"The 2015 goal to halve the proportion of people living without sanitation is running 150 years behind schedule.”
—WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation 2010

John Converse Townsend | 8/1/2014

In the next 40 years, food production needs to go up by 70% if we are to be able to feed future populations. Lucas Simons, founder of SCOPEinsight has a solution to professionalise the agricultural landscape.

John Converse Townsend | 7/29/2014

The founders of Avanti, a social venture based out of India, are working to bridge the skills gap and empower millions of children to transform their future educational prospects.

John Converse Townsend | 7/22/2014

“This is your life. Do what you love. And do it often.” These lines introduce the Holstee Manifesto, an inspiration to everyone looking to make a positive change in their life. Michael Radparvar, co-founder of Holstee, shares his journey as a young social entrepreneur.

John Converse Townsend | 7/15/2014

Water problems affect billions of people around the world.

John Converse Townsend | 7/12/2014

Young people these days are wired differently. And that’s a good thing, according to Dr.

John Converse Townsend | 7/7/2014

What happens when an engineer meets a climate change expert? This is the story of One Earth Designs, a social enterprise that develops sustainable solutions responding to the need of the rural communities in the Himalayas.

John Converse Townsend | 7/2/2014

Solutions to the world’s most pressing problems are exciting. The opportunities are global, interconnected and interdependent. Business' resources dwarf those of the philanthropic and public sectors combined. All fixes require leaders with vision and capacity to build systems for change across industries and borders. Yet alone, now and in the future, no one of these sectors can put together the social entrepreneurial ecosystems necessary for major innovation and change to work at scale.

| 6/23/2014
Possible Health is a non-profit tackling the issue of health care in a very challenging environment. Based in a rural area of Nepal, Possible Health’s mission is to prove that it is possible to deliver high quality health care services at a very low cost. Mark Arnoldy, 27, founder of Possible Health, is a serial social entrepreneur.
| 6/23/2014

The 2014 Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and Ashoka is seeking young people aged 30 and under with practical, scaleable initiatives designed to tackle the challenge of sustainable living.  

 

Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards

| 6/22/2014
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