Recycling programmes that focus only on operations will fail if we ignore the cultures, beliefs and needs of the people expected to use them. Three lessons on opening hearts and minds from the behaviour change lead at Delterra.
For more than 20 years, Hugo Spowers has been developing zero-emission cars. It’s not only about innovative technology: his vision includes circular business models and an unusual company structure. But is Riversimple – at last – ready to hit the road?
Social enterprise has drifted too far from its roots, says pioneer of the movement Freer Spreckley, who calls for a return to six core principles. In part four of an exclusive series: why regenerative eco-action must guide every decision.
Dutch impact investor Polestar Capital hopes to grow fund to €400m within a year to plug a funding gap for high-potential eco-projects that will enable Netherlands to play a ‘pivotal role’ in the global transition towards a circular economy.
STREETS OF AMSTERDAM: A mum-to-be spotted a gap in the market for sustainably produced, gender-neutral kidswear. Now, through renting and repurposing, she’s helping to make a notoriously wasteful industry a little gentler on the planet.
Amsterdam Impact wants to make impact entrepreneurship the default way to do business – which means getting investors on board. Find out how the city is betting on collaboration over competition to spark more deals.