We say “Thank you” to all our waste-smart Facebook fans for this beautiful landmark

We say “Thank you” to all our waste-smart Facebook fans for this beautiful landmark   Who would have thought our Facebook page would hit over 1,000 likes in only a few months? We were able to achieve this because you, our fans, are always with us. Thank you.   What’s

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Carbon Imperialism or Energy Leapfrogging?

How to balance the ethics and the economics of energy development? The opportunity is clear for developing countries to forge their own energy infrastructure path, and the question, then, is whether or not they will be empowered to do so with the support of international capital markets.   You see,

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Are you a young African woman committed to impact & excellence in public service?

Overview The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.   The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA

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School- The Next Domain for Technological Disruption?

It is sometimes said that school classrooms look the same today as a hundred years ago.   Students often still sit in rows of desks, writing about Shakespeare on reams of paper. They practise algebra in books and teachers mark them. Blackboards are now white, but teaching is still mostly

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Will you be aged between 18 and 30 years old on December 31st, 2017?

Do you demonstrate achievements in promoting and advancing sustainable development? Do you possess ability to command an audience, influence your contemporaries and inspire your constituents? Do you wield positive influence within your field and possess reputation for inclusive and innovative leadership? Do you demonstrate integrity, commitment to the SDGs and

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3 ways plastics are shaping the future

In 1907, Belgian immigrant Leo Baekeland stumbled on a new material that would shape the 20th century. The chemist wanted a way to strengthen wood and began tinkering. He discovered he could combine phenol, which came from burning coal, with formaldehyde. Then, when he combined this concoction with a filler

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Applying for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship? Don’t miss this crucial info!

Have you submitted your Mandela Washington Fellowship 2018 application? No?   You asked for it! Now, here it is!   Come hear from the horse’s mouth!   If there is any question you have been meaning to ask about the Mandela Washington Fellowship application process or any other aspect of

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5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Became CEO: Lynn Jurich CEO of Sunrun

“We’re turning rooftops green to keep the earth green, and we’re continuing to advocate, educate and innovate for a cleaner future. And we can do it while saving homeowners money and not asking them to sacrifice any comfort.”   I had the pleasure of interviewing Lynn Jurich. Lynn, chief executive

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Reflections of a thankful first time dad

Two days ago, Ireoluwatomide went to Church for the first time. It was a home coming of some sort.   A baby changes everything. It’s true nothing remains the same again once a baby enters into the picture. I have been trying to catch up. He is so hygiene-conscious! Once

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The 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship application is open. Apply now!

Deadline: October 11, 2017 Timeline September 13, 2017 Application opens October 11, 2017 Application closes January – February 2018 Semifinalists interviewed by local U.S. embassies and consulates Late March 2018 Applicants are notified of their status April – May 2018 Visa processing and Pre-Departure Orientations for finalists June 2018 Fellowship

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