The Danish jewelry company Pandora has decided to trade source mined diamonds for lab-grown ones, not only for ethical reasons, but as a means to achieve its sustainability targets.
Hawaii becomes the sixth state to put an end to cosmetic animal testing, as a growing number of customers across the United States ask for cruelty-free beauty products.
United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) and the leaders of Venezuela came to an agreement to provide food to school children across the South American country grappling with food insecurity.
Bookstores reopened in England and Wales, United Kingdom after a long run of being closed due to the pandemic. And within the first week, sales jumped by a third thanks to all the enthusiastic and eager readers!
In only seven years, the proportion of Britons who are 75 years old and up has almost doubled, joining the rest of the adult population online.
Manhattan becomes the fourth borough in New York City, United States, to stop prosecuting prostitution and unlicensed massage, helping sex workers and trafficking survivors to feel less stigmatized.
A COVID-19 crowdfunding initiative has been set up to ease the burden of crematorium workers in India, providing food, water and sanitary equipment to those who chant prayers to release the souls of the deceased.
The United Nations teamed up with an artificial intelligence start-up to put technology at the service of peace between Yemen and Libya, using online input from the local population to better assess the situation and negotiate peace agreements in the two war-torn countries.
Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 program aimed to have Saudi women account for 30% of the country’s workforce by 2030 - instead, that goal was achieved a whole decade early!
Following two decades of efforts, an Indigenous reserve for the Amazon rainforest's “uncontacted tribes” - tribes with little to no contact with the outside world - has finally been established by the government of Peru.