Hanieh Sadat has launched ImpactX, a sustainability tech fund, dedicated to solving sustainability challenges through an innovative ecosystem of entrepreneurship, education and innovative uses of risk capital. ImpactX, a global innovation ecosystem consisting of a network of innovation labs focused on sustainable development goals (SDGs) and supported by philanthropic “catalytic” capital, for entrepreneurs, emerging tech companies, students, corporate partners, scientists and policymakers to generate and scale business and tech solutions to sustainability challenges. … Read More
In the United States, the plastics industry is the third-largest manufacturing industry with companies producing a multitude of products from injection moldings to single-use products such as bottles, straws and countless consumer items that are used around the world. The problem is that a staggering amount of that single use plastic is discarded every year, ending up in oceans. Plastic waste is carried to the sea by rivers, canals, harbors and the wind. Microplastics can … Read More
Rehan Chaudhri Publishes Global Report on Global Megatrends. Entitled “The Decline of Humanity and Rise of Intelligent Technologies: Economic Effects of Trends in Demographics, Emerging Innovation, and Automation,” the report is based on compilation and distillation of the world’s leading research organizations, Chaudhri offers 32 distinct conclusions over the course of 55 page report. For each of the following summaries and supporting research is provided.
- Global Population is Aging Rapidly
- Aging is a Global Phenomenon
A primary source of the growing uncertainty and malaise among Americans is lack of gainful employment sufficient for a decent standard of living and access to health insurance. These two concerns are primary drivers of bankruptcy, depression, addiction, opioid abuse and suicide.
Are these fundamental needs the job of government and policy makers or the private sector? Is a government solution required? Is a single payer system and guaranteed minimum universal income … Read More
Inspired by her late father’s advanced dementia, Emily Gold Mears has embarked on her latest venture, a blog, to share the research that she has been compiling over the last three years. Grappling over the deterioration of her 91 year old father’s brilliant mind, Mears felt compelled to learn why her father was suffering from a disease other people his age were not harmed by. Out of fascination and fear, Mears became determined to learn … Read More