Eat like a bear and discover a happier way of healthy

Eat like a bear and discover a happier way of healthy

26th July 2018By Zoe Cuckow

Good food and good eating shouldn’t be about diets, deprivation or turning foods into enemies. Food is joy, and should never induce feelings of guilt and shame. We should respect each others’ choices whether it’s vegetarian, vegan, or an omnivore. That’s why all are welcome at The Bear Kitchen. That’s why we’re bringing the notion … Read More

Ingenious Solution To Protect Children From London Air Pollution

Ingenious Solution To Protect Children From London Air Pollution

25th July 2018By Zoe Cuckow

David Smith is a father on a mission to reduce the effects of London air pollution by reducing the highly polluting fumes children breathe everyday whilst they travel to school. He’s campaigning for ‘Keep Clear’ road markings to be used at bus shelters to prevent traffic idling whilst children wait. He’ll take his petition to … Read More

Enough! A Call for Consortium Ciudad Rico

Enough! A Call for Consortium Ciudad Rico

23rd July 2018By Zoe Cuckow

It’s been ten months since Hurricane Maria put Puerto Rico’s crumbling infrastructure in the international news. As life returns to normal for the locals, the headlines fade but the hard work of preventing another catastrophe has not yet begun. Humanitarian organizations were quick to focus on water, shelter, food and warmth. Hundreds of thousands of … Read More

Empowering women through cryptocurrency investments: A Masterclass

Empowering women through cryptocurrency investments: A Masterclass

19th July 2018By Zoe Cuckow

How can you turn 1 penny into £5 million? How can women’s typical risk-aversion be a strength? What actually are cryptocurrencies? These were just some of the questions explored in last night’s ‘Women and Wealth’ event with Roz Thornton and Tehmina Zaman to a packed audience of entrepreneurial, business-minded women. TRVST (formerly Oxygen) forged the … Read More

Starting a social enterprise? Just do it and get over the fear!

Starting a social enterprise? Just do it and get over the fear!

11th July 2018By Zoe Cuckow

Our eight SDG Network MeetUp, hosted by Global Action Plan, was an inspirational and engaging gathering with helpful advice and interesting Q&A, as social female entrepreneurs Kathy Wong (Moeloco and Crazy Dreamers TV show), Sophie Andre (Elysia Catering), Steffie (Karma) and Abena Poku-Awuah (Muon Events) took to the stage to share their stories and the … Read More

Sustainability + Digital Innovation = Award winning app, Ecoed!

Sustainability + Digital Innovation = Award winning app, Ecoed!

31st May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

This guest blog comes from Maria Soledad Riestra, Founder of Ecoed and Carolina Karlström A few weeks ago we received the wonderful news that our Ecoed app was granted a Social Impact award from the Techies SW via our partners and app developers ojo solutions. The Social Impact Award seeks to reward “a product or service driven … Read More

“Gold that Grows” – How Blockchains can transform Forest Ownership and Impact Investing

“Gold that Grows” – How Blockchains can transform Forest Ownership and Impact Investing

30th May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

This week’s guest blog comes from Ian Choo, Founder and Managing Partner of Ekofolio.  When most people think about investments, owning sustainable forests as a means of growing wealth reliably over time doesn’t usually come to mind.  Yet there has been growing recognition amongst discerning investors, that forests offer a plethora of unique benefits, which … Read More

Goodness, Which Circles Back: An interview with Melissa Bowden

Goodness, Which Circles Back: An interview with Melissa Bowden

15th May 2018By Zoe Cuckow

Meet Melissa, founder of Circle Back! We’ve really impressed at her stylish approach to helping consumers find better products for the planet. She’s supporting some great causes too! So, Melissa… Q: What’s unique or innovative about Circle Back? Circle Back is a website and soon to be pop-up shop providing an edit of brands which … Read More