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Anh Mai Thi Nguyet’s journey to her current role as an Impact & ESG Services Manager at KPMG has been shaped by her passion for contributing to society. As Anh shared with me in a recent interview, although her background was in finance and banking, she discovered her true calling … Posted on 20 June 2023 | 12:03 pm

Sea level rise is one of the most significant environmental challenges facing the world today. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), global sea levels have risen by 0.2 meters over the past century, and the rate of sea level rise has accelerated in recent decades.    While … Posted on 12 June 2023 | 10:57 am

Breathing clean air is a fundamental right. However, this has been denied to many low-income communities and communities of color, who often live in proximity to busy roads and highways, where vehicle emissions are at their highest. These communities have suffered historical injustices such as redlining and other class- and … Posted on 5 May 2023 | 3:01 pm

  It’s a beautiful spring day. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and you want to go for a stroll around a park or picnic on the grass, maybe with your dog, or your kids, or your grandmother. Are you close to a park with picnic tables and … Posted on 3 May 2023 | 12:09 pm

Who wants to wear the same style for a decade before moving on to a new trend? And why should trendy fashion be reserved for just the catwalk or celebrities? Fashion as a form of self-expression and belonging should be available to all, on demand.   Fast fashion makes it … Posted on 3 May 2023 | 9:01 am

Cenaida Gauchagmida was 13 years old when paramilitaries contracted by Ascendant Copper stormed her community to tranquilize local resistant to a planned copper mind.  Despite the mine’s known impacts on local communities and the environment, mining corporations had fought for decades to expand their operations in Ecuador’s biodiverse Intag Valley. … Posted on 2 May 2023 | 12:12 am

It’s the year 2100, and a little boy named John wakes up to the sound of rain. The water rages down on his family’s roof, leaving his bedroom window’s view of Lower Manhattan blurry. John is only 10 years old, but he starts to worry about what the rain means. … Posted on 1 May 2023 | 10:10 pm

According to a report by Feeding America, 1 in 6 children in the United States live in households that face food insecurity, which means they do not have consistent access to enough nutritious food to live a healthy life. Hence, more than 11 million children across the country may not … Posted on 1 May 2023 | 9:47 pm

When we think of valuable resources, sand may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Gold, iron, and other ores and metals may be more highly valued, but believe me when I tell you that as of 2019, sand made up over 85% of mineral extraction worldwide.   … Posted on 1 May 2023 | 8:56 pm

On January 18th 2023 at nine in the morning, Georgia state troopers raided an activist encampment and murdered environmental activist Manuel Esteban Paez Teran. Manuel, known to friends as “Tortuguita,” was a non-binary, Venezuelan 26-year-old environmental activist, a graduate of Florida State University and, most recently, a member of the … Posted on 30 April 2023 | 6:52 pm