Rappler's latest stories on sustainable development
PRESS RELEASE: The award aims to raise and promote positive human values among both teachers and students as well as share best practices in Education for Sustainable Development in schools across Southeast Asia
Part 2: An environmental lawyer says not only is wildlife enforcement in the Philippines 'very limited to only a few people,' it is also not well-funded
PRESS RELEASE: With 'bayanihan' at the core of our culture and identity, 2030 Youth Force Philippines aims to gather hundreds of advocates and partners to promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Advocates talk about the importance of ending gender inequality during one of the Huddle sessions of the 2019 Social Good Summit
'This campaign is not just about women.... It's about the entire nation. It's about calling for respect in so many different ways,' says SPARK! Program Manager Kassandra Barnes
Aside from a rail-based mass transport system, urban planner Paulo Alcazaren also points out the need for pedestrian systems
While use of refillables and package-free purchasing is becoming trendy among the wealthy, what do we do about the 'tingi' and sari-sari store culture among most Filipinos that contribute to plastic waste?
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
Oxfam Pilipinas’ SHE projects envisions ‘a world where consent is valued, pleasure is acceptable, and sexual health and satisfaction are achieved’
Participants of the 2019 Social Good Summit say the plastics problem in the country must also be treated as a social and economic issue
The 2019 Social Good Summit in the Philippines challenges us to cut through the social media noise so we build communities of action that will help make the world a better place
Be the next Manila Water Foundation Prize for Engineering Excellence awardee and get a chance to promote your social development projects
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
(Updated) On Monday, October 29, at least 22 groups of students and young professionals will be in the Rappler newsroom for a two-day ideathon, where they will think, create, and make the first step in building their innovative ventures
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III hopes to treat at least 2.5 million Filipinos with tuberculosis by 2020, but advocates say that the country's response to the disease is still lacking
Cancers, heart and blood-vessel disease, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease have combined to kill 12.5 million people aged 30 to 70 worldwide in 2016
Deadline for submission of entries has been extended until September 30, 2018. Rappler is a media partner for the 'Building An Inclusive Future' contest.
Philippine start-up teams Arooga Health and Phinix bag two of the five 2018 Asia-Pacific Youth SDG Innovative Awards in China
Representing the Philippines, the team of Where There Is Hope will be highlighting their advocacy for mental health awareness at the United Nations Youth Assembly this coming August
A study shows that the Philippines generates 2.7 million metric tons of plastic garbage every year
The establishment of critical habitats is part of the 25-year strategy designed to safeguard the future of the species
'We remain to be challenged both for stunting, also for malnutrition of mothers, malnutrition of adults, malnutrition of children,' says National Nutrition Council Executive Director Maria-Bernardita Flores
The International Labor Organization says that from 2000 to 2015, life expectancy in the Philippines grew by 5 years – the fastest increase observed since the 1960s
Environmental planners discuss what went wrong in the post-Yolanda rehabilitation which can be avoided in the rebuilding of war-torn Marawi City
Apa sih #Ngobrolin2030? Ada apa dengan angka 2030 sampai harus diobrolin segala?
The report notes, however, that extreme poverty in the region dropped to 7% as of 2013 from a high of 17% in 2005
On Monday, November 13, Rappler and the ASEAN Impact Challenge talk about innovation as a catalyst for an inclusive ASEAN
Millennials, or those born in the 1980s to 1990s, drive about 24% of the current pool of social enterprises
AIESEC Indonesia mengadakan kampanye WALK 4 SDGS di 12 kota pada 29 Oktober 2017
As disasters compete for our attention, they make it harder for people in poor, marginalized and war-torn regions to access adequate food
7 in 10 victims are women and girls, while 25% are children
Half of these child laborers are exposed to hazardous work
The UN Sustainable Development Goals include achieving zero hunger, minimizing stunting by 40%, and reducing childhood wasting to less than 5%
One way to stop the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Philippines is by fighting the stigma that comes with it, says Paul Junio of LoveYourself
Watch the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit and join the discussion on how innovation should leave no one behind
Watch the #InspireCourage segment at the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit
Zarina San Jose of the World Youth Alliance Philippines promotes an app that can help women monitor their menstrual health
The 2017 Manila Social Good will explore the purpose of innovation and will push back to the center stage the massive and urgent needs that the society faces
Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala becomes the first business leader from the Philippines and Southeast Asia to be recognized by the United Nations for efforts in championing sustainability
Overall only a fifth of 37 health related targets set under the UN s Sustainable Development Goals SDGs adopted in 2015 are likely to be met
Teacher Jennifer Rojo is one of the recipients of the 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos award
The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion
The Philippine Social Good Summit 2017 will challenge us to examine the purpose of innovation and ask the critical questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?
The Philippines’ older adult population is faced with issues that transcend desires for self actualization as it combats the threats of food insecurity house tenure and health care inaccessibility
The 2017 Social Good Summit in the Philippines will challenge us to examine the purpose of innovation and ask the critical questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?
Development and aid workers should realize that in our effort to provide solutions to poverty we always give face to these numbers
The fight against coal fossil energy in the Philippines has mostly been staged in localized battlefronts including the island province of Palawan
Authorities say the cargo of critically endangered Hawksbill turtles was bound for Balabac an island town in the southernmost part of Palawan known as a backdoor for wildlife trafficking
Coron Mayor Ajerico Barracoso says the planned 400 hectare theme park and resort remains just a plan
We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial