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KIN Nets $3.7 Million For Smart Food Ecosystem That Eliminates Food Waste

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-based ombnichannel food app KIN has just closed a $3.7 million pre-Series A funding round with participation confirmed by Tony Yeung, Chris Liu, Optimus Capital, and more to connect consumers more intrinsically to their food choices while eliminating waste and the negative environmental consequences of food delivery. KIN is powered by a learning algorithm […]

Planet FWD Bags $10 million To Improve Carbon Footprint Calculation Platform

4 Mins Read Carbon calculation startup Plant FWD has closed a $10 million Series A, co-led by Acre Venture Partners and Congruent Ventures as well as existing investors BBG Ventures, Precursor, Concrete Rose, and January Ventures among others. The startup has earmarked the funding for continued development of data, new product creation and enlarging the climate science team. […]

This Singaporean Software Platform Wants To Make Sustainability An Unavoidable Integration For Global Businesses

5 Mins Read Singaporean climate tech startup Handprint, which uses SaaS model to integrate sustainability-focused infrastructure into corporate platforms, has just closed a $2.2 million seed round as investors get more and more excited about impact assessment tools. The company’s ultimate aim is to offer businesses an easy way to improve their impact on the planet. Consumers are […]

London Startup Raises $5 Million To Progress ‘Transparency Tech’ In Fight Against Greenwashing

3 Mins Read Provenance, a sustainability marketing tech outfit based in London, has announced the closure of a $5 million investment round. Led by Working Capital Innovation Fund and NordicEye, other participants included musician Peter Gabriel, The Brandtech group, and Digital Currency Group. The investment will be used to continue software development of Provenance’s flagship e-commerce platform that confirms […]

Can Blockchain Fix the Chocolate Industry’s Labor Issues?

3 Mins Read Transparency is coming to the chocolate industry via blockchain technology, and it could help to mitigate longstanding human rights and labor issues. Despite commitments from the world’s largest chocolate producers, including Nestlé, Hershey’s, and Mars, unfair wages and human rights labor violations are still commonplace in the cocoa industry. But new blockchain technology from the […]

This Machine Learning Browser Extension Helps You Shop Sustainable Alternatives Online

4 Mins Read A new browser extension has just launched to help consumers get their online shopping fix sustainably. Called Beagle Button, the machine learning-enabled tool detects when a user is shopping online, then automatically finds an eco-friendly match within its database of approved products.  Beagle Button is the latest digital tool that sustainable shoppers have in their […]

5 Secondhand Fashion Platforms For Your Sustainable Online Shopping Fix

4 Mins Read Thanks to the digital age, secondhand shopping has totally taken off online and is no longer confined to the neighbourhood charity thrift shop. Gone are the days where you have to sort through piles of donated clothing for your next sustainable fashion purchase. Now, buying and selling preloved clothing has never been easier thanks to […]

This New AI-Powered Search Engine Lets You Turn Any Recipe Vegan

4 Mins Read Have you ever come across a delicious recipe only to find out later on that it’s not 100% plant-based? Well, a new search engine has come to the rescue for this exact situation. Launched earlier this year, EatKind is an AI-powered tool that can convert pretty much any recipe or dish vegan by recommending the […]