Environment

Environment

June 1, 2017

Hear from changemakers fighting pollution and waste. 

 

#10: TURNING TRASH INTO TREASURE.

Meet Shawn Seipler, Founder and CEO of Clean the World, a social enterprise with headquarters in Orlando,  Florida. His idea to turn trash into treasure saves lives. Clean the World leads a Global Hygiene Revolution. They distribute recycled soap and hygiene products from more than 4,000+ hotel and resort partners to children and families in countries with a high death rate due to acute respiratory infection (pneumonia) and diarrheal diseases (cholera) – which are two of the top killers of children under 5. Hear the full story in Episode 10

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#15: THE IMPACT OF WORLD OCEAN SUMMIT. JESSICA BROWN, THE ECONOMIST EVENTS.

Meet Jessica Brown, Global Head of Programmes and Content at The Economist EventsJessica is talking us through the impact and the making of The Economist’s World Ocean Summit, a thought provoking event bringing together the main players of the blue economy. The Economist’s aim for World Ocean Summit is ambitious. They want to mobilise a new discussion on how capital and the private sector can drive scalable and sustainable investment in the ocean. Hear the full story in Episode #15

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#3: A NEW DAD ON A MISSION TO REDUCE WASTE.

In this episode, I meet with Patrick Kosiol, Founder & CEO Swap it. Patrick says: “Hong Kong produces 15,000 tons of waste every day. That equals the weight of 6,500 Mercedes S Class Cars. So yes, if Swapit can provide a platform where people can trade their used stuff with others nearby, and it removes the need for them to throw those things away, Swapit has a positive impact on our environment.” Hear the full story in Episode #3

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#2: URBAN FARMING BETWEEN SKYSCRAPERS.

Pol Fàbrega is Co-Founder of Rooftop Republic, a social enterprise revolutionising the food system with their urban farms. In this episode, you will follow us up on the rooftop of Fringe Club where we check out their impressive Flagship Farm in the centre of Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated places in the world. Hear the full story in Episode #2

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