Keeping a Positive Mindset | Eric Swinton, V Cycle

Building an organization whose mission is to rid the world of plastic, while at the same time elevate the lives of Hong Kong's elderly trash pickers, is no easy feat. For V Cycle's Eric Swinton though, this is his mission, and for the last year he has been making a lot of progress with the launch of his 10 ton challenge. A challenge that is engaging a number of communities on the issues of pla…

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Manufacturing Electric Vehicles in Bangkok | Dennis Harte, Tuk Tuk Factory

There are few things more iconic to Bangkok than the Tuk Tuk. They are loud, fast, and belch some of the most toxic two cycle fumes imaginable, but as a primary means of transportation for many, they are essential part of getting around Bangkok. For Dennis Harte, he has spent the last 10 years building his company, the Tuk Tuk Factory, on out outskirts of Bangkok with the hopes to deliver elect…

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Converting China to a Plant Based Vegan Diet | Grace Han, Plant Based News

If you are wondering why, and why the growth rates are likely to only continue to grow, then you should want my recent interview of Grace Han where we speak about her own transition to veganism, her work as an advocate for veganism, and why she thinks firms like Beyond and Memphis Meats are game changers. Based in London, Grace regularly travels to China as part of her passion to support the ve…

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Overcoming Limitations to Achieve Massive Social Impact | Jeff Rotmeyer, ImpactHK

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with ImpactHK Founder Jeff Rotmeyer to talk about the work that he is doing with some of Hong Kong's most vulnerable populations. It is an inspiring 20 minutes, with a lot of great insights into how Jeff started building a community of individuals who were taking simply actions to increase awareness and bring a little joy, to going where other…

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Weekly News:

With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned…

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Weekly News: Plastic Bits, Pollution Entrepreneurs, and Learning from Failure

With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned…

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Being Patient – Deborah Kan, Being Patient

In this episode, I speak with Deborah Kan about her work to build Being Patient. Born from her own need to understand the disease, Deborah called on her background as a journalist to build a platform to help bring clarity to the families of Alzheimer's about the challenges, research, and treatments. While operational for less than a year, Deborah's community is already beginning to come togethe…

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Weekly News: Vegans Get Rich, What is Beef, and the Need for Small Farms

With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned…

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Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Podcasts

Over the last few years, as reading has taken a backseat to video, a large number of awesome podcasts have begun to spring up.  Many of which offer excellent insights, or interviews, on topics of sustainability, social innovation, and entrepreneurship. The below is a list that I have put together, knowing full well that there are many others. Change Creator: Better Business. Better Life. Bet…

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Employing the Unemployable. Profitably. – Seng Choon Koh, Project Dignity

In this episode I speak with Seng Choon Koh, founder of Dignity Kitchen.  An organization whose mission is to build and return the dignity to the disabled and disadvantaged through vocation. When I arrived to meet him, I thought I had the wrong address as his office is literally in the middle of a hawker market that serves as a live training ground for a wide range of "unemployable" individuals.…

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