Impact Economics

 

For most businesses, having positive social and environmental impact isn’t high up on the list of priorities. But change is coming! Here we take a look at innovative economic approaches with proven, positive, sustainable impact.

Does Digitalisation Really Contribute to Climate Protection?

Digitalisation in its current form contributes little to climate protection, as the Borderstep Institute's CliDiTrans project clearly shows. But there is still room for fine tuning.

3D Printing: Adding a Sustainable Dimension to Modern Life

Modern 3D printing is already well on the way to revolutionising traditional manufacturing processes, but it also has huge potential for sustainable development and humanitarian aid.

Artificial Intelligence – Can We Save our Planet with Computing Power?

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?

Fairtronics: Using Data to Break Down the Social Risks of Consumer Electronics

How ethical are your consumer products? New data-driven approaches are hoping to provide new insight into where and how our electric gadgets are produced.

RESET Recommends: 10 Hand-Picked Big Impact Fundraising Projects for 2021

Struggling with a gift idea this Christmas? Why not donate to one of these innovative good causes?

Solutions Instead of Apocalypse – Donate to RESET Now!

There are only seven years left to curb the climate catastrophe. Seven valuable years to bring smart solutions forward. That's exactly what we're doing with RESET - and you can support us!

New York’s Portable Recycling Plant Highlights a Micro-Manufacturing Future

While some manufacturers are going big, others are looking to small, self-sustaining microfactories as a more sustainable way to build things.

Urban Mining?: Researchers Find Way to Vaporise E-waste Down to Its Precious Metals

Researchers have extracted precious metals from e-waste in a way that's better for the environment fights one of the fastest-growing hazards to our climate and health.