Sixteen congregations of Dominican Nuns approached the investment firm Morgan Stanley to set up a new climate solutions fund that would invest in companies working towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
A group of seven young activists, aged from 18 to 28, has been invited by António Guterres, the U.N. Secretary-General, to advise him on global warming issues by bringing perspectives, ideas and solutions to the table.
A project launched in June is tackling the water shortages faced in the remote little island of Atauro, located off the coast of Asia's East Timor, through a technology that transforms sunlight and air into drinking water.
Kenya’s rural villages have been suffering from increasing blackouts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But a switch to solar power is helping families and their electricity-deprived neighbors keep their lights on.
Homes with excess, unused solar energy can now share their power with their neighbors, thanks to a start-up in Bangladesh whose mission is to curb more than a billion dollars' worth of energy waste each year.
An American platform is setting up a new head office in Germany, with a three-digit million-dollar amount in funding planned for start-ups across Europe that are focused on green solutions in the energy sector.
Single-use plastic bags are a tough environmental problem to solve - but three American heavyweights in the retail world have come up with an initiative to reinvent these single-use bags.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg has won a one-million-euro award, and she’s putting it to good use – starting with a fight against “ecocide” and medical support against COVID-19 for indigenous communities in the Amazon.
Pakistan has announced a plan that will create up to 5,000 green jobs for youths amid the coronavirus pandemic – while better preserving the country’s national parks.
Complementing the European Union’s mission to reduce waste, the German Cabinet has agreed to ban the sale of single-use plastic items by next July.