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.
Positive investing means putting your money directly into businesses whose mission and impact you support. Ethex has revolutionised this process, so now everyone can put their money towards a better society.
As a result of Covid-19, even seasoned entrepreneurs are finding it tricky to carry on with business as usual. The founder of one social enterprise explains what the economic fallout means for her.
It's true that leaders emerge during times of crisis such as these. However, the best leaders are those who eventually work themselves out of a job, argues one social entrepreneur.
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.
With much of Africa living in informal settlements, one enterprising young woman decided to bring quality healthcare to the people who previously couldn’t afford it.
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.
Suzanne Biegel is leading the way in gender-smart investing. While opening and supporting channels for capital to flow to female-owned business, she is righting wrongs, and busting myths about investing in women.
Twenty years ago, opting to be vegetarian, never mind vegan, firmly put you into a camp of people who were forever destined to eat bland lentils and pasta. Today, of course, there has never been so much choice for people who are choosing to embrace vegetarian or plant-based diets. If you feel like eating a “burger”, made in a lab, not on a farm, that’s now a possibility.