Kenyan startup, Kytabu, has changed the way students can learn in Kenya. Founder, Tonee Ndungu, has enabled teachers and students to have access to all the textbooks in the national curriculum on their mobiles or tablets. The material on the app consists of videos and audiobooks, which contrasts the typical in-house teaching methods in a … Continue reading Kytabu.
Aeropowder is a UK based start up that look at waste in a different way. In a much more innovative way than sticking it all in a landfill. Their aim is to "create useful materials from waste that exists in society" (Aeropowder website). Co-founders Elena Dieckmann and Ryan Robinson have looked at the increasingly problematic … Continue reading Aeropowder.
The Great Bubble Barrier. Even the name sounds so cool, wait till you hear about what they are all about. The Dutch start up, based in North Amsterdam, have this ambitious yet evidently achievable mission: "To remove as much plastic as possible from the environment. We do this by clearing as many flowing inland waterways … Continue reading The Great Bubble Barrier.
Sodexo has partnered with WWF to enable students across UK and Ireland to eat food that has a lower impact on the environment, as part of the 'Finer Diner' initivative, developed by global marketing firm Sense. Sodexo Logo. Photo Credit: uk.sodexo.com By sampling the 100% plant based foods at a few select univerisities where Sodexo … Continue reading Finer Diner.
Fox Rescued by Wildlife Aid. Photo Credit: wildlifeaid.org.uk Conservation group, Wildlife Aid, based in Leatherhead, UK, are hoping to create a new home for more young, wild and orphaned animals that will arrive in Spring next year. The animal charity already looks after thousands of animals, like hedgehogs, badgers and songbirds, every year and work … Continue reading Wildlife Aid.
Ex-Harvey Nichols, expert buyer Zahra Broadfield founded SUST Beauty, a new website that gathers the most sustainable and best quality products in the beauty industry so that shoppers can buy the best, whilst minimising their impact on the environment. SUST Logo. Photo Credit: sustbeauty.com Bound for success, this business removes the arduous steps a consumer … Continue reading SUST Beauty.
I have about four bags in my room. I use two of them regularly, the third only now and then and the fourth collects dust and is still in my room to be an antique to show my grandkids what style meant in my day. In reality, I don't need the fourth bag and I … Continue reading Millican Re-Home.
The Harrogate Hub Community Cafe Website Banner. Photo Credit: theharrogatehub.org/ Harrogate Hub Community Cafe is the one-stop shop for all your community needs! Locals from Harrogate have teamed together to establish the 'pay as you feel' café that "feels like home, a place where you can connect, feel safe and be yourself" (Harrogate Hub Community … Continue reading Harrogate Hub Community Cafe.
UoB and ISA have demonstrated how problem solving on the planet today must consider the sustainability of the solutions and this sets the right precedent for all the problem solving that is yet to happen - and happen it must!
Check out the latest blog post on Equality Check! Founded by Marie Sunde and Isabelle Ringnes, the platform empowers employees to speak openly, and anonymously, about gender and other forms of inequality in workplaces. Awesome progress for SDG 5 and SDG 10!