Ellen MacArthur may be famous for sailing around the world on her own, but her experience prompted something more profound. Now she's proactively encouraging the fashion industry to focus on sustainability - and she's quite good at it.
The growth of Asia's "megacities" is creating demand for sustainable, renewable products, services and infrastructure. It's a big opportunity for investors and India is hoping to capitalise on this to fund its growing ambitions.
This "Clean Beauty" company is on a mission to reduce waste and improve sustainability in the way we clean and present ourselves. There are valuable lessons in its ethos and practices that could be applied elsewhere.
New Jindai Primary School in China has put sustainability at the core of its existence. From vegetable patches on the campus to "green development" classes, is this a model for a more holistic form of education?
Japan's love of technology is impacting the fishing industry. Smart buoys are guiding fishing fleets on what catch to expect and how to keep stocks sustainable. Without government intervention and changes to consumer behaviour, this may just be another tech gimmick.
Christopher Raeburn has put sustainability at the core of his fashion brand. This profile digs deeper into his ethos and looks at wider questions being asked in the fashion industry.
Effective public transport could be a powerful way to reduce localised pollution and improve standards of living. From self-driving busses to elevated cycle routes, these are some of the projects that could make a difference.
The US state is another that's bypassing President Trump's federal move away from green energy. As it increases the amount of renewables it purchases it is facing another problem: ageing energy plants that will soon need investment to renew or replace.
India's commercial developers are seeing benefits from building "green friendly" properties. But is further action needed by central and state governments to accelerate the pace of change?
Recycled seasonal trees are being used to build a dam in Canada that could protect marshland from an unwanted carp invasion.
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