Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2024

Country flags at Davos meeting in Switzerland

Millionaires join activists in Davos to demand higher taxes on the wealthy

Last Sunday, a group of millionaires joined activists in Davos to protest the annual gathering of business and political elites organized by the World Economic Forum. The group demanded that governments start taxing the rich to tackle the cost-of-living crisis and the growing gap between the rich Read More...

The Netherlands launches plan

The Netherlands launches plan to ban carbon-emitting delivery vehicles

In the past year, many of us have spent an unprecedented amount of time at home, which means that a lot of our day-to-day tasks have moved from real-life interactions to online platforms. In some ways, this has been a wonderful break for the environment, but on the other hand, there has been a Read More...

More than 60 global businesses

More than 60 global businesses make commitment toward greater transparency

As issues like climate change and social injustice become ever more prominent, corporates are facing increasing pressure from multiple stakeholders to transparently report their positive and negative impacts on society and the environment. The idea is that such transparency allows corporate Read More...

This new coalition aims to dec

This new coalition aims to decarbonize the heavy industry

As an increasing number of industries are making ambitious climate commitments in line with the Paris Agreement, some companies have it easier than others to achieve those goals. While tech companies like Google can simply switch to renewables to significantly cut their carbon footprint, this is Read More...

A green recovery could create

A green recovery could create as many as 400m jobs by 2030

As scientists and business leaders from different industries, as well as religious and medical institutions, have recently stressed, driving a post-pandemic economic recovery that focuses on the environment is paramount in our efforts to solve the climate crisis. Now, a report brings in new data on Read More...

Inclusivity: World Economic Fo

Inclusivity: World Economic Forum in Davos to open its doors to everyone

At last year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, youth climate activist Greta Thunberg called for a more immediate and critical economic response to the looming threat of climate change. This year, other activists like her will be able to participate in the historically elite forum with online Read More...