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New Tracking Technology Hopes to Restore Trust in Last Mile Aid Delivery

Violence, corruption and infrastructure inefficiencies mean that humanitarian aid delivery is often hindered. Track & Trust hopes to help it along the last mile to those in need.

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Portable Sensor AirBeam Measures Air Quality—and Shares Its Open-Source Data

Are we really breathing clean air when we sit in our garden or local park? The portable measuring device AirBeam can answer this question—and thanks to its open-source data—also protects other people from the impact of air pollution.

Civic Tech

Ways out of the Climate Crisis with Digital Civic Engagement

With the help of digital tools, citizens can uncover environmental problems, collect important data and support protective measures. In this Special Feature, we explore the question: How can civic tech solutions advance climate protection?

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Satellites and Drones

Effective Helpers for Sustainable Development?

When it comes to protecting the environment and tracking changes in our climate, satellites and drones have become indispensable. If only there wasn’t the issue of all that space debris… In RESET’s latest special feature, we’ve been taking a look at the potentials – and pitfalls – of satellites and drones for a sustainable future on this planet.

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Artificial Intelligence

Can Computing Power Save Our Planet?

Artificial intelligence has long since solved complex tasks and made our everyday lives easier. But do intelligent computer programmes also provide new solutions for environmental and climate protection? Here we set out to find answers to these questions.

 

 

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Blockchain and Sustainable Development

How Does It Work?

Everyone is talking about blockchain and DLT. But what exactly are they and how do they work? In RESET’s latest Blockchain Special, we offer some answers to those questions and take a look at how the tech can be used for both social and ecological good.

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E-Mobility

Is Electromobility Key to a Future-Proof City?

Is the future electric? Our roads might still be dominated by conventional cars right now, but when it comes to e-mobility, there are promising developments. We looked at the current status quo, the potentials and future predictions, for an electric revolution.

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Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR): Strategies for Digital Sustainability

What does CDR mean, how does it differ from CSR and how does it make companies more sustainable? RESET reveals the secret of digital self-responsibility!

Are High-Tech Reusable Water Bottles the Solution Our Oceans Need?

Rebo’s high-tech reusable water bottle collects plastic waste from the beach every time you drink. But will growing sales of reusable water bottles save our oceans, or are they a sign of ever-more consumerism?

Why Don’t We Have Skyscanner for Trains? Addressing the Gap in International Train Travel Booking Tools

International train travel is at least 4.5 times more environmentally friendly than flying. So why is it still so complicated to book routes?

Pfandgeben: Donate Bottles with Deposits to People in Need via an App

The PFANDGEBEN app helps people in need earn money through bottle refund schemes.
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RESET is Nominated For the German Sustainability Award 2024

RESET has been nominated for the German Sustainability Award 2024! Watch this space for updates about the November winners.
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Kezia Rice

3D Samples Could Be the Answer to Fashion’s Waste Problem

3D samples could reduce waste in fashion’s supply chain, cutting emissions from this highly polluting industry.
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MethaneSAT LLC

MethaneSAT: A Climate Change Tool That’s Out of This World

Methane is one of the planet’s most dangerous greenhouse gases. A new satellite—the size of a washing machine—is set to provide vital data.

Are Polyjoule’s Plastic Batteries Cheaper and Safer for Producing Renewable Power?

Traditional lithium-ion batteries come with a whole host of issues, not least their expense. A Boston startup is looking to new materials for the next generation of batteries.

Donate Phones and Save Lives: “Wir Packen’s An” Collects Old Smartphones for Refugees

Instead of lying in a drawer, your old mobile phone could help people on escape routes. The “Wir packen’s an” association reveals how this works.