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Sustainability
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Candice Piercy Uses Green Infrastructure to Protect the Coastline  

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Candice Piercy Uses Green Infrastructure to Protect the Coastline  

As a self-described military brat whose father's work brought her to England, Florida, Arkansas, and Virginia, Dr. Candice Piercy knew what she did NOT want to be. Not an active-duty officer. Not an academic.  What

Sustainability
Arlyn Andrews Has the Right Stuff in Government for Carbon Tracking

Arlyn Andrews Has the Right Stuff in Government for Carbon Tracking

For many, supersonic planes are the purview of boys. Think of Jake Gyllenhaal and his buddies in October Sky. But the sky is not the limit for Arlyn Andrews, who leads the Carbon Cycle Greenhouse

Inclusive Economy
A Conduit for Policy Changemakers or Just a Cocktail for the Woke?

A Conduit for Policy Changemakers or Just a Cocktail for the Woke?

Liam Black has an ambitious – some would say utopian – idea. Put 3,000 social policymakers together with climate change activists, human rights lawyers, diversity campaigners, and philanthropists, give the concoction a shake and a stir,

Governance
Using Data to Help the U.S. Reach the Sustainable Development Goals

Using Data to Help the U.S. Reach the Sustainable Development Goals

For the world to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it cannot solely rely on the government. Other parts of the social economy need to contribute as well. Nonprofits and NGOs play a

Sustainability
Finally, COP26 reaches an agreement, but it’s still a COP out.

Finally, COP26 reaches an agreement, but it’s still a COP out.

COP26 is finally over, albeit a little later than planned. It ended with an agreement: the Glasgow Climate Pact! Does it do enough for the climate? No… but it’s a step in the right direction.

Food
From Land to Sea: Are Floating Farms the Answer to Food Security?

From Land to Sea: Are Floating Farms the Answer to Food Security?

On a bright, breezy autumn day, I make my way past road works and round-abouts to the shining waters of Rotterdam harbor. It is a mere 10-minute walk from the station. I find myself staring

Climate
Humanizing Cities: Halfway Between Rio and 2050

Humanizing Cities: Halfway Between Rio and 2050

As I reflect on my time at the watershed Rio Earth Summit — which birthed both citizen influence over UN talks and the famous UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) — and on today’s COP26, three things

Sustainability
COP26 or COP OUT

COP26 or COP OUT

This week leaders from government, NGOs, corporations, activist groups, and others will travel to Glasgow for COP26. This UN Climate Conference is convening ostensibly to “accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the

Climate
Humanizing Cities: We Need Gen Z to Lead on Climate Now

Humanizing Cities: We Need Gen Z to Lead on Climate Now

In this month-long climate purgatory between a Climate/UN Week energized by a new ‘code red for humanity’ COP report and COP26 — where the real work must begin — it struck me that women, young people, and mayors

Podcasts
Books Driving Change: Paul Polman and Net Positive

Books Driving Change: Paul Polman and Net Positive

Well, I think frankly, we have a leadership deficit everywhere. It’s clear that the MBA programs, which have given us the leaders for business, are a version of Milton Friedman on steroids, and are in

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