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India’s north-eastern state of Sikkim has won the award for the being the “100 per cent organic state” that promotes agroecological and sustainable food systems.
The Mayor or London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £5 million fund to implement more public water fountains.
Economics professors found that a minimum wage increase of $.50 an hour reduced the chance that a person would end up back in prison within a year by 2.8%.
This policy is said to bring the wages of thousands of workers, approximately 40,000, to $19 per hour by 2023.
A coalition of investors managing over US$5.6 trillion in assets joined a coalition of more than 70 large food companies in calling for zero deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado region.
The Social Progress Index measures 51 social and environmental indicators to create a clearer picture of what life is really like for everyday people.
Raising minimum wage has boosted the paychecks of food service workers while not harming jobs, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley.
First in a new series of Sustainable Development Goal bonds issued by the World Bank will aim to fund projects that promote clean water and healthy oceans.
“As America’s largest grocer, we recognize we have a responsibility to cut down on unnecessary plastic waste that contributes to litter, harms the environment and, in some cases, can endanger wildlife.”
More than 90 institutional investors representing over $6.7 trillion in assets under management have written to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) calling on it to strengthen its…
Ghana is the second country after Mexico to produce this report, the primary objective of which is to ensure a more effective tracking of Ghana’s performance on the SDGs.
The global chain announced yesterday that it has installed urban gardens at 600 of its hotels.
It’s the first time voters have overturned right-to-work laws through a ballot referendum in recent years.
As part of a deal with labor unions, the resort says it will immediately increase the current minimum of $11 an hour to $13.25. It’ll be at $15.45 in…
Households using small scale-solar power in East Africa are reporting a rise in economic activity, with an improvement in income and job opportunities, according to a new report.
A group of African-American fast-food workers from Birmingham, Alabama, just won the latest round in a legal fight over the minimum wage that has national implications.
$500m Dumat Al Jandal wind project forms part of Saudi goal to have 10% renewable energy by 2023.
The UK offshore wind energy industry is set to double after the country’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy announced long-term political support.
Starting next year, Loon balloons will soar high above the East African nation, sending 4G internet coverage down to its rural and suburban populations.
The new minimum wage for Lane County is $10.75. The Portland area totals to $12 per hour, and non-urban counties are at $10.50 per hour.