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“Fashion is the second most polluted industry”. “No, it’s the fifth”. In both cases, what matters is that fashion is characterised by profound ethical, environmental and employment issues. As a consequence of the rapid acceleration of globalisation, the fashion industry has a highly competitive structure that not only puts pressure on costs, but also on…

Why Amazon Should Sponsor Teachers

By 2030, countries must recruit almost 69 million teachers to provide every child with primary and secondary education: 24.4 million primary school teachers and 44.4 million secondary school teachers. This is likely to be a huge effort for governments, especially looking at the current ratio students:teacher, which ranges from 29:1 (Southern Asia) to 60:1 (Sub-Saharan…

Moving Solid Waste to the Right Place

Approximately 25 % of the estimated 3,000 tonnes of solid waste generated daily in Nairobi gets collected, yet only about 900 tons reaches the Dandora dumpsite, leaving the rest remaining unaccounted for – we don’t know where it is, how much it is and what kind of waste it is. This is the case for…