Toward Zero-Impact Ocean Farming?

“My job is not to save the seas; my job is to figure out how they can save us” - Bren Smith For decades now, ecologists have been battling reef deterioration, pollution and overfishing... but what…

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Microcredits and Crowdfunding: The Dynamic Duo of Solidarity

To support micro-startup projects in Southern countries, entrepreneurial non-profits offer socially responsible participatory financing. What makes them different? They collect their funds on a single…

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They are under 30, and are trying to change the world

Forbes magazine has just published its list of the world's 30 most innovative social entrepreneurs. Six of them have put forward projects with revolutionary potential in the fields of energy and food.…

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Solar Africa: a look at the projects electrifying the continent

645 million Africans currently live without electricity. And yet each year, the sun provides over 2,000 kWh/m2 to Africa (1). The arrival of microgrids and low-cost photovoltaic solutions devised by a…

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World Water Day: a focus on Danone’s commitment

The protection of water resources is one of the key areas of work in Danone's 2020 Nature Plan. World Water Day, on the 22nd of March, is an opportunity to remind the commitment of the company to protect…

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Access to drinking water: solutions for everyone

According to a recent study published in February in the review Science Advances, four billion people throughout the world, including nearly two billion in India and China, regularly undergo severe water…

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Fighting deforestation: public and private solutions

Preserving our forests is a major issue in the fight against global warming. Today, we can rely on the twofold efficiency of solutions involving both technology and policies. A look at the latest initiatives…

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The new bottom line: money is no longer a dirty word in sustainability

Money used to be a dirty word in corporate sustainability. For decades, companies largely viewed their social and environmental initiatives as charitable or side projects instead of part of their core…

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Recognition for the “Makers” of the Circular Economy

In January, the World Economic Forum in Davos also provided an opportunity to turn the spotlight on the men and women who are helping to transform our resource-hungry linear economy into a circular economy.…

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The Sharing Economy: a revolutionary model that takes on widely…

Exchanging one’s tools or source code, or sharing one’s car: these new ways of consuming and producing goods and services are spreading in the wake of what has been dubbed the “collaborative” or…

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