Ocean

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 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