Climate Action Now | Sustainabilitea with Dawar

In this new series, Green Box invites young changemakers for sustainabilitea with co-founder Mohsen Gul. Mohsen poses candid questions about their motivations, experiences and hurdles. Our next guest is Dawar Hameed Butt, a public policy specialist who is passionate about climate change resilience in Pakistan and has been an integral part of organising highly successfulContinue reading “Climate Action Now | Sustainabilitea with Dawar”

Beti (Daughter) | Sustainabilitea with Ramma Shahid

In this new series, Green Box invites changemakers for sustainabilitea with co-founder Mohsen Gul. Mohsen poses candid questions about their motivations, experiences and hurdles. Our next guest is Ramma Shahid Cheema, founder of a media and advocacy campaign ‘Beti (Daughter)’ targeting misogyny and gender discrimination rooted in the cultural system in Pakistan.   Mo: WhyContinue reading “Beti (Daughter) | Sustainabilitea with Ramma Shahid”

Water on Wheels | Sustainabilitea with Bilal Bin Saqib

In this new series, Green Box invites young changemakers for sustainabilitea with Co-founder Mohsen Gul. Mohsen poses candid questions about their motivations, experiences and hurdles. Our first guest is Bilal Bin Saqib, an emerging thought leader who has co-founded Tayaba.org which aims to improve the lives of millions of unprivileged Pakistanis by providing effective solutionsContinue reading “Water on Wheels | Sustainabilitea with Bilal Bin Saqib”

Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just 2 years!

A province in Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just two years as part of an effort to restore forests wiped out by decades of felling and natural disasters such as floods. The project – dubbed Billion Tree Tsunami – aims to slow down the effects of global warming in Pakistan which ranks inContinue reading “Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just 2 years!”

Investing in a cleaner way to feed a hungry world

  A blog post by: Richard Branson, English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. There are many issues that impact upon climate change, but few as negatively as livestock. It’s estimated that livestock produces 18 per cent of all “man-made” greenhouse gas emissions – making it a bigger contributor to global warming and environmental degradation than allContinue reading “Investing in a cleaner way to feed a hungry world”

Inspiring life of Ruth Pfau – the Savior of Leprosy Patients

A symbol of selfness Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau was a German nun who dedicated her life to eradicating Leprosy in Pakistan and has been called Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’. Dr. Ruth Pfau was born on 9 September 1929, in Leipzig Germany was fourth of five daughters. During World War II as a teenager she barelyContinue reading “Inspiring life of Ruth Pfau – the Savior of Leprosy Patients”

Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?

Eleven years after the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth laid out Al Gore’s urgent screed on the looming perils of global warming, the self-described “recovering politician” is back for a regrettably necessary follow-up, speaking to current leaders about the alarming environmental threats facing us all while, more constructively, offering pointers to sustainability. Everything said here isContinue reading “Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?”