The Conduit is excited to be collaborating with Katapult, a leading investor and scaler of impact-focused start-ups. We caught up with Alison Fort, Impact Partner at Katapult and Board Member at Toniic, to learn more about the current state of the impact investment landscape, Katapult’s approach to scaling start-ups and what she hopes the collaboration with The Conduit will achieve.
Climate Change & Sustainability
The Conduit’s Director of Business Development, Natasha Burroughs, examines the consumer motivations behind a rise in more conscious purchasing decisions and shares how brands, investors and governments can encourage the trend to become a permanent reality.
As China fights to contain the coronavirus, is the world ignoring a larger impending threat? Ajit Dayal asks if the approach to mitigating the impact of deadly viruses can be applied to the world’s largest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions.
In this bold call to arms, Simone Cipriani, Conduit Member and Head and Founder of the Ethical Fashion Initiative at the International Trade Centre, shares the enormous flaw at the heart of the fashion industry business model: the cost to people and the planet.
As Fashion Week comes to London, Conduit member and GNGR Bees founder, Nathália Grisard, reflects on what her experience working within the industry has taught her about greenwashing, consumer responsibility and the potential for a cleaner and more creative fashion industry.
As part of a new series on the challenges and imperatives of measuring your carbon footprint, Conduit member Edward Jack, founder & CEO of Lytely, writes for us on the role technology can play in empowering individuals to lessen their environmental impact.
The Conduit’s Director of Business Development, Natasha Burroughs, shares current trends affecting the industry’s sustainability actions, from farm to fork.
Conduit member Dr Alexandra Jellicoe shares why she decided to go vegan for January and what she learned in the process.
To mark our partnership with Allbirds, the sustainable footwear brand from San Francisco, we caught up with four familiar faces from The Conduit team to hear about their work and passions.
There’s always something we can do to tackle global problems – and what better time to start than at the beginning of a new decade? We’ve collated advice from ten past guests on our podcast, Conduit Conversations, to inspire you to become a conduit for positive social change in 2020.
Sian Sutherland, Co-founder of A Plastic Planet, writes for The Conduit on what we can learn from the tobacco industry when it comes to dealing with plastic pollution and the steps industry leaders must take.
We heard from three sustainability leaders working to change the fashion industry from within.
Former Vice President Al Gore addresses a packed room at this event hosted in partnership with the How To Academy.