Over the last four decades, Nepal’s communities have carried out an extraordinary reforestation campaign. And the results are clearly visible.
In an extraordinary example of women’s empowerment, a market in India’s Manipur state has been run entirely by women for the past 500 years.
Benin is the new jihadist front in Africa
Islamic fundamentalism continues to destabilise the Sahel and now seems to be targeting the northern borders of West African countries. Northern Benin is at the centre of an escalation of attacks and risks being overwhelmed, as the climate crisis foments resentment.
The married couple empowering women and children in Nepal
Meet Gokul Subedi and Prakriti Mainali, the founders of two humanitarian organisations with one shared goal: to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of Nepalese society.
The Winter Paralympics offer a light in the shadow of war
With all eyes currently fixed on the war in Ukraine, Paralympians competing in Beijing can show us the bright side of international cooperation.
Muslim women in India are fighting for their right to wear a hijab
The Hijab ban has caused a major controversy in India after several Muslim girls were denied entry into a college for wearing the traditional headscarf.
The Ukraine crisis has made time stand still
The threat of a Russian invasion has changed the lives of Ukraine’s people. The story of the Ukraine crisis as told by men, women, and soldiers.
Treatment of Eileen Gu reveals a tale of two Olympics
At Beijing 2022 politics and superpower rivalry are dominating the headlines. Nowhere is this more evident than in the treatment of Eileen Gu, the US-born Chinese freestyle skier that is taking the sport by storm.
Women, motherhood, and science in Colombia
We meet the women working to reverse trends of disengagement with studies, normalise motherhood in universities, and counteract gender disparities to improve access to academic careers for Colombian women and mothers.
Beijing 2022: can China deliver clean Winter Olympic Games?
With the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics about to start, China is under the spotlight as it seeks to deliver on its promise of holding the first ever carbon-neutral Olympic Games.
Net-zero emissions by 2030, zero wastage, and zero waste to landfill. The domestic appliances giant explains how it intends to reach its ambitious sustainability goals.
India faces a huge financing gap to tackle climate change and the SDGs
India’s GDP could fall by 90 per cent by 2100 if climate finance isn’t improved. As the country tackles Covid, it mustn’t lose sight of sustainability.
The European Parliament’s bold plan on the circular economy
We must give back to nature more than we extract. The European Union’s circular economy plan sets the guidelines to embrace this paradigm shift.
Africa battles the coronavirus as it faces its first recession in 25 years
While Africa’s Covid-19 response has been praised by some, the pandemic has triggered the continent’s first recession in 25 years.
The European Green Deal in the face of the pandemic
The pandemic has hit Europe hard, but it won’t put a stop to the Green Deal. In fact, the green transition is the key to relaunching the EU economy.
Manufacturing and sustainability: the Life MATHER project’s final event, and the 2021-2027 Life Programme
Whirlpool, t2i and the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) present the Life MATHER project’s results during a digital event on Wednesday 9 December.
Mosab al-Hindi’s fight for water, and against huge odds, in Gaza
Over 90% of Gaza’s groundwater isn’t safe to drink. Mosab al-Hindi is fighting against huge odds to preserve water resources there.
European Green Deal, how the sustainable transition will transform Italy
The European Green Deal provides a set of concepts, tools and goals to support Italy’s sustainable transition – all the more vital post-pandemic.
The European Green Deal seen through the eyes of citizens
The European Green Deal launched by Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission is a colossal transformation that involves the economy, industry and society. Faced with this challenge, citizens are proving to be responsive and proactive.