Peter Høeg on a Danish metropolis with a sense of humanity.

Green Rankings Methodology Webinar

In June, Newsweek and its research partners (Trucost and Sustainalytics) will be holding an online workshop for sustainability managers at the companies we are researching. In this webinar, we will go over the methodology and research process as well as answer questions. Further details and registration information will be posted on this page shortly. Please check back soon.

Melinda Gates’s Birth-Control Bombshell

She plans to use the Gates Foundation’s billions to revolutionize contraception worldwide. The Catholic right is pushing back. Is she ready for the political firestorm ahead?

Erasing Kasparov

Russia’s former world chess champion was supposed to defeat Putin. Does he have a move left to play?

A Dictator, Vanquished

As Charles Taylor prepares to go to prison for war crimes, Nobel Prize winner Leymah Gbowee rebuilds a battered Liberia.

Kate’s First Royal Year

She wowed the world at the wedding of the century, and now the Duchess of Cambridge is proving that she can handle the everyday with equal grace and style.

150 Women Who Shake the World

They're heads of state and of household, fiery protesters and sly iconoclasts. Newsweek and The Daily Beast honor 150 women heroes.
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A Year of Upheaval

Even as 2012 gets underway, the world continues to be rocked by 2011’s big stories, from the epochal changes of the Arab Spring to the Japanese tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima. Will pro-democracy protests topple dictatorships elsewhere in the world? Can China and Germany lead the rest of us out of the global economic crisis? Is Al Qaeda on its way to the dustbin at last, 10 long years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan? Stay tuned.

The Rock’s New Boss

Gibraltar’s leader wants to bring the British territory, long claimed by Spain, firmly into the future.

I Hate Therefore I Am

Umberto Eco’s new book, ‘The Prague Cemetery,’ explores history’s deadliest hoax.
America Elects

How to Crowd Source a President

It’s not hard to find Americans fed up with the two-party system—just witness the skyrocketing number of voters registered as independents.

Our Research Partners

Newsweek’s Green Rankings were compiled in collaboration with two leading research organizations.

World’s Greenest Companies

From IBM to Infosys, these are the most eco-conscious companies around the globe. The Green Rankings were created in 2009 with ASAP Media, a New York City media development firm founded by editors Peter W. Bernstein ( and Annalyn Swan ( It specializes in creating magazine, book, and online content.

Back to the U.S.S.R.

Does Russia secretly want Vladimir Putin to return to the Kremlin? Owen Matthews reports.

Selling the Revolution

Lovable Muppets. Feel-good colors. Hipster cred. Apple's ad campaigns make us want to be part of the club.