The deadliest outbreak in the history of Ebola virus in West Africa has already claimed more than 900 lives. Governments across the world have stepped up surveillance and quarantine measures. [...]
BRICS countries, which include Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, comprise over one-fifth of the global economy. The growing economic pow ...
Global corporations are picking up speed to make a shift towards renewable sources of energy in order to reduce their environmental footprint. Some of ...
Businesses play a vital role in promoting global economic empowerment of women.To step up its efforts to highlight and promote women-owned businesses, Wal-Mart has become the first retailer to enter [...]
The World Wildlife Fund, in collaboration with the World Resources Institute, has brought together a dozen global companies to lobby for necessary market changes to make it easier to buy [...]
Global investments in renewable energy are set for a major boom over the next decade and a half. This will eventually help global carbon emissions to start declining beyond 2030. [...]
Cooperatives constitute a critical part of the world economy. Operating across all sectors of the economy, cooperatives provide 100 million jobs worldwide – 20 percent more than multinational companies, according [...]
In an increasingly connected world, technology, innovation and expertise can help find solutions to some of the most pressing global problems. A large corporation holds the potential to make a [...]
Fifty-three of the Fortune 100 companies that report on their greenhouse gas reduction targets have collectively saved $1.1 billion annually, while cutting down their carbon emissions by over 58 million metric [...]
Technology makes strange bedfellows. Ford Motor Co. has formed a partnership with H.J. Heinz Company to research the potential of tomato fibers in the development of sustainable composite materials for [...]
With a youth population of more than 200 million in the Arab world, the key to sustainable development in the region lies in the involvement of youth in social entrepreneurship [...]
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is working to ensure that its World Heritage sites function as models of heritage conservation and sustainable human living. The organization [...]