We are in the middle of a transition from 2nd to 3rd Industrial Revolution and new technologies are changing the world rapidly. What will this mean for the future of your organization? During the 3rd Rev Experience on 6/7/8 November, you will get the chance to discuss with top economist Jeremy Rifkin. Register with Enviu and get 100 Euro discount!
Posted on 16 October 2014 by Enviu in Our work
In the beginning of this month Enviu and Cordaid launched the new project Cordaid Social AdVenture. This platform supports private initiatives and social entrepreneurs in achieving their entrepreneurial dreams by connecting them with experts and giving pitch opportunities during a live event on the 11th of December. The new interactive website generated considerable interest from the Dutch social community. Since the launch of the platform, fifteen companies have shared their business concepts on www.cordaidsocialadventure.nl.
Posted on 14 October 2014 by Enviu in Our work
With the most sustainable town hall of all municipalities in the Netherlands, the city Hardenberg hosted the Energy Floors Global Dance Challenge last week. In this new initiative by Enviu’s startup Energy Floors, participants attempted to break the world record in generating energy by dancing on the Sustainable Dance Floor. Earlier the Spanish city Murcia set a record of 500.000 joules. Last friday Hardenberg easily broke this record, by generating 588.540 joules in four hours.
Posted on 2 October 2014 by Enviu in Our work
Last Saturday our office was more colorful than ever before. Women dressed up in beautiful garments in all the colors of the rainbow, accompanied by their smartly dressed men, turned the office building into a multi-cultural palace. Our Saturday was filled with the lovely Bangladeshi food and atmosphere, but centrally we all focused ourselves on one point: how to ensure the Bangladeshi families abroad with access to quality health care services.
Posted on 1 October 2014 by Enviu in Our work
It is good when things come back full circle. Several years ago Enviu was inspired by an Indian MicroPension provider to launch its own MicroPension initiative in Ghana. The success of the Ghana pilot prompted Enviu to consider launching a micro pension pilot in India. We believe the introduction of MicroPensions (voluntarily savings for retirement benefits) can make an enormous social impact in India.