Why digital public infrastructure can be a gamechanger for children

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chris Larsson, Chief Information Officer, UNICEF, Fui Meng Liew, Chief Digital Centre of Excellence, UNICEF, Carolin Frankenhauser, Technology for Development Officer, UNICEF In many parts of the world, the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be over and […]

These 8 countries have already achieved net-zero emissions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content Global action to combat climate change has prompted a wave of national commitments to reach net zero: the US and many others are targeting 2050, with countries like China and India decades later. […]

How circular solutions can boost supply chain resilience and decarbonization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Neelam Melwani, Senior Manager, Circular Economy and Sustainability, Deloitte LLP COP27 is another crucial milestone in our race to a net-zero world. The past years were marked by companies focusing on addressing direct emissions from company-owned and controlled […]

Suicide: nipping it in the bud

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Ayah Ayman, a fourth-year medical student at Ain shams university, Cairo, Egypt. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

This is how oil spills damage our environment

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sarah Keohane Williamson, Chief Executive Officer, FCLT Global Huntington Beach, California has been undergoing a clean-up operation after a major oil spill. The effects will be long-lasting. Oil can kill surface-dwelling animals and birds by poisoning or suffocation, […]

Here are 10 of the most urgent health challenges we’ll face in the 2020s, according to WHO

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content The WHO released the top 10 global healthcare challenges in the coming decade. Global warming, conflict zones and unfair healthcare provision are among the main obstacles. Many healthcare challenges are interconnected and […]

How Kolkata is tackling its air pollution with public transportation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Senior Writer, Formative Content Kolkata is pioneering greener commutes citywide – and thanks to an innovative project to deploy more electric buses and ferries, the city now ranks fifth on a list of places that are reducing […]