Inequalities seem to be deeply inscribed in our cities and communities. This becomes particularly obvious if we take a look from a drone perspective.
SDG #11-Sustainable Cities and Communities
Sustainable Development Goal 11: Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially and economically.
However, many challenges exist to maintaining cities in a way that continues to create jobs and prosperity while not straining land and resources. Common urban challenges include congestion, lack of funds to provide basic services, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.
“Social entrepreneurship is about experimenting with new alliances,” says Joke Quintens. The city of Marseille in France is living proof.
Many organizations are working to fight violence in Chicago. But often there are deep rifts between the individual initiatives. Enter the Global Diplomacy Lab.
EU elections are close and Europe is at a crossroads. The platform Alliance4Europe wants to pool the strengths of the pro-European initiatives fighting against right-wing populists.
Through his NGO the Accountability Lab, BMW Foundation Responsible Leader Blair Glencorse is inspiring integrity around the world.
Philipp von der Wippel is the founder of the social enterprise ProjectTogether. What does he share with Wolfgang Büchel, Managing Director of MINI Germany?
“I declared war on the system from within.” John Gilmour is a teacher and an activist trying to transform society in South Africa, which is one of the most unequal in the world.
Fed up with bad news? Netta Ahituv made it her mission as a journalist to show people in a constructive way how they can drive social, political, and ecological change.