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.

Anya Gupta, a sustainable and conscious lifestyle advocate
From City Life to Organic Farm Life to Create Micro Ecosystems

In episode 22 of the Impact India podcast, I chat with Anya Gupta, a sustainable…

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This Biotech Company Turns Milk Waste Into Protein Fiber to Revolutionize Sustainable Clothing

In episode 57 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, we speak with Robert Luo, Founder…

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Toast Ale Brews Beer From Leftover Bread to Tackle Food Waste

With its signature beer made from surplus bread, Toast Ale is at the forefront of…

Discussing The Impact of COVID-19 on the Different Sectors of Our Society
Discussing The Impact of COVID-19 on Different Sectors of Our Society

In episode 47 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Christian Thrasher and…

Things You Can’t Recycle and Sustainable Alternatives
10 Things You Can’t Recycle and Sustainable Alternatives to Replace Them

As more and more countries and cities make recycling compulsory, and invest in responsible waste…

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Day Owl Uses Upcycling Plastic Bottles to Create Sustainable Jobs and Products

In episode 37 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Ian Rosenberger, Founder…

22 Social Enterprises to Watch for in Asia in 2020

Happy New Year! It’s been over two years that I have been given the opportunity…

Meet Vera, The Blockchain Platform That Makes it Easy to Offset Your Plastic Footprint

Meet Vera, a new platform that allows members to easily offset their plastic footprint for…

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How Brands Can Have a Positive Impact With Packaging

Packaging is a feature that’s meant to do more than keeping a product safe or…

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Conservation Nonprofits Transform the World’s Largest Manta Ray Fishery Into a Marine Sanctuary

By combining community-based enforcement and sustainable livelihood development, a coalition of NGOs and government successfully…

Turning Recycled Plastic Into Clothes
The Future of Fashion: Turning Recycled Plastic Into Clothes

Little do people know, but every piece of plastic ever made is reported to still…

Sports and the Environment
Sports and the Environment: Eco-Friendly Sports on the Rise

Like every global activity, such as industry and tourism, sports of today are starting to…

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This Social Entrepreneur Empowers Marginalized Women to Fight India’s Plastic Crisis

Upon seeing children in urban slums playing amidst a heap of plastic garbage, social entrepreneur Rohit Nayak…

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This Solar Powered Filtration System Aims To Provide Clean Water To The 2.1 Billion Who Lack It

3 out of 10 people around the world – or 2.1 billion people lack access…

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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…

Blockchain To Turn Plastic Waste
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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14 Social Entrepreneur Podcasts That Will Inspire You To Impact The World

Information is everywhere. Entertainment is everywhere. Now, podcasts are everywhere. Podcasting is an increasingly popular…

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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 and…