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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.
Today, a key team of Impact Hub staff, board members, and external partners will convene in UNESCO World Heritage Site Évora, Portugal for a week-long strategy workshop hosted by the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation (EAF).
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.
Last month, I was invited to speak to the Unlikely Allies crowd in Berlin, a select group of 150 change-makers from around the world brought together by Impact Hub. Here's what I told them about how we're CrowdSolving global problems.
On May 3, Impact Hub Geneva and UNDP, with the support of multiple partners including SwissRe and Pfizer, launched the second edition of Accelerate2030, a cross-border scaling program for impact-driven ventures contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
After a month-long virtual scouting effort led by Impact Hub across a global network of 16,000+ social innovators, AXA has chosen the three finalists for its Prevention with Impact accelerator program.
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.
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.
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.