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Evaluations Help Us Deliver on Our Promises

Evaluations Help Us Deliver on Our Promises

Pierre Ferrari  11.24.2015
With goals as significant as the Sustainable Development Goals, it is of the utmost importance to have plans for determining progress and...

Chinese Cities Will Not Become Greener Without a Decentralized and Smarter Taxation System

André Corrêa d'Almeida  11.23.2015
In a recent visit to Xuzhou city, Jiangsu Province, a third tier Chinese city with nearly 10 million inhabitants and also a resource-exhausted...

Tapping into the Power of the Toilet

Chris W. Williams  11.18.2015
Every day, an estimated 1,500 children die from diarrhea largely caused by a lack of access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene -- more...
A Climate Agenda for Pragmatists

A Climate Agenda for Pragmatists

Amy Porterfield Levy  11.17.2015
There has been a quietly growing movement making a stir in the world of environmentalism. It's a non-partisan, technology-based, humanistic...

Global Citizenship: Where the Burden of Legacy Ends, Where Our Future Begins

Meicen Sun  11.16.2015
We don't have to say we take certain things for granted when we do - we do so by being okay with the status quo when we know change is...
People Fighting For A Sustainable Future Have A Powerful New Tool

People Fighting For A Sustainable Future Have A Powerful New Tool

Alexander Howard  11.12.2015
Satellite images are helping humanity better understand our changing world. It's never been easier to access recent pictures of the changing...

How to Save 110 Nigerian Mothers Every Day

Toyin Ojora-Saraki  11.12.2015
Today, we mourn the loss of Omowumi Shonuga and the 110 Nigerian mothers who have died in a single day. Tomorrow, we begin action.

Conversations With Companies That Make a Difference in the World - GSK & Their PULSE Employee Volunteer Program

Cari E. Guittard  11.10.2015
Something is in the water at GSK offices. A few months ago I learned of GSK's PULSE employee volunteer program through a mutual friend...

The Internet: An Opportunity for Sustainable Development

Kathy Brown  11. 9.2015
The greatest challenge facing the world today is the need to achieve sustainable development--development that will bring economic and...

Is V4SDGs Real?

Richard Dictus  11. 9.2015
Thousands, if not tens of thousands, of people who decided to have themselves tested, practice safe sex and testify to others so they may...
Changing the Way We Move In Cities

Changing the Way We Move In Cities

Mpho “Parks” Tau  11. 5.2015
We are quickly recognizing that the only sensible thing to do, both economically and socially, is to implement measures that strike a balance...

What Do We Need to Turn the Sustainable Development Goals' Idealism Into Reality?

Tewodros Melesse  11. 3.2015
The good news is that countries can reverse historic trends. Indeed some governments are already exceeding expectations on key health goals....

Youth Engagement Necessary to Achieve Sustainable Urban Development

Hung Vo  11. 1.2015
A peculiar mix of people sat in an overcrowded lecture room at The New School this past weekend to participate in an Urban Lab, hosted...
Urbanization: A Source of Prosperity

Urbanization: A Source of Prosperity

A View from the United Nations   10.30.2015
We are in a new stage of human history where most of the world's population lives in urban areas. In the early twentieth century, only...