Traveling Responsibly: Adrienne Lee of Planeterra

Traveling Responsibly: Adrienne Lee of Planeterra

With 1.3 billion trips taken by people around the world last year alone, it’s not surprising to hear increased calls for responsible travel, for being mindful of the footprint we leave behind. But one social enterprise is going a step further by supporting local...
Tackling Food Waste: Josh Domingues of Flashfood

Tackling Food Waste: Josh Domingues of Flashfood

One third of the world’s food ends up in a landfill. In other words, 1.3 billion tons of food wasted every year, which also leads to a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions. But one social entrepreneur is determined to tackle the issue of food waste and...
The Power of Shoes: Buddy Teaster of Soles4Souls

The Power of Shoes: Buddy Teaster of Soles4Souls

Originally founded as a disaster relief organization, Soles4Souls provided footwear to those significantly impacted by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Since then, they’ve distributed over 30 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries and all...
Sweet New Beginnings, Tareq Hadhad of Peace by Chocolate

Sweet New Beginnings, Tareq Hadhad of Peace by Chocolate

For over 20 years, the Hadhad family ran a successful chocolate business in Damascus, Syria. But when their factory was destroyed in a bombing, the family fled to Lebanon where they lived in a refugee camp for three years. In 2016 they were welcomed into Canada along...
Cooking Class Empowers Refugees: Jess Thompson of Migrateful

Cooking Class Empowers Refugees: Jess Thompson of Migrateful

In recent years, over 65 million people worldwide have had to flee their homes due to conflict or natural disaster, leading to a refugee crisis of significant proportion and impact. What’s more, in the UK, 50 percent of the 125,000 refugees are unemployed, in part,...

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