You Think Investing in Sustainability Isn’t Profitable? Think Again

30 January 2018 | Baldwin Tong
Dr. Christoph Grobbel is the Chief Financial Officer, Chairman of the Board, and co-owner of South Pole, headquartered in Zurich. They are a global pioneer in sustainability solutions. In the last ten years, Christoph and his team have led the charge to develop over 500 emission reduction…

Uniting Europe One City at a Time

18 December 2017 | Baldwin Tong
“What does it even mean to feel European? We at MOSAIK believe that it’s not about being the same all the time–we believe it’s about differences. It’s the ability to deal with these differences and to actually see these differences as an opportunity rather than a threat.” Katharina Moser is…

Using the Power of the Sun to Save Lives

14 December 2017 | Baldwin Tong
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 2 billion people use a contaminated source of drinking water. Waterborne diseases such as diarrhea, cholera, and typhoid affect around 700 million people. Billions of euros are spent each and every year to treat sufferers of these illnesses.…

Get ready for November’s #GivingTuesday Global Mash-Up

27 November 2017 | Jocelyn Nyaguse
As our global network of 16,000 members expands, partnerships between various regions are becoming an integral part of our development. On Tuesday, November 28th, our globally connected community will bring yet another intercontinental event series to life through the #GivingTuesday Mash-Up.  In…

New Use for Drones in the Philippines Is Saving Lives

27 August 2017 | Martha Burwell
In 2013, one of the worst tropical storms ever recorded hit the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as super typhoon Yolanda, devastated the country, killing more than 6,000 Filipinos and affecting millions of others.

Impact Journalism Day: Rewriting The Future

22 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Unemployment affects 201 million people in the world. One in nine people are undernourished, while one third of all the food produced is thrown away. Eight people own the same wealth as half of the world’s population.

More Sun, Cheaper Electricity: Startup First To Pass Green Energy Savings On To Consumers

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
 Simon Schmitz wants to change the way you think about the sun and the wind. Having worked in the energy industry in the past, he saw green, innovative ideas being passed over because of a business culture that was uncomfortable with risk. 

Social Entrepreneurs Bring Work, Stability, and Community to Refugees

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
The journey from Syria to Europe is not an easy one. Though the routes are constantly changing, they usually involve thousands of miles of walking, dangerous boat rides, and constant fear of violence and deportation.

This Armenian Ed-Tech Company Is Changing The Way We Run Our Schools

5 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
Can an ed-tech company improve the lives of Armenia’s children? Suren Aloyan, the founder of Dasaran, has proven that it can. His company has leapfrogged traditional models of education, using the latest technological innovations  to create Armenia’s first comprehensive e-Learning portal.

Solving Homelessness Through Good Design

22 November 2016 | Whitney Schaefer
As CEO of a shelter and infrastructure design studio with the vision of ending one of our biggest global challenges: homelessness,
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