SDIS21: Tech for Good - What are the challenges in making technology more sustainable?

Technology can help us respond to global crises – but if we're not careful, it can exacerbate inequalities, too. Image: REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Samantha Sault

Writer, Washington DC and Geneva


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