sustainability

Frontier

Watch VICE’s New Documentary, 'The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy'

In a digitally-driven society, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin describes the birth of a new economic system that can address climate change and create a more equitable and empathic world.
Impact Staff
2.9.18
Frontier

Building Oversized Homes Created an Environmental Housing Crisis

A culture that prides bigger-as-better has forced small communities across the globe to a critical environmental crossroads.
Emily Weitz
2.2.18
Frontier

Tea Entrepreneurs Challenge Their Community to See People First, Ex-Offenders Second

Sustainability is about more than what’s being harvested, how and where. It’s about the people who are doing the harvesting, and the impact business has on them.
Emily Weitz
11.21.17
Frontier

This College is Helping New York City Eliminate Landfill Waste by 2030

One of the greenest universities is located in the heart of New York City, but efforts for higher ed schools to go sustainable is spreading.
Hadley Cooper
11.17.17
Voices

This Bank in Singapore Wants to Ensure Sustainable Development Across Asia

The business is trying to lead an ongoing energy transition across the continent.
Alexis Chemblette
10.5.17
Voices

Ikea is Trying to Make Your Home Life Renewable Without You Even Knowing It

We chat with the furniture giant's Chief Sustainability Officer about the ability to make millions of customers live a more sustainable life.
Alexis Chemblette
10.5.17
Voices

Meet the Guy Trying to Make the World's Top Businesses Go Green

We chat with Earth on Board CEO Philippe Joubert about how businesses could drive the future of a clean economy.
Alexis Chemblette
10.4.17
Livable Planet

Keeping the World's Forests Sustainable Would Cost $160 Billion

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how to ensure our forests, drylands, and other public and private spaces remain viable homes for people, plants, and animals across the globe.
Katelyn Harrop
10.2.17
Livable Planet

Half of the World's Ocean Life Will Be Gone in 100 Years Unless We Act Now

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we're tackling how to preserve life below our oceans.
Katelyn Harrop
9.29.17
Livable Planet

US National GDP Will Drop for Every Degree-Rise in Global Temperature

Sustainable Development Goal #13 puts pressure on global leaders and gives steps on how to decrease your own carbon emissions and organize at the community level to help decrease the growing impact of climate change.
Katelyn Harrop
9.28.17
Livable Planet

Here's the Plan to Save 1.3 Billion Tons of Food That's Wasted Every Year

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.Today we take a look at SDG #12, which rethinks how we monitor, regulate, use, and share important resources like energy, water, and fresh food.
Katelyn Harrop
9.27.17
Livable Planet

An Action Plan Is Needed If a Majority of the World Will Live in Cities by 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we're breaking down how to get safe and sustainable living spaces in our cities and communities.
Katelyn Harrop
9.26.17