Mobile Alliance

“If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.” That catchphrase came to mind recently when the UN announced ­­that world leaders have committed to 17 global goals to achieve three important objectives: ending extreme poverty, fighting inequality and injustice and fixing climate change. Since the announcement of the Global Goals for […]

Grameen Foundation

GRAMEEN Foundation USA has won a $1-million funding meant to address the problems of coconut and cocoa farmers in the Philippines. The Global Resilience Partnership—convened by The Rockefeller Foundation, United States Agency for International Development, and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)—named Grameen particularly for a project that intends to promote disaster resilience among coconut […]

United Nations Foundation

Sometimes what starts as a conference culminates in a community. The Social Good Summit community – made up of grassroots advocates, experts, business leaders, digital influencers, and community and non-governmental leaders – came together to share ideas on how we can build a better world by 2030 in support of the new global goals for […]

Mobile Alliance

Companies face increasing scrutiny over their social and environmental performance, but managing the impacts of their activities requires access to better data than business professionals currently have. Innovation in aerial image and sensor technology is now allowing for the collection of accurate high-frequency environmental impact data at scale. The rapid rise of mobile phones around […]

Mobile Alliance

Last week, in drought-stricken Fresno, California, a group of talented and innovative sixth grade students presented their vision for how technology can help create efficiencies in water conservation. The team of five robotics students from Riverview Elementary School, nicknamed the “Fab 5,” wanted to improve the way people learn about water conservation. They researched, interviewed […]

Girls In Tech

Girls in Tech Paris today announce that top tech industry’s conferences worldwide are teaming up to support female entrepreneurs. Conferences including Slush, SXSW Interactive, TechCrunch Disrupt, The Europas, The Next Web and Web Summit and are offering an exclusive package to the 10 finalists and winner of the European Lady Pitch Night competition. All 10 […]