What awaits you if you’re growing up in India, in Russia or in Canada respectively?
The (en)rich list is another kind of list than the Forbes one. Both are, however, looking at the wealthiest people in the world. This one combines the people with the most world-changing ideas. It was put together by the Post Growth Institute. Continue reading
The question is: “private banks are the first to claim to fight climate change – but do they put their money where their mouth is?”. A group of NGOs know offers us an answer – or better, a rating of the dirtiest banks out there.
If your money is with one of the big banks, you can already start worrying now; it’s likely yours might be within the ranking you are about to see. Continue reading
Dressing ourselves as giant sharks and teaching children about the downsides of tuna industry is really just one of innumerable ways of investing your time into a good cause. Continue reading
The United Nations Environment Programme UNEP has published a report on waste. It is a visual reminder of how much we produce.
We all know that there is no real equality between men and women in today’s world. What is also sure, is that there are countries which are a little closer to achieving equality than others. Continue reading
The Argentinian capital has since last december a public bike-rent system. Initially, around 100 bikes are available but numbers are supposed to grow up to 500. It’s part of the city’s plan Continue reading
The world of organic labelling is probably one of the most complicated ones. What does it actually mean? Biological or organic farmed products (fruit, vegetable, cereal or animal products, etc) are made without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or genetically modified organisms, and probably some other unnatural practices. The animals producing meat, eggs or milk are Continue reading
The report analyzes the commitment to development cooperation, fair working conditions (rules of action), facilitation of Fair-Trade and the importance of education. The two basic questions are “Which Swiss municipalities act economically responsibly?”, and “Which Swiss municipalities show solidarity with developing and emerging countries?” Continue reading