Climate Action & Environment

Traditional industry and businesses have contributed enormously to the degradation of our planet’s ecosystems and the acceleration of global climate change. But some organizations are doing things better. Impact businesses are finding ways to cut their harmful emissions, source materials responsibly, and even benefit the environment through innovative business models designed with planetary health in mind. These leaders are setting the standard for tomorrow’s impact businesses and for a better, more regenerative economic landscape overall.

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Bali Bans Plastic as Indonesia Moves Towards Tackling Marine Pollution

In an unprecedented move last December, Bali Governor Wayan Koster introduced an all-encompassing ban against single-use plastic,…

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Waste to Wear: Meet Topiku, the Sustainable Brand That Turns Trash Into Hats

Photo credit: Topiku Topiku makes SoCal streetwear-inspired hats from textile offcuts, leather scraps and HDPE plastics typically…

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An Introduction To The Green Filmmaking Ecosystem And Sustainable Film Production

At Chouette Films, we merge the worlds of academia and/or the third sector with the…

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Krakakoa Champions Sustainable Agriculture, One Craft Chocolate Bar At A Time

Photo credit: Krakakoa Krakakoa, a craft chocolate social venture, trains and equips cocoa farmers in…

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Food For Good: 4 Social Enterprises That Are Transforming The Food And Beverage Industry In South East Asia

Source: East Bali Cashews From compostable coffee capsules to rice berry, these social ventures have…

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Plastic Bank Uses Blockchain To Turn Plastic Waste Into Currency To Save Our Oceans

Using blockchain technology, the Plastic Bank offers a secure and transparent way to monetize ocean-bound…

Meet Doodlage, The Ethical Fashion Brand Reversing The Design Process To Fulfill Their Zero Waste Mission

Tucked into the corner of West End Marg Saidulajab, New Delhi, is a cute little…

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From Tofu Wine To Surplus Bread, Singapore Embraces Fight Against Food Waste

Source: Toast Ale Appalled by the amount of bread thrown away by bakeries, Singapore-based Austrian…

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Meet Clean Coast Collective, the Social Enterprise Cleaning Up Australia’s Beaches

I am hoping that, in 2017, with the amazing amount of information sharing we have…

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21 Social Enterprise Podcasts That Will Inspire You To Impact The World

Information is everywhere. Entertainment is everywhere. Now, podcasts are everywhere. According to a recent Edison…

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Meet Recover Brands, an American Manufacturing Company Producing Clothes Out of Recycled Materials

  Meet the American manufacturing company Recover Brands. Recover strives to create the best, most environmentally friendly…