Social and Environmental Challenges

In this module, you will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of local social and environmental challenges and areas for innovation.
  • See the major sustainability initiatives taking place in Hawaiʻi and abroad.
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of impact in business.

First Do.

The below assignment if you are working on an idea or project. If not, skip this and move onto the next section, below. 

Then Dive Deep.

Read, watch, and listen to expand your knowledge of social and ecological challenges to prepare you for the virtual workshop.

What is Sustainable Development?

An excerpt from the Brundtland Report.

1-1.5 hrs.

Fourth National Climate Assessment: TRIBES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

What are indigenous peoples doing to combat climate change?


Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition

What is social entrepreneurship and why is it so important?


Now Experience the Virtual Workshop

Watch recorded sessions from the third Purple Prize workshop, Local Social and Environmental Impacts from March 16, 2019. For best learning quality, watch or view the presentations in order. 

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