Measuring Impact in Puerto Rico’s Emerging Blue Economy

Measuring Impact in Puerto Rico’s Emerging Blue Economy

At the epicenter of decades-long seismic environmental, social, and economic upheaval, Puerto Rico has mounted a bold, cross-sector revitalisation effort. A consortium of thought leaders from Bluetide Puerto Rico, a nonprofit focused on capacity building for marine...
A New Framework for Economic Revitalization in Puerto Rico

A New Framework for Economic Revitalization in Puerto Rico

This article was updated on 9/17/2022 to clarify certain information and add additional detail. In September 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by a catastrophic double whammy — Hurricane Irma and, just two weeks later, Maria, both devastating storms with Category 4+ winds....
The Happy City Movement

The Happy City Movement

A few years ago, in a moment of intense loneliness, Charles Montgomery grappled with how he could make his life in the city more connected and joyful. So he joined a group of people who were exploring the idea of self-funding a co-housing, urban village project in...
Fighting Climate Change Through SMEs

Fighting Climate Change Through SMEs

According to the World Bank, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) comprise 90% of businesses around the world, employ 50% of the global workforce, and in emerging economies, formal SMEs make up 40% of those countries’ GDPs, and when factoring in informal SMEs, that...