What are the most innovative ways to provide healthy, safe food and water to poor urban communities without harming the environment? A contest organised by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hopes to bring out the best ideas.
With 17 goals and 169 targets, communicating the Sustainable Development Goals to the public has proven to be a challenge in many countries. Students from all over the world use photos to encapsulate what the SDGs mean to them.
From erasable Brailles for blind children in India to sustainable festivals in Bali, nine start-ups run by millennials emerged with the brightest ideas in a UN-organised SDG hackathon on making cities more resilient and inclusive.
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High level action by companies and governments are crucial for systemic solutions to issues like waste, but ground-up innovation can also offer important and game-changing ideas, says SL2 strategy consultant Melanie Tan.
Budding architect Adrian Lo Yee Cheung from Hong Kong has clinched first place in the region's first tropical architecture student design competition with his ideas for transforming Hong Kong's functional ...