SOCAP is a truely international event uniting people froam all over the globe. In avery coutry we see similar element of the social entrepreneurship and social finance ecosystems. And still, they are different. There are innovations at regional levels that can be replicated in other regions. There are local leaders we can learn from. There […]
More than 6 out of 10 Americans are concerned that climate change will personally affect them or a member of their family. In recent years the consequences of climate change have become impossible to ignore, causing billions of dollars in damages and dozens in deaths last year in the US alone.
When the federal government and traditional industries fail to act on climate, individual citizens and communities feel powerless to make a real difference in addressing climate change.
However, there is growing movement of social entrepreneurs who are empowering local city and everyday citizens with solutions to act.
Hear lesson learned and strategies from entrepreneurs developing solutions, like local city food waste upcyling, carbon offset purchases at gas stations, legal support for civil disobedience, and mobile apps for electric vehicle charging, to support and get involved in the climate movement.
Kelsey Skaggs, Co-Founder Climate Defense Project
Julia Kumari Drapkin, Founder of ISeeChange
Jeffrey Neal, Founder of Loop Closing
Daniel Brown, Co-Founder of Rust Belt Riders
Kyle Kornack, Co-Founder of Green Gas Movement
Heather Hochrein, Founder of EVmatch