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Elena Berton

Exclusive: Youth, women drive spur social business growth in Pakistan - global poll

22 Oct 2019

KARACHI/LONDON, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From turning organic waste into fertilizer to sharing farm equipment, new businesses seeking to address social problems in Pakistan have made the South Asian nation one of the best performers in the second global poll on social entrepreneurs.

UK universities roll out consent courses to tackle harassment

09 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - How do you teach university students about sexual consent?

Flyers will pay more for carbon offsets but not tax, study finds

04 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Travelers are willing to pay more for flights if they believe the extra money will be used to tackle carbon emissions, researchers said on Friday.

Flyers will pay more for carbon offsets but not tax, study finds

04 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Travellers are willing to pay more for flights if they believe the extra money will be used to tackle carbon emissions, researchers said on Friday.

Agri-foodtech female leaders struggle to attract investment: report

03 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Female entrepreneurs in the food and agricultural technology industry received a tiny fraction of the $16.9 billion investment deals secured worldwide in 2018, a new report said on Thursday.

Agri-foodtech female leaders struggle to attract investment - report

03 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Female entrepreneurs in the food and agricultural technology industry received a tiny fraction of the $16.9 billion investment deals secured worldwide in 2018, a new report said on Thursday.

Flight shaming hits air travel as 'Greta effect' takes off

02 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in five travelers is flying less as "flight shaming" propels travelers to shun air travel for the sake of the planet, according to a survey of 6,000 Western travelers.

Flight shaming hits air travel as 'Greta effect' takes off

02 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in five travellers is flying less as "flight shaming" propels travellers to shun air travel for the sake of the planet, according to a survey of 6,000 Western travellers.

'Alarm bell' as top global firms score poorly on sexism and harassment

01 Oct 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost six out of 10 global companies do not have an anti-sexual harassment policy two years after #MeToo went viral, a survey found on Tuesday, noting controversies in U.S. tech firms.

'Alarm bell' as top global firms score poorly on sexism and harassment

01 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost six out of 10 global companies do not have an anti-sexual harassment policy two years after #MeToo went viral, a survey found on Tuesday, noting controversies in U.S. tech firms.

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