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TO INSPIRE & TO ACT – WORKING TOGETHER FOR A BETTER WORLD

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Collaborative Economy

An app brings retailer and consumer together in Italy

Exploiting the potential of the collaborative economy to fight against food waste while creating new business opportunities, this is what an Italian SME, has done. Francesco Ardito created this start-up a year and a half in the business incubator of the Polytechnic of Turin and was a finalist of the European Social Innovation Competition last… Read more

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Innovation

Indian potter invent the clay refrigerator

He is called the ‘Harry Potter’ of rural India. Mansukh Prajapati invented a clay refrigerator running without electricity and 100% recyclable. A boon for India where 500 million people are without electricity and / or cannot afford such a household appliance. He used his knowledge to create a successful company: Mitti Cool. It sells pottery… Read more

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Innovation

Zeer pot: a fridge in the desert

Desert Fridge. At first glance, the combination of these two words may seem strange as they are opposites, and yet, this object is indeed a reality. The Zeer, its name in Arabic, was invented by Mohammed Bah Abba. This Nigerian teacher has developed this item to help Sudanese families, without commercial purpose but for the… Read more

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New economy

The Universal Basic Income under scrutiny

The idea of a universal basic income is becoming popular in many countries. Finland is allowing for an experimental pilot program to replace part of its social security protection with a universal basic income (UBI). Switzerland will hold a referendum on the subject in June. Other European countries are also envisaging with the concept. This… Read more

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