Giving Farmers a Fairer Shake

Have you ever noticed the Fair Trade Certified logo on a package of food or drink you’ve bought? Did you wonder what it meant? We certainly have, and we bet you’ve wondered about it, too. Paul Rice has devoted his life to trying to give the farmers who grow our food a...

Growing a Cleaner Shrimp Industry in Asia

You’ve likely heard of clean meat, or real meat grown from animal cells as opposed to animal slaughter. Most of the startups in the space are based in the US or Israel, with a few in the EU as well. Now, however, there are some new players on the field in Asia, and...

Cleaning for Good with Biokleen

The US government is pretty blunt when it comes to household cleaners, warning us that “they may contain chemicals associated with eye, skin, or respiratory irritation, or other human health issues.” The good news: there are a variety of companies in the natural...

Will Mycelium Materials Save the World?

Think about all the things we do with plants: there’s such a huge diversity of them–from peas to trees–that we eat them, we use them to making clothing, to construct our homes, to make medicines, and more. Well, now consider that there are more species of...

Making McProgress for Good

When you think about picking a career that’ll help make the world a better place, do you think of working at the largest fast food company in the world? You may not, but that’s indeed what Bob Langert spent his career doing. The former McDonald’s executive was at the...