All catwalks in July will be broadcast online: after Paris, it’s Milan Digital Fashion Week’s turn. And the biggest beneficiary is the environment.
While the Black Lives Matter movement aims to bring an end to systemic racism, the removal of statues in the US, UK and Europe has drawn controversy.
Black Lives Matter’s Trahern Crews shines a light on Minneapolis and racism
Black Lives Matter spokesperson Trahern Crews tells us about Minneapolis, the US city that has become a symbol of racism, police brutality and inequality.
Indigenous Chief Allan Adam beaten and arrested in Canada
A video shows the violent arrest of indigenous Chief Allan Adam, who was beaten by two Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers.
Venezuelan refugees caught between coronavirus and the desire to return home
Venezuelan refugees are vulnerable to the worsening outbreak in South America: while coronavirus doesn’t discriminate, it does affect some people more than others.
Don’t shoot the messenger. Your life may depend on them
We must listen to witnesses on the ground who are seeing abuse, duplicity, and the dereliction of duty firsthand. Our lives depend on their voices being heard. The op-ed by Sean Thomas, International Director of Investigations at Animal Equality.
Costa Rica legalises same-sex marriage: Alexandra and Dunia tie the knot
Costa Rica celebrated its first same-sex marriage when two women, Alexandra Quiros and Dunia Araya, celebrated their wedding: an “extraordinary moment”.
Tokyo 2020, Japan hopes to host revival Games as Olympic preparations continue
Will Tokyo 2020 be the revival Games? Much uncertainty remains but preparations haven’t stopped as Japan remains committed to hosting the Olympics.
Homecast, the podcast that gives voice to creatives in lockdown
Homecast is a podcast series recorded in quarantine in which creatives from around the world share their lived experiences of these unique circumstances. Creator Giacomo De Poli tells us why this collective diary was needed now more than ever.
Coronavirus and the future, how London and cities around the world will change
As London and the rest of the UK are in lockdown opportunities for long-lasting change have emerged out of of the crisis: solutions relating to the environment, work and healthcare that can be applied elsewhere too.
Much uncertainty remains in the transition period. Here’s what EU citizens living in the UK, and vice versa, should know about and expect from Brexit.
Will sustainability take a back seat or steer a green recovery after Covid?
We must decide: in a post-Covid world, will we put emphasis on sustainability to achieve a green recovery or dust ourselves off and continue as before?
Climate change, new risks and opportunities for businesses
Businesses should evaluate the risks and opportunities of climate change and its mitigation to ensure their long-term resilience and success.
Women in Japan, how the gender pay gap limits their potential to shine
At the dawn of a new era, women in Japan still face old challenges: they’re paid less than men and struggle to scale the professional ladder. How can the impasse be broken?
World Inequality Report 2018. The poor keep getting poorer and the rich richer
Inequality has increased anywhere in the world despite substantial geographical differences, with the richest 1% twice as wealthy as the poorest 50%. The results of the World Inequality Report 2018.
Why mountain areas are essential for sustainable development
Mountain areas are home to around 1 billion people and provide goods and services. This is why the protection of healthy mountain ecosystems has become a must. The op-ed by FAO’s Mountain Partnership Secretariat.
AXA divests from tar sands: another financial giant abandons one of the dirtiest fossil fuels
AXA, one of the world’s biggest financial services companies, is dumping investments in tar sands and ending insurance for controversial oil pipelines, taking fossil fuel divestment to new heights.
Samir de Chadarevian. What philanthropy and forward-thinking entrepreneurs teach us
We talk to Samir de Chadarevian, an expert in sustainable development, philanthropy, impact investing and social innovation.
The global gender gap, the 2017 report shows that disparity has increased for the first time in a decade
The global gender gap or index has widened, the 2017 World Economic Forum report shows. In view of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we analyse how these phenomena are sadly related.