Enterprise Stories

Join TripAdvisor's charity fund-matching in the Refugee Crisis Relief

The scale of the global refugee crisis is staggering. More people have been forced to flee their homes by conflict and crisis than at any other time since World War II. In the Middle East, Europe and beyond, millions of men, women and children are now in urgent need of humanitarian aid. As a traveler, we know that we are all citizens of the same world.  Steve Kaufer, Co-Founder & CEO of Trip Advisor invites t...

28 Dec 11:32 AM 0 Read More...

BURRTZORG NEIGHBORHOOD NURSING: Professional and Personal Care at Home

Buurtzorg is Dutch for “Neighborhood Care” and is a highly successful award-winning model of quality home care originating in the Netherlands. First established in 2006 by Jos de Blok and a small team of professional nurses, who were dissatisfied with the delivery of health care by traditional home care organizations in the Netherlands. Together they decided to create a new model of patientcentered care focus...

07 Sep 3:14 PM 0 Read More...

Hong Kong - iBakery

Background: Established in July 2010, iBakery is a social enterprise operated by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and is the first social enterprise in Hong Kong obtaining the accreditation of ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System. Being a 3-in-1 bakery comprising bakery production, bakery cafe and bakery classes, we are dedicated to train and employ people with disabilities through the production of safe and quali...

12 Aug 5:51 PM 0 Read More...

Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup Project Launches Historic First Prototype at Sea

21-year-old Boyan Slat just launched his first prototype to clean up our world's oceans.  Boyan Slat, CEO and founder of The Ocean Cleanup, said “This is a historic day on the path toward clean oceans. A successful outcome of this test should put us on track to deploy the first operational pilot system in late 2017.” The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the...

09 Aug 11:28 AM 0 Read More...

Turning Plastic Bottles to Travel Bags

  Hamilton Perkins Collection is a certified B Corporation®, offering designer travel bags at an affordable price, while holding the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.  Each bag is made out of 100% recycled plastic bottles and lined with vinyl from repurposed billboards. Each bag is different, each bag is unique. "The bigger goal I always h...

03 Aug 3:44 PM 0 Read More...

Bill Gates: Edible Saltwater Batteries Evoke Revolution

Recently, the world-renowned tycoon Bill Gates tweeted a post about "edible saltwater batteries", saying that sounds “crazy” but at the same time, “the kind of innovation that we need”. In fact, the renewable energy that are being used nowadays has their risks and weaknesses respectively. "Saltwater power" was originated from the theory of "Osmotic power" by R. E. Pattle, who was a British engineer. I...

27 Oct 3:03 PM 0 Read More...

Lauren Fletcher: One Billion Trees a Year to Fight against Deforestation

The shortfall in reforestation of trees is alarming—26 billions tress are cut down each year while 15 million are replanted. To reverse the damages humans have made in hundreds of years of industrialization there needs to an effective resolution to combat deforestation. Perhaps Lauren Fletcher at BioCarbon Engineering has theanswer. Fletcher, an engineer who spent 20 years at NASA before starting up his comp...

23 Oct 3:10 PM 0 Read More...

Mark Zuckerberg: Internet access as a basic human right

The 31-year-old co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is now facing intense criticisms about "net neutrality" from the Indian elite class regarding the initiative he put forward recently. On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Zuckerberg attended the 70th annual U.N. General Assembly session and he also published a connectivity declaration together with Bono, the founder of the advocacy group ONE. In the Declaratio...

15 Oct 12:02 PM 0 Read More...