Eight months in, we need three wins: Vaccine, Digital and Renewables

While we knew close to nothing about this Coronavirus eight months ago, we now have a clearer idea about what it is, how it strikes and what needs to…

Nudging the way towards advancing gender equality

51.8 minutes a day. That’s how long men on average spent on unpaid care work in India as compared to 351.9 minutes spent by women. The disproportionate burden of unpaid care work carried out by women…  

Business and human rights; what to expect from a 10-year-old

One of the main achievements of the last decade has been shifting the narrative from corporate social responsibility to business and human rights.  

Time for Sensemaking 3.0? The potential of AI-powered portfolio analytics to drive impact

The Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) and UNDP Philippines explored the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve UNDP sensemaking process.  

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink!

As we mark the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – let’s explore how Innovations in digital technology, along with some harsh lessons from past disasters – are improving the way we…  

Walking the talk on resilience building and adaptive programming during COVID-19

What the Resilience Fund demonstrates is that if we walk the talk on programming adaptively and on thinking and working politically, we can empower people to build resilience in particularly testing…  

Not waste management alone: Why a Circular Economy is the only realistic way to tackle Asia’s rising mountains of waste

The landfill in Viet Nam’s Da Nang city represents a larger Asian story. With the city’s waste growing by 16% every year, the landfill capacity is being used up faster than city authorities imagined.  

One Among Nature: Protecting Our Ecosystems

let us pledge to preserve and protect our planet’s resourceful and nurturing ecosystems before it is too late.  

Improving accessibility for people with disabilities – a neglected priority in the response to COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing serious concerns about access to knowledge and services for people with disabilities.  

What about women?

Women and the fashion industry during COVID-19  

Looking to nature to best fight climate change

Nature-based solutions, offer huge, simple, and cost-effective opportunities.  

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