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Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jordyn de Boer and Tania Potts ·
11·01·19
How do you tackle plastic pollution, material waste and social isolation in one fell swoop?  That's a problem that Jordyn de Boer and Tania Potts are helping to solve with Boomerang Bags, fuelled by a burning desire to tackle plastic pollution at its source.
Social EnterpriseSocial Enterprise
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BY Jeroen van Overbeek ·
17·12·18
“When the human being is your main point of focus, your main value, you feel alive.” This is Jeroen van Overbeek's reason for being and the reason he founded Social Impakt. He realised that he was helping companies make money, but not helping people. He wasn't aligned with his values anymore. […]
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BY Daniel Barry ·
12·12·18
Dan Barry is the founder of Marc Skid, LLC, a cheeky, eco-friendly underwear brand owner with a passion for giving back. Made with the finest cotton, Organic Pima, and with a recycled water bottle in each waistband, Marc Skid underwear is dedicated to the betterment of the world and its […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Lasha Kvantalian ·
10·12·18
We've all seen the devastating images of the wildfires in California: the U.S. Forest Service estimated that 1 million acres have been burned in California wildfires in 2018. These fires have been a call to action for Lasha Kvantalian, the founder of Treespond: an online platform for personalised tree planting, aiming […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Sophie Stevens and Pete Oswald ·
07·12·18
Have you ever wondered, every time you buy a greetings card, what the cost is?  Prices vary enormously but the half decent ones are upwards of a £2.  But, what's the real cost?  Not to your pocket, but to the planet.  Unless the card is recycled, or from sustainable sources, […]
Social EnterpriseSocial Enterprise
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BY David and Stephanie Miles ·
07·12·18
Every year, hundreds of children's publishers produce millions of wonderful books for kids. But here's the problem. Most people in the world can't afford them. This is what Bushel and Peck Books are setting out to solve.
PovertyPoverty
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BY Danielle Sturton and Michael Ross ·
06·12·18
Opportunities for Life's mission is to bring clean drinking water to those in need in developing countries. 1 in 10 people on our planet doesn't have access to clean water, OFL pride itself on its 100% model. 100% of public donations fund clean drinking water projects.
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Emiliano Vettore ·
01·12·18
iGreengo is the first sharing community (market place) of outdoor places. It allows the owner of a beautiful place to share it and make it known and gives other people the chance to enjoy unique and unforgettable tourist experiences.
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Rena Thomas ·
30·11·18
VeganNation is bringing the one-of-a-kind infrastructure to unite the vegan community globally with an all-encompassing ecosystem.  A nation is as strong as its economy and the economy is as strong as the currency which is why VeganNation is powered by its own decentralized currency - the VeganCoin.
Charity & Civil SocietyCharity & Civil Society
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BY Alexandra Hoskyn ·
30·11·18
Meet Alexandra Hoskyn. Back in 2017, she noticed exactly the same, decided to do something about it and launched the Chatty Cafe scheme. A simple idea. Alex asked cafes to pop a sign on a table saying “The seats on this table are for anyone happy to chat to other […]
Social EnterpriseSocial Enterprise
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BY Rodrigo Aranda ·
29·11·18
Sintala Design is creating beautiful products made from 100% solid wood, but here's the catch: all of the wood is only taken from fallen trees, prunings or anything left over from other manufacturing processes. This is a great initiative and will no doubt attract a lot of support.
Charity & Civil SocietyCharity & Civil Society
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BY Matt Callanan ·
28·11·18
“I’d like to give back” is something people often say.  Giving makes you feel good; it’s very simple. Meet Matt Callanan.  When Matt won £20 on a scratch card, he decided to share his good fortune and buy a Big Issue seller some food.  And so began the #WeMakeGoodHappen & #Tenner4Good movement. […]
PovertyPoverty
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BY Sam Colyer ·
18·11·18
Having wet, cold feet is undeniably miserable. Yet for homeless people, it’s a daily reality, and one that left untreated, can result in a number of nasty health conditions. Ex-serviceman Ian Northcott, also known as the busking bobby (check out the video on youtube!) knew he wanted to do something […]
Work & SkillsWork & Skills
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BY Manon Dolet ·
04·09·18
You Make It empowers young, unemployed, mainly BAME women to dream big, achieve greatness and inspire others. We are unique in that we take a holistic approach to joblessness, we don’t see marginalised women as burdens that must be shoehorned into a job in order to tick them off a […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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BY Martha Silcott ·
24·08·18
FabLittleBag aims to reduce aquatic pollution by providing a feel-good alternative to flushing tampons and pads – with the help of a FabLittleBag! The mission is to a) help to keep used sanitary items out of the rivers, seas and off our beaches and b) to make sanitary disposal a […]
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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BY Zoe Cuckow ·
24·08·18
Our oceans need us more than ever. From ocean plastics to coral reefs getting warmer to overfishing, they are being damaged at an alarming rate. Given the demand of fish as the main protein source for 1/5 of the world’s population and providing a livelihood to 260 million people globally, […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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BY Richard Hardiman ·
23·08·18
Richard Hardiman, the accidental environmentalist, speaks honestly about his entrepreneurial journey, discovering a passion for drones and plastic recycling he never dreamed of, and how the creative, entrepreneurial side lies in each of us- waiting to be unleashed. RanMarine Technology B.V. has just launched Waste Shark, their first product. These fully […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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BY Zoe Cuckow ·
16·08·18
The Waste Free Oceans Foundation’s main goal is to reduce the global impact of marine litter. By mobilising fisheries, recyclers, manufacturers and policymakers, Waste Free Oceans aims to reduce, recycle and ultimately reuse marine litter, mitigating the impact on both the environment and natural resources.
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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BY Marius Smit ·
10·08·18
Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishing company in the world and they turn the collected plastics into stunning furniture. They aim to “create economic value from plastic waste, involving as many people as possible”. In the last year, they’ve launched a furniture range, have a fleet of ten […]
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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BY Sarah Wyndham Lewis ·
06·08·18
Meet Bermondsey Street Bees! They’re championing artisan honey, beekeeping and sustainable food in the heart of London. Chatting with Sarah Wyndham Lewis about Bermondsey Street Bees was a joy; her commitment to creating a truly artisan product stands out and passion for bees is infectious. This is genuine, authentic food production […]
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