Helping Communities Work (HCW) is an asset-based community development strategy focused on sustainable development and designed to operate through a coalition of public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic partners. The plan combines entrepreneurial and solutions journalism to ignite and harness the collaborative power of the pen. The process integrates the vision, innovation and action of business and social entrepreneurs to co-create and objectively report on bold community solutions to diverse social, economic and environmental problems.
HCW functions to help achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) with a focus on Goal 17 (strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development). The process can also broaden the social, economic and environmental scope and value propositions of community reinvestment, place-based impact investing and foreign direct investment in low-and-moderate-income communities. The SDG's were adapted in 2015 by all Member States of the United Nations. https://sdgs.un.org/goals
Sustainability-focused initiatives can also serve as a catalyst for many companies to integrate digital technology into all areas of their business. As the pressure for environmental responsibility mounts, digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), predictive analytics, machine learning (ML) and the internet of things (IoT) can help organizations effectively achieve sustainability goals. Solutions and entreprenerial journalism can play vital roles in this regard. https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/why-digital-transformation-can-take-33879/