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Veganzone: Social Media Platform Bags US$3M To Help Plant-Based Users Connect

2 Mins Read Veganzone, a community-based platform for vegans and vegetarians received its first round of financing, a US$3 million from Istanbul-based investment firm Focus Global Project to continue to help plant-forward netizens socialize together. Veganzone was founded in New York in February 2021 by Selin Tuyen, Murat Aksu, and Ogous Chan Ali as a social media app […]

Offset Your Groceries: GreenChoice Is Making Sustainable Shopping Easy At Walmart & Target

4 Mins Read As a conscious consumer, scanning through thousands of products at supermarket chains can be a time-consuming and overwhelming task. But now, mobile app turned online marketplace GreenChoice is telling the frustrated sustainable shopper “we hear you” and is simplifying the entire process. Through the platform, users can easily sort through items by dietary filters, view […]

Circular & Traceable: Pangaia X EON Launch ‘Digital Passports’ For Consumers To Track Product And Extend Use Life

4 Mins Read Material science company Pangaia recently joined forces with connected products innovator Eon to launch ‘digital passports’ for its products in an effort to promote transparency, traceability, and circularity in the fashion industry as well as encourage responsible consumer behaviour. London-based Pangaia’s new ‘digital passports’ are supported by a QR code and cloud-hosted digital twin and are […]

Chrome Add-On EcoCart Secures US$3M To Help Offset Your Online Shopping Emissions

3 Mins Read Tech Startup EcoCart recently raised US$3M for its free-to-use browser extension that helps shoppers offset their carbon emissions at select merchant shops. San Francisco-based EcoCart can be downloaded for free on the Google browser Chrome and helps users calculates the carbon footprint of their orders. In its recent funding round, the company received support from […]

This New HEALabel App Is Making Conscious Consumerism Easy

4 Mins Read Most of us want to be conscious consumers, but it’s a pretty difficult task in practice. From the thousands of products available, whether it be food or beauty and skincare, it takes time and effort to properly research and decipher those that have the smallest impact on the planet, animals and people. This was what […]

Over 500 Brands Including Walmart, H&M And Nike Agree To Measure Supply Chain Social & Environmental Impact

5 Mins Read The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and its technology partner Higg have released the Higg Brand & Retail Module (BRM), a value chain sustainability assessment tool for companies to access their social and environmental impact data. Over 500 global brands have embraced the tool to gain a deeper understanding of the ethical and ecological footprint of […]

Save Money & The Planet? Climate & FinTech Startup Creed To Debut Budget Planning & Emissions Tracking App

3 Mins Read Have you ever thought about how you could make a positive impact with your money? London-based startup Creed is about to debut its new mobile app aiming to do just that, combining finance with climate impact management. Features on the platform include spending management, carbon footprint tracking, offsetting emissions and more. Set to launch soon, […]

EcoCart: New Chrome Add-On Offsets Your Online Shopping Emissions In Two Clicks

4 Mins Read Ever since the pandemic, many of us have turned to online shopping and other e-commerce services for our daily purchases. Even boomers have gotten more tech-savvy because of the crisis, now officially the fastest-growing category of online shoppers. But our ordering frenzy is driving up our carbon footprint, says San Francisco-based startup EcoCart, who has […]

Consumers Want Climate Apps & Footprint Labels To Help Them Live Sustainably, Survey Finds

4 Mins Read Consumers are searching for tech-forward innovations and environmental footprint labels on products to help them adapt to a sustainable lifestyle, a recent survey shows. Among some of the digital solutions cited as helpful include apps that help shoppers make greener purchasing decisions and platforms measuring personal carbon footprints, while government legislation to push businesses to […]

Pairwise: Food-Gene Editing Company Closes US$90M Series B Round To Scale Its Food Innovation Tech

4 Mins Read North Carolina-based biotech company, Pairwise recently secured US$90M funding in its Series B round which will boost its gene-editing creation of new fruit and vegetable varieties and break down barriers to increase consumption of fresh produce among American consumers. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Pairwise successfully closed its round of funding that was led by […]

FoodForage: Mobile App Aims To Make Vegan Purchases Simpler With Find & Share Features

4 Mins Read March 3 2021 Update: This article has been updated to reflect the additional features and new changes available on the revamped FoodForage app. Technology software company Bionix Technologies recently launched its new mobile app FoodForage, created to help an increasing number of vegans and individuals looking to buy plant-based alternative products and share their findings […]