Innovations

72 Innovations
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    As one of the commitments to develop a sustainable health-care system, GE continues to innovate in improving community a...
      Indonesia
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati This product is suitable for Indonesia considering that number of mortality of pregnant mother is high and they usually lived in villages that has low level of medical infrastructure. Good innovation.
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    Essentia Water LLC, is a company whose product adds value to the world around us. Their ionized alkaline water, whi...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is clear that high-quality H2O and proper rehydration is a sincere passion of this company.
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon This seems like a great innovation to help us to rehydrate and better rehydration something that can benefit almost all of us.
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    Important messages can be sent out through objects, especially personalized ones. Branded Agency is using personalizatio...
      Morocco
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Mary Grace Neville
      Mary Grace Neville Cultural contexts matter when imagining what constitutes innovation. Here, branding becomes a positive-psychology approach to empowering self-esteem, that is particularly needed where mental health is still not openly discussed.
    • Karen McKenzie
      Karen McKenzie This company has identified a niche in working to support the efforts of mental heath professionals via simple printed messages to address patients' needs---an example of the simple ways business can profit by making the world a brighter, happier place.
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    It is quite a challenge for people living in Indonesia to follow a special diet program, such as paleo, vegan or th...
      Indonesia
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati A provocative title which leads people to read more that turn out to be a healthy product for a healthier community. Nice writing, nice product.
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    Providing emerging countries with a product that will help improve their health, income, and environment. Allowing th...
      Kenya Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Taking an already created product and deploying it to help alleviate global issues outside of the original purpose is truly an innovative thought-process.
    • Isabel Rimanoczy
      Isabel Rimanoczy This innovation helps reduce the problems of using wood and charcoal in areas where there is no access to clean energy for daily use.
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    The organic products are made by quality raw materials with the belief that creating beautiful and healthy products lead...
      Vietnam
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Guenola Nonet
      Guenola Nonet Hong Lam Herbs is an excellent illustration of a succesful tripple bottom line combining environmental and societal sustainability by favoring local and organic agriculture, serving local communities and generating long term financial profit. I wish that...  more
    • Karen McKenzie
      Karen McKenzie This story emphasizes the importance of have control over, or watchful eye on, quality across the supply chain to assure positive impact on community, consumer, and company.
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    A local business that provides free entertainment services and donations to children who are suffering from cancer, epil...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Having her customer base nearly doubled by holding charitable events truly shows the power of doing good while conducting for-profit business.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd I was impressed that she not only provides entertainment services - her core business - free to children suffering from illnesses, but also raises funds to help find cures.
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    BUZZ COCOA focuses on providing an alternative caffeine source for those who do not like coffee, tea, or other ener...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel This company's innovative product of caffeinated hot cocoa is a healthier alternative to coffee, tea, or other energy drink products. They also source their product and labor within the same country.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter Stories like this are very inspiring for future business leaders. Seeing a need, formulating an idea, and seeing that idea into a business, all while considering people's health is very encouraging.
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    Khai Minh is a company which provides organic foods to customers who want to have a healthy life. According to the found...
      Vietnam
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Guenola Nonet
      Guenola Nonet Mr Vien – CEO of Khai Minh is admirable! His dedication to healthy food and his tenacity despite not selling any food during several months! Khai Minh offers a harmonious teaching and feeding place where one can learn about meditation, the macrobiotics...  more
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd Mr. Vien's commitment to providing healthy food and helping people live healthy lives is admirable. I'm glad to see that he has expanded from one restaurant to four just since 2012!
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    Supply organic food for Vietnamese families Build farm achieving EU qualifications
      Vietnam
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Guenola Nonet
      Guenola Nonet Ms Thao grew interst for healthy eating while being pregnant... Fascinating how carrying and giving birth can help us realize how fragile life is and how much we need to care for it and innovate to be better citizens! It helped Ms. thao achieve great professional...  more
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen A neat story--Organica promotes healthy, clean eating by providing certified organic foods.
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    EcoZoom Mexico is an innovative project created to help poor people in Mexico. The idea came in response to a need for c...
      Mexico
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre This initiative uses a UN experience in other countries and is adopted by the eco-zoom initiative to take it to rural Mexico. Very interesting and with excellent results in the country.
    • Muyiwa Oni
      Muyiwa Oni EcoZoom is helping reduce CO2 emissions and health risks associated with cooking while improving efficiency and productivity in the household vis-a-vis cooking. It's a great story and one that can benefit the more than 3 billion people worldwide that cook...  more
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne Thank you Consuelo and your student, Javier for seeking out and publishing another Sistema B certified business as a force for good.
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    Mr. ShuYing Lee is a medical doctor who prefers to provide health food through planting than writing out prescriptions. ...
      Taiwan Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Aixa Ritz
      Aixa Ritz Great example of a small business conveying and promoting the importance of sustainability.
    • Isabel Rimanoczy
      Isabel Rimanoczy The creativity of the owners to extend their impact is amazing: by educating farmers, children, providing tools, supporting farmers to sell locally, lowering the food waste risk with take-outs and fostering new behaviors like using clients' containers.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter I love the part of this innovation where the restaurant encourages people to bring in their own containers for take out. Such a brilliant idea!!
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    Jaswig is a company that makes adjustable standing wooden desks. They provide desks that improve health and can even hel...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Scot Lowry
      Scot Lowry Creative product that is has a large market in a sustainable way.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter A great innovation to improve the health and well being of people of all ages.
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    Revolution Foods is promoting and serving healthy foods for children in public schools across the United States and givi...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Aixa Ritz
      Aixa Ritz This is a great example of how public schools in inner cities can provide good tasting, nutritious, and yet affordable food to children. A good nutritious meal can facilitate learning and create good eating habits. Affordability is a perception that we all...  more
    • Katherine Gullett
      Katherine Gullett This company contributes to Good Health and Well-Being by providing children with healthy meals in and out of school. One of its strongest focuses is on affordability, allowing healthy meals to reach even more children.
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    Eradicate pollution. To innovate the fumigation service. Do not harm the planet.
      Mexico
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
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    Due to the lack of trained physicians, Boston Scientific supports a Continuing Medical Education Program. The company es...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya This is a strong example of how business initiatives is solving the problem and flourish with a win-win approach for the society.
    • Eliza Somsel
      Eliza Somsel BSI has developed a great program that allows them to expand their business in the region AND provided significant benefit to the community that is clearly needed. Great story!
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    Promote the blood donation culture in Mexico Facilitate the blood donation process Help hospitals meet their blood d...
      Mexico
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre This initiative occupies an empty space in public and private health. The blood banks in Mexico are only possible in the public management and when a person needs blood has no place to turn even if it is life or death.
    • AIM Team
      AIM Team This business is a wonderful example of how technology can enable human flourishing. This platform connects people to help each other, and to be helped, by strengthening connections to and from hospitals where the care is delivered. Bravo!
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    Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical device company dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes e...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Stacie Chappell
      Stacie Chappell This innovation will positively impact the lives of diabetics and make a positive impact on the health care system.
    • Isabel Rimanoczy
      Isabel Rimanoczy Technology at the service of better quality of life for patients with diabetes, a large population of the world.
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    Lentesplus is a Colombian enterprise that is dedicated to the commercialization of contact lenses through a strateg...
      Colombia
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Gustavo A Yepes López
      Gustavo A Yepes López Is an innovative idea with a good impact and an interesting social reach
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen By selling contact lenses online, Lentesplus can offer lower prices, faster delivery, and better service. It's inspiring to see how the company is using its success to help children in need.
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    Destinazione Umana is the first portal and online tour operator in the world that completely overturns the concept of tr...
      Italy
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Aixa Ritz
      Aixa Ritz Great innovative way to change how we think about selecting destinations for traveling. For those individuals who want more than a picture of her/himself in front of a landmark, this organization provides endless possibilities to experience people and cultures.
    • Patricia Raber
      Patricia Raber This is a new form of experiential travel that benefits travelers and hosts alike by enabling them to understand each other's cultures and environments and simultaneously promote business.