Innovations

893 Innovations
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    Firstly, Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO) provides drinking water to neighboring villages like Kawas and&nb...
      India
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat The project is a good case study on how great organizations spread education and provide facilities for clean drinking water in the otherwise backward region of India.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's great to see how KRIBHCO is bringing educational opportunities to the people in its community!
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    Linds and Katie are student innovators from Guelph who have created a new product line and brand to implement withi...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Linds and Katie Inc. show that young entrepreneurs can be successful while promoting sustainability in their products!
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon Linds and Katie are showing that entrepreneurs can run a successful business while doing good for the world
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    Grey Rock Clothing Co. is a Certified B Corporation that supplies sweatshop-free, organic, and ethical clothing. Gr...
      Canada
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Grey Rock is a great example of a social and sustainably conscious retailer who has leveraged the power of B-certification to continuously improve itself and contribute to the community!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen Grey Rock Clothing Co. encourages customers to think about where their clothing is coming from--a neat example of how even everyday activities like shopping can be used to make a difference.
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    Plato's Closet is a clothing company that allows their consumers to sell gently used clothing items to the store, which ...
      Canada
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Plato's Closet in Guelph is a local franchise that capitalizes on the concept of the 3R's in promoting sustainability! Nice example of retailing with a conscience!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen Such a great (and stylish) way to reduce the environmental impact of fast fashion!
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    Aarti Industries' operations aligns with the UN SDGs on several fronts. These include: Striving to reduce w...
      India
    Goal 6. Clean Water and Sanitation
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat The World is facing a severe shortage of water.Industries like there go a long way in resolving these issues
    • Kevin Payne
      Kevin Payne Aarti Industries demonstrates that chemical companies must not only minimizing water and health & safety impacts but also embrace net-positive innovations--doing less harm is not enough for full-spectrum flourishing.
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    Merino Industries Limited, one of the top laminate manufacturing companies in India, firmly believes in giving back...
      India
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • Shiji Lyndon
      Shiji Lyndon The merino group is doing tremendous work in giving back to society
    • Kevin Payne
      Kevin Payne The Merino Group is an example of a company improving the communities they operate in through Philanthropic giving. An important step towards creating a flourishing enterprise.
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    Nutri-Lawn aims to provide ecological, ethical, and sustainable business services and solutions. Through these services ...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Nutri-Lawn is proactively taking steps to make a positive sustainable impact with its community by minimizing its ecological impact.
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon Nutri-Lawn has a number of activities that helps make a more positive impact on the world.
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    Pro Ray Medical Equipment buys used medical imaging equipment and resells it to underserved communities throughout ...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • ILMA BARROS POSE
      ILMA BARROS POSE How inspiring to be reducing waste and helping those in need.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter I love the part in this story about the business adapting to the changing industry.
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    Rain Brothers is an installer of rainwater harvesting systems for residential and commercial use. Their installations ra...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 6. Clean Water and Sanitation
    • ILMA BARROS POSE
      ILMA BARROS POSE Great innovation!
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter I especially loved the story in this article about helping people in rural Ohio get drinkable water. Very inspiring!
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    Reduction in waste to landfill Removing Fossil fuel Power generation Non-existent Technology in Australia curre...
      Australia
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Gitanjali Bedi
      Gitanjali Bedi A significant benefit claimed is the potential to remove 650,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste from landfill each year. We watch further developments with interest.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This project has such potential! I can't wait to see what happens!
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    ABB Group has designed a new kind of service station voltage transformer specifically for use in establishing what they ...
      Congo - Brazzaville
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga What a great example of a multinational firm like ABB to directly impact a developing country like the Congo with technical innovations directly targeted at small electrical grids!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen What a great idea!
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    DENSO has been thinking about the environment from the start. They have produced a fuel-efficient diesel fuel injector&n...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Denso shows that it is possible to make improvements in technology to minimize the negative impact of fossil fuels and at the same time explore alternative fuels!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's great to learn how i-ART can improve fuel efficiency and reduce harm to the environment!
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    Chhajed foods private limited was established in 1979 under the visionary leadership of Mr. Subh Karan chhajed with the ...
      India
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat It is a great step toward hygienically produced food in a developing country
    • Isabel Rimanoczy
      Isabel Rimanoczy I agree with Professor Rawat. This is an important step forward.
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    The steel industry is hazardous and there are both different and difficult activities to be performed by the employees. ...
      India
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Shiji Lyndon
      Shiji Lyndon Tata Steel is an excellent example of for-profit business with best practices for employee well being .
    • Andrew Himes
      Andrew Himes It is great to see a larger company caring about their employees. These are the companies others are looking to as an example.
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    The key idea behind this innovation is the basic functional difference between the two hemispheres of the human brain, i...
      India
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat A scientific way of teaching the preschool children.It is a great initiative of moving away from the rote learning.
    • Argerie Vasilakes
      Argerie Vasilakes A very interesting innovation. I am looking forward to seeing what these children do when they grow up.
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    T-PLAK is a company that has made an opportunity from the problem of recycling waste, and has evolved process relat...
      Argentina
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Aleandra Scafati
      Aleandra Scafati This enterprise is a great example of circular economy and collaborative business model. They solve with innovation and creativity a big problem for a big company, and they created a good sustainable business out of it.
    • Kerul Kassel
      Kerul Kassel T-Plak has found an innovative way to re-use a waste material that would otherwise be landfilled, while using environmentally sound processes to reduce the possibility of additional negative impact.
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    Every year about 1.8 million children under the age of 5 die from diarrheal diseases and pneumonia. A simp...
      India
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat It is a novel way to serve and keep the environment clean
    • Michael Hoffman
      Michael Hoffman A very interesting way to help increase cleanliness.
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    Providing quality education to poor and underprivileged kids of employees of Aditya Birla Group. Providing scholarshi...
      India
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat Providing scholarships to girl child means promoting education among girl child which also is an outstanding initiative
    • Karen McKenzie
      Karen McKenzie Promoting education is always a good thing!
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    Boomerang Viajes is based on the concept of Solidarity Tourism, a concept that combines creative leisure with a solidari...
      Argentina Exemplar
    Goal 1. No Poverty
    • Aleandra Scafati
      Aleandra Scafati This story is a story that not only involves local development, it changes the way tourism is currently thought-out. This is an example of cultural heritage protection but also of local economic development, escalable and replicable.
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato You've probably heard of eco-tourism and service trips. But what about an experience that combines both into a cross-cultural encounter? That's the idea behind Boomerang Viajes.
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    Paper Shaper’s DNA is innovation. They manufacture durable marvels in furniture and household fixtures using corru...
      India
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat The project is an interesting story about the enthusiasm and the urge to contribute towards sustainable development
    • Muyiwa Oni
      Muyiwa Oni Paper Shaper has modest beginnings and a passionate founder that is turning cardboard into a variety of a artful, sustainable products. I hope to run into an owner and shop like this in my neighborhood.
      Note: This story comes with a lovely Youtube interview.