We're rocking here at Bucky Box today, with the news that we have won the New Zealand section of the Global Entrepreneurship Week's 'Cleantech' category!
A good friend suggested we enter our company's story into the competition a while back, and we found out we were through to the top three entries last week. Then on Monday we found out we had won the national competition in the 'Air, Water & Energy' category.
Our entry will now be shown at the Global Entrepreneurship Week's competition in San Francisco, but you can get a sneak peak at the first cut here;
A massive thanks to all our friends, family, and the mighty Enspiral crew back here in New Zealand, for all the support & encouragement following the announcement. It means a lot. We're proud to be representing our country Continue...
I've spent a bit of time on Twitter lately, for my sins, and have been simply astounded at how many people are out there who're working on a more planet & people friendly food system.
I've seen everything from hydroponics to beekeepers, urban designers to organic cosmetic boxes, bloggers & restaurant owners, environmental engineers to grass roots GMO activists.
It's been really encouraging - we know we're backing a swelling movement, and we're here all guns blazing ourselves.
Our view is one of disruption of the status quo, and support of the individuals, communities & organisations who're getting on with creating a better world. We aim to disrupt the existing food distribution system - one which wields so much power - by directly supporting the farmers, community food enterprises Continue...
We believe in something more than engaging in 'Corporate Social Responsibility'. We see our role as creating a positive impact business to its very core. We know that positive social, environmental, and cultural outcomes can come hand in hand with economic rewards, and that regenerative solutions can flow through the veins of 21st Century Business. We believe in a 'more than profit' future for business around the world. Continue...