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Pop-Up Urbanism At The United Nations

Hung Vo | Posted 10.21.2016 | World
Hung Vo

The three UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board Members during the impromptu event. Nearly 30 minutes into the scheduled side event on climate change in c...

An Economy for the Common Good: Building a Balance Sheet for Companies' Impact

Christian Felber | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
Christian Felber

More than two thousand years after Aristotle, a growing movement is bridging his division between oikonomia - an economy that supports the common good...

Breaking Ground on a Bold New Vision to Address Climate Change: Restoring North America's Amazon

P.J. Marshall | Posted 10.17.2016 | Green
P.J. Marshall

On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective action by governments, ci...


SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 10.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul

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SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 10.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul

Occupations Vocations Statuses And Ranks Are Things Just 'Roles' One Plays In LIFE Always Subject To CHANGE ... The Kindness The Empathy Th...

Using Technological Innovation to Address Humanity's Grand Challenges

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 10.12.2016 | Impact
Rachel Wolfson

While these ideas may seem "out of reach," new developments in the fields of AI, robotics, digital medicine, 3D printing and more are transforming the way we live to ensure a better future.

Too Young to Vote...But Old Enough to Care

Illana Raia | Posted 10.11.2016 | Women
Illana Raia

Hey, middle school girl. Yeah, the girl hiding behind her bangs and pretending to ignore the presidential election. We see you. People think that b...

How to Unlock the Trillion Dollar Opportunity?

Niels B. Christiansen | Posted 10.10.2016 | Green
Niels B. Christiansen

Energy efficiency - the trillion dollar opportunity. How can we unlock this potential? How can we accelerate it? Certainly, we have come a long way in...

New Imperative For Global Leaders: Competence and Conscience

Carol J. Carter | Posted 10.07.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

"The future has an ancient heart." -Carol Levi Last month, I was in Amsterdam for the International Broadcaster's Association Conference, a gathering ...

Deciding to Live with Less and Other Minimalist Lessons Learned from Fire

Terra Trevor | Posted 10.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Terra Trevor

I live near the ocean in California in a canyon area below the foothills in a high fire danger area. We’ve had a number of fires over the years that...

Focusing on Our Impact: 5 Take Aways From the 2016 Social Good Summit

Tulani Elisa | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
Tulani Elisa

We need to pay more attention to our impact as humans. We must constantly think of what legacy we will leave, how we'll give back to our communities and even more so, what can we do that will have a profound effect on the world.

How mass media can tap into human biology to advance the Sustainable Development Goals

Aric Noboa | Posted 10.10.2016 | World
Aric Noboa

Discovery Learning Alliance/Patrick Toselli Philo Farnsworth believed television would help bring about world peace. It hasn't quite worked out that ...

Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

Three Timeless Tips that Entrepreneurs (and Everyone) Need to Know

Jack Nadel | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
Jack Nadel

1) Time is your most productive asset, and it cannot be recovered. If there is one word that sums up today's business world, it's probably busy. Ever...

Creating Peace Amidst War And Conflict

Gary Edmonds | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact
Gary Edmonds

“To live charitably means not looking out for our own interests, but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us.” – Pope Francis ...

Energy Is at the Core of the Sustainable Development Goals

Niels B. Christiansen | Posted 09.20.2016 | Green
Niels B. Christiansen

Access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is crucial to achieving many of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The 10 Things Parents Of Children With Cancer Want You To Know

Farrah Alexander | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Farrah Alexander

In June of 2015, Abby Williams and her husband took their sweet 2-year-old son, Wyatt, to the pediatrician after a minor fall. Although their son wasn't eating or drinking as he normally does, the pediatrician wasn't too concerned. The Williams had no idea their lives would drastically change in 24 short hours.

Hashtag #CharacterDay2016, and Why You Should Use It on September 22nd

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
E. Nina Rothe

When I looked for inspiring quotes about the concept of character, I realized that nearly everyone and anyone who has ever been an inspiration to me h...

America's Clergy: The Overlooked Champions In The Fight Against The Waste Of Food

Gary Oppenheimer | Posted 09.18.2016 | Religion
Gary Oppenheimer

For the past several years, an increasing number of 'foodies', non-profits, government officials and others have explored tackling food waste, yet at every meeting or conference I've attended, one key player was left out of the discussion--the faith community.

Venture Funding Unrefined: An Inconvenient Truth

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

While most of us obsess over access to private capital to kickstart new ventures, a very sizable part of such capital is already quietly flowing in th...

We Have Enough Bad News. It's Time To Channel Kindness.

Cynthia Germanotta | Posted 09.16.2016 | Impact
Cynthia Germanotta

We are not naïve, we know that our country is facing crises on many levels, but we also know that in order to stand together to overcome these obstacles we must not only believe but prove that the good outweighs the bad, that our strength outweighs our weakness, and that love outweighs hate.

No Toilet - No Dignity

Camilla Hagen Sørli | Posted 09.14.2016 | Impact
Camilla Hagen Sørli

No woman or child should risk death, disease or rape when having to go to the bathroom. Vietnam's journey towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goal nr 6 (clean water and sanitation) is an important one.

Girls Should Raise Their Hands Instead Of Lowering Their Standards

Illana Raia | Posted 10.20.2016 | Women
Illana Raia

Girls, as you head back to class and navigate those tricky middle school halls, keep these words in mind. Chant them like a mantra. Make them your screensaver. Whatever works. We do not ever lower our standards. We raise our hands.

Business 101: AIM2Flourish

Roberta Baskin | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Roberta Baskin

Parachuting into my first Academy of Management conference in Anaheim, California last month was exhilarating; much like the first time I blasted off ...

From Invisibility to InVisibility

Eli Wolff | Posted 09.09.2016 | Impact
Eli Wolff

In light of the Rio Paralympic Games and reflecting on the power of sport for positive social change, we wanted to share our thoughts from 2014 in the...