Goodness News – September 29, 2015

GoodnessNews

This week, we’re focusing on big-picture issues in our world.

  • The Sustainable Development Goals are stealing the spotlight this month, giving the world a clear set of goals for improving the health, safety, and wellbeing of our global community. This article offers a helpful summary of the goals and how they were created, or you can check out the SDGs’ official website.
  •  The fashion industry has long been associated with high rates of pollution, human trafficking, and unfair labor practices. HuffPost blog has some suggestions for how the industry can turn things around.
  • A Gates Foundation initiative to improve teacher performance has shown questionable results. It is yet to be determined whether the Empowering Effective Teachers initiative has yielded positive results for the communities in which it operates, but NonProfit Quarterly has some doubts.
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