Innovations

15 Innovations
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    Adam Zhang is the founder of the Shanghai STEMCLOUD Center, which is the first STEM Education platform in China. Si...
      China
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Promoting STEM education in China is a terrific cause!
    • Ashley Stanley
      Ashley Stanley STEM education is a very important factor in the new global economy. It is wonderful that STEMCLOUD is teaching problem solving and innovation through its education courses.
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    Chelsea Green Publishing is the first American publisher to focus their concentration on the politics and practice of su...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Kristina Kohl
      Kristina Kohl Chelsea Green's innovative approach to publishing demonstrates a scalable model for others in the industry by publishing sustainability education books, promoting a more regenerative production techniques, and building stronger communities. Their business...  more
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon Chelsea Green is a great example of business as an agent of world benefit. The company does a great service by telling stories of sustainability while publishing those stories in a responsible and profitable way.
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    ExPrep is a self-paced interactive learning application for Microsoft Excel that gives users real-time feedback on ...
      United States
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is great to read about a founder who turned a personal problem into a new company that provides the solution.
    • Andrea  Fleischer
      Andrea Fleischer Interesting example of how a personal challenge inspired an innovative learning platform that can help us all excel!
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    PT Hino Motor Sales Indonesia (HMSI) has regularly supported some vocational schools in Jakarta, West Java, and Banten b...
      Worldwide
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya Other companies should also provide supports to the educational institutions which enables them to have access to a high quality skilled human resources while at the same time opening bigger opportunities to the students.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd Providing students with hands-on opportunities to learn technical automotive skills improves their chances for meaningful employment and helps meet the demand for a skilled workforce.
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati Practice makes perfect. A theory can only be applied if they implemented in the real world. By providing simulator for schools Hino can give better education to the community while in the same they can get talent pool of skilled labour for the business. Good...  more
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    Delassus, a leading citrus exporter in the Moroccan market, launched a foundation named "Sanady" to academically improve...
      Morocco Exemplar
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Mary Grace Neville
      Mary Grace Neville This multi-stakeholder initiative brings social innovation to the forefront of the founder's business mission. Together, the partners comprising accountability for this advancement center and the young people being directly served reflect a leveling of a...  more
    • Muyiwa Oni
      Muyiwa Oni Sanady started for the benefit of Delassus Company's employees and its positive impact has extended beyond employee welfare into partners institutions and the learning needs of the greater community. This wonderful story of social innovation highlights how...  more
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    Pearson has decided to use their platform to address the issue of education inequality. By following the United Nation's...
      Worldwide
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel I enjoyed finding out how a company as large as Pearson is addressing important issues such as education inequality.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's neat that Pearson is working to improve the accessibility and affordability of education!
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    In spite of its noticeable improvement in recent years, Vietnam’s education system is one of the most controversia...
      Vietnam
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Guenola Nonet
      Guenola Nonet Learning about innovative systems supporting a new type of education in vietnam is most interesting! It is encouraging to see how these academic professionals are collaborating to help Vietnamese students develop necessary skills such as critical thinking,...  more
    • Michael Hoffman
      Michael Hoffman Learning by doing is a much more powerful model than is passive learning. Helping younger students to be better prepared to take their role in business and society is a very worthy objective. The large network of professionals who are willing to share their...  more
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    Endless Textbooks, founded by Karley Chynces, is a mobile application where students at a given university or ...
      United States
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Alleviating the debt students accumulate and sending textbooks to developing countries is a fantastic cause.
    • Ashley Stanley
      Ashley Stanley I love that this business not only works to reduce educational debt for its customers but also partners with a charity organization to send textbooks to those who do not have access to them. What a wonderful way to make an impact!
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     Education for Incarcerated Individuals Utilizes Tablet Technology Reward Based System EDOVO Provi...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Scot Lowry
      Scot Lowry Excellent example of meeting an important need in a technology enabled way with lasting impact.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter An innovative solution to education for individuals in the prison system. A really inspiring story and innovation!
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    With the invention of a $1 paper microscope, Foldscope Instruments is bringing science to everyone. This not only gives ...
      United States
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Ron Fry
      Ron Fry THROUGH FOLDSCOPE'S LOW PRICED, INNOVATIVE AND MOBILE SCIENTFIC EAUIPMENT AND AN ONLINE USER COMMUNITY, CURIOSITY AND SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ARE MADE MORE ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYONE ON THE PLANET.
    • Kit Turen
      Kit Turen Wow! The impact of Foldscope's low-priced, transportable and accessible microscopes is already making a positive impact on research, health initiatives, education and community-building. As they expand the types of scientific equipment they provide I believe...  more
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    The Wise Education Intelligent Cloud Megadata Platform (WEICM) is an online education platform issued by Ifdoo Education...
      Worldwide
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo A cloud-based education platform that leverages big data to improve teaching in primary and secondary schools, particularly in low income areas. The innovation makes study easy and interesting for children while making teaching more efficient for teachers...  more
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne An inspiring story of the use of internet technology and the collaboration of the best teachers and materials in rural areas of china and potentially the world to give every child the opportunity to learn - that no one be left behind.
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    Indonesia is in shortage of actuaries. Currently, more than 1,000 actuaries are needed while there are only about 400 ac...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya The idea is educating people and benefiting from getting a qualified human resource.
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder In Florida, we would call this a public-private partnership, and very few of them make as much sense on paper as this initaitive. I wish them success with this worthy effort.
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     PNC Financial Services empowers employees to help children  grow up great
      United States
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Ron Fry
      Ron Fry Encouraging employees to spend some of their work time in philanthropic activity benefits the business as well as children in the wider community.
    • Lori Neiswander
      Lori Neiswander Anything that benefits children benefits the future.
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    PT Petrosea focuses on creating a positive outcome for its shareholders, employees, and stakeholders in the co...
      Indonesia
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Roberta Baskin
      Roberta Baskin When a company balances its bottom line with creative ways to enhance the lives of its employees and communities, it's a win-win.
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    Indonesia is a nation of 13,000 islands combining many different cultures and languages. The Bolang television...
      Indonesia
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Claire Sommer
      Claire Sommer This story highlights the broad possibilities of UN SDG 4--Ensuring Education for All. I appreciate how this story demonstrates how education--and mass media--can build bridges of "communication between people and governments, between people and Indonesian...  more
    • Roberta Baskin
      Roberta Baskin What an inspiring way for children to share ideas and teach each other about their communities and cultures!