United Nations Climate Change / Momentum for Change

By Noah Kuhn

Momentum for Change is an initiative spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat to shine a light on the enormous groundswell of activities underway across the globe that are moving the world toward a highly resilient, low-carbon future. Momentum for Change recognizes innovative and transformative solutions that address both climate change and wider economic, social and environmental challenges.

Laudato Si Challenge

By Noah Kuhn

Taking up the challenges of Laudato si’, The Laudato si’ Challenge seeks to sustainably improve the lives of people excluded from Our Common Home by 2020 through businesses that are sustainable and ethical—thus anticipating the vision of the SDGs of “being a human dignity narrative that leaves no one behind.”

The Changing World: Vincent Stanley of Patagonia

By Noah Kuhn

Vincent Stanley, co-editor of Patagonia’s Footprint Chronicles, shares how the outdoor clothing company successfully built a brand immediately identified with a more active, healthier, and greener lifestyle. Explore the tensions between marketing and sustainability, the public’s influence on the direction of the brand, and the trade-offs addressed throughout the company’s growth.