4 Ways Your Business Can Go Green

As consumers become more environmentally aware than ever before, the savvy shoppers look for businesses that support their drive to keep the world healthy by advocating green-backed plans and agendas. Although being green may not rank up there on your list of priorities, resolutions or yearly projections, knowing how to handle the precarious line between … Read more 4 Ways Your Business Can Go Green

Unleashing Africa’s entrepreneurs to realise SDGs –

No country is on track to achieve all of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The solution for Africa, say President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, is to tap the dynamism of its entrepreneurs. September of this year marked four years since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by … Read more Unleashing Africa’s entrepreneurs to realise SDGs –

RIBA launches sustainability guide to “deliver real and lasting reductions in carbon emissions”

The Royal Institute of British Architects has published the Sustainable Outcomes Guide to help its members and the wider architecture industry avert the climate disaster. The publication concisely outlines the design principles and performance metrics that the architecture profession must follow in order to achieve a sustainable future. It supports the RIBA‘s 2030 Climate Challenge, an … Read more RIBA launches sustainability guide to “deliver real and lasting reductions in carbon emissions”

Kenya Installs The First Solar Plant To Turn Ocean Water Into Drinking Water As A Potential Solution To The Global Water Crisis

About 2.2 billion people in the world do not have access to drinking water services that are managed safely. That occurs on a planet that is 71 percent covered by that essential element for life. What seems like a contradiction, maybe the critical challenge for the future of humanity: How to turn the seawater of … Read more Kenya Installs The First Solar Plant To Turn Ocean Water Into Drinking Water As A Potential Solution To The Global Water Crisis

Let’s turn barren farmland into nature reserves | TreeHugger

A new study finds that trashed agricultural lands could be ‘low-hanging fruit’ for expanding the world’s conservation areas. In India, husband and wife Anil and Pamela Malhotra spent 25 years buying up wasteland farmers no longer wanted and letting it return to nature. Now their DIY sanctuary boasts 300 acres of beautiful bio-diverse rainforest that … Read more Let’s turn barren farmland into nature reserves | TreeHugger

Amina Mohammed Just Won the Global Citizen Prize World Leader Award 2019

Why Global Citizens Should Care World leaders from around the world are working to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and end extreme poverty by 2030. The Global Citizen Prize ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Dec. 13 is the first event to kick off the 2020 Global Citizen campaign, Global Goal Live. The … Read more Amina Mohammed Just Won the Global Citizen Prize World Leader Award 2019

Investing in Your Social Capital – Dr. Ivan Misner®

I’m sure all entrepreneurs have heard of financial capital, but many may not have heard of social capital. Social capital is, in fact, very similar to its monetary sibling. It, too, is accumulated by an individual or a business and used, or is available for use, in the production of wealth. Put more simply, it’s … Read more Investing in Your Social Capital – Dr. Ivan Misner®

How the neighborhood you grow up in affects your future

Their paper examined maps, presentations and photographs made by Homewood youth, as well as interviews with them, to understand how they viewed their neighborhood. The youth had taken pictures of litter, illegal dumps, vacant lots and shuttered homes, and they talked about how gun violence affected them. Teixeira and Zuberi used this qualitative data to … Read more How the neighborhood you grow up in affects your future

Queensland town plans to become Australia’s first circular economy

The Queensland town of Yarrabilba is expected to be the first circular economy community in the country but you wouldn’t guess it from walking down the street. The real magic happens “under the bonnet” according to a circular economy consultant on the project, Coreo cofounder and chief executive officer Ashleigh Morris. Although it will look … Read more Queensland town plans to become Australia’s first circular economy

Youth clubs under threat in Shropshire Council’s ‘reorganisation’ of youth services | Shropshire Star

Shropshire Council wants to pull its funding from youth clubs in April 2020 and will instead pay for six outreach workers to cover the whole county. The council says the changes do not represent cuts to youth provision, as it plans to spend the same amount of money on the new model, which is designed … Read more Youth clubs under threat in Shropshire Council’s ‘reorganisation’ of youth services | Shropshire Star

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