Policies and Measures to Combat Climate Change

The following is Part 2 in a two-part series. You can read Part 1 here. In June 2019, Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, issued an important report on how the climate emergency exacerbates economic inequity and social injustice. The report concluded that addressing climate change effectively required a fundamental …

Welcoming the new Ashoka Fellows

Co-authored with Jose Luis Pablo. The following is Part 2 of a two-part series. You can read Part 1 here. In Part 1 of this article, we introduced the Ashoka Fellowship and the 9 previously inducted Fellows in the Philippines who are transforming systems in society to solve complex problems.  But what does it take to …

We Need Changemakers More Than Ever

Co-Authored with Jose Luis Pablo. The following is Part 1 of a two-part series. You can read Part 2 here. In human history, inequality has created borders between marginalized people and basic human rights, opportunities, and agency over their own lives. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has amplified these existing inequalities while putting up new barriers. Community …