Tag: Environment

Four Women Win 2020 Young Champions of the Earth Prize

By  Jessie Tu The Young Champions of the Earth Prize, established by The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have been awarded to seven young environmental trailblazers across the world. The winners were selected from a large pool of candidates who have created meaningful and immediate solutions a diversity of challenges affecting the world; including climate change, biodiversity loss, water pollution and waste…

Read more

Greta Thunberg: One Of The World’s Most Powerful Women

By Maggie McGrath Greta Thunberg is not your typical listee on the Forbes Most Powerful Women rankings. She is not an elected official, like German chancellor Angela Merkel. She is not a CEO or founder of a company, like Susan and Anne Wojcicki (of YouTube and 23andMe, respectively). Nor is she a perennial entry on one of Forbes’ wealth lists, like Forbes 400…

15 Easy Ways Students Can Go Green

Believe it or not, you can be kind to the planet and stuff your wallet – without much effort at all. You know what it is to be green but, when you’re in college with a busy schedule, sometimes it seems like a lot of time and effort that you don’t have to devote to becoming Eco-friendly. However, there are…

Responsible Retailing: These Eco-Friendly Brands Are Striving For A Sustainable Future

In today’s day and age, consumers are becoming more aware of how the products they purchase are being produced and the impact they have on the environment. Products or product packaging that is harmful to the environment stands a slim chance with even the slightest of conscientious shoppers. Sustainable shopping is one trend that’s on the rise—particularly with millennials and Generation Y.…