In the vibrant urban landscape of Jakarta, Indonesia, two socially conscious enterprises, Sampangan and Plépah, are leading the charge toward sustainability and a circular economy. Both integral members of Impact Hub Jakarta’s community and recipients of recognition through the Accelerate2030 Programme, these enterprises blend traditional wisdom with cutting-edge technology to address environmental challenges.
Agrifood systems (or food and agriculture systems) form the backbone of our global society. From the hands of farmers to the plates of consumers, the journey of food involves a multitude of actors operating within a complex network.
Two enterprises in Greece, Tinos eco-lodge and Coffee-eco are at the forefront of the circular economy, revolutionising how businesses operate in the country. These initiatives highlight the transformative potential of innovative businesses in driving a more sustainable future.
Nilus, OpenSC, and Plenty are examples of three innovators reshaping the landscape of the food supply chain. Now more than ever, innovation is critical in addressing the challenges within the global food system.
Pioneers in the circular economy field in China, Wenjing Zhao and Stéphane Vernede have created new models of products and services that are being mainstreamed by major companies. They demonstrate a dedication to reducing waste, maximising resource efficiency, and promoting sustainable practices. Together they pave the way for a more environmentally conscious world.
Reflower and Dik & Schil emerge as two pioneering businesses in Amsterdam to advance the circular economy through innovative solutions. Their steadfast dedication to circular principles is evident in their disruptive approach to the industry, where they actively reduce waste and ingeniously repurpose materials to infuse new life into their products.
KAFEA.ECO, a company committed to revolutionising the coffee industry with a focus on addressing the environmental impact of waste materials, particularly coffee capsules, is at the forefront of circular economy practices. With a circular mindset from inception, the company aims to implement its system nationwide and beyond, emphasising the importance of circular thinking in business practices.
The core idea behind SoTecIn Factory is to address the unsustainability of current industrial models, both socially and ecologically, by integrating green and circular technologies into a new model centered around community collaboration.