Fighting Plastic Waste: Rena Nickerson of SodaStream

Fighting Plastic Waste: Rena Nickerson of SodaStream

By now we’re all aware of the damage being done to our planet due to the high rate of plastic waste. Recent studies suggest that over eight million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans and that we’re producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half...
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...

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