Equity

Expert Group Finds Covid Response a “Massive Global Failure”

Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.

Mentor Spaces Makes DEI Personal: SAP.iO Foundries Sustainability Spotlight

Chris Motley made it to the top with help from his community. A virtual mentorship program he founded aims to attract under-represented talent—and help companies deliver on diversity promises on a larger scale.

Business May Be Our Only Hope For Climate

Our crises grow. Governments are slow to act. Business has an opportunity and a responsibility to take the reins, and even to save the world.

2.9 Billion Reasons to Worry

More than one-third of the world’s population is still not connected to the internet. It’s a global scandal and a growing crisis. The International Telecommunication Union convened governments, NGOs, and businesses in Kigali, Rwanda for...

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

Fintech Means Economic Inclusion

Fintech is creating a wider, more inclusive tent for those who want access to financial services. Innovators have done that by focusing on the pain points in today’s financial system.

What happens if Indigenous people say no to mining the minerals needed to run EVs?

Governments and industry need to ramp up their partnership game to bring new minerals to market in time to be part of a net-zero solution.

Why the Chemical Industry Is an Overlooked Climate Foe — and What to Do About It

It’s time to overhaul the chemical industry — for the sake of fenceline communities and the rest of the planet.

Esusu Becomes a Unicorn

Esusu, a company that digitizes apartment rental payments and helps renters build credit history, announced a Series B round that values the company at more than a billion dollars. To mark the occasion, here is...

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