Transforming Cities for Sustainability
Sustainability

Transforming Cities for Sustainability

Photo Link: The Future Depends on Sustainable Cities Majority-wise cities have become synonymous with being overpopulated, cramped, noisy, crime-ridden, and polluted. Approximately 70% of global carbon emissions currently originate from cities themselves, and according to the UN, the world’s population within cities is projected to increase to 60 % by
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Development

Fostering entrepreneurial spirit and innovation in post-genocide Rwanda

In the 25 years since their devastating genocide, the Rwandan government 's innovative strategies have helped to redefine the nature of business on the African continent.
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Hospitals Vanishing from Rural America
Global Health

Hospitals Vanishing from Rural America

The increasing rate of rural hospitals closures is negatively impacting the health of rural Americans and the economy of rural communities.
Fashion Emissions: Fashion Industry’s Environmental Costs
Sustainability

Fashion Emissions: Fashion Industry’s Environmental Costs

The global fashion industry is having a catastrophic impact on the environment. This industry is the cause of significant carbon emissions, water pollution, natural resource depletion, and enormous waste generation. In fact, according
Challenges and Benefits of GMOs in the Fight Against the Global Food Shortage Crisis
Sustainability

Challenges and Benefits of GMOs in the Fight Against the Global Food Shortage Crisis

How we can utilize genetically-engineered crops to solve the world hunger crisis
Sustainably Reducing Medical Waste and Plastic Pollution
Sustainability

Sustainably Reducing Medical Waste and Plastic Pollution

A global economy and scientific advancements would be impossible without plastic. A primary product of petroleum refining, plastic is integrally linked to numerous global supply and production chains. Plastic is especially important in
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Cambodia as an example of educational disparities in developing countries
Development

Cambodia as an example of educational disparities in developing countries

Even though the right to education has been recognized as one of the primary human rights, it still remains inaccessible for millions of children around the world. According to the UNESCO Institute for
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How a Post-Brexit Trade Deal Between the US and the UK Could Affect Climate Change Commitments
Sustainability

How a Post-Brexit Trade Deal Between the US and the UK Could Affect Climate Change Commitments

With the UK having finally left the European Union on the 31st of January 2020, the door is now open for Boris Johnson and his cabinet to strike independent trade deals with other
The Influence of Carbon Offsets on Consumer Behavior
Sustainability

The Influence of Carbon Offsets on Consumer Behavior

In recent years, carbon offsets have become an increasingly popular mechanism to neutralize a consumer’s carbon emissions in the online shopping and aviation industries. The process involves calculating the value of one’
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Empowering Women in Low-Income Communities
Development

Empowering Women in Low-Income Communities

The world economic order has been reshaped over the past few decades. Countries that did not have such a notable presence some years ago have experienced exponential economic increases and are primary powers
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Voluntourism: could the industry for saviors could be worth saving?
Development

Voluntourism: could the industry for saviors could be worth saving?

The volunteer tourism has been heavily criticized for its exploitative nature. How can we ensure that volunteering results in positive change?
Analyzing the Future of Clean Energy in India
Sustainability

Analyzing the Future of Clean Energy in India

What initiatives have propelled India’s strides toward clean energy and what characterizes the country’s future of sustainable energy?
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Production of First Domestic HPV Vaccine in China
Global Health

Production of First Domestic HPV Vaccine in China

On January 2nd, 2020, the National Medical Products Administration announced China's approval of its first domestic production of the HPV vaccine. It is hard to believe that the first HPV vaccines arrived in
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Is Geoengineering a Solution to Global Warming?
Climate Change

Is Geoengineering a Solution to Global Warming?

How we're applying geoengineering to global warming.
Changing Nonprofit Cooperation: Non-Monetary Nonprofit Alliances
ESG

Changing Nonprofit Cooperation: Non-Monetary Nonprofit Alliances

Historically, local nonprofit organizations have taken two main methods in order to increase their impact: social alliances, which includes the incorporation of a for-profit entity as a main sponsor for the nonprofit organization,
How RPA Automation Can Transform Your Organization
ESG

How RPA Automation Can Transform Your Organization

What are the benefits of automation? Business process automation might be the next step an organization needs to achieve its vision. Business process automation is the technology-enabled automation of complex business processes. Automation
Is Hong Kong Becoming a Cashless City?
Development

Is Hong Kong Becoming a Cashless City?

Around the globe, Hong Kong ranks 4th in network coverage, providing over 15,000 public hotspots for users to have access to the Internet. Hong Kong’s high smartphone penetration rate of 90%
Exploring Greenhouse Gases Emissions Taxes
Sustainability

Exploring Greenhouse Gases Emissions Taxes

Among the most pressing issues that humanity faces in the 21st century is global warming. With the potential to worsen natural disasters such as floods and droughts, global warming is currently poised to
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Collaboration and Competition for the Ebola Vaccine
Development

Collaboration and Competition for the Ebola Vaccine

How competition and collaboration fueled the race for the ebola vaccine.
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