Archives for September 2009

Coca-Cola give $5million to the Clinton Initiative

Thanks to @stevebridger for alerting me to this. Coca-Cola are putting $5million into the Clinton Initiative over the next three years and it looks and feels like little more than a profile raising initiative. Watch the interview with Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola’s CEO and Chairman, and make a judgement for yourself (don’t be put off by […]

Google back off from original vision

My Twitter search on Project 10 100 just started to yield results. With great excitement I rushed to my PC to see this: Is ColaLife one of the 100 semi-finalists? No it isn’t. But hang on, there are not 100 semi-finalists! Google have changed the rules of the game! There won’t be 100 concrete ideas […]

Let’s hear it for the G20 bloggers

As you must be aware, the G20 Summit is underway in Pittsburgh. But you might not know is that there are a bunch of people passionate about social justice and the environment blogging from inside the summit under the banner of G20Voice. The idea of the G20Voice initiative is that it “Amplifies bloggers’ voices to hold […]

ColaLife has introduced me to some great people

Today I met two more people face to face that I’d hooked up with online through ColaLife. At lunchtime I met Maria Diaz. Maria is part of the team at CTT. CTT is led by William Hoyle who has been a great ColaLife supporter and evangelist from the very start and he has infected the […]

ColaLife Limited – ColaLife incorporates

It’s official. Today ColaLife’s Certificate of Incorporation arrived from Bells, Wells & Braithwaite.  ColaLife Limited is a company limited by guarantee (non-profit). Our Memorandum and Articles of Association are here. Many thanks to Bells, Wells & Braithwaite for their pro-bono help with the incorporation. The first draft of a business plan is also on its way. […]

ColaLife Project 10 the the 100th animation hits 9,000 views

While we wait for Google to announce the 100 semi-finalists of the Project 10 to the 100th initiative, the ColaLife animation, which formed part of our entry, has passed 9,000 views. Here it is again:

ColaLife moves on the rest of Europe – Part 2

I have been invited to give a ColaLife presentation at the 8th Annual World Food Technology & Innovation convention in Rotterdam at 15:35 on 27 October. It looks like it’s a plenary session. The programme is here. This is the pitch I will be going in on: Distributing commercial products in developing countries fulfils one […]