Innovations

114 Innovations
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    Valuing relationships and wanting to better the world has led Emmy's Organics to produce a simple, yet unique product. T...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo This is a wonderful example of an sustainable innovation embedded within a company's business model.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter A great story about a company caring about their customers and their employees!
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    The story "Move!" uncovers one of the innovations in Corporate Social Responsibility of PepsiCo in Russia. From many inn...
      Russia
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Ekaterina Ivanova
      Ekaterina Ivanova This is a positive example of how a multinational corporate supports its employees in leading a healthy life style and at the same time contributing to making winter sports more accessible for the underprivilaged children from orphanges.
    • John Turner
      John Turner Pepsi makes corporate philanthropy into a strategy for the company's success.
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    Jamu, is the Indonesian word for herb. Jamu is known as the traditional herbal medicine in Indonesia. Decades ago, ...
      Indonesia
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya This is one of a few excellent effort to promote local wisdom through providing traditional herbal life style cafe. Not only do they sell traditional herbs in a fancy mocktail but they also teach the customers on how to prepare their own herbal drink and...  more
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter A great innovation to bring back traditions and help people become more healthy.
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    Royal Flour (https://www.instagram.com/royalflour/) is a F&B company who focus on providing healthy food. Based on the W...
      Indonesia
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya Royal Flour is starting a good campaign for the Indonesian people who are mostly not aware of the health problems caused by the chemical and/or GMO's food products.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter What a powerful quote by the co-founder of this company!
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    Momentum is a CrossFit gym that offers health and fitness facilities to the local community of Thibodaux, a small town i...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Christopher Castille
      Christopher Castille Bernard Wazeman and his co-authors make the case for Momentum, a gym focused on building a small community and promoting health and wellbeing in the process.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter It's nice to read a story about a gym that cares about its members and isn't just trying to get their money.
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    Earth Fare is a grocery store that was created with the aim to have shoppers walk in and purchase products with confiden...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo A great local company focusing on their sustainable sourcing and supply chains.
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Earth Fare providing Americans with healthy food choices in eco-friendly packaging.
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    The business introduced a program they call "Pay It Forward."  Customers pay for a pizza box, at $15, decorate the ...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is motivating how this pizzeria's “Pay it Forward” campaign has been able to bring their local community together for a great cause!
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder This idea is so simple, and so good. Let's hope it catches on.
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    The Hudson Valley Chalk Festival is an biennial festival supported by Water Street Market, in New Paltz, New York. ...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter Rite Aid cares about their employees so much that they help support their passions and initiatives they are interested in!
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    Sun Life Financial has been a leader in the Canadian Insurance Market for many years and has expanded international...
      Canada
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga By focusing on their employee's health, Sun Life Financial contributes to individual mental and physical well-being which then contribute to a holistic view on sustainability as a whole-being experience. This is a great example of what can be done in a large...  more
    • Kit Turen
      Kit Turen Sun Life Financial has used the UN SDGs as inspiration for introducing strong employee wellness programs that have benefited the well-being of both employees and the company in sustainable ways. The Sun Life Financial wellness programs can serve as a model...  more
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     A product to help detect contaminated food earlier and improve quality before getting to customers. 
      Switzerland
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Nadene Canning
      Nadene Canning DNA Foil impacts the whole food industry helping companies to discover if the food they will sell have any defects or is infected before the food has left the company, and therefore helps companies to avoid scandals and recalls.
    • Patricia Raber
      Patricia Raber This seems like a fast and easy way to prevent food poisoning which helps consumers and manufacturers alike.
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    Hand in Hand Soap is a company with a holistic business model that is for the promotion of health and well-being of our ...
      Haiti
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo An inspiring innovation!
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter "You don't have to trade morals for profit." I couldn't have said it better myself.
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    GMA Consultants Inc. innovative business model allows them to provide quality medical and physician input to programs ...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo This is an excellent example of a supportive partnership creating sustainability in a complex field.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter Innovations in the healthcare industry are so necessary for the care and well-being of all people.
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    Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder, impacting over 2 billion people worldwide. To tackle this probl...
      Nigeria
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Nadene Canning
      Nadene Canning The idea behind Maggi was to add taste to food and also add the nutrients that people need in a simple and affordable way.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen Maggi cubes offer a way for people to get the micronutrients they need in the normal course of cooking. A smart innovation that makes it easy for people to be healthier!
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    The Orange Fund is a program in Home Depot-Mexico that allows them to support company associates who have suffered an em...
      Mexico
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre The narrative is an excellent example of an innovation of solidarity within a company, which not only serves to support the people affected by a problem, but also reaches the community in the environment where the business is located. An example of solidarity...  more
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne An initiative that engages employees in experiences of compassion and a sense of community in times of need.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter What a great way for a company to help take care of their employees!
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    Biofoodlab, founded by Elena Shifrina in 2011, became a pioneer company on the Russian market of healthy organic fruit b...
      Russia Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Ekaterina Ivanova
      Ekaterina Ivanova This is a great example of a sustainable and innovative business of organic snacks run by a young and dynamic Russian entrepreneur Elena Shifrina. It has a potential to inspire girls around the world to start their own businesses with an aim of fostering...  more
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd This strong and spirited entrepreneur with a vision of bringing healthy eating to her homeland is an inspiration!
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    TLS Foods, doing business as "The Nosh," is a company that is breaking the social norms of food sustainability. Cre...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Stacie Chappell
      Stacie Chappell TLS Foods represents localism that enables flourishing.
    • John Turner
      John Turner The Nosh, a restaurant that operates out of a closet, turns a profit by providing patrons with healthful, local food.
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    Empowering and encouraging lifelong health Promoting learning and opportunities for all ages Helping indiv...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel The founder's passion to help athletes and non-athletes of all ages with the self-esteem, confidence, patience, perseverance, dedication, and strength through physical activity and training is inspiring.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's neat to see how welcoming the company is and how it focuses on physical health as an important part of everyday life!
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    A Canadian lifestyle brand celebrates the pride of living in Canada and empowers the community it operates in by selling...
      Worldwide
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga The Peace Collective does an amazing job of promoting Canadian pride through their apparel sales and using these sales to embody Canadian values in line with the social and sustainable values in the UN SDGs.
    • Patricia Raber
      Patricia Raber It's encouraged no to see a company think beyond the bottom line and share its profits to help the local community.
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    The Soap Corner is a private company founded in 2013. It is also a local Indonesian brand that makes and sells natural s...
      Worldwide
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya I like the idea of engaging in a Gift Economy model like this. Not only selling the products, people can also learn more about Natural Soap by joining the learning center. Developing communities become a highly engaging activity that influence people's behaviour....  more
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen This is a neat story about one company's quest to teach others about the importance of using natural soaps.
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    A Brief Background for the Story Dealing with a medical emergency can be a nightmarish experience. In India, the lack...
      India Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat The innovation is going to be a breakthrough in servicing patients in times of emergency and it is very cost effective.
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon Leveraging technology to help save lives and provide other, more cost-effective services is a great example of innovation and flourishing.