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Youth Perspectives

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10 Apr 2014

Youth Perspective: Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – British Columbia

By PRiMEtime, an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education | 10 April 2014 As businesses become more engaged in sustainability around the world, we […]

Scientists walk along the west flank of the Huayna Potosi mountain, some 27 km (17 miles) northwest of La Paz January 29, 2013. Japanese and Bolivian scientists are studying the shrinking of glaciers in several of the peaks in the Cordillera Real, a section of the Andes Mountains located east of La Paz, where studies show a loss of approximately 43 percent of its glaciers. Their work also shows a loss of about one meter per year in the thickness of the glaciers due to melting. Picture taken January 29, 2013.Credit: REUTERS

4 Apr 2014

Youth Perspective: Why does sustainability matter to you?

By Laura Humes | 4 April 2014 In high school, I had the opportunity to spend thirty days backpacking in North Cascades National Park. It was my first experience outside […]

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19 Mar 2014

Youth Perspective: Raising awareness around Poverty – “Big Questions”

By PRiMEtime, an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education | 19 March 2014 A few months ago, the first episode of “Big Questions,” a […]

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18 Mar 2014

Youth Perspective: One Small Step for Business One Giant Leap for the Environment

Although businesses may initially find it challenging to integrate sustainable practices into their core businesses models, consumers and businesses will each benefit from the emergence of service-centered businesses.

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13 Mar 2014

Youth Perspective: Introducing students to a product’s lifecycle

By PRiMEtime, an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education | 13 March 2014 There are many different ways to embed sustainability into the classroom. […]

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7 Mar 2014

Youth Perspective: UK urges world to tackle child marriage in same way as FGM

By Emma Batha | 5 March 2014 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It’s time to break the silence on child marriage and recognise that it is “exploitation as serious as any […]

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3 Mar 2014

Youth Perspective: A sustainability lab in action

By PRiMEtime, an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education | 3 March 2014 The Sustainability Lab is a new course at WHU – Otto […]

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3 Mar 2014

Youth Perspective: Cholera vaccine stockpile – a new tool to avoid needless suffering

By Alisa Tang | 3 March 2014 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has activated for the first time a new cholera vaccine emergency stockpile to protect hundreds of […]

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20 Feb 2014

Youth Perspective: Tanzania kicks off $2.4 mln project to fight violence against children

By Kizito Makoye | 20 February 2014 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)–Despite the prevailing social stigma, Zainabu was bold enough to lodge a formal complaint of physical and sexual abuse by her employer […]

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14 Feb 2014

Youth Perspective: early and forced marriage

By Terre des hommes | 14 February 2014 Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Nearly half the young girls in Southern […]

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