Key Takeaways: The Housing Crisis: A Social and Environmental Issue The housing crisis is a pressing issue in many cities around the world. Rising housing prices, inadequate supply, and a lack of affordable options leave millions struggling to find a place to call home. According to a report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition […]
Students delve into environmental justice issues affecting the Navajo Nation: Beyond the Grid documentary
One-third of the Navajo Nation, the largest Native reservation in the United States, does not have access to electricity. Without electricity, people in the Navajo Nation don’t have access to lighting, air conditioning, essential appliances like microwaves and refrigerators, or running water. This limits the people’s quality of life and the area’s economic growth. While […]
When it comes to Environmental Justice, every business should be taking steps towards a better tomorrow, no matter the sector or scale. Change is coming and …
Key Takeaways: Reimagining Climate Conversations At the intersection of art and activism is a powerful space to create meaningful change in the climate movement. Turn It Around Cards is a collective of artists, activists and educators focused on bridging the gap between policymakers and young people in the climate movement through their student-led art collection. […]
Environmental injustice is a global problem. Studies suggest that around a quarter of the global population lives in dire conditions in overcrowded, polluted areas. The World Health Organization estimates that 3.5 million people die from water-related diseases a year and more than 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day. Many people live […]
How do you build a business toolkit to fight social injustice? Environmental impacts affect people and society, and lack of governance can lead to negative social and environmental consequences. Low-income communities bear a disproportionate burden of environmental and social injustices that stem from historically intended and unintended actions. Small businesses in these communities are not […]
Food labels provide important information to you as a consumer and assist in making informed decisions to avoid greenwashed labels. Verified labels are a way to ensure that the product you are choosing to consume was raised in a way that aligns best with your values. Not all labels are created equal Certain food labels […]
4 Companies Innovating In The Energy And HVAC Sector That Can Help Lower Your Carbon Footprint And Your Electricity Bill
Learn about companies innovating in the energy and HVAC fields to find out how you can save money and the planet.
Created by Dr. Leah Gerber + The Conservation Innovation Lab at ASU So, what does biodiversity mean? Imagine the enormous variety of lifeforms on Earth, every single thing ranging from tiny microbes to giant mammals and ecosystems. At its core, that is what describes the term biodiversity. Now, consider an ecosystem, a community of living […]
Key Takeaways Investing sustainably is growing in popularity as investors are looking to align their investments with their beliefs and ideals. There is a minefield of definitions for ESG investing, so it’s critical you decide what you are looking for in your investments. Read the fine print of whatever fund you want to invest in […]
Expose debunking the myths of tap water. Key Take-Aways Drinking home-filtered tap water is just as healthy as drinking bottled water. Bottled water that says “from community sources” is the same water as tap. Bottling companies put their water through filtration that is accessible and affordable for your own home. There are three main types […]
This May, join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Originating in 1990, May was chosen to commemorate and recognize the influence Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders have on U.S. history and culture. Environmental and social activism requires amplifying and supporting Asian Pacific American voices, so we have compiled a […]
Key Takeaways: Millions of people, businesses, and animals rely on the Colorado River for water, but this valuable resource is at risk as demand exceeds the supply Arizona exports water to other states and countries in the form of grown agricultural products, despite 20 years of drought Personal water-conserving lifestyle choices and action from cities […]
As the danger of climate change becomes more prevalent and intense, supply chains are especially vulnerable to systemic shocks. Here are eight strategies to help you mitigate your climate-related supply chain management risks.