Technology can play a crucial role in helping communities respond to climate-related issues. Google.org recently announced that it is committing another US$5 million to the AVPN's APAC Sustainability Seed Fund to support Asia-based non-profits to address key environmental challenges.
Pledging to run on 24/7 carbon-free energy in every country they operate in by 2030, Google is pushing for stronger energy and climate policies in Asia and the use of artificial intelligence to drive sustainable innovation.
Global philanthropy is not putting its muscle behind addressing the dual climate and nature crises, but it holds the key to unlocking the pace and scale required for action on climate and nature in this decisive decade.
Neo Gim Huay, Anthony Robert Hobley, Rob van Riet and Luis Alvarado
The growth of cryptocurrencies has given rise to a new breed of billionaires, who have made their wealth through currencies like Bitcoin. GSK's Serufusa Sekidde explains why they should be investing in healthcare for the less privileged.
Philanthropy may not necessarily be feel-good money gone down the drain. It can be used as social investment and 'patient' capital by businesses that want to develop ‘shared value’ solutions. International social business advisor Tania Ellis explains how.