The green journey starts with the Canadian federal election just around the corner on October 21st, the subject of Climate Change is being addressed from all sides of the political spectrum. This debate has got people thinking, not only about

At Impakter, we’ve covered some incredible environmental and social-focused startups around the world. We have had a ground-level, front-row seat to the shift in the VC and angel-investor mentality where the return on investment is measured in more than profits,

I still get lost in New York. I will probably still always get lost in New York. Because it is a gigantic city, but also because I have a terrible sense of direction that even my phone GPS can’t rectify.

What should a city do if half of its population cannot access a public service? It sounds like a somewhat outlandish question, but for Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia, this question highlights a frustrating reality. Although the city has

Jeanette Hägglund is a Swedish photographer who has established herself with her work in portraiture and her ability to manipulate shape and color to produce otherworldly results. She has become well known on Instagram for her skill of capturing the abstract aspects of architecture. Through

When working towards sustainable cities, it is essential to make its citizens behave sustainably to overcome environmental exposure. As the population in urban areas is rising it becomes even more important to improve citizen behaviour as inappropriate choices can harm

Achieving sustainability, as both the City and County of San Francisco, began when the United Nations Conference on International Organizational met from April 25, 1945 to June 26, 1945, at the War Memorial Opera House and Veterans Building across from

We are living in a time of existential threat from climate change. Snow pack around the world is measured in inches rather than yards. Torrential “rain bombs” wreak havoc on crops and cities. Rising seas flood our coastal cities, creating

How positive or dire is our future? Will we live the next decades with worsening outlooks on our health and the remaining clean natural resources we share? These are not new questions, but as global warming becomes an increasing cause

One of my favorite stories (and I have many) is of the disoriented English traveler in colonial India who, after walking in circles for several hours, asks a native passerby how one gets to Delhi. To the Englishman’s bafflement, the

Disrupting the business strategy of large corporations, sustainable startups are a force of innovation and ingenuity in the startup scene. The past decade has seen the tremendous growth of startup ecosystems globally but U.S. cities like San Francisco continue to

As the only city in the world with a robust and growing number of climate-beneficial restaurants, San Francisco is trailblazing a globally scalable model to solve climate change through food. The Bay Area is leading the way toward a food

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