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Crowdfunding: Plastic in the ocean

  Plastic in the ocean By Jelena Smiljanic The world of industrialisation brought us many changes, easy and fast solutions to save our time and the products we make. The path of plastic made promises: to save people’s health and bring us clean life. Everything started to be packaged in plastic.  As the variety of

Crowdfunding in the lucky country

As we ended 2020 you might be forgiven for thinking it could not come fast enough, after a year of historic and lifechanging challenges – fires, floods, drought, and a global pandemic. Australia, the lucky country was tested. The impacts of these events will last a generation and not be forgotten. While sombre reflection and

Crowdfunding: reducing ocean plastic

Ocean Plastic Pollution After the world woke up to the environmental dangers and the scale of plastic pollution in the ocean, there has been no dearth of ideas to reduce, reuse, or recycle plastics. The main stumbling block is lack of money. Crowdfunding, a relatively new way of raising funds, could well be a powerful

Crowdfunding For UN Sustainable Development Goals

Crowdfunding For UN Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals aim to ensure peace and prosperity for all by 2030, while protecting the planet for present and future generations. Projects which fit these goals should consider whether crowdfunding can be used to raise funds or gain support. Sustainable Development Goals The UN formulated 17 Sustainable

Crowdfunding to Save Our Planet – Plastic Free July

As we near the end of #plasticfreeJuly, we thought it would be fitting to do a post about the environment, in particular how crowdfunding can help saving the environment.  Whether we like to admit it or not, everybody has some sense of awareness that the environment needs to be saved. We are in a critical

Sustainability and the Crowd

Sustainability. Where to start? While sustainability may seem to be a buzz word, it can be found on many corporate agendas because its historical and present day insights are an increasingly important consideration for planning and growth. There are as many definitions of the word as there are companies in the Fortune 500, the FTSE 100

Building Dreams & Breaking Down Barriers

Starting a new small business can be tough, but crowdfunding is an increasingly popular way for new and existing small business to get funding.  Here’s a look at how one woman in Brisbane, Australia has used crowdfunding to build her dream and break down barriers in numerous ways. At the SheSkills workshop in Brisbane, the