On August 19, nearly 200 major American CEOs have subscribed to a new statement of purpose released by the Business Roundtable (BRT). It calls for a radical change to the principle of maximizing shareholder value. To be replaced with the concept

In the aftermath of the great financial crisis, some remain optimistic that we have learned from our past mistakes. In the wake of the negligence, oversight, and greed that precipitated a bevy of changes in credit markets worldwide, the trauma

Diversity in Fintech The fintech industry has a gender diversity problem, with women representing only 29% of staff in the sector. Some of the main challenges can be listed as the pay gap, absence of women on boards & leadership positions

There is a popular saying in Africa that “manufacturing is only for the brave.” Recently, such sayings have been extended to those brave enough to invest in Africa and attempt to increase Africa’s share of global trade (3% currently). Lack

Throughout the course of history, humans have overcome a seemingly endless array of challenges and obstacles earning the top spot in the natural pecking order. It would be quite reasonable to claim that humans are their own greatest danger. Unfortunately,

Maybe you travel for the beaches and the views. Maybe it’s for the food. But did you know that with a little planning and local assistance, you could use your travels to teach your friends about clean energy? Perhaps your

Start-ups have long been the lifeblood of trade, and this has never been truer than it is today. From the small tech start-ups almost 50 years ago that now make up Silicon Valley, to services such as Uber, founded less

This is the story of an innovative Italian start-up that has devised a smart irrigation system to remotely control the environmental parameters of plants and soils. These are the wonders of IoT and we are looking at Agriculture 4.0. The

In 2019 there are more trends in tech than ever before—ranging from wearable tech to blockchain solutions. Many of these trends have been dubbed as ‘the next big thing,’ as people scramble to identify what is going to be the

Our cities are hotbeds of inspiration, connection and breathtakingly brilliant ideas. They have given us so much – but they also account for 80% of global carbon emissions, and are growing fast. Millions of people leave the countryside every year,

There are 5.9 million Instagram posts tagged #EcoFriendly.​   There’s no doubt that people all over the world, online and off, are waking up to the devastating impact that we are having on the planet. Never before has there been such

Throughout the previous editions of Impakter’s Deal of the Week, the focus has been on relatively obscure startups that are often tackling inconspicuous drivers of environmental decay. However, on this week’s edition, Impakter examines the meat industry, which has become

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