Planners to Boost Efforts in Sustainability, Diversity, Immersion
Nearly 60 percent of planners said they would take steps to address environmental issues at events, according to Eventbrite’s 2020 Events Trends Report.
Evaluating Distance Learning Effectiveness In A Crisis – Sustainable Education & Enterprise Development (SEED)
With schools closed around the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic and more than a billion deprived of education, there has been ongoing conversations on how we can keep children learning so no child is left behind.
The business case for investing in sustainable plastics
A conversation between the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership and Audrey Choi, Head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley.
These 21 Projects Drove Mexico’s Sustainable Development Goals in 2020
Despite a 2020 with many economic and health difficulties, makesense , an organization that designs social and environmental impact programs, had a positive impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. It did so through the development of 21 programs in Mexico on entrepreneurship, health, education, violence and gender equality, water care, promotion of clean energy and climate change. Working together with three groups: citizens, entrepreneurs and organizations, makesense made possible the development of social impact projects
Covid-19 and the future of sustainability
As lockdown eases in some countries but not in others, and as the death toll continues to rise, there may be a light at the end of this long, dark tunnel of uncertainty – as long as the world does not backtrack, back to business as usual, nor falter on the promised path toward a sustainable future.
UK government may force online retailers to pick up e-waste from consumers • The Register
Britain’s government is mulling a proposal from the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) that would force online retailers to collect old electronics from customers for recycling. Although this would theoretically limit the amount of old kit sent to landfill, and thus the amount of raw materials that need to be extracted to produce new products, it would also put online retailers on the same footing as their bricks-and-mortar equivalents. Traditional retailers – like Currys PC World and John Lewis – that sell over £100,000 of electrical equipment each year are obligated to take back electrical waste from their customers, either in-store or through other means.