Two Social Enterprises Make Environmental Impact Through Collaboration


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Paolo Richter, founder of social enterprise Gump & Drahtesel, rolls out second-hand bicycles from Switzerland to various African countries.

To establish a more innovative approach, social enterprise South Pole collaborated with Richter's organization to boost the number of bicycles sent to Africa using co-financing from the carbon markets. This enables their customers to go 100 percent carbon by giving more Africans a reliable and climate-friendly means of transport.

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