How Innovative Partnerships Can Transform Cities

I had heard about Finland’s progressive culture and positive action on climate change. However, it wasn’t until I was on the ground and hearing from locals about clean tech, partnerships and new business models that I got a true sense of it. When I met with Tiina Kähö, Executive Director of Helsinki Metropolitan Smart and…

6 Things We Can Learn From Finland’s Universal Basic Income Experiment

The Universal Basic Income is a concept that has been around for decades, yet it is only now that the conversation is moving to action. The threat of automation on middle-income jobs and the rise of mass unemployment has prompted Governments globally to look at new social welfare models. The reality is, global Governments cannot…

Social Innovation Perspectives in Japan: Robin Lewis [Interview]

Researching about sustainability, startups and social innovation for my global trip would often include endless keyword searches leading to infinite pages and bizarre paths. Luckily for me, Japan was easy! I typed in ‘social innovation Japan’ and front and centre was Robin Lewis with his latest venture, Social Innovation Japan. I was fortunate enough to…