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Global Solution Networks Blog

Recent articles and research reports

2015 Legatum Prosperity Index Points to Global Challenges

Canada is the free-est, and Indonesia’s economy is booming. UK is the Entrepreneurial leader in Europe, and safety is a growing concern for the US. Surprisingly, sub-Saharan Benin, struggling in all other areas, makes the top 30 for personal freedom.

CloudFactory—a model to ease the European Refugee Crisis?

The CloudFactory formula —to increase income while reducing brain drain—could be deployed in the migrant camps that are springing up as a result of the European refugee crisis. Used laptops combined with wifi could be all the infrastructure that is required.

The Refugee Crisis in a Staggering Graphic

Using data from the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), a Finnish data visualization site, Lucify, created a stunning interactive graphic that shows the magnitude of the refugee crisis.

Oslo—First Capital with an Auto-ban

The Oslo city council have announced a plan to ban cars from central Oslo by 2019 as part of a platform focused on environmental issues and the challenges of climate change.

Your Mileage May Vary—The Cynical Business of Climate Change

The Internet of Things will streamline our world, save us time, improve our health, slow climate change. It makes our cars smart, our media social and our electronics networked. Life is super-connected in the 21st century—what could go wrong? Malicious hacking, that’s a big one; we all worry about the hackers getting our data. And this week, the biggest car company in the world showed us another one: cheating the code.

UN Global Goals correspond to Global Solution Networks Hubs

This week the UN Sustainable Development Summit will convene at UN headquarters in New York. World leaders from 193 nations will be asked to commit to 17 Global Goals in three broad categories—end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate...

Project Everyone Broadcasts the Sustainable Development Goals

Richard Curtis, the film-maker known for hits like Love Actually and Bridget Jones’s Diary, as well as for his work with Comic Relief, is the founder of Project Everyone, a collaboration with the UN to give prominence to the Sustainable Development Goals.  The...

New Infographic: ACCCRN

ACCCRN, or the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network, connects people to build inclusive Urban Climate Change Resilience (UCCR). They are focused on building capacity, connecting practitioners, and providing a platform for sharing knowledge and advancing...

GSNs Contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

In a few days the international community will meet to endorse the Sustainable Development Goals as well as 2030 targets to eradicate poverty, tackle inequalities, and protect the planet. Realizing the ambition of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will...

New Infographic: Luum

Luum is a cloud-based software platform that addresses urban congestion caused by automobile commutation. Businesses, tenants, or students can engage the software to optimize parking, create commuter services, manage demand and change behaviour. Learn more about Luum...

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