DESCRIPTION: Last month, Barclays and the Unreasonable Group host the first Unreasonable Impact World Forum, bringing together 27 innovative companies from Asia, the US and Europe working to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. In our final profile of companies taking part, we hear from Matija Zulj, Founder and CEO of Agrivi, about using technology to empower farmers across the globe.
DESCRIPTION: Many solutions, one goal—reducing food loss and food waste. Farmers, chefs, environmentalists, politicians, writers and food industry experts all gathered at the Food Tank Summit NYC ... Read more
A ‘business incubator’ has been launched by De Beers Group’s Venetia mine in South Africa to boost budding entrepreneurs and enterprises in mining communities. DESCRIPTION: The programme, run by the s ... Read more
SINGAPORE: US oil giant ExxonMobil officially opened its third cogeneration plant in Singapore on Thursday (Oct 12), to help increase energy efficiency at its Jurong refinery. The 84-megawatt plant us ... Read more
After nearly four years of failed monsoons, south Karnataka has received at least 30% excess rainfall in the last two months, but farmers see little hope owing to rising debt and fast eroding income Read more
The mayor of Kansas City (the one in Missouri, not Kansas) is living up to his name. Mayor Sly James is leading the charge to land Amazon’s new headquarters for KCMO. The deadline is just one we ... Read more
By Andrea V. Watson, DNAinfo DESCRIPTION: ENGLEWOOD — Whole Foods and Englewood Square marked its first anniversary in Englewood Monday with a big celebration featuring the mayor, aldermen and local e ... Read more
SUMMARY: The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communicati ... Read more