Top 6 UAE-based social entrepreneurs selected for 2017 edition of C3 Social Impact Accelerator Program

 

We are excited to announce the top six UAE-based social entrepreneurs that have been selected to participate to the 2017 edition of the C3 Social Impact Accelerator Program:

Aroma Caribe – Aroma Caribe promotes good coffee and good chocolate in a way that is good: the company helps farmer communities and retail customers while promoting the fair trade movement through coffee and chocolate.
Charicycles – Charicycles designs and…

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The challenge of operating a local produce only restaurant in the UAE

Article published in The National 

 
DUBAI // Offering diners locally produced food is a challenge but a restaurant owner says her efforts to do so has given her environmental insights and taught her about nutrition. [C3 Entrepreneur] Sara Tabana is using recycled materials to build her restaurant, called Roots Bistro, in Silicon Oasis. She will source most of its food ingredients from…

Team from Dubai Wins Third Place Globally at Accenture Digital Connected Hackathon

Article published in MENA Herald

Dubai – MENA Herald: A blitzkrieg of ideas and innovative prototypes that showcased digital technology at its best in an adrenaline-charged atmosphere marked the first Accenture Digital Hackathon that simultaneously took place in seven cities across Europe and the Middle East on November 27 (Sunday).

Held in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, and locally in partnership with…

Social Enterprise Could Be The UAE’s Next Big Venture

Article published in Forbes

Over the last few years, impact-driven enterprises are gaining traction in the UAE, where there is an appetite for start-up businesses and a focus on innovation. But greater support from the government and investors is needed to boost the work of entrepreneurs using business for social good, says experts.

While progress overcoming those obstacles is healthy and growing among…