Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

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Celebrating International Women's Day: this year's theme and transformative solutions

International Women's Day, observed on March 8 every year, has a rich history that dates back over a century. The origins of this day are disputed, with some claiming it started with socialist women and textile workers in New York in 1909 or was proposed as a global holiday by anti-fascist and Read More...

Tel-Aviv at sunset with purple sky

Tel-Aviv could soon follow Amsterdam in adopting Doughnut Economics

In April 2020, we wrote about Amsterdam’s decision to implement a new economic model that seeks to meet the core needs of all humanity within the means of the planet. Now, a forum dedicated to advancing the adoption of this concept across the world was launched in Israel last week. The concept Read More...

Report: It would cost $330 bil

Report: It would cost $330 billion to end global hunger by 2030

More than 10 percent of the total global population is expected to go hungry in 2020. By spending $330 billion on strategic interventions, the number of hungry people around the world could decrease down to zero by 2030, according to a series of recent reports which looked at available solutions to Read More...

Swedish town to turn former tr

Swedish town to turn former train track into a site for urban experiments

Looking to develop something meaningful out of an abandoned train track running through its center, the small Swedish town of Tibro has decided to turn the abandoned site into an arena for sustainable urban experiments. The Tibro Train Tracks project, undertaken by Stockholm-based architecture Read More...

Pakistan meets UN goal on clim

Pakistan meets UN goal on climate action, 10 years ahead of schedule

Pakistan is ranked as one of the world’s most climate-vulnerable nations - a position that has pushed the country to implement an incredible number of green initiatives in recent years, all in a bid to make it more resilient in the face of climate change. Now, Pakistan has turned its green Read More...

Dairy giant Danone teams up wi

Dairy giant Danone teams up with the UN to foster sustainable diets and food systems

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 2 - Zero Hunger - aims to eradicate hunger, achieve global food security, and promote worldwide sustainable farming practices by 2030. In an effort to bring that goal closer to fruition, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recently Read More...

New benchmark will rank compan

New benchmark will rank companies on their sustainable development goals

In the world of social enterprise and impact investing, perhaps the most universally accepted guide is the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  Introduced in 2015, the 17 inter-connected goals now form an organizing principle for many entrepreneurs, as well as Read More...