Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a mechanism by which companies hold themselves to a set of legal, ethical, social and ecological standards. It is a form of business self-regulation that has developed alongside greater public awareness of ethical and environmental issues. But is it always a force for good?
Treeferral is a new initiative that wants to massively accelerate tree planting projects around the world - by using the lure of a financial reward.
Making up nearly 30% of emissions within the EU, the transport sector needs to be radically transformed if we are to reach climate neutrality by 2050. The EU Mobility Atlas from the Böll Foundation gives us the latest about the state of our transport system and the prospect of a future for sustainable travel in Europe.
Smartphones are incredibly resource-intensive to produce, and the consumerist obsession with buying new phones has a huge negative impact on our planet. A new startup, Worthmore, is offering a transparent and sustainable way to turn used phones into positive impact.
A technology called AuREUS , which uses waste materials to turn UV light into electricity, even without direct sunlight, has won the James Dyson Award’s first-ever Sustainability Prize.
The people who are most affected by climate change are often the least able to access information about it. Climate Cardinals, a new youth-led volunteer organisation, is seeking to change that - by translating crucial climate change resources into over 100 different languages.
Collusion between certain pharmacists and doctors in Iraq makes medicine prohibitively expensive for many low-income people in Iraq. The Pharx app was designed to change that.
Dr. Tania is a smart farming app which uses a deep learning algorithm to help Indonesian farmers identify and treat crop disease and fight pests.
On August 22nd 2020, humans will have used up Earth's resource budget for the entire year - a significant improvement when compared to 2019, where Earth Overshoot Day was on July 29th. But while it might seem like a reason to celebrate, the situation is a lot more complex than it appears at first glance.