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End the Carbon Economy

“We must end the carbon economy”: Top Economists

There is no doubt: The Climate Movement took off thanks to NGOs and Activists, leaving the academia full of critics for inaction, excess of ego and pointless debates. Despite the failure of academia on calling to action for climate change, or even promoting a...
Lessons from Indigenous to resist the crisis

Lessons from Indigenous to resist the crisis

This moment humanity is going through can now be seen as a portal and as a hole. The decision to fall into the hole or go through the portal is up to you. Lessons from Indigenous to resist the crisis. If you repent of the problem and consume the news 24 hours a day,...
Tech vs Mindfulness - Roberto A. Arrucha

Tech vs Mindfulness?

Coursera, the popular platform of online education, just released the Global Skills 2020 Index (GSI). The index compares the mastery of skills in ten industries and eleven areas of study in 60 countries worldwide, turning Switzerland, Finland and Austria the Cutting...
Happiness in Europe

The expensive Happiness in Europe

Have you also seen the exponential surge of Wellness and Wellbeing courses, coaches, workshop, retreats, etc.? Even more now after COVID-19 lockdown: Happiness in Europe became so expensive. For some of us who come from the south, we find this extremely weird but also...
systems change

How to Explain Systems Change to a 13-Year-Old

Innovation requires bringing people and ideas together. But sometimes the way we communicate about our work can get in the way of collaboration. Systems Change Explained: Eilidh is 13-year-old burgeoning expert in systems change. Just ask her. “A system is anything...
Holistic Development for wellbeing

Holistic Development

“Because mindsets and paradigms guide behaviors, changing them can have a profound impact… People who manage to intervene in systems at the level of paradigm hit a leverage point that totally transform systems.” — Donna Meadows, lead author, Limits to Growth²  1....
Antonio Guterres - Inequality

“Let’s not fool ourselves”, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres slams inequality falsehoods

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oThyFlfxUSI&feature=youtu.be Mr. Guterres was delivering the 2020 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, held online for the first time, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The lecture series, held annually by the Nelson Mandela...

Airbnb partners with Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid to offer free accommodation for domestic violence survivors

Airbnb has announced it will partner with Safe Ireland, with the support of Women’s Aid, to assist domestic violence survivors in Ireland at a crucial time when emergency accommodation is particularly needed. Airbnb will work through its hotel partners to provide...

WORLD LOCALIZATION DAY

For many years, humanity has been facing a slew of crises – environmental, economic, social and political – which call into question the basic tenets of the modern globalizing economy. The COVID-19 crisis, in particular, has revealed the inherent vulnerability of the...

Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills

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Must Read

Letter to humanity from 2050

This week looking for interesting readings, we find this piece that has motivated us to publish in our blog, the author Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of the Convention on Climate Change of the United Nations, Founding Partner of Global Optimism,...

The Imperative of Ending Wildlife Crime

There is no international legal framework for cooperative global and national action to catch and punish serious wildlife criminals, nor is there an agreed definition of wildlife crime. Reports that the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak originated from illegally...

It´s time for Impact-Driven Events.

Over the last few months, the meetings industry has been impacted by a global health issue which has had the power to cancel massive events such as the Mobile World Congress Barcelona and has left people around the world questioning their interest in attending events.

Mexico announces a plan to tackle climate refugees and migration

Mexico announces a plan to tackle climate refugees and migration

The Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, announced on Wednesday, June 19th at the UN the creation of a Comprehensive Development Plan for Central America, which seeks to address the causes of migration in the area, and 2 days later announces a pot...
Happiness in Europe

The expensive Happiness in Europe

Have you also seen the exponential surge of Wellness and Wellbeing courses, coaches, workshop, retreats, etc.? Even more now after COVID-19 lockdown: Happiness in Europe became so expensive. For some of us who come from the south, we find this extremely weird but also...
crisis business coronavirus

Survive the coronavirus crisis

Let´s be honest, no everyone will survive the coronavirus crisis .... buuuut what it doesn´t kill you make you stronger. Here 5 lessons (or changes needed) for your business model to thrive this crisis.  1. Variable Vs Fixed Cost. Do you remember that last part of...

WORLD LOCALIZATION DAY

For many years, humanity has been facing a slew of crises – environmental, economic, social and political – which call into question the basic tenets of the modern globalizing economy. The COVID-19 crisis, in particular, has revealed the inherent vulnerability of the...

Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes

Leading economists’ recommendations for business support during COVID-19   As governments around the world are coming to terms with the dire consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers are looking for expert advice on how to mitigate the health and...
The youth who is changing the world

The youth who is changing the world

A bright generation of teens and young activists is emerging. Here at The Global School for Social Leaders would like to share a list of some you should follow.

A message for Greta haters

She is teaching us how to say “NO” while allowing these people to exist. Greta knows exactly what she is doing. We need not worry about her falling prey as a victim to corporates or bullies or puppeteers. Nor do we need to be her savior.