Every two years, Nestlé awards the Creating Shared Value Prize to help scale up or replicate business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water or rural development. The competition is open […]
Rape and sexual violence are used as tactics of war in conflicts across the world. Sadly, sexual violence is often used for political ends, as a means ...
Nearly 20 percent of the world’s land is desert and 97 percent of the world’s water is saline water. This has turned land and water into increasin ...
Nearly half of Fortune 500 corporations are already committed to making a shift to renewable energy in order to reduce their environmental footprint, ...
In the US, buildings account for 39 percent of total energy use, 68 percent of total electricity consumption, 38 percent of carbon emissions, and 12 percent of total water consumptions. [...]
It is a known fact that banks are twice as likely not be trusted than to be trusted. Current public expectations of these financial institutions have never been lower; they [...]
Fuel cell technology involves clean and efficient conversion of chemical energy into electrical power in an electrochemical process that is virtually free of pollutants. Due to absence of combustion, almost [...]
The Oculus Rift is the first truly immersive virtual reality headset. It gives people a very real life experience: the British Army’s latest recruitment drive is using it to drop potential soldiers into [...]
Nearly 98 percent of the water on earth is saline, and about two-thirds of the remaining fresh water is frozen in ice caps and glaciers. That leaves less than one [...]
This year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, home robots are big, big news! One of the more advanced models presented was South Korea’s Furo-i Home, which [...]
The World Bank Group is currently driven by the twin goals of ending extreme poverty within a generation and boosting shared prosperity. It is promoting environmental and social sustainability while [...]
As we make our New Year resolutions, 60 percent of Americans say they will make ‘green’ ones to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle for 2015. Eighty-five percent believe that leaving [...]