Pop quiz: what percentage of plastic currently gets recycled worldwide? Watch this video in Eni's Energy Shot series to find out and learn what needs to be done to prevent plastic from ending up in our oceans. Plastic is a precious resource that should be valued, not wasted.
Women are the answer to the recovery of our economy, says Andrea Jung, Grameen America Chief Executive Officer. But women entrepreneurs often struggle to find funding for their ideas. Grameen America, with the support of a Bank of America grant, is stepping in to provide opportunity, particularly for women living in poverty.Watch how.
Dating and debates, music festivals and dance classes, work and education – an increasing amount of our social interactions now take place online. With this shift to virtual venues, ensuring kindness and respect in everyday interactions and encounters is more important than ever.
The digital space has become a fundamental part of the national and international conversation, and has also, at times, become a breeding ground for bullying, trolling and hate speech. There is a clear need for more "digital good" to ensure that online encounters have a constructive impact on everyone involved. To learn more about digital good and what it means, visit Microsoft on the Issues.
Wales, early 19th century: During breaks from his law studies, William Robert Grove indulges in his passion for science to become an inventor. On his honeymoon in Europe, he learns about the new energy source everyone's talking about: electricity. After learning that electricity allows water to be broken down into its two components, hydrogen and oxygen, his intuition leads him to an idea that ends up making him a pioneer of sustainable energy production.
Watch the story of William Robert Grove in Eni's MINDS series, where we travel through time seeking scientists.
A century after the rise and destruction of Tulsa's Greenwood neighborhood, Greenwood Rising is turning the site of a tragedy into a vibrant community hub, supported by a $1 million grant from Bank of America.
Greenwood, or Black Wall Street, was a thriving community of Black-owned businesses until the race-fueled massacre of 1921 that killed hundreds of Black residents and wiped out the neighborhood's homes and businesses. Nearing the 100th anniversary of this tragedy, focused activity in the neighborhood—including a history center—is bringing to life the spirit of Black Wall Street.
Visit Microsoft on The Issues for a front-row seat to see how Microsoft is thinking about the future of sustainability, accessibility, cybersecurity and more. Check back regularly to watch videos, and read blogs and feature stories to see how Microsoft is approaching the issues that matter most. For the latest, visit Microsoft on the Issues.
California, the 1950's: It's the golden age of rock and roll and molecular studies, and Caltech professor Linus Pauling is a superstar, the father of the chemical bond. He and shy scientist Robert Corey have an idea for a new way to show molecular structure using different colored balls. When Walter Kolton joins the party, together they invent the CPK model, which makes understanding molecules as easy as playing a game. Today, scientists use this model for everything from photovoltaic technology to researching the coronavirus.
Watch the story of Linus, Robert and Walter in Eni's new MINDS series, where we travel through time seeking scientists.
Bank of America announced steps to achieve net zero emissions before 2050 for its financing activities, operations and supply chain.
"We believe our commitment will help spur the growth of zero carbon energy and power solutions, sustainable transportation and agriculture, and other sector transformations, while generating more climate resilient and equitable opportunities for our future," says Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucane.