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innovation in the reuse space
How businesses can make reuse scalable and viable, with Tom Szaky, Founder & CEO, TerraCycle
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, in partnership with 2N Management, we hone in on one of the main objectives in a circular economy - the drive to eliminate waste and pollution. We are inviting entrepreneurs working towards extending the lifespan of the products, materials and services they use, to share with their success stories and the barriers that still affect them whilst operating in a predominantly linear system. In this article, Tom Szaky, CEO and Founder of TerraCycle and Loop, articulates how multi-stakeholder partnerships are essential in driving action and innovation in the reuse space.
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How Businesses Can Shape the Future of Recycling
Tom Szaky, CEO and Founder of TerraCycle and Loop, is on a mission to eliminate the very idea of waste. Here he proposes that while consumer preferences determine demand, businesses and industry must create access to recycling programmes and steward redesign to drive change. This article is part of our 'Regenerate' channel, in partnership with 2N management.
Snigdha Sahal
How private sector partnerships supported Action Against Hunger India’s pandemic response, with its CEO and Executive Director, Snigdha Sahal
235 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021, an increase of 35% from 2020 (as per the Global Humanitarian Overview report). Conflicts, rising hunger, disease outbreaks and climate change continue to endanger the vulnerable. In a time of uncertainty and loss, humanitarian workers across the world have stepped up their efforts to provide the essentials, which most of us take for granted. We explore what support is required from businesses to support their critical work. In this interview, Snigdha Sahal, Executive Director of Action Against Hunger India, outlines how her organisation has been affected by the pandemic and why private sector partnerships were key to its response.

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Alina Bassi
Extending Product and Material Lifespan – with Alina Bassi, Founder & CEO, Kleiderly
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, we hone in on one of the main objectives in a circular economy - the drive to eliminate waste and pollution, inviting entrepreneurs working towards extending the lifespan of the products, materials and services they use, to share with their success stories and the barriers that still affect them whilst operating in a predominantly linear system.
climate crisis
Fighting for disability rights in the post-COVID era
To mark International Day for Persons with a Disability (IDPD), Anna Parisi, Co-Founder, Untapped, highlights some of the individuals leading the charge to remove barriers preventing people with disabilities from participating fully in social and economic life.  Part of our disability inclusion focused channel, Accelerate.
Joe Deloss
Fried chicken and fair chances – how this company provides meaningful work to people with difficult pasts
As part of our Reimagining Justice channel, we're profiling justice champions, shining a spotlight on the organisations and leaders working to build a more fair and equal society. Joe Deloss is the Founder of Hot Chicken Takeover, a restaurant chain with the mission to provide supportive employment to men and women who need a fair chance at work, helping them to overcome circumstances such as previous incarceration, homelessness and addiction. In this article, Joe shares the wide-ranging benefits of employing fair chance hiring practices, both as a business and a community.
neighbourly
The Fundraising Landscape for Impact-Entrepreneurs – with Steve Butterworth, CEO, Neighbourly
With the pandemic changing the nature of fundraising for many impact entrepreneurs, we will be exploring market sentiment, new funding opportunities and how to better prepare for online fundraising, by speaking to members of our community with direct experience of this over the last 12 months. We caught up with Steve Butterworth, CEO, Neighbourly, who has just closed out a £3m Series A funding round, to get his views, as an impact entrepreneur who has raised funds in these difficult times.
Paralympic
Furthering the UN Global Goals: how Paralympians are striving for more than medals
This month sees the start of the Paralympic Games, and we will explore the transferable skills between sport, employment and entrepreneurship, as well as highlight athletes who have set up businesses to tackle food poverty, mental health, childhood development and the disability employment gap. This is a collaboration with two of our Knowledge Partners, Untapped and thinkBeyond. In this article, Anna Parisi, Co-Founder, Untapped, shines a light on Paralympians who are focusing on social impact projects outside of their lives as athletes.
innovation in the reuse space
How businesses can make reuse scalable and viable, with Tom Szaky, Founder & CEO, TerraCycle
As part of our 'Regenerate' channel, in partnership with 2N Management, we hone in on one of the main objectives in a circular economy - the drive to eliminate waste and pollution. We are inviting entrepreneurs working towards extending the lifespan of the products, materials and services they use, to share with their success stories and the barriers that still affect them whilst operating in a predominantly linear system. In this article, Tom Szaky, CEO and Founder of TerraCycle and Loop, articulates how multi-stakeholder partnerships are essential in driving action and innovation in the reuse space.
tom szaky
How Businesses Can Shape the Future of Recycling
Tom Szaky, CEO and Founder of TerraCycle and Loop, is on a mission to eliminate the very idea of waste. Here he proposes that while consumer preferences determine demand, businesses and industry must create access to recycling programmes and steward redesign to drive change. This article is part of our 'Regenerate' channel, in partnership with 2N management.

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