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Food Talks : Waist-ful society?

Waste of energy, waste of space, waste of time…. Food waste matters. Defining food waste isn’t as simple as one might first think. There are important distinctions to be made between food losses and food waste, between avoidable and unavoidable…

2016 EU Social Innovation Competition : “Integrated Futures”

European Commission seeks bright ideas to support refugees and migrants 2016 European Social Innovation Competition ‘Integrated Futures’ to award three €50,000 prizes for best ideas Today in Amsterdam, The European Commission officially launched the 2016 edition of the European Social…

A ‘Threads’ Exhibitor: Ecosophia’s Story

THE JOURNEY OF HOW KATE OF ECOSOPHIA, FOUND HER PASSION IN SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES I am the owner of Ecosophia, a sustainable interiors brand specialising in organic, handwoven and botanically dyed textiles for the home. I set up the brand in…

8 step guide to implementing a CRM system

Helping your business run more smoothly: an 8 step guide to implementing a CRM system Do you keep your to do list on a scrap of paper or a Excel spreadsheet? Do you struggle to prioritise your activities or keep…

From fibres to fashion: Launching a sustainable fashion brand

The launching of a sustainable fashion brand with nomadic yak herders The global fashion industry and its supply chain is endemically responsible for human suffering, furthering poverty, decimating wildlife and our environment.  According to the World Bank, textiles production is…

Press Release – Seven on Forbes 30 under 30 list (2016)

SEVEN IMPACT HUB MEMBERS ARE RECOGNISED IN FORBES 30 UNDER 30 LIST 2016 Impact Hub, a global social enterprise incubation network and co-working space, has seven of its members recognised on the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Social Entrepreneurs…

Press Release – Threads: Rethinking Fashion #1

IMPACT HUB, BREEDING GROUND FOR SOCIAL INNOVATORS TO EXPLORE SUSTAINABILITY IN FASHION Impact Hub King’s Cross, the breeding ground for social innovators, in collaboration with Ashoka Changemakers, The Lissome,  and Ecosophia will host ‘Threads: Rethinking Fashion’,  a series of three…

U.LAB Series: Continuing the journey

The U.Lab Group Continues at King’s Cross Impact Hub U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self is an online course with the ambitious aim of addressing the multiple problems facing society and the planet by approaching these issues from new and…

The Paris Agreement 2015: The hard work starts here?

“We’ve got a 1.5 degree target, and a 3.5 degree plan. So let’s get to work…” The Paris Agreement made between 195 countries at the UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties (COP) in December of last year has been described in…