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Technologies With Purpose are technologies and companies that focus on achieving one or more of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). These include applications of traditional or emerging technologies that aim to deliver a positive impact on humanity, our planet, and the biodiversity that makes it all possible. 

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Mar / 2022 - Article

How To Find Staff, The Great Resignation (Part I)

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Just a moment, What is the “Great Resignation”?The Great Resignation is a pandemic-fuelled phenomena, where workers voluntarily quite their jobs in record numbers. However, this trend actually started before the pandemic kicked...

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News and Interviews

Recent TechWithPurpose news updates, and exclusive interviews with purpose-driven leaders using technology to make our world a better place for all.

You Might Be Surprised How Precious Your Water Really Is

What do 40 million people in the UK and 130 million in the USA have in common? Water Scarcity.

Sustainability

As Featured in The World’s Most Inspiring Businesses

When I started this, I wanted to do something with more purpose. That’s now been recognised, we’ve been named one of the world’s most inspiring businesses.

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Microsoft backs 10 UK AI ClimateTech Startups

The 10 AI Startups selected for Microsoft’s Sustainability Accelerator Programme.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Return, Repair, Reuse, Recycle – Boox aims for more Circular eCommerce

Return, Repair, Reuse, Recycle – Boox aims for more Circular eCommerce with QR enabled returnable packaging.

Digital Technologies

AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges

AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges. AI, optic fibres, bio-resin, flax combine to create a unique construction worthy of award in Circular Economy circles.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Sweep sweeps up an additional $73M to help corporates action sustainability



Sweep sweeps up an additional $73M to help corporates action sustainability. #ClimateTech startup, #Sweep sweeps up an additional $73M to help corporates action #sustainability.

#startup #ClimateAction #scope1 #scope2 #scope3 #sustainabilityTech

Tech With Purpose News

Climate VC’s £10M fund to support UK ClimateTech with bold carbon removal targets



Climate VC’s £10M fund to support UK ClimateTech with bold carbon removal targets. Climate VC plans to invest £10M into 100+ startups and remove 10 MtCo2e/year/startup #climatetech #CleanTech #ClimateAction

Tech With Purpose News

Slovakian Geothermal Company Locks in $8M investment

Slovakian Geothermal Company Locks in $8M investment. Slovakian geothermal drilling company, GA Drilling secures $8M funding.

Tech With Purpose News

Hyperlocal Air Purification Gets a Boost

Air Quality is something that’s been on my mind for quite a few years, in particular, “hyper-local” air quality. In 2018 I observed was that even though all of the

Tech With Purpose News

CRISPR Editing Trees For Climate Mitigation

This startup is using gene editing techniques to create new breeds of trees that are not just more resilient to climate changes, but could also be more powerful in its

Tech With Purpose News

    Tech Leader Talks

    Tech With Purpose Leader Interviews: In this series of video interviews I speak with leaders of technology companies that aspire to change the world for the good. Watch the latest videos, and sign up to be alerted when new interviews are published.

    Building a Sustainable Business

    Building a Sustainable Business

    In this interview I speak with Tom Greenwood, MD of Wholegrain Digital, about his journey towards building a sustainable business and BCorp certification.
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    Q1 2021 Research, Tech With Purpose

    Q1 2021 Research, Tech With Purpose

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    Sustainability

    Sustainability is a broad term often incorporated in other concepts such as the Triple Bottom Line (people, planet, prosperity), the UN SDGs, and Environment Social and Governance (ESG). Fundamentally, increased action towards sustainability is critical for human longevity on this planet, and makes good business sense, too. These articles all have a sustainability focus to them.

    Game Changers

    Game Changers are technologies that change the way we work, live and play. Also sometimes known as emerging technologies, these articles look for examples of how artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Robots, Edge Computing and Virtual Reality are changing the world around us.

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