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Jerome Tennille Solves the Business Challenge of Creating the Right Impact Fit

In Business Development, Climate, Entrepreneurship, environment, Humanitarianism, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Jerome Tennille Solves the Business Challenge of Creating the Right Impact Fit by designing/ redesigning corporate responsibility programs.

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Jhonnly Jn Baptiste is Cleaning up the Environment in Haiti Through Youth for Oceans

In Climate, environment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Jhonnly is an awarded young environmental advocate who understands how education can help a community correct waste problems. He is the Co-Coordinator for Global Youth Biodiversity Network and the Co-Founder of Youth for Oceans, both established in Haiti. Jhonnly has a passion for the UN SDGs, particularly, #14, which is “Life Below Water,” and dictates that we should “conserve and …

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Free Event-New Ideas on Old Climate Conversations Virtual Gathering

In Climate, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

The last time we held a panel-type event, it lasted about an hour and the exchange was so rich, the group decided that they wanted to continue meeting.  We’ll hold their next chat in a couple of weeks and already there have been several potential opportunities.  So, here we go again.  This time, the subject has to do with a …

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Don Kent Has Gamified Sustainable Practices for Governments to Make Healthy Land Decisions

In Climate, environment, Planet, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Don Kent is the Principal at Healthy Lands, his vehicle for helping decision-makers to create and sustain healthier ecosystems. The company promotes well-being and prosperity for all through resilient and sustainable lands and waters. Don’s approach to “greening” comes from a global background that has allowed him to develop competencies in scientific research, strategy, planning, policy, management, communication, and leadership.  …

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Editor’s Perspective: Checking in on Planet Earth During the Pandemic

In Climate, Features 20 by Mary Kurek

So many articles I’ve read lately indicate that the planet, itself, is enjoying a respite from the fumes, emissions, smog, and air quality issues that have long plagued our more metropolitan areas.  Perhaps that’s not all.  So, with Earth Day 2020 very much in mind, below I’ll share some excerpts from a few articles I’ve read recently that reveal some …

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Cellphone, COVID-19, and Climate Change in Africa

In Climate, Features 20 by Mary Kurek

By:  Osita Aniemeka, PhD, Ambassador, Telemedicine Today, NIGERIA Before the dawn of COVID-19, the effects of climate change were already being felt by people across Africa. Evidence shows that change in temperature has affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water availability, and overall security of the African people. According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index for 2015, seven of the …

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Rakshit Mehta: Innovating Pandemic Solutions with Environmental Safety in Mind

In Game changers 20 by Mary Kurek

Rakshit Mehta is the Chairman and Managing Director of Euro Alliance.  A Swiss-based technology group, Euro Alliance scouts and commercializes disruptive innovations and connects global markets with path-breaking technologies and products.  Rakshit specializes in technology scouting and commercialization, international trade, and business development.  Rakshit is a Frontrunners League member, having been featured in The Introducer Magazine (12th Edition, March 2019).  …

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Jeff Schlegelmilch: Public Health Preparedness and the Environment

In Climate, Game changers 20, Planet by Mary Kurek

Jeff Schlegelmilch is the Deputy Director for the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. His areas of expertise include public health preparedness, community resilience, and the integration of private and public sector capabilities. Some topics of past work include developing inter-organizational processes for operational epidemiological modeling, evacuation and sheltering planning for people with medical dependencies, and adapting business intelligence systems for …

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Sustainable Community Project: A Zero Waste Motive

In Africa, Climate, Features 19 by Mary Kurek

By Joshua Amponsem Our concern over waste, our wish to encourage recycling, and our worries about pollution conceptualized the theme “A Zero Waste Motive” Africa is facing a growing waste management crisis. While the volumes of waste generated are relatively small, compared to developed regions, the mismanagement of waste in Africa is already affecting human and environmental health. Waste is, …