The fashion industry worldwide is going through a big shift to support sustainability. Many of the leading apparel brands have woken up to the environmental hazards posed by the use […]
The share of solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, biomass, and waste-to-energy technologies is on the rise in total world energy output as costs reduc ...
Women are geared up to lead in this new era. Girls now match boys in mathematical achievement: in the U.S. alone, 140 women are enrolled in higher edu ...
Trucks move $10 trillion worth of freight every year in the U.S., consuming more than 21 billion gallons of fuel, which is nearly 70 gallons for every ...
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight broad goals with targets ranging from eradicating extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by 2015. [...]
Data centers have emerged as one of the largest and fastest growing consumers of electricity in the U.S., according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. In 2013, data centers located [...]
Future business leaders need to understand and engage with corporate sustainability issues at an early stage. Bringing sustainable learning to the core of business education is vital to ensuring that [...]
International Women’s Day, 8 March, is a time to reflect on progress made, call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played [...]
According to a 2012 Internet Society survey, 83 percent of people consider Internet access a basic human right. The Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) has now approved the net neutrality rules, [...]
This is a news story that probably didn’t make most of the global headlines, but is a story that has consequences for us all: Australia has lost one in ten [...]
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 of ethnic cleansing [...]