Innovation in Sustainability: From Trash to Textiles

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Monique has been a pioneer in sustainability in the notoriously environmentally unfriendly textile and fashion industry for more than 20 years. We asked Monique about her journey with sustainability and the challenges she’s experienced.

Salon Owner Chelle Neff Talks Scaling, Sustainability and Success

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Green Circle Salons provide the world’s first sustainable salon solution to recover and repurpose beauty waste. Describe where the beauty industry as a whole is regarding sustainability and environmental concerns.

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Are CSR and Sustainability the New Magnets for Top Talent?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

CSR and sustainability can be viewed as new magnets for talent. Why Sustainability in Business Matters. They are committed to sustainability, equality, climate change, peace and justice. They demand sustainable and ethical business practices both as employees and as consumers.

Teaching Green: Integrating Sustainability Principles into I&E Curriculum

Venture Well

Jeremy Faludi's Tools for Design and Sustainability includes a guide to teaching green principles in innovation and entrepreneurship courses. The post Teaching Green: Integrating Sustainability Principles into I&E Curriculum appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators Faculty sustainable design teaching resources

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

VIDEO: A Salute To Three Businesses Who Focus on Sustainable Development

Smart Hustle Magazine

On Ramon's recent Facebook Live with HelloAlice he saluted three business owners who are building businesses focused on sustainability. The post VIDEO: A Salute To Three Businesses Who Focus on Sustainable Development appeared first on SmartHustle.com. Marketing sustainability

2019’s Top 10 Business Leaders in Sustainability

Impact Hub

The good news is that the movers and shakers of the industry are finally listening to the call of United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and more and more players are now becoming more sustainable in their business approach to contribute to the realization of these goals. .

Sustainability will eat the World

Thomas Grota

sustainability investments future private equity venture capital nature enviromentalI always get asked as many other investors: “what’s the next big thing to invest in…?” The standard.

Create a More Sustainable Future: The 2019 class of Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy

TechStars

Today ten companies from around the US and Mexico are joining us in Denver, Colorado for an intensive three-months where they will accelerate their companies, and their impact, to create a more sustainable future for us all.

EO Hosts International Entrepreneurial Summit at the United Nations in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Entrepreneurs' Organization

On 25–26 June 2019, EO presented a two-day International Entrepreneurial Summit at the United Nations focused on inspiring, educating and connecting business leaders to promote sustainable business practices.

advancing sustainability, equity, and entrepreneurial success: q&a with Amy Tuininga of Montclair State University

Venture Well

The post advancing sustainability, equity, and entrepreneurial success: q&a with Amy Tuininga of Montclair State University appeared first on VentureWell.

Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation sustainable designE-Team grantee Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife has learned to look for teammates who have vision and passion for the problem the startup is trying to solve.

Disrupting Environmental Destruction

TechStars

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. Accelerators Sustainability The Nature Conservancy

big ideas 2020: a vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship

Venture Well

Faculty I&E Ecosystems Assessment Biomedical Engineering inclusive entrepreneurship SustainabilityTo kick off the new year—and new decade—we’d like to draw attention to four big ideas that will be of great importance in 2020 and in years to come.

Melanie Nakagawa: Rhetoric Versus Reality Around Climate Change Solutions

Venture Well

I&E Ecosystems Sustainable Innovation early stage innovator open startup sustainable design waterWe spoke with Melanie Nakagawa about the rhetoric versus reality surrounding U.S. environmental policies to address climate change.

students and industry partnering for the planet: when waste leads to good business

Venture Well

Faculty Early-stage innovators sustainable designMore university programs are fostering industry partnerships, and giving students real-world opportunities to address environmental issues. .

eliminating harmful pesticides from farming: q&a with Adam Stager from E-Team, TRIC Robotics

Venture Well

Sustainable Innovation E-Team Early-stage innovatorsAdam Stager of E-Team, TRIC Robotics, is working to eliminate pesticides from farming to protect workers and the environment.

How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators Faculty Sustainable Innovation entrepreneurship higher education innovation open startup STEM sustainable design teaching resources

Innovator Spotlight: Julie Bliss Mullen of Aclarity

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators startup sustainable design waterJulie Bliss Mullen of ASPIRE team Aclarity has learned that it takes a team to make an impact through innovation and entrepreneurship. The post Innovator Spotlight: Julie Bliss Mullen of Aclarity appeared first on VentureWell.

Building a sustainable city involves much more than electric cars

Forward Cities

The post Building a sustainable city involves much more than electric cars appeared first on Forward Cities. Instagram

from cast-off to startup: using the waste stream in the classroom

Venture Well

Faculty Sustainable Innovation environmentally responsible engineering teaching resourcesUniversities are not merely places for learning about the problems created by our waste stream—they are places for demonstrating real-world solutions.

earth day, everyday: profile of E-Team, MITO Material Solutions

Venture Well

Sustainable Innovation e-teams early stage innovatorFor Earth Day, we're celebrating E-Team grantee, MITO Material Solutions, for bringing environmentally-responsible principles into manufacturing. .

Innovator Spotlight: Myriam Sbeiti of Sunthetics

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators startup sustainable designAn innovator’s journey from idea to market can be challenging and complicated—but also rewarding. Our Innovator Spotlight series explores how inventor-entrepreneurs in our network have.

How to Give Back Through Your Business

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Create sustainable giving through social entrepreneurship. You can even create self-sustaining giving. ” Piyush Patel ‘s commitment to sustainable giving and advancing educational opportunities for all has earned him a nomination for EO Global Citizen of the Year.

Faculty Spotlight: Richard Niesenbaum from Muhlenberg College

Venture Well

Faculty sustainable design teaching resourcesWe continue our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network who are doing good work—faculty members who are catalyzing change in higher education and inspiring.

7 Ways To Live A More Sustainable Life

Impact Hub

What we can do is make daily choices that lead to a more sustainable lifestyle. The call to “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” has been used so much that it almost sounds cliche, but it remains an effective approach in leading a sustainable lifestyle. The earth is heating up, and fast!

Water-Energy Nexus: A Connection That’s Driving Innovation

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators Global I&E Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation startup waterFor World Water Day, we spoke with three ventures operating at the water-energy nexus to learn how they're addressing strains in both resource systems.

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rethinking water in the age of climate change

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation environmentally responsible engineering sanitation waterThese E-Teams are part of a new generation of ventures that are rethinking how society uses, manages, and protects water in the age of climate change.

Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation startupsFor Kollhoff, getting comfortable with discomfort has become a valuable survival skill. The post Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials appeared first on VentureWell.

Coworking & Flexible Workspaces Poised for Big Uptick Post-COVID

GCUC

Coworking Sustainability Community COVID-19Original article published on June 22, 2020 – By Carolyn Cirillo on allwork.space. This post features highlights from a Knoll k. talks webinar discussing the.

Inventing Solutions to Prevent Ocean Pollution

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators sustainable design waterDespite ominous data about the harmful impact - and volume - of ocean pollution, there’s a wave of early-stage innovators determined to address the issue. The post Inventing Solutions to Prevent Ocean Pollution appeared first on VentureWell.

9 Ventures Forming the Future of Fashion

Impact Hub

Slow and sustainable fashion is gaining momentum, and you no longer have to make a choice between style or ethics – you can have both. They audit every single brand that wishes to be stocked with them, to prove their ethical credentials and sustainable practices.

how startups can lessen their environmental footprint

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators sustainable designFrom using renewable energy sources to minimizing packaging waste, early-stage innovators can find ways to lessen their environmental footprint. The post how startups can lessen their environmental footprint appeared first on VentureWell.

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7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking

GCUC

Sustainability Community Health and Well-being“Nothing, absolutely nothing, can replace face-to-face communication” —Liz Elam, 2013 on stage at GCUC We are going to face some hard months ahead as.

Show me the money: how entrepreneurial support programs (and organizations) become financially sustainable

Carol Lauffer

Creating financially sustainable Entrepreneurial Support Programs (ESPs) and Entrepreneurial Support Organizations (ESOs) helps to ensure that they can survive the loss any revenue stream–and continue to serve clients and generate results, whether those are jobs, new business starts, etc. Sustainability is defined as the ability to cover expenses with predictable, reliable sources of funding. To create a sustainable ESP or ESO requires the adoption of 5 best practices.

GCUC Online: Covid, Coworking & The Future Follow Up

GCUC

Coworking Sustainability Coworking Trends Future of Work GCUC Webinars COVID-19As promised we gathered up the unanswered questions from our GCUC online event on the 21st and tracked down the answers for you. Below.

Practical Ways to Integrate Principles of Environmental Responsibility into STEM Courses

Venture Well

Faculty Sustainable Innovation teaching resourcesMany faculty struggle to incorporate environmental responsibility into existing STEM courses. Jeremy Faludi explains how he did it—and how you can, too.