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We Have Room: September Mashup on Sustainable Cities

By Kristina Korcekova Cities are sustainability champions. Because they are so compact, they use use less energy, promote public transportation, a foster creativity. From their mingling guts comes innovation.  The city’s biggest ace is its efficient use of space: cities…

The Olio app: social good, but also chocolate penises

Tessa had a problem on her hands. She was moving to the UK. Her bags were packed, but she still had food in the fridge. She didn’t want it to go to waste, so she knocked on her neighbour’s doors…

From tomatoes to crickets. Maybe.

Håkan Holmgren runs Ekoaffären, an ecological food boutique (i.e. a little grocery store of healthy things) in Vasastan. He came to talk to the Stockholm Food Movement meetup on September 8th, and shared with us his ideas about how to…

Fear and Fail Media Edition

Media is an industry that is fundamental to a functioning society. Through the media, we find out what is happening. We used to get our information mostly through commercial media like newspapers, television, and radio, and we got our community…

Incubating social enterprise with the BENISI project

3 years ago, the BENISI project began with a mission to find 300 promising social innovations, and track them as they scaled up and created a positive impact in the world. In April of this year, the project finished, and…

Scale your business for a bigger impact

You have ideas for a social enterprise, and the ambition to change things for the better. How far can you go with Impact Hub as your support? All the way from the idea stage to being an independent, multi-national organization.…

How to make electricity available for everyone

Access to electricity is something that most of us take for granted, we use electricity more or less 24/7 and when the power fails it feels like the world stops for a while – until it’s back again! Imagine not…

Reframing the refugee crisis to unlock solutions

Reframing the refugee crisis to unlock solutions By Fiona Koch Original post here What if media outlets stopped referring to refugees as ‘burdens’ and instead highlighted them as the social and economic actors that they are? Two weeks ago, Ashoka’s…