Houses built up vertical surface (AP Images)

All people deserve a roof over their heads…on this day

What if you woke each morning not knowing if you’d find shelter that night? That's the daily reality for more than 100 million homeless...
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An expert breaks down benefits, challenges of trade

The variations of international trade between countries or regions or within industries don't lend themselves to general assumptions about globalization.
Students in crowded classroom (AP Images)

The world needs 4 million new teachers. Is your country running...

Fifty-eight million children are not in primary school because they don't have teachers. How many new teachers are needed to fix this? Four million,...
Nina Vaca and Nermin Sa'd seated on stage (Ben Solomon/State Dept.)

These successful women have advice for starting your business

Starting a business is tough, and being a female entrepreneur can be even more difficult. These top businesswomen are giving advice for your startup.

This recent grad brewed a startup by managing the details

It's tough to make a good batch of Arabic coffee. The multistep process takes up to 30 minutes, and despite a brewer’s best efforts,...

It’s a startup world!

Young entrepreneur Bowei Gai traveled the world in search of business startups. He is eager to share what he learned.
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Board games, interactive theater help a Virginia community plan for the...

A community in rural Virginia found creative ways to ensure that progress and growth take into account how resources are used.

This Uruguay team competes in the World Cup of sustainability

Uruguay's Weyerhaeuser Productos S.A. benefits the environment by planting new forests in northern Uruguay and powering its operations with clean energy.
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Start a business. Help the poor.

The Unreasonable Group believes for-profit companies with a social mission can address global challenges more effectively than nonprofits can.