“I really enjoy learning about new technologies and companies in the pipeline, and believe that my technical expertise can help investors, whether public or private, identify the best investment targets for their funds to help us as a society develop a robust sustainable economy,” says Dr. Michael Schultz, Principal at PTI Global Solutions.
Recirculado promotes the Circular Economy, produces Clean Energy and strengthens Social Justice
“Recirculado focuses on both environmental and social sustainability. We cannot claim to be sustainable if there are still vulnerable groups in society. Recirculado’s mission is to implement a waste management system that is efficient, sustainable, inclusive, fair and, above all, circular,” details Karine Steinvorth Rojas, founder of Recirculado.
LinkedTrust in a Decentralized World
“LinkedTrust is a system and universal format for collecting credibility claims in a graph, so that funds can be directed to individuals who are performing verified work that witnesses or recipients can attest to the value of. This empowers donors to give directly and to receive verification of exactly how the funds are used,” says Golda Velez.
Guiding Scale-up of Sustainable Technologies
“I help companies navigate the bumpy road of scale-up, providing process development services to validate key technical concepts, optimize the right parameters, and derisk the technology,” says Dr. Michael Schultz, Principal at PTI Global Solutions.
BIO27 Super Vernaculars – Design for a Regenerative Future
“Our Sci aims to equip small farmers with the analytical tools and scientific understanding that are used by big agriculture corporations, but are prohibitively expensive for individuals. The affordable Reflectometer as a tool can empower individuals and communities to better understand their land, how different farming practices can affect it and can give them the knowledge to advocate for themselves at a regional or policy level,” says Ria Hawthorn, Assistant Curator of the 27th Ljubljana Biennial of Design, in our interview.
Valuing the Cobenefits of Carbon Farming
“At CarboFarm, we want to deliver token economics in such a way that there will be an incentive for the farmer aside from certificates. At CarboFarm, we value the cobenefits of carbon farming. SoilStack is a very good starting point in that it helps us bridge the information gap between companies, which is needed in order to say to a soil sampler ‘Please, do that field on this day. These are the sampling points, and please be very precise by following the SoilStack procedure.’ This is a deciding factor for us to get accurate measurements that we can rely on,” details Stefan Fölser, cofounder of CarboFarm in our interview.
Reliable Inventory Data to Verify Circular Economy Impact of Digital Devices
Usody has been helping repairers and refurbishers since more than five years to create Digital Product Passports for the devices they refurbish and introduce in the second hand market. Find out more about Usody’s Software-as-a-Service digital device inventory system that follows devices and parts along their life-cycle.
Communicating Solutions & Fostering Collaborations
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The Complementary Currency of Monteverde, Costa Rica
“Verdes is a complementary currency that was proposed during the first months of the pandemic, when tourism in Monteverde vanished and most of the families in the area were left without work. This led the community to think of solutions and as a result this currency was created, which allows people to activate bartering and provide for their basic needs,” details Mariana Zumbado Solano in her article.
Smart Accounting for Circularity of Electronics
“We make the positive impact of refurbishment and reuse both visible and accountable by providing verifiable and trustworthy data. Our customers, businesses and government institutions use this data in their environmental reports, showing that their truly care about the environment,” says Stephan Fortelny, cofounder and product manager at Usody.