Many would recognize the brands belonging to the 120-year-old company, like Dove, Popsicle or Vim, but few know the name Unilever and most have no idea of its incredibly bold -- some would even say radical -- approach to business.
To unlock the potential of distributed solar energy and solve humanity's energy crisis, we need a Global Solar Bank that can replicate the successes of SNV in Tanzania and IDCOL in Bangladesh.
There's been a lot of talk lately of successful tech entrepreneurs taking over the Bay Area -- focusing more on making gobs of money and not doing enough to give back to the community and address societies most critical problems.
As I sat in the annual gathering of Skoll Scholars last week, I was reminded that leading is about "being," not just "doing." This annual gathering brought together scholarship students spanning the full 10 years of the Skoll Scholarship Program.
There are some things we now understand about human development. Besides the need for food and water and basic shelter, we humans are all the same in one fundamental way: we need to know love and be loved.
At White Ribbon Alliance, we firmly believe that women's health must stay at the heart of the post 2015 goals, not only to save lives and advance economic development, but to protect environmental sustainability, and to advance wellbeing, equity and social justice.
Many women across the globe face extraordinary barriers as they seek better futures and fortunes. Generally, women have a harder time accessing credit and capital. They carry a heavier burden of household responsibilities and are more likely to work in the informal economy and at insecure jobs.