Saffrey Brown to Represent Jamaica at Global Eisenhower Fellowship

The Leap Co's Saffrey Brown has been selected to represent Jamaica in the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowships' Global Programme in 2019. Brown, Co-Founder and Head of Innovation at The Leap Co. and former General Manager of the JN Foundation, is one of 25 global leaders who will participate in the seven-week, 8-10-city exchange in the United States between October 3 and November 15 this year.

Is the Caribbean Ready for Electric Vehicles?

Can the early adoption of electric vehicles in the Caribbean have positive economic impacts? Are there synergies to be exploited with the expanding renewable energy market? What enabling conditions would be needed to foster a transition to electric mobility? These are some of the questions that this blog article seeks to address.

We are looking for a dynamic Intern

Is this the right challenge for you? If you are interested in helping to create a new approach to business and sustainable development within the region, and you have a passion for innovative solutions, then this opportunity might be a great fit.

Environmental economist, social innovator launch start-up

Sustainable energy expert, Dr. Suzanne Shaw and social development innovator, Saffrey Brown have teamed up to form start-up company, The Leap Co. Incorporated in 2018, the Kingston, Jamaica based company will develop and invest in scalable ventures built on profitable models that deliver solutions to environmental, social and economic challenges.

Business as a Force for Good, Changing Tides, by Saffrey Brown (2016)

Many people would say that 2016 has been a bad year for… well, pretty much the entire world. It stands out as: The Year of Brexit, Trump, the Alt-Right, Aleppo, North Korea nuclear tests, the Bastille Day attack in Nice, the worsening refugee crisis in the Middle East, economic collapse in Venezuela, and the list goes on.