Fighting against global warming and fighting for air quality are…

In a new report, the French National Institute of Industrial Environment and Risks highlights how it may be possible to kill two birds with one stone to curb climate change and improve air quality.

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These solar-powered delivery trikes make local food truly sustainable

Your organic, local produce is all well and good. But when it's delivered to your corner store by diesel truck, that's kind of a problem.

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The Earth’s biodiversity has alarmingly decreased… but there…

In its latest Living Planet Report, the WWF paints a decidedly bleak picture of the state of biodiversity, while another report by the Convention on Biological Diversity highlights the impacts of ocean…

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“Combining economic growth and public health”: Nicolas Gausserès…

During the 3rd edition of the Positive Economy Forum (September 24-26 ), Nicolas Gausserès, Director of Nutrition at Danone Nutricia Research, explained how Danone means to be part of the answer to public…

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How a 20-something persuaded thousands of kenyan farmers to save…

Micro-forestry provides a way to re-green the land and provide a profit to poor families at the same time.

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Pakistan gives rise to a new wave of social entrepreneurs

The emergence of social enterprises over the last two decades has driven social innovation and created sustainable and scalable solutions in several parts of the developing world. Social enterprise, a…

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London’s iconic red phone booths go green: the ‘SolarBox’…

Ask yourself: When was the last time you used a phone box to make a call? Last week? Last month? Last year? 2 years? 3 years? Yeah, it’s been a while for me too.

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Empowering vendors in South Africa’s townships

“Entrepreneurship for the townships”, the Danone Ecosystem Fund’s new project creates job opportunities for township women and empowers street vendors, while providing Danone South Africa with a…

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5 short films with famous hosts hope to rebrand environmentalism

With Harrison Ford as the angry voice of the ocean and Kevin Spacey, the rainforest with a sarcastic streak, these films challenge perceptions that nature is fragile and only worth preserving for our pleasure.

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A Glimmer of Hope in NY?

The Livelihoods Fund lies at the cornerstone of the current debates on climate change and development, which are key factors impacting international negotiations on the environment. Bernard Giraud, President…

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