Green Building Research Institute (GBRI) Partners with the United Nations in Support of Agenda 2030
GBRI collaborates with I-believe for the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign in support of “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda” New York, NY, December 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) – The Green Building Research Institute (GBRI) collaborated with the nonprofit I-believe for the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign in support of “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for...Read More
HOW SAFE ARE OUR DAUGHTERS?
How safe are our daughters in a society where every two minutes, a female is sexually assaulted, majority of the victims being under the age of 30. In a society where a young bride is brutally murdered because her parents can not fulfill the ever increasing demands of her husband and in-laws. In a society where people don’t bat an eyelid before aborting a female foetus. In a society where young girls are...Read More
SHOULD MEN BE WELL-BEHAVED?
First of all, let us ask ourselves this question-how can we define behavior? And who can say what behavior is acceptable and what is not. Well, behavior can be termed as the response of an individual to a given situation. A person is said to be well behaved when they conduct themselves in a “proper” manner in civil society. Now comes the next question-should men be well behaved? Today, most men see women as a...Read More
Nepal Earthquake: How People Unite in the Wake of Disaster
April 25, 2015- That fateful day when the small Himalayan country Nepal faced the deadliest earthquake in 80 years that left more than 6000 people dead. An earthquake that left the hearts and souls of people wounded and shattered along with their houses, buildings and monuments. A small nation, already bearing the brunt of poverty, corruption and dirty politics, was drowned in sea of wails and desperate cries...Read More
Wishing Peace for a World Weary of War and Conflict
The Inhumanity in War Torn Countries (Note to Our Readers: GBRI does not have a political affiliation, and nothing in this article should be taken as commentary on the appropriateness or inappropriateness of government responses. However, as a company that is focused on improving the quality of life for all people, it is important to understand the life experiences people are enduring.) The biggest refugee...Read More
The Big 5:Tech lions competing within the Sustainability territory!
Originally, back in the day (19thC), “The Big 5” referred to the African animals that were the most dangerous to hunt on foot –African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard and rhinoceros –hopefully the only shooting of them these days is through the lens of a camera. The Big 5 tech giants, while not as wild or dangerous (J) love to compete and mark their territory. However the new hunting ground...Read More
Meet the Girl Who Launched Her Own Disaster Relief Project at Age 6: ‘Age Doesn’t Matter’
Raegan Junge was just 6 years old when she saw a news segment about a family who had lost everything to a tornado — and felt inspired to help. “The people lost a lot of their belongings — and the kids who lived in the house even lost their toys,” she said in a statement. “That’s when I realized it’s important to help people who have been in natural disasters.” Read: Mom Drowns Holding Son...Read More