Real Business sat down with Chris Sharpe, CEO and co-founder at new socially conscious insurance app Kinsu, to discuss ethical standards amongst tech startups and helping customers by getting rid of bullsh*t insurance jargon.
More than 50 tech and digital entrepreneurs have committed £18.5m to social good through philanthropic campaign the Founders Pledge, which is funded by them donating at least two per cent of their personal salaries following an exit.
Ben & Jerry's Join Our Core campaign, which it hopes will create more businesses with ethical values, has looked to the crowd for its latest round of winners. UK startups We Walk the Line and GravityLight came out on top.
The recognition and understanding of creating genuine social impact is still limited. There is also often a misconception that a project or contract which promises to deliver social value will automatically lead to increased costs.
Key global tech and business industry figures are to act as mentors to the successful applicants of the £1m ‘Tech for Good’ fund led by Nominet Trust and Founders Forum for Good.