City Prosperity Initiative: an innovative methodology

The search for innovative models of urban coexistence and development also implies the need to be able to rely on more sophisticated and precise analytical tools. The City Prosperity Initiative (CPI) developed by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat),…

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Listening to the Planet

Interview with Isabella Pratesi*, WWF International Conservation Director The WWF has long argued that there is a significant link between climate change, deforestation, hygiene and epidemics: can you summarise your organisation’s thinking? Climate and ecosystems are closely linked to our…

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Do it well, do it quickly

You can defeat an enemy, but not the Planet. Technology is helping us to live in and through this crisis, but we need to look ahead, building global cohesion and creating ‘transformative resilience units.’: These are the words of Mario Draghi in…

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Sustainability: some important milestones

Many milestones have marked the path towards sustainability. Rather than offering an in-depth account, to help readers navigate their way through such a complex history, Soft&Green has chosen a few dates in each decade, from the 1960s to the 1990s,…

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Youth do it better

Young people use the internet more than any other generation. That is a well-known fact. This characteristic makes them part of a "virtual world" made up of continuous and multiple interconnections. A unique and ever-expanding network of digital relationships. They…

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Greta’s lesson

Young people and the future are synonymous with one another. The future, first and foremost biologically, belongs to them. It always has. On a planet that is less resource-rich and has new problems, however, this relationship has become less clear.…

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