#Finance & Innovation

  • Article: Indian Fishermen Are Using Ocean Trash to Build New Roads

    Indian Fishermen Are Using Ocean Trash to Build New Roads

    By Joanna Prisco|July 5, 2018

    A new initiative has turned the seamen into eco heroes. Read more

  • Article: 12 Things Achieved by UK Aid That You'll Probably Never See in the Daily Mail

    12 Things Achieved by UK Aid That You'll Probably Never See in the Daily Mail

    By Zoe Kelland  and  Dean Bowen|July 4, 2018

    The truth: UK aid has an enormous impact — it saves a life every 2 minutes. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Cost Poor Countries $168 Billion in Interest

    Climate Change Could Cost Poor Countries $168 Billion in Interest

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 3, 2018

    For every $10 countries paid in interest over the past decade, $1 was due to climate risk. Read more

  • Article: The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex

    The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex

    By Joanna Prisco|July 2, 2018

    The strategy is forcing some irresponsible spouses to support their families. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates-Backed Startup Makes Avocados Last Twice as Long

    Bill Gates-Backed Startup Makes Avocados Last Twice as Long

    By Jasper Lo|June 20, 2018

    A plant-derived coating could help fight food waste. Read more

  • Article: Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 18, 2018

    Overall, 17% of children aged 17 and under live in low-income households. Read more

  • Article: Olympics 2020: The Road to Tokyo Will Be Paved With Solar Panels

    Olympics 2020: The Road to Tokyo Will Be Paved With Solar Panels

    June 11, 2018

    New pathways intended to promote the Japanese host city as an eco-friendly destination. Read more

  • Article: Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 9, 2018

    The funding will help create tools that can see, hear, speak, and understand people’s needs. Read more