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UN PROJECT SHOT IN Manila Philipinen – upcycles plastic waste into fashion

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Pamela Nicole Mejia’s company Phinix is a textile upcycling startup that collects textile wastes and transforms them into higher valued products such as footwear, fashion accessories and lifestyle pieces, in lieu of leaving them to be discarded in landfills. Not only that, she also hires people with disabilities for a truly inclusive business model.

UN Project shot in Bankok Thailand – Electric Vehicles

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Young entrepreneur is charging electric vehicles with solar power

Electric Vehicles are only as sustainable as their energy source. Lathika Chandra Mouli is working to facilitate transactions between building owners with solar panels and electric vehicle charging stations and drivers. As the price of electricity in most Asia-Pacific countries is cheaper than the cost of fuel, such a solution can help encourage electric vehicle adoption and simultaneously incentivize homeowners to install solar panels.