Why do we need more walkable cities? Quite simply, because walkable cities are, by definition, sustainable cities. Transportation remains a major source of greenhouse gas pollution, and, American homes remain firmly stuck in a fossil-fuel dependent transport infrastructure. Find out which cities are redeveloping walkable neighborhoods.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.
As more and more information is being shared through social media, the opaque content policies of social-media companies create concerns that these new gatekeepers of the Web may not have the public’s best interest in mind.
A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s politics. The backlash on social media is still mounting at press time.
Asking good questions is one of the most important skills a person, or a team, can develop. It’s also a skill attributed to successful high-performers, so it stands to reason that it translates as an indicator of a successful company.
The energy sector of our global economy has long been due for an overhaul. We need cleaner sources, an upgraded grid and new options for energy storage and carbon sequestration. But is the United States a leader in this effort?
SPECIAL SERIES: MGM Defining Thought Leadership
Over the last 15 years, Do Something emerged as one of the largest organizations in the world for young people who are interested in social change. A Do Something exec shares his top tips on engaging youth through social media.
Many of us don’t have the time to plan out trip itineraries on our own, and hopping from hostel to hostel with kids in tow isn’t always practical. Quick fix: These unique options deliver better travel with one click.
Mihai Sebe, a Romanian political scientist, takes a look at how Brexit will affect free movement between the U.K. and EU — and its impacts on EU nationals living in the United Kingdom.
Millennials offer great promise as digitally native, philanthropic, business-minded world citizens, and the companies who can attract and leverage millennial talent will soon have an advantage over those who don’t. We discussed these topics and more today, in honor of the UN’s International Youth Day!
SPECIAL SERIES: Rethink Reuse
“An item of clothing that may not have relevance to one person could mean the world to someone else,” explains Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success.