Category: Technology

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

When you hear of a 27-year-old millennial female involved in the fashion industry, you may not typically think of computers, data analytics and ecommerce. However, that is exactly the case with Ankiti Bose, the co-founder and CEO of fashion sourcing company Zilingo, poised to be India’s first female startup ‘unicorn’ with her company now valued...

New Blockchain Platform PaperTale Improves Supply Chain Transparency and Empowers Consumers to Shop Sustainably

New Blockchain Platform PaperTale Improves Supply Chain Transparency and Empowers Consumers to Shop Sustainably

The new Swedish blockchain platform PaperTale makes it possible for consumers to simply scan a product with their smartphone and get authenticated information about the supply chain and the product’s environmental impact. The platform also shows information about the workers who made the product and confirms lawful salaries. Consumers are therefore given the power to...

Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Accelerating Global Access to Affordable, Sustainable Cooling Through Cool Roof Materials

Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Accelerating Global Access to Affordable, Sustainable Cooling Through Cool Roof Materials

Ten projects awarded $100,000 each through a competition to deploy one million square meters of cool roofs MEDIA RELEASE Finalists for the Million Cool Roofs Challenge—a global competition to accelerate access to affordable, sustainable cooling through rapid deployment of cool roof materials—were announced today. The ten award-winning projects have each received $100,000 boost funding to...

Future Design Series: Sustainable Transport and Mobility

Future Design Series: Sustainable Transport and Mobility

Can we all agree that transport is the nerve center of human activity? It literally determines the success of business activities, a city and the world in general. Think of it this way, transportation determines whether people can have access to other sustainability efforts. It enables communication, trade and other forms of exchange between peoples...

10 of the Best Sustainable Lifestyle Apps to Help You Live Clean, Green and Ethical

10 of the Best Sustainable Lifestyle Apps to Help You Live Clean, Green and Ethical

In an app-riddled digitally-connected world, green living has been made easier with free-to-download sustainable lifestyle apps available to everyone in just one click. Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint, minimise plastic usage or need help in making cleaner, ethical and eco-friendlier lifestyle choices, these sustainable lifestyle apps will help you do just that....

EcoCRED Gamifies Sustainable Living and Tracks Your Daily Carbon Footprint

EcoCRED Gamifies Sustainable Living and Tracks Your Daily Carbon Footprint

Combining cute mascots, productivity, games, and environmentalism is a good way to make me obsessed with something. The world of productivity apps is crowded, and honestly most of them don’t really help, or make tasks needlessly complex. However, I find them necessary to give me either the encouragement to develop good habits, like doing yoga...