Waste Ventures India has established a formalized market for waste streams which averts waste from landfill and creates higher incomes for the waste pickers, with standardized prices with upfront payments. They purchase and segregate dry and wet waste from third-party waste pickers, corporates and apartment complexes, and process it to sell to recyclers.
Interview footage kindly filmed by Azimut Social Business https://vimeo.com/azimutcompany
The COVID-19 crisis illustrates the need for innovation from within companies by "social intrapreneurs."
Along with The Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) at the University of Zurich went out and about around São Paulo at the start of February to explore the ecosystem of social businesses and investment. Take a look at our fantastic week in the video: