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Jeremy Waldron assesses the Universal Declaration of Human Rights' enduring relevance to establishing the ethics of global responsibility.
Ngaire Woods advocates cash transfers for the poor, instead of complicated and inefficient aid programs.
To achieve large-scale, long- term success, wildlife conservationists need to think like the private sector and invest in business innovation.
Is our single-minded obsession with measurement undermining effective climate action?
Xinjiang's ban on glacier tourism in northwestern China will do little to reverse the loss of ice caused by climate change—a crucial source of water for the country and much of Asia.
Achim Steiner and Christiana Figueres call for urgent action to cut short-lived climate pollutants like black carbon and methane.
Food labeling and food pricing do not do much to change this food system; they only address the symptoms. To really make a difference to health (and environmental sustainability), we have to change the system itself.
Anne-Marie Slaughter and Elmira Bayrasli highlight how the profit motive can help to overcome longstanding political conflicts.
Prince El Hassan bin Talal & Sundeep Waslekar highlight the importance of careful stewardship in preventing conflict and promoting prosperity.
Building a brand solely on social impact is not a guarantee for success, and it comes with risks that can take businesses by surprise.
In "Streetfight" Sadik-Khan breaks down her achievements into replicable ideas for urban planners and traffic engineers everywhere, and she also reminds us that the fight for a better city isn't over.
As renewable energy ramps up, entrepreneurs work to bring its benefits to the 300 million citizens who lack electricity in India.
Mariana Mazzucato highlights the pivotal role of the public sector in building a low-carbon future.
At a moment when most of us look to Silicon Valley for the next highly sophisticated technological breakthrough that will change the world, it's increasingly unusual to interview an inventor and designer whose creation neither beeps nor shines.