Social Business

Businesses with a social objective as a top priority, rather than profit or market share. Includes impact investing

Food Sharing App Tackles $1 Trillion Annual Wastage

Food Sharing App Tackles $1 Trillion Annual Wastage

A third of all the food produced in the world is thrown away. It represents an annual value of $1 trillion, and in the UK half the food is wasted in the home.  It’s one of our planet’s greatest problems. There are millions of people who don’t have enough,...

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

In Part 1 we looked at decentralization of electricity generation, largely due to the availability of affordable equipment for domestic-scale production from renewable sources. Part 2 looks at the distribution side of the industry, where digitization will enable...

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is recognised as being at the forefront of using crowdsourcing to develop both business and community social opportunities. Perhaps it’s an almost inevitable extension of central government policy to eradicate gender discrimination and treat everyone equally....

Investing in Women is Win-Win For All

 Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter BurgFemale entrepreneurship is much more than a social issue. Now it is an economic one with a rising generation of 'mumpreneurs' going out and challenging the existing gender imbalance of business.Building confidence“One of the main...

The 5 P’s of the Crowd Economy

This article by Epi Ludvik is reposted from Virgin Entrepreneur Social connections boosted by the web and mobile networks have seeded collaboration and cooperation like never before. Ironically all this technology has, in more instances than not, helped increase human...