Fruits and Veggies à Genève – Resources to Get You Started

by Sonja Muriel Plüss Did you know that 2021 is the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables? To celebrate this, I have researched how a greens-lover can best get to their staples in Geneva – and that as fresh, seasonal and direct from the farmer as possible. Union Maraîchère de Genève Hidden in a warehouseContinue reading “Fruits and Veggies à Genève – Resources to Get You Started”

A Non-Dairy Milk Review

by Zaninka Ntagungira Title photo from Canva by Natalia Klenova Hi friends! So sorry for the tease with this infamous nut milk review. But here it is finally, the review no one asked for until I started talking about it incessantly 😉Disclaimer: I refuse to write it ‘mylk’. If it triggers you, sue me :p Continue reading “A Non-Dairy Milk Review”

Bloody Health – an Ad for a Sustainable Pad

By Sonja Plüss Photos by Vulvani – http://www.vulvani.com Somewhere along the quest of living a sustainable and healthy life, everyone with periods should consider their sanitary products. Conventional sanitary products contain a lot of synthetic material, glues and toxins. Furthermore they are use-and-throw products creating large amounts of waste. While in Switzerland this waste isContinue reading “Bloody Health – an Ad for a Sustainable Pad”

Geneva Peace Week 2020

Peace and Climate Action: Challenges and Opportunities from Latin America By Priscila Vazquez Geneva Peace Week is a leading forum in the peacebuilding calendar, gathering actors from around the world to connect and expand peace dialogues every November. The event highlights that every single person has a role to play in building peace and resolvingContinue reading “Geneva Peace Week 2020”

Just another Swiss hiking guide

by Anna Ploeg Coming from Canada people assume I am used to mountainous scenery when in fact I am from the Ottawa valley, and unfortunately the “hills” I used to hike are at a lower altitude than Geneva itself… so I am not sure they count for much. Nonetheless I grew up constantly escaping intoContinue reading “Just another Swiss hiking guide”

Episode 6. Social Innovation and Sustainable Development

In this joint episode with Collaborate for Social Innovation, Olivier interviews Lorenzo Niola, the Head of Ecosystem Development at Hatch CoLab. Hatch CoLab accelerates the development and scaling up of technologies to solve sustainability issues. It helps startups work with international organisations to develop their technologies and make real change possible.

The student contributor for this episode was Matthieu Guillier, a master student at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, and codirector of Collaborate for Social Innovation, a contest bringing together young professionals, students and international organizations to create solutions to current challenges. He added his insight on the pros and cons of applying social innovation to environmental issues, citing his favorite previous entries by contestants.