The Social Impact Network
Join us as we launch Captain Change: a social network and crowdfunding platform for sustainable development and disaster relief.
Founder Gabriel Frederick details the vision behind a social network for sustainable development and disaster relief, guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We then touch on some of the UN’s SDGs:
Climate Action & Sustainable Cities
Roy Zonnenberg & Vincent Kuypers of the Green Metropolitan Council Slavko Pecenac of Greenacle discuss rebuilding poor and damaged cities and ecosystems using new ideas. Find out about the latest in sustainable road, housing, energy, water and sanitation projects powered by Blue & Green Tech.
Sustainable Cities: rebuilding healthcare in poor and post-conflict regions.
Hospital equipment in Africa is either quite expensive to import, or very cheap and of poor quality. This means many hospitals have old equipment in very poor condition. Peter Meijer of Sakaramenta introduces the Care Collection – manufacturing low-cost, high-quality hospital equipment in Africa.
Health & Well Being: FerroDroom
Vera Mauro – FerroDroom – how to be a Rotterdam-based social enterprise using creativity in the inner city.
Rotterdam’s inner city is a tough place for many. Ferro Droom offers a creative outlet through art, graffiti, music, events and charity for those needing an escape, inspiration, adventure or a fresh space to start over.
Sustainable Cities: Social Housing Redefined
Social housing is in high demand everywhere. In parts of the world where hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and other natural disasters occur, recovery is a harsh and slow process. Sander var Peer or Cubicco shares their mission of sustainable, luxurious modular homes that are hurricane, earthquake and flood resistant. Find out how Cubicco is transforming social housing.
Keynote Speech: Quality Education
Sustainable Progress in learning, working and living. Peter Doeve of the Technical University NH shares their vision for education and Entrepreneurship in the Blue Economy.
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