris culminate a historic moment in human history.
Author: Thomas Schueneman
The 193 members of the United Nations adopted the sustainable development goals. We spoke with UN special advisor Amina J Mohammed to better understand the thinking behind the new goals.
By turning electronics recycling into a social enterprise, members of the Impact Recyclers network are keeping e-waste out of landfills while helping people find work.
The GHR Foundation uses entrepreneurial principles to engage local faith-based communities to improve health and set the foundation for peace-building.
Climate change and other factors have made the recent outbreak of La Roya, or “coffee leaf rust,” particularly devastating. What is the industry doing to support small-holder farmers?
TrendPoint and Facebook announce an expansion of their partnership with the adoption of the new Enkapsis 3-Phase Power Quality Meter with waveform capture.
Nathan Mackenzie Brown of Dancing Rabbit explains how he got started with impact investing and offers tips and advice for those interested in the field.
Urban Organics brings sustainable development to a beleaguered inner-city neighborhood by growing organic produce and fish through commercial-scale aquaponics.
The North Atlantic cod, once fabled as inexhaustible, is all but a faded memory of the past. What then happens to the towns and villages up and down the Atlantic seaboard that once thrived on what is now a tapped-out resource?