Global issues

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The world’s refugees need all the help they can get. Here are 7 ways that businesses can support them

Want to do something to help the world’s more than 22 million refugees? Any business -- no matter its size -- can give them a boost, says Melissa Fleming, chief spokesperson for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
Posted Jun 2018

Cultures, nations and religions are not rocks — they’re always changing

“Africa is doomed to be poor” -- that wrongheaded statement is an example of the destiny instinct, the belief that innate characteristics determine the destinies of countries or cultures, says the late global health expert Hans Rosling. Here’s why it happens and how to overcome it.
Posted May 2018

Why ideas matter … now more than ever

It might seem as if our interconnected world is unraveling, if last week's Brexit vote is anything to go by. But it's now, says TED curator Chris Anderson, that great ideas can help knit humanity together.
Posted Jun 2016
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