New research suggests that there is a link between Zika and fetal abnormalities, particularly early in pregnancy. Meanwhile, some “savvy investors” are looking for a way to cash in on the spike in Zika cases that now span more than 38 countries. And that’s prompted the SEC to get involved, warning would-be investors to be on alert for investment scams.
Can Cuba, long the ideological arch enemy of the U.S. dating back to the Eisenhower administration, offer lessons on how to improve the American health care system?
We in sustainability or even broader strategy or communications might not all be in the financial 1 percent (but close or very fast getting there), but we are almost all part of the intellectual 1 percent. That 1 percent who believe we see all the problems of the world very clearly and the answers almost as clearly.
A federal judge in Oregon is deciding whether a group of children have the right to take the federal government to court over climate change and hold leaders accountable for squandering natural resources, including clean water and air.
Once again this year, the government of Uzbekistan forcibly mobilized its citizens to the cotton fields to prepare carry out the 2015 harvest of the country’s “white gold.” Worse still, according to the Cotton Campaign and other observers, the forced labor practices of Uzbekistan are now being employed by the government in neighboring Turkmenistan as well.
Artist and R&B singer Akon took fans and the business industry by surprise in late 2015 when he announced his vision to bring solar power to millions of Africans. We spoke with him about his future vision.
Hampton Creek, the company behind Just Mayo, continues to find success with its egg-less products. New pancake and cake mixes, salad dressings, and an egg-free breakfast scramble will be available at more stores — including Walmart and Target.
Adopting a sustainable attitude to Islamic wear is a positive and important move in the Muslim fashion industry, not only for green hijabis. With more garments made from eco-friendly resources, we can all benefit from a healthier environment. Even though some fashion powerhouses have already taken to promoting the green trend, there is still a lot to be done in this regard.
Samaira, the 8-year-old founder and creator of Coderbunnyz, has big dreams: She wants every kid in the U.S. to learn how fun computer coding can be.
New energy development, spurred by the recently passed Electrify Africa Act, is set to significantly increase access to affordable power for millions throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
TriplePundit hosted a Twitter Chat at #SkillsVolunteering with Boehringer Ingelheim and Northeast Hartford Partnership at Community Solutions to discuss how skills-based volunteering programs benefit companies, employees and communities.
Four Cargill feedlots in Colorado, Kansas and Texas, in addition to four cattle yards run by the company’s partner Friona Industries, will reduce their use of antibiotics by 20 percent.