In an age where technology seeps into every facet of life, there are still an estimated 3.6 billion people who do not have access to the internet. Cut off from the world’s biggest advances, these people are in danger of being left behind. Looking to change this is a project called Giga, with the aim of connecting every school in the world to the internet. One of its leaders spoke to us about why this is the best time to drive it forward.
If you bet on energy, you get results in sanitation, nutrition, education and many other areas. Renewable energy entrepreneur and off-grid power systems expert, Claudio Pedretti, explains the positive impacts of renewable energy for off-grid rural communities.
Scientist Melissa Garren has dedicated her life to serving humanity and the environment through what technology makes possible. She believes that to have the most impact on the likes of climate change we need to act collectively and decisively - and it’s not too late.
Entrepreneur, investor and author Nathalie Molina Niño tells us why there was a need for her book aimed at women entrepreneurs.
Thousands of children in South Africa, just by virtue of where they are born, do not have the same chance in life as their peers. Many are deprived of a decent education that can help transform their lives. Wouldn’t it be far better if something this vital wasn’t left to chance, but was instead a matter of choice?
Despite the positive benefits of renewable energy, around 80% of American households cannot install solar on their homes. Steph Speirs, CEO and co-founder of Solstice, explains how neighbourhood solar farms are making green energy a possibility for low- and moderate-income households.
Indoor air pollution contributes to millions of premature deaths every year and yet the problem is largely ignored. With the help of his family, one entrepreneur is developing a workable solution that’s accessible to the world’s poorest.
Community and humour are key components of Fish 2.0, the global network that connects investors and sustainable seafood entrepreneurs. Founder Monica Jain tells us why.
In developing countries, the best and brightest don’t always go on to university. By applying investment principles to people, one social enterprise is changing that.
With a number of projects on the go in her native Florida, there’s no stopping social entrepreneur Felecia Hatcher in her desire to make the tech industry more diverse, inclusive and accessible.
Co-founder and director of social enterprise Bidhaa Sasa, Rocío Pérez Ochoa tells us how the distribution company is following a Tupperware-style business model to reach women in rural Kenya.
Jenna Nicholas is co-founder and CEO of Impact Experience, an enterprise which brings together impact investors, philanthropists, innovators, and leaders of marginalised communities. Working to introduce community projects to the people who can help them grow, and provide investment, Impact Experience drives transformative projects.