San Francisco, California
Gap Inc. is one of the biggest omnichannel fashion retailers in the world with over 3500 stores worldwide. Gap has contracted SBC to help devise and evaluate innovative solutions to reduce their operational packaging waste, assess how potential legislation interfaces with these solutions, and perform a landscape analysis to see how competitors are curbing their own packaging waste footprint.
New Berlin, New York
Chobani is a US-based food company specializing in dairy and yogurts products. With over 20% US market share and 1bn+ annual revenues, Chobani is one of the fastest growing companies in the better-for-you segment. SBC will partner with Chobani to structure a new initiative to tackle nationwide hunger and childhood food insecurity by creating community partnerships and defining metrics to track progress towards a more equitable food system.
Win-Win Connection is a non-profit based in Barcelona that creates service learning and community engagement programs for schools and companies. SBC will assist Win-Win Connection in developing and teaching an entrepreneurship course for the Dukwi Refugee Camp in Botswana – helping camp members develop useful financial, business, and management skills needed to start their own businesses. SBC will also ideate ways to attract donors and philanthropists that may offer seed capital to these businesses.
Project Manager: Kevin Cliffe
Zoomo is an e-micro-mobility (e-bikes, e-mopeds, etc.) startup aimed at decarbonizing last-mile delivery. Partnering with leading food delivery companies such as UberEats, DoorDash and more, Zoomo is currently asking SBC to develop a model to quantify carbon emissions savings generated from using their products vs. normal 4-wheel delivery vehicles as well as conduct a long-run cost savings analysis on traditional vehicles vs. e-vehicles. SBC will also research which optimal public policy strategies and potential partnerships can promote “bike-able” city infrastructure.