LATEST ARTICLES

Climate
Climate Week Opens With Commitments and Innovative Alliances

Climate Week Opens With Commitments and Innovative Alliances

“I get hope from watching a moment become a movement,” said Van R. Johnson, II, mayor of Savannah, Georgia, one of a group of U.S. mayors and governors participating in a Breakthrough Climate Policies discussion on the first day

Climate
UN Week Kicks Off with New Urgency

UN Week Kicks Off with New Urgency

As UN Week begins, conferences around the globe sounded an urgent call to reverse the global regression that has accompanied the current pandemic. Focusing on the needs of the developing world and the global climate,

Climate
Climate Week Speakers Say Investment Needs to Be Aligned with Nature

Climate Week Speakers Say Investment Needs to Be Aligned with Nature

When the rubber meets the road, nature-based climate solutions are difficult to justify to investors without adequate metrics. That was the consensus of the speakers who participated in the Green Horizon Perspectives virtual event, “The

Climate
Will the EU Green Deal Help or Hinder Africa’s Own Green Development?

Will the EU Green Deal Help or Hinder Africa’s Own Green Development?

This is the question with which a group of experts from across the continent grappled today at a panel discussion organised by Brookings Global and the UN University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA). Fatima Denton, Director at UNU-INRA

Climate
Newest Government Role: Chief Heat Officer

Newest Government Role: Chief Heat Officer

Fancy a job in a hot seat? They don’t come much hotter than the new positions just created in Miami-Dade County, Florida and Athens, Greece. The role of chief heat officer has emerged as part

Sustainability
Two approaches to sustainable fashion, but are they enough?

Two approaches to sustainable fashion, but are they enough?

As the 2021 Fall Fashion Weeks kick-off, the industry is under the sustainability microscope as never before. And, just as the weeks themselves seek to tell stories of individuals, and businesses rich in creativity and

Sustainability
Jessica Schreiber gives new life to discarded fabric

Jessica Schreiber gives new life to discarded fabric

It’s a long walk from the drab entrance of New York’s Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) to the colorful offices of Fabscrap, a redistributor and recycler of pre-consumer fabric, which comes directly from designers rather than from

Sustainability
Building Better Fashion

Building Better Fashion

As we watch models come down the runway in New York City this week and in other major capitals in the coming week, we don’t often think of public service. Yet there are nonprofits, activists, corporations, and

Climate
Rebecca Burgess’s Quest to Transform Cotton into a Regenerative Crop

Rebecca Burgess’s Quest to Transform Cotton into a Regenerative Crop

Bay Area resident Rebecca Burgess started with a simple idea: can I make an outfit sourcing cotton, wool, and other fibers from farms within 150 miles of California’s Marin County? To her surprise, it was

Governance
Books Driving Change: Gillian Tett and Anthro-Vision

Books Driving Change: Gillian Tett and Anthro-Vision

It pays to embrace strange, not run away or deride it. And to ask questions and be curious about how other people live. If we'd had that mentality at the beginning of COVID-19, it could

Sign up for our newsletter