Empowering Rural Women

Empowering Rural Women

In the year 2022, in addition to a vast array of accomplishments, a multitude of global issues remain unresolved. Women in general continue to face difficulties within a society rooted in patriarchal traditions.​ According to the UN Women and the World Conservation...
The Circular Economy Must Be Inclusive to Succeed

The Circular Economy Must Be Inclusive to Succeed

Our resource-intensive world centers on the linear economic model of ‘take, make, use and waste’ and the plastic industry epitomizes this convention, extracting resources from the earth to make plastic packaging that is most likely used once, then thrown...
Steering a VC Impact Portfolio Through COVID

Steering a VC Impact Portfolio Through COVID

As much of the world returns to a more normal state – despite the Omicron variant and a still uncertain pandemic outlook — a lot of us have been processing what we’ve been living through for the past 18 months. I’ve been prone to lots of reflecting – not just as a...
Structured Innovation to Solve Environmental Challenges

Structured Innovation to Solve Environmental Challenges

By the year 2040, the amount of new plastic waste entering the ocean will nearly triple. Today, thin-film plastic is responsible for ~46% of all plastic in the ocean, with 4.5 billion thin-film plastic bags ending up in the ocean every year, and billions more going to...