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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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.

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.

7 Midwest Sustainability Startups to Know About in 2021


We’re so happy that more startups than ever are founded on a mission of sustainability. If you’re looking for a great job at a Midwest sustainability startup, you have so many choices. Here are a few of the awesome sustainability startups from Ann Arbor to Columbus.

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

Creating agents of change in El Salvador with sustainable wearable art

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

The post Creating agents of change in El Salvador with sustainable wearable art appeared first on Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative. By Jewelle Saunders. Everyone deserves to have equal opportunities, rights, and benefits,” says Marí?a a Suriano, 2018 YLAI Fellow. “It

A Tool for Consistent and Sustainable Startup Growth

Paul G. Silva

At Launch413, we deeply believe our tools should be sustainable and our advisors should be impactful. We also know that to cross from early-stage to being a sustainable company entrepreneurs need to maintain momentum, and recognize and fill knowledge gaps. This is a repost from the Launch413 blog. Effective Tools Used By Launch413: A Case Study. When we created Launch413 in 2018, we had no idea what was just around the corner.

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?

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 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.

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.

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) ”.

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? .

Founders must show investors that sustainability is more than lip service


Ending years of debates over environmental sustainability, the United States officially declared a climate crisis earlier this year, deeming climate considerations an “essential element” of foreign policy and national security. Public commitment to sustainability goals. Todd Klein.

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


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.”.

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

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 Marketing sustainability

Dr. Jeremy Faludi: celebrating a sustainable design trailblazer

Venture Well

Sustainable design strategist, Dr. Jeremy Faludi, is the recipient of the 2021 Sustainable Practice Impact Award at the VentureWell OPEN conference. The post Dr. Jeremy Faludi: celebrating a sustainable design trailblazer appeared first on VentureWell.

Brazil’s iFood outlines sustainability initiatives aiming to reduce its carbon footprint


The Brazilian-based pan-Latin American food delivery startup iFood has announced a series of initiatives designed to reduce the company’s environmental impact as consumers push companies to focus more on sustainability. Coupled with internal-facing initiatives to improve water reuse, deploy renewable energy and develop a green roof at its Osasco headquarters, iFood is hoping to hit sustainability goals that can improve the environment across Brazil and beyond. .

How NotCo Leveraged AI to Create Sustainable and Delicious Food

Entrepreneur's Handbook

4 takeaways from a Chilean startup going global Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». technology business startup entrepreneurship artificial-intelligence

Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola and Unilever join AB InBev’s sustainable supply chain accelerator


A clutch of the world’s largest consumer products and food companies are joining Budweiser’s parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev in backing an investment program to support early-stage companies focused on making supply chains more sustainable.

You’ll Never Build a Sustainable Business With Execution Alone

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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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

Sustainable Furniture Brand Floyd Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding


Based in Detroit, Floyd is a sustainable furniture startup founded by Alex O’Dell and Kyle Hoff. The post Sustainable Furniture Brand Floyd Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding appeared first on StartupNation.

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.

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.”.

From electric charging to supply chain management, InMotion Ventures preps Jaguar for a sustainable future


Its 15 active investments run the gamut from autonomous vehicles, to car insurance tech, to ride-sharing, and travel planning, but increasingly the firm is focusing its efforts on vehicle electrification and sustainable supply chains.

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.

Berlin’s Blacklane raises $26M to expand its high-end chauffeur-driven sustainable car service


In addition to that, Blacklane took a majority stake in Havn , an electric-based car service hatched by Jaguar, for an undisclosed sum, to spearhead a move into more sustainable travel options alongside the fleet of Teslas already operated by Blacklane.

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


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.

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


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.

Corporate sustainability initiatives may open doors for carbon offset startups


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.

incorporating sustainable infrastructure into engineering: q&a with Dr. Andrew Grieshop of North Carolina State University

Venture Well

Andrew Grieshop of North Carolina State University works to help engineering students design new sustainable infrastructure solutions using smart technology.

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.