The Women Behind the Clothes: Worker Health and Well-Being in the Indian Apparel Sector

By Robyn Russell on February 21, 2020

On a recent trip to Bangalore, India, I visited a garment manufacturer called Laj Exports that supplies fabric to brands …

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Despite coronavirus alarm bells, global health security remains underfunded

By Ambassador John E. Lange on February 13, 2020

The alarm bells are ringing again. A new infectious disease is spreading internationally, and the world is working to prevent …

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What the Australian Bushfires Tell us About Health and Climate Change

By Chandler Green and Rachel Smidt on January 30, 2020

Slovenian tennis player, Dalila Jakupovic, was about to serve during the first round qualifying match of the Australian Open, when …

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Coronavirus Outbreak: What you Should Know about the UN’s Response

By Rachel Smidt on January 27, 2020

Coronavirus Update: February 27, 2020 Editor’s note: All facts and figures in this blog are current as of February 27, …

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4 Ways Businesses Can Take Climate Action in 2020

By Chandler Green on January 23, 2020

What do a winemaker, a dairy producer, and an insurance company all have in common? No, this isn’t the beginning …

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Five Things World Leaders Can Do Right Now to Advance Gender Equality

By Michelle Milford Morse on January 19, 2020

Memo to World Leaders: Half of your country’s people are subjugated, less visible, and undervalued.  This year begins the final …

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5 Global Issues to Watch in 2020

By Kaysie Brown on January 8, 2020

With 2019 behind us, 2020 is already testing how we work together to address critical challenges at home and across …

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Policy Brief: the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

By Sue Biniaz on January 3, 2020

The Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are currently negotiating the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, scheduled to be completed this …

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New Year’s Resolutions to Change the World: Inspiration from Local Leaders

By Anne Rosenthal on December 20, 2019

It’s been more than four years since 193 countries signed onto the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development …

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