Innovations

122 Innovations
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    The idea is to keep the lake RAWA PENING as a source of life for the local community, by turning water hyacint...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya Really great example of changing threat into opportunity. From being a problem, Water Hyacinth is now used to make beautiful furniture and useful goods.
    • Pernille Hippe Brun
      Pernille Hippe Brun This story shows, how a single woman, with a great idea, can make a positive impact in her community, solving many problems in a sustainable way, and at the same time. By using the Water Hyacinth to create beautiful furnitures, she not only solves the problem...  more
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati Instead of using pesticides or other chemical products, this business can reduce many Water Hyacinth safely. And the wonderful thing is that the business generating income for community. Great.
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    SOLEP - Soluciones Ecológicas de Puebla specializes in the elaboration of organic f...
      Mexico
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne This is an example of a scalable business that's good for the planet, farmers and all of us that could and should be replicated in every city and town in Mexico and Latin America.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd A great example of the positive environmental impact a company can have by looking at what's possible instead of what has always been done.
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    As a leader in the beer industry, SABECO's sustainability strategy focuses on reducing negative impacts on the envi...
      Vietnam
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Guenola Nonet
      Guenola Nonet This in-depth analysis of Sabeco's strategy shows how a mainstream business can embed sustainability principles and conduct business more responsibly.
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon SABECO is a prime example of a company working to embed sustainability into the core of their business, helping to improve the world and their bottom line
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    Compañía Mexicana del Desierto prunes agave plants to obtain ixtle for the manufacture of yarns for a...
      Mexico
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne An example of a production process in the Mexican desert that contributes to the well-being of the locals and the planet with biodegradable products.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's neat to see how the company provides employment for local communities while also protecting the environment!
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    Soil Tech exemplifies business as an agent of world benefit. By using the intelligence of micro-organisms, it provides s...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Dennis Heaton
      Dennis Heaton Soil Tech enriches the soil with helpful micro-organisms to grow things and regenerate the environment. It is a model of human industry in partnership with nature.
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato Soil Tech is using sophisticated biological science to help agriculture return to its organic roots.
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      Strengthening and enlarging the benefit of existing waste bank. A new business model implemented on the...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Good story from the writer. I want to have one of their product.
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    Éclat Chocolate exercises socially and environmentally-friendly craftsmanship to create extraordinary chocolate p...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • David Steingard
      David Steingard Éclat is truly a pioneer in the high-end confectionary space. Éclat integrates best-in-class chocolate production and retailing with a humane and sustainable supply chain--successfully demonstrating that superior products do not have to be produced at the...  more
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter You never know what can happen when one company in an industry starts doing business right. Customers are starting to demand more transparency in product processes and Eclat is already at the forefront of business for good!
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    Limbahagia is involving society to support their business on plastic waste management. They engage women and high s...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Plastic is a favorite way to wrap food, things, beverages, etc. Plastic waste management will become solution to resolve the waste problem. Good story Pak Erick
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil Nowadays plastic become more and more important in our daily life. if we see our surroundings, almost everything made from plastics, even part of car body now made from plastics. The increasing use of plastic also align with the need of plastic itself, so...  more
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana The effort of setting up the waste bank and recycling the waste will prevent land and environment from pollution. Thanks for the story Pak Erick.
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    Construction is activities that change the environment. Green construction concept is a strategy to encourage eco-f...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya PP is an Indonesia state owned enterprise which has core business in construction and investment. It can be sample for another construction company when they construct building to consider environment.
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil The innovation not only bring the construction process become quicker and easier but also become greener and good for environment. PT PP undoubtedly become the leading of the best contractor for the world sustainability
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana Businesses that consider responsibility towards environment and community will be long lasting. PT PP has shown and proven the impact and benefit of its green construction.
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    The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator is dedicated to promoting sustainable practices within the fashion industry. T...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Supporting and mentoring companies that promote sustainability through their business is a fantastic cause.
    • Ashley Stanley
      Ashley Stanley The Brooklyn Fashion Design Accelerator is making an impact on sustainable practices in the fashion industry by mentoring and supporting designers who are new to the industry.
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     Changing sustainable food production in the world one farm at a time through testing and certification services. ...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Dennis Heaton
      Dennis Heaton Global ID Group is applying science and information technology to certify food products and processes, bringing radical transparency to the food chain.
    • Pernille Hippe Brun
      Pernille Hippe Brun By offering concrete solutions to a growing market in terms of sustainable food, this company shows the way for both producers and consumers in terms of seeing through what is, and what is not a true sustainable product.
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    SAMPAH (Selalu Akan Mudah Pabila Ada Harapan) translate into English ...  or WASTE ...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya waste management is always problem in our country. Based on the story, we can learn form young people how to give contribution to the environment through create something useful from waste.
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    Through its profit-making consignment operations, Stuff Etc is able to flourish while giving back to society and th...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Dennis Heaton
      Dennis Heaton Stuff Etc is reducing the impact of consumption through selling items for reuse.
      This consignment business makes a profit and helps non-profits to raise funds through sale of donated items.
    • Marina Williams
      Marina Williams Stuff Etc offers a great way of getting needed items while incurring into a gentler ecological footprint. It provides a user-friendly, affordable mechanism of conscious consumption, lending new life to items that would otherwise become clutter.
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    Fabdesign is in the business of textile science. Traditionally, textiles are produced through laborious techniques, such...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Kristina Kohl
      Kristina Kohl Great example of a small business creating innovative solutions by looking through a new lens to drive a profound global impact on the textile business while regenerating environmental and social capital.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter A very inspiring story about a company finding a new, innovative way to do something and creating so much benefit (and zero waste) in the process!
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    PT Agricinal was established in 1982, when N.M. Manurung started his journey to develop Seblat, the small village near...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Aditya  Damawan
      Aditya Damawan Collaboration between the company and society has given significant impact to the business. The business model developed by PT Agricinal has proved that collaboration has positive impact to the business and assure the business sustainability. At the same...  more
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati Perfect example on how the company empower local community while doing the business at the same time. The person whom lead the company must be very inspiring because he can maintain his commitment in setting a good relation with people and also gives back...  more
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    Impossible foods is an innovative company with the mission to provide the world with plant-based alternatives to animal ...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Kristina Kohl
      Kristina Kohl Impossible Food's innovative plant based burger is improving health and promoting responsible consumption through reducing reliance on the earth's scarce natural resources. A great example of providing a valuable product with social and environmental impact.
    • Kevin Payne
      Kevin Payne The statistics on land and water use to raise animals are staggering! This burger is an amazing innovation with the potential to support numerous sustainable development goals. I hope it arrives at a restaurant in Cleveland soon!
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    Mohit Ahmed is the proprietor of a push cart business that works in partnership with various cart food vendors in New Yo...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is great to read how this company has provided a safe, healthy, and sanitary environment guaranteed for the cart food vendors and their customers in New York City.
    • Patricia Raber
      Patricia Raber Push carts may be something we see and patronize without much thought. But PushCart Garage has gone the extra mile to ensure that the vendors' sales come from well maintained, safe, clean carts.
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    Urban waste problems are always discussed in Indonesia and the cities around the world, because almost all the cities ar...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Indonesia is one of the country whose has urban waste handling problem. The story can give inspiration for every household to how manage waste and generate revenue from it.
    • Reza Maghraby
      Reza Maghraby It's not easy to gather and move people around us to make a great impact for the community, but Ibu Nuning make it look easy to deal with it. What a great inspiration!
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil wow i should learn how they change waste become great interesting art. a great story from Zia and Nuning from PT Undagi
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    sustainable seafood sales supporting local, traditional fishing communities  protecting against over-...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane Every dollar is a vote. Vote carefully! Better connecting consumers with the source of their food is critical to promote understanding and long-term food system sustainability. This company's work helps bridge that difficult gap and promote sustainable...  more
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Bringing better, better regulated and locally sourced fish by supporting fishing communities in the U.S. dependent on the fishing industry.
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    A garment factory that focuses on improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Since their inception, Noma...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is heartening to hear about the eco-friendly initiatives that this company has introduced to its business practices.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter So much of the clothing we wear comes from Bangladesh. Hearing that this company is responsibly producing fabrics is so encouraging. I hope that other garment factories follow in their footsteps.