Posts tagged Circular Economy
The European Social Innovation Competition & How It Is Supporting Innovators Achieve Social Impact

On Episode 147 of Impact Boom, we put a spotlight on the European Social Innovation Competition, which was launched by the European Commission in 2013. EUSIC is a beacon for social innovation in Europe; utilising a proven methodology for supporting early-stage ideas and facilitating a network of radical innovators shaping society for the better. We speak to two of the 2018 winners of the competition about their initiatives, as well as one of the competition organisers to learn about the 2019 edition.

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Sabrina Chakori On Redesigning The Economy With Sharing & Circular Economy Models

On Episode 123 of Impact Boom, Sabrina Chakori discusses a practical response to the sharing economy, explaining her experience in building the Brisbane Tool Library (based at State Library of Queensland), and talks about how the ‘circular economy’ has become a mainstream term, sometimes misused, and points us to where we should be focussing…

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Dave Hakkens On Tackling The World's Plastic Waste Problem & Creating Initiatives That Change The World

On Episode 84 of Impact Boom, Dave Hakkens talks about his journey so far with Precious Plastic, as well as sharing his insights on the internet as a tool for creating positive social impact and how best to turn ideas into outcomes that change the world for the better.

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Emma van der Leest On Design, Social Impact And The Circular Economy

On Episode 43 of Impact Boom, Emma van der Leest of BlueCity discusses transitioning to a circular economy, provides tips on taking action as a designer, shares insights on combining science and design as a bio-designer and talks about opportunities for design students. 

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Luise Grossmann On Creating Social & Environmental Impact As An Entrepreneur

On Episode 5 of Impact Boom, Luise Grossmann, Co-Founder of Five Oceans and the world's first surfboard fin made from ocean waste shares her experience as an entrepreneur. She provides insights into how to tackle problems, crowdfunding, useful tools and other inspirational impact initiatives.

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