By 2030, the demand for fresh water is projected to outpace supply by almost 40%. With a goal of moving companies to net-zero water usage, Ecolab and Microsoft are taking on the world’s water challenges. Watch a short video to learn more.
Working with community organizations, the city of Phoenix Family Services Centers provides respite for the homeless during the hot summer months. Learn more about the program in this video.
A “No Wrong Door” approach for human services simplifies and expedites how a case worker engages with a client who is seeking assistance. Learn more about the integrated solution in this Microsoft video.
IBM Health Corps is a global pro bono program that uses IBM cognitive tools and analytics to help partner organizations expand health access and services, and improve health systems and outcomes. Learn more in a short video.
In this short video, the World Bank explains how using impact evaluations can shed light on how effective programs are and help drive good, cost-effective decisions about future programs to reduce extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.
Bill Gates says that if he could pick just one thing to lower the price of to reduce poverty, he would pick energy. Learn more in this brief video.
To bring electricity to municipalities in South Africa, Itron introduced a prepay meter that made it easier for people to check their usage and save -- rather than having to wait until the end of the month to learn what they owe.
Bees are dying and that puts our food supply at risk. By putting micro-sensors on bees and Intel Edison technology in their hives, Paulo de Souza is hoping to save them from extinction. Click for a fascinating video about his work.
Data can play an important role in fighting disease. Click to watch this Gates Foundation video on how information is helping end polio for good.
For every young person who becomes homeless there is an average net expenditure of almost $15,000 per person per year on health and criminal justice services, says the lead researcher of a new study on youth homelessness in Australia. Click for the video.