Marie Ekeland launches 2050, a new fund with radically ambitious, long-term goals

TechCrunch

Marie Ekeland has unveiled her next act — and it’s a new fund called 2050. With 2050, Ekeland is going back to the drawing board with a different vision when it comes to investment thesis, fund structure and the firm’s own values. Arguably, this is the most interesting part of 2050.

Accelerating Sustainable Food Business Solutions to Reshape Our Cities

Impact Hub

The UN predicts that by 2050, this proportion will rise to more than two thirds. More than four billion people work, live, and sustain themselves in the metropolis. The post Accelerating Sustainable Food Business Solutions to Reshape Our Cities appeared first on Impact Hub.

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Disrupting Environmental Destruction

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The World In 2050. What will the world look like in 2050? One shows the state of humanity and the natural world if we continue with “business as usual,” and the other offers a more positive future for both us and the environment if we switch gears and move towards a more sustainable path. And the next 10 years will be crucial if we are to find our way to a sustainable future. Can we change our course so that we move towards the sustainable path?

Innovative businesses that support local communities

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Juliana has dedicated herself to supporting the environment and developing a vision to “generate an ecological and sustainable awareness through a new form of design.” World Bank experts say that without urgent action, global waste will increase by 70 percent of current levels by 2050. With a focus on sustainability, Juliana’s vision may inspire others to take action to diminish the quantity of waste in communities around the world.