UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?

When we talk about Sustainable Development, we may fall into a maze that we are too immersed with KPI or data. In fact, there are concrete aspects for sustainable development. It’s not something abstract, but in fact practical. An OnFrontiers-UNLEASH … Continue reading UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?

UNLEASH Insights: Prospects for Renewable Energy in Turkey after Paris COP21 Summit

Turkey is a developed OECD country in the league of G-20 with close to 4% projected GDP growth rate per annum in 2016-17. Global warming due to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions constitute a common problem of mankind and draws attention from … Continue reading UNLEASH Insights: Prospects for Renewable Energy in Turkey after Paris COP21 Summit

UNLEASH partners with OnFrontiers to build a global knowledge network for sustainability & innovation

OnFrontiers is partnering with UNLEASH – Innovation Lab for SDGs to create a global expertise network to support social entrepreneurs. Continue reading UNLEASH partners with OnFrontiers to build a global knowledge network for sustainability & innovation

Tessa Canton of Johannesburg joins the OnFrontiers pack as EMEA Research Manager

With active clients in Johannesburg, London, Dubai, and heavy expertise demands in Kenya, the United Kingdom, Egypt, among many others in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, OnFrontiers is very excited to announce our new EMEA Research Manager.  Tessa … Continue reading Tessa Canton of Johannesburg joins the OnFrontiers pack as EMEA Research Manager

Think Tank Insights: Abused and Imprisoned in India’s State-Run Care Homes for Women

Women’s care homes in India are meant to offer protection for those who have nowhere else to go. But activists, authorities and former residents accused the overcrowded, understaffed homes of trapping women in a cycle of abuse.  OnFrontiers Think Tank hereby presents … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Abused and Imprisoned in India’s State-Run Care Homes for Women

Top 3 Disaster Relief Innovations

This was a sad weekend, with news about a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal that has killed over 4,000 and injured many more so far. Natural disasters like this earthquake, the one in Japan in 2011, in Haiti in 2010 or the tsunami in 2004 are some examples of the great damage that natural events can cause, especially in developing countries. The disadvantaged are always those who suffer most from these phenomena, since they tend to live in poorly built houses that cannot stand strong shaking. Nepal, with poorly constructed buildings combined with Katmandu’s local geology and tectonics, had been … Continue reading Top 3 Disaster Relief Innovations

3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day

Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Since 1970, on Earth Day events are held around the world to show support for environmental protection. Instead of focusing on the threats of climate change on international development or politics, let’s celebrate some efforts that are taking place around the world to mitigate global warming. Low carbon farming for sustainable agriculture Did you know that rice farming releases greenhouse gases more potent than carbon? Research shows that the cultivation of rice, a leading crop that feeds as a main food source around 2.5 billion people, becomes less climate friendly as the world’s atmosphere … Continue reading 3 Things to be Excited about on Earth Day