Thanks to robots! these job skills are in demand

The more we rely on AI and machine learning, the more work we need social scientists and humanities experts to do. The automation predicted by the thinkers of the last century is current, and the problem of employment arises in the face of the generalization of information and the automation of production systems. So it… Lire la suite Thanks to robots! these job skills are in demand

Five groundbreaking black innovators and todays entrepreneurs they inspired

The work of these black entrepreneurs has made the world a better place to live, working in an innovative new generation that is contributing to a better future. Here are some iconic black innovators, and the current black entrepreneurs they have influenced. Their revolutionary work impressed the black founders of today. Their work leads to a… Lire la suite Five groundbreaking black innovators and todays entrepreneurs they inspired

New grocery stores to fight « food deserts »

The Salvation Army opened in March its first full-service grocery store in Baltimore. Their hopes are to fight the “food deserts” present in the United States, which are disadvantaged neighborhoods lacking stores that sell fresh meats and produce. The store has been named DMG Foods, after the idea of “doing the most good”. Their goal… Lire la suite New grocery stores to fight « food deserts »

Rwanda bans toxic gases used in fridges and air conditioners

The Rwandan Ministry of Environment, Vincent Biruta, announced that a survey will be done under the Rwanda Cooling Initiative. It will inform new policy aimed at introducing new non-pollutant cooling technologies by restricting imports of air pollutant gases used by fridges and air conditioners in the country. Biruta explained that the survey was following the… Lire la suite Rwanda bans toxic gases used in fridges and air conditioners

Ethiopa is turning trash into electricity

Last year, more than a hundred of people died in a trash dump in Koshe, in Ethiopia, therefore the government decided to act against those trash dump, so those places wouldn’t be house to hundred of Ethiopians anymore. They created the Reppie waste-to-energy project. Their goal is to revolutionize waste management practices in the country… Lire la suite Ethiopa is turning trash into electricity

Jaden and Will Smith build their eco-friendly water company

When surfing at age 11, Jaden Smith became aware of ocean pollution and learned that floating islands of plastic existed. He wanted to do something and talked to his family, he came up with the idea of « Just » a company selling water bottle, with non-polluting plastic. The company makes its packaging from almost entirely renewable… Lire la suite Jaden and Will Smith build their eco-friendly water company

Day zero? Cape Town is ready

Cape Town (South Africa) is not the first city to face a drought, but it is likely to be the first big city to run out of water. Water restrictions are in effect in the city, and the « zero day » in 2018 is expected to fall in June when the municipality will be unable to provide water to its residents. Today, the problem is the increase in population, demand is the strongest… Lire la suite Day zero? Cape Town is ready

Elementary school replace detention with yoga, and it works

That great idea of a different approach to punishment came from Denver, Colorado. In this elementary school, the detention hours are replaced with yoga learning. Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, the time slots typically reserved for detention at Doull Elementary are instead dedicated to yoga classes. According to the school’s psychologist, Yoga is a better option… Lire la suite Elementary school replace detention with yoga, and it works

Economically-challenged women are becoming entrepreneurs

A food retail social entrepreneurship project allows women from economically-challenged backgrounds, widows, and victims of domestic abuse, are given opportunities to earn a respectable livelihood. Sodexo On-Site Services, a leading service provider of food and facilities management solutions, had ventured on a journey to fulfill its CSR obligations by entering into a partnership with the ECO (Enhancing… Lire la suite Economically-challenged women are becoming entrepreneurs