1.3 billion people lack access to electricity. Close to 1 billion are drinking unsanitary water. 4 million people, mostly women and children, die annually from indoor air pollution due to burning wood and charcoal for cooking. Today’s conversation with Aneri Pradhan, of ENVenture and her newest social enterprise, ENVision mobile, is here to share with us how her organisation is working to accelerate rural cooperatives to start clean energy ventures and how ENVision mobile is transforming microentrepreneurship through its offline booking app designed for small merchants and street vendors.
Purpose driven companies and social enterprises are on the rise shifting the economic culture. One organisation, Ākina Foundation, based in Wellington, New Zealand, was founded 2008 to support New Zealand's people and organisations with ideas to drive positive social and environmental change through purpose driven organisations. Join us for our chat with Chris O’Neill, General Manager of Programmes at Ākina Foundation as we explore the SE climate across New Zealand.