13 Dec '17, 6am

How to make it in corporate sustainability @GreenBiz

But the true value of my travels is rooted in the hope of human ingenuity. In Bogotá, I experienced the city’s valiant efforts to improve urban resilience through the creation of the TransMilenio rapid bus transit system, which has been replicated across the globe as an affordable and effective public transit solution. In Nairobi, I met with Kenyan social entrepreneurs at iHub — a kind of startup accelerator for companies in the so-called Silicon Savannah — who are designing technologies aimed at addressing Kenya’s myriad social, environmental and political problems, but which have found global applications. The Kenyan startup Ushahidi , for example, has developed open-source mapping software that has been employed everywhere from the United States to Haiti and beyond for disaster response, environmental monitoring and more. Likewise, in Guatemala I learned how labels such...

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