Beer, like most consumer goods, has a significant environmental impact but brewers of all sizes, all over the U.S. are doing their best to stave off the effects of climate change. Here’s a recent piece I produced for Fortune Magazine’s Path to Zero, a 9-month […]
The Best Houseplant Subscriptions for All Your Indoor Gardening Needs Pandemics, protests, and fires all over the country have impacted independent bookstores. Here’s how they’re coping and how you can support them. By Abigail Bassett SEP 21, 2020 As we’ve all sheltered at home across the […]
I’ve just logged into a Zoom video chat entitled “The Hows and Whys of Astrology” and watch as multiple video images pop online. Mostly women sit in various states, some lounging in the sun sipping drinks from metal cups, some laying on their couches in […]
Frustration with his 9-to-5 job led Greg Caplan to reimagine the way we work and travel. That inspiration spurred the founding of Remote Year in 2014. Aimed at professionals who want to travel abroad, Remote Year has created programs that allow participants to embrace their wanderlust―without […]
In June, I hosted a Fast Company event in Las Vegas featuring some of the top thought leaders in the health and wellness space. I hosted two panels as a Fast Company Works Contributing Editor. Below you can check out the sizzle reel from my time there.
Meet Molly Hayward, the female founder behind Cora, a period supply company that’s putting women and girls first and simultaneously doing good for the world.
Lemonade, the online platform for homeowners and rental insurance, says it offers up affordable insurance while simultaneously giving back. Is it worth switching insurance carriers?
Lumme Labs is using wearable technology to help people break addiction, lose weight, and improve their lives.
Ashley Edwards knew as a teenager that she wanted to make an impact on the world. The 27-year-old started doing social justice work at the age of 14 and was fully steeped in it by the time she reached college. And after Edwards met Alina […]
Ali Mohamed is a modern Renaissance man. At age 22 he is the founder of VOUND Technologies, a company developing prototypes that could help people with speech and hearing disorders experience sound in a unique way. The technology translates sounds into vibrations, colors and images […]
As a cofounder of Kinetic Batteries and Solvus Global, perhaps Aaron Birt’s greatest strength is building the right team to affect global change. Together with his partners, the companies are developing processes that help make everything from recycling scrap to manufacturing batteries more efficient and […]
Jeremy Blum, 28, self-described “mad scientist” and perennial inventor, is a leading light in the electrical engineering, robotics, and systems architecture fields. He served as a technical lead for the Google Glass project and he’s currently Head of Electrical Engineering at Shaper, a San-Francisco startup […]