A new report from the GovLab and the French Development Agency (AFD) examines how development practitioners are experimenting with emerging forms of technology to advance development goals.
Business schools have vast and diverse expertise to contribute to rebuilding better in a post-pandemic world, but the problems it has laid bare require business schools to change too.
Agreements between the EU and its partner countries for fishing rights could be a great vehicle to push sustainability but more must be done before we can say they are doing that.
Open-educational resources are critical for increasing global learners' access to education during COVID-19 and beyond. Blockchain technology can address concerns about plagiarism in resources.
Untreated wastewater is responsible for the deaths of 800 children under five every day, and inflicts serious damage to the environment. Knowing where sewage ends up is vital.
Australia has a huge opportunity to design a recovery strategy that strengthens our resilience to future shocks and ensures the country’s long-term, sustainable prosperity.
The COVID-19 pandemic risks making Canada's already woeful record on child welfare worse. To safeguard a future for our children, governments must prioritize their care.
Australia's COVID-19 response was bettered only by South Korea and Latvia, according to a new United Nations report. Just don't ask how we're doing on climate and sustainability.
Besides battling the coronavirus pandemic, San Roque residents have long been locked in a bigger struggle for their very survival as a community in the face of home demolitions and relocations.
The 17 goals seek to end all forms of poverty everywhere by 2030, by achieving 169 targets. Progress in achieving them does not match the hype.
The hope is that the biodiversity targets translate directly into what individual countries, cities, companies and even families can adopt as tangible actions.
To bring about genuine change, middle-power countries like Canada must adopt a leadership role in pursuing an ethical agenda to ensure the security and survival of humanity.
Is Canada ready to lead?
Recent extreme events in Australia, with torrential rain and floods following devastating bushfires, have focused the World Urban Forum's attention on the urgency of climate action.
The water that replenishes groundwater, rivers and lakes is under threat from climate change, pollution and aging infrastructure.
My year of buying almost nothing saved me thousands of dollars – but also taught me valuable lessons as a teacher, including about the benefits of failure.
Companies that want to reduce their environmental footprint need to ensure their entire workforce feels a shared sense of purpose.
Non-living nature such as rocks, landforms, soil and water form the Earth's 'geodiversity' - a crucial part of the planet's life support system.
What happens when a leader's beliefs and decisions have an indirect negative impact on the business?
A fairer, greener and more prosperous Australia is possible – so long as political leaders don't focus just on economic growth.
Research shows that abuse, violence and poor relationships in families may have dire consequences for society, and specifically children.