Consortium member Institute on the Environment's (IonE) NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise is helping six large companies—Bank of America, L’Oreal, PepsiCo, Philips, Vodafone and Walmart—and over 100 of their suppliers who are responsible for 80 percent of a company's emissions--reduce their carbon footprint in a pilot program.
Young adult Somalis experience moderate to high rates of anxiety, depression, truancy, chemical use, and trauma. PhD Nursing Sciences student Eunice Areba, left, used a 2013 Consortium Intramural Research Award to fund her study exploring Somali college students' use of Islam as a path to stability and well-being.
A study from Consortium member Institute on the Environment (IonE) introduced a new concept: harvest gap—the difference between actual per-year harvest frequency and the maximum potential frequency. Closing the gap could theoretically boost worldwide food production more than 44 percent.