EO’s framework for sustainability: How EO will become net positive by 2030

Entrepreneurs' Organization

EO’s quarterly Impact Day events, as part of the sustainability plan, including “Reimagine Success” and “Designing Your Future,” focus on our planet and the vital role businesses play in building a sustainable future. The following is a summary of EO’s sustainability framework.

Sustainable Work: ESHIP Goal 7

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Goal 7 Sustainable Work: Develop professional recognition and resources for ecosystem builders. Sustainable Funding Models, matters to me because generating revenue and funding for ecosystems building activities is a key to helping me build and grow Inncuvate.

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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. That’s why I started my company, Vision Textiles, in 1998, with a commitment to operate with sustainability at the forefront. Read Monique’s advice for other entrepreneurs interested in adopting sustainable practices. .

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. The beauty industry is stepping up to the plate where the environment and sustainability are concerned. When I first opened my salon 15 years ago, there wasn’t education or companies you could reach out to about sustainability.

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. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Why these co-founders turned their sustainability podcast into a VC-backed business

TechCrunch

When Laura Wittig and Liza Moiseeva met as guests on a podcast about sustainable fashion, they jibed so well together that they began one of their own: Good Together. The value will be going direct commerce and selling our picks of ethical sustainable goods.”.

How adaptability during a pandemic transformed this YLAI Fellow’s Honduran sustainability company

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Beleaf is a sustainable fashion company that uses scraps to “upcycle” and create new clothing and accessories. Through years of production and education, the community has begun to reflect sustainable values by creating their own clothes through upcycling old materials.

Companies will be more sustainable after COVID-19 I

Impact Hub

The companies of the future will be based on hybrid work models, sustainability, and impact. We must bet on the triple bottom line: impact economies, a more ethical financial market and the financing of companies committed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) ”.

Companies will be more sustainable after COVID-19 II

Impact Hub

Also in China, the first nation to register COVID-19 cases at the end of 2019, they advocate a change of attitude towards sustainability. The post Companies will be more sustainable after COVID-19 II appeared first on Impact Hub. The first part of this article can be found here.

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. Couple digital transparency with the opinions of the millennial generation and it’s not hard to see how sustainability has become an attractive strategy for businesses, for both brand promotion and attracting talent. They are committed to sustainability, equality, climate change, peace and justice. The post Are CSR and Sustainability the New Magnets for Top Talent?

This YLAI Fellow is influencing sustainable behavior in his Dominican Republic community

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

To celebrate Porfirio’s efforts in creating job opportunities in his community, and in leading them toward a culture of sustainability, the YLAI Network asked him a few questions about Green Depot’s successes. Especially as a business specializing in sustainability? .

Accelerating Sustainable Food Business Solutions to Reshape Our Cities

Impact Hub

More than four billion people work, live, and sustain themselves in the metropolis. Technological leaps have enabled many (though by no means all) of us city-dwellers to sustain ourselves adequately, despite breaking our traditional connection with agricultural life.

advancing agricultural sustainability with lab-grown meat: a Q&A with Jordan Jones from E-Team, Leef Jerky

Venture Well

Jordan Jones of E-Team, Leef Jerky is progressing agricultural sustainability practices by creating an environmentally-friendly meat product. The post advancing agricultural sustainability with lab-grown meat: a Q&A with Jordan Jones from E-Team, Leef Jerky appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators E-Team sustainable design

creating sustainable and durable women’s health products: q&a with Greta Meyer from E-Team, Sequel

Venture Well

Through intensive customer discovery, E-Team grantee, Greta Meyer and her team is designing more durable, sustainable women's health products. . The post creating sustainable and durable women’s health products: q&a with Greta Meyer from E-Team, Sequel appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare innovation

Corporate sustainability initiatives may open doors for carbon offset startups

TechCrunch

This push toward corporate sustainability is creating all kinds of strange bedfellows and startup opportunities, with major corporate offset programs and the establishment of new startups focused on offsets creating channels for sustainable technologies to get to market.

You’ll Never Build a Sustainable Business With Execution Alone

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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Pitching tech to optimize building design for sustainability, Atlanta-based Cove.tool raises $5.7 million

TechCrunch

Patrick Chopson and Sandeep Ahuja started cove.tool , an Atlanta-based company developing software to optimize building design for sustainability and cost, because of problems they’d faced in their careers as architects.

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 sustainabilityThe three companies are Pathwater , Staci's Pita Chips , and Veggie Pod.

EO Impact Day: ‘Reimagine Success’ for your business and the planet

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to lead impactful businesses and build a sustainable future for our world, but how exactly do you start? As the ‘inspire’ arm of EO’s Inspire, Learn, Act series, we’re inviting and engaging members to become a part of EO’s sustainability strategy.”.

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.

Ben Franklin Alum Company, Sustainable Composites, In The News!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Sustainable Composites Introduces Recycled Enspire Leather To Market, And La-Z-Boy And Timberland Sign On! Mother nature doesn’t give up her secrets easily,” Fox shared with me from his Sustainable Composites office in Lancaster County, PA. “We The raw material for Sustainable Composites has come from the Wilson football factory in Ada, OH. Now it is trucked to Sustainable Composites’s warehouse to be turned into cottonlike leather pulp.

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. . As such, more than 90% of CEOs say that sustainability is fundamental to success. The business uses three pillars for its sustainability model: care, collaborate and create.

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. Inspired by the success of last year’s inaugural program, our companies continue to be aligned with The Nature Conservancy’s core focus of tackling climate change, providing food and water sustainably, building healthy cities, and protecting our land and water.

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. The interactive International Entrepreneurial Summit (IES) focused on supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) —17 goals and 169 targets to eradicate poverty, reverse inequality and halt climate change by 2030.

catalyzing the next wave of sustainable engineering solutions: q&a with Rucha Joshi of University of California, Davis

Venture Well

Faculty grantee, Rucha Joshi of University of California, Davis, introduces students to sustainable engineering solutions through human centered design, interdisciplinary thinking, and entrepreneurial concepts.

[Beyond Meat in VegWorld] LIZA KOSHY TEAMS UP WITH BEYOND MEAT® AND EVERFI TO INVITE STUDENTS NATIONWIDE TO THINK AND LIVE MORE SUSTAINABLY

OurCrowd

With today’s launch of the Beyond Lunch Sustainability Challenge, teachers, in collaboration with their students, can submit their innovative, out-of-the-box ideas for how they would make their school’s lunchrooms more sustainable.

What does it take to go carbon neutral as a business?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Who better to move our world forward toward greater sustainability than today’s greatest innovators? . When we heard about the EO’s initiative to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals , we felt on the right path.

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protecting our oceans with AI technology: q&a with Saakib Akbany of Remora

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-TeamSaakib Akbany of E-Team, Remora, developed an autonomous marine drone that uses AI technology to collect floating garbage from ports to address ocean pollution.

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. The post Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife appeared first on VentureWell.

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.

[Beyond Meat in GPlant Based News] Beyond Meat Partners EVERFI To Launch Online Course On Sustainability

OurCrowd

Plant-based company Beyond Meat has partnered with education platform EVERFI to launch an online course on sustainability. The post [Beyond Meat in GPlant Based News] Beyond Meat Partners EVERFI To Launch Online Course On Sustainability appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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. The post Melanie Nakagawa: Rhetoric Versus Reality Around Climate Change Solutions appeared first on VentureWell.

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. 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? Accelerators Sustainability The Nature ConservancySource: Ben Duke.

[Beyond Meat in Globe Newswire] Beyond Meat Joins Forces With EVERFI to Make Sustainability Education Accessible to Students Nationwide

OurCrowd

NASDAQ: BYND) announced today that it is collaborating with EVERFI, a leading digital education innovator, to create a science-based course on sustainability that will be available – at no cost – to students, teachers and parents across the country. Beyond Meat, Inc.

[Nexa3D in 3D Printing Industry] NEXA3D COLLABORATES WITH INDUSTRY PARTNERS TO ACCELERATE SUSTAINABLE AM AND INDUSTRY 4.0 ADOPTION

OurCrowd

Ultrafast polymer production 3D printer manufacturer, Nexa3D, has partnered with Royal DSM to speed up the adoption of sustainable additive manufacturing and production.

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. .

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. The post big ideas 2020: a vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship appeared first on VentureWell.