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Stephan Tanda

World Sight Day: A See Change

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

Given the tremendous personal, economic and societal loss that occurs as a consequence of preventable blindness, it is unacceptable that more is not being done.

Green Revolution Can Provide Food and Fuel

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Stephan B. Tanda

The human race will be around in a hundred years, even if oil won't -- in a big way at least. We will have long gone back to living off the land by that point, just as we did before the modern industrial revolution changed life seemingly irrevocably.

It Takes a Global Society to Feed a Child

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

When delegates convene at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, I hope that one positive result of the food price crisis will be the recognition that we cannot succeed in a failing world.

Ending World Hunger for the Price of a Burger

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

While world coffers grew from a mere $1.35 trillion dollars in 1960 to over $60 trillion today, the number of empty stomach reached record levels. Tod...

A Market Solution to Help the World's Poor?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Is there a real business in helping the world's poor? According to the World Resources Institute and the International Finance Corporation, there is.

Haiti: Human foundation key to recovery

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Haiti has rarely been a country that makes the news for the right reasons. But six months ago the whole world's attention was focused on this small C...

Grow, Baby, Grow

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephan B. Tanda

Who could forget Sarah Palin's famous line during the 2008 presidential campaign: "Drill, baby, drill!" With the current environmental and economic di...

Empowering Women and Their Communities Through Nutrition Security

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Across the developing world, women are disproportionately affected by malnutrition, or "hidden hunger." This is a personal tragedy for those involved, but also economically perverse.

Are we seeing the end of 'corporate philanthropy'?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

This week's gathering in San Francisco of the 9th Annual Global Philanthropy Forum Conference will bring together the leading voices from the NGO comm...

Health Is the Achilles Heel of Corporate America

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephan B. Tanda

Though health and the economy are often seen as separate issues, there is a strong business rationale for companies to invest in developing robust and comprehensive health and wellness programs.