Capturing the individual´s need to make an impact. The emergence of the “reputational capital” as a valuable asset.
Pushing sustainable energy solutions to the “tipping point”
Create and share an analytics tool that could:
"Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return."
Impact investing trough your retirement scheme
Innovation often comes from an intersection, remix and/or transposition of ideas.
"If you look at history, innovation doesn't come just from giving people incentives; it comes from creating environments where their ideas can connect."
"As energy demands continue to grow, finding ways to streamline consumption and reduce the impact on the environment is more important than ever. Green energy is one way to reduce the impact of energy consumption, but how it is managed and distribute
Still, only makes sense if it can be understood and used.
Data can empower people to turn it into useful knowledge and use it to promote a real world impact, by having access to the information they need to understand and shape the world around t
A recurrent problem on renewables is financing the capital investment. Why does it matter? In the end of the day banks, financial institutions (among other players) have a quite simple, but vital role in any economy. Regardless the use of more or les
"repowermap.org is a non-profit initiative to promote renewable energies and energy efficiency by making visible real-world examples and related local information in each person's neighbourhood. To this objective, an interactive map is developed join
*"Brixton Energy is a not-for-profit co-operative based in south London. They create cooperatively owned renewable energy projects whose financial revenues stay within the local community. The vision is to create a greener future for Brixton by:
"EDP joined together with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to bring renewable energy and sustainable environmental solutions to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. An unprecedented global project that was presented at the 5th a
The great thing is the algorithm that assumes our behaviors (by tracking our spending habits, so we don´t have to do it ourselves) of not "wanting to think/worry", but the trigger to download and connect the app to our bank account could be explored :) I have an excel spreadsheet (old fashioned....) namely to know tax deductions (indirect way to save some money...). There is lots of research on how data can change our behaviors. For me was the simple payroll paper where it had the gross and net (and knowing how much I don´t even "see".. ) I hated that feeling on the end of the fiscal year and couldn’t deduct lot things, because didn´t ask for the invoices... Doing the automation of this kind of things would be great (or avoid the dally concern on those...).
Thanks André and Anne-Laure, great insight. Only a small fraction of money is "tangible" and somehow the Greek example shows that money is a mediate thing to get something else. People don´t need money as an end in itself and money is only good until people trust and accept it for payments.