Innovations

694 Innovations
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    Taqqia Craft uses leftover fabric from the garment industry, remaking it into beautiful and useful items such as hand ba...
      Indonesia
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya "Taqqia Craft also prevents environmental damage that could have been caused had the fabric been discarded rather than reused". In my opinion, Taqqia Craft as a small-medium enterprise has big concern in protecting environment while their make product and...  more
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana When she trained prisoners and street sweepers with skills that could make money out of it, she was helping them to be confident to start a better life. Thank you for sharing the story Pak Jul.
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil A waste is a waste, but in the hand of an artist, a waste can be transformed into a beautiful art. as he teach the prisoner make Endah Sutjihadi bring not only transforming waste trash into beautiful art, but also transforming the cold-hearted prisoners into...  more
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    iGrow Preserving Life Through Impactful Investment The name iGrow came from the expression “I Grow&rdqu...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 15. Life on Land
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya it's a breakthrough innovation like ITC Choupal in India has conducted to helping farmer through technology. Good story Ibu Leli
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    Working based on passion is blessing Optimizing talent gives value added from waste to create benefit Recycling cans...
      Indonesia
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Cans or we said Kaleng in bahasa Indonesia is one type of waste that easy to look or find in garbage. Many of food packaging used kaleng. The founder of Kaleng Lani give us inspiration how to create something useful and also become solution for waste management.
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    Sistema Biobolsa is a process that transforms the manure of animals into biogas and a potent, natural fertilizer that no...
      Mexico Exemplar
    Goal 13. Climate Action
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne A wonderful story of a Sistema B (B Corp) business contributing to the well-being of small farmers and the planet in Latin America and Africa.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen A great company that converts animal manure into biogas and fertilizer, helping to protect the environment.
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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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    The oil or chemical drums made from steel were usually left wasted at the yard which gave problems to the environment in...
      Indonesia
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Jul Indra
      Jul Indra A waste is a waste, until you do something to the waste.
      Thats what makes the idea of the founders become special, because they turn something wasteful into something beautiful
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    Segoro Algae is empowering Indonesia's struggling coastal farmers by providing technology and training to turn seaweed p...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya two third of Indonesian territory consist of water (sea) and based on the story, give us inspiration to increase economic healthy of coastal communities with seaweed farming. The company has made initiative than can be followed by another company how to conduct...  more
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    Sky Factory uses unique digital technology to build virtual windows and skylights that will help people be reminded of t...
      Worldwide
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Dennis Heaton
      Dennis Heaton Sky Factory is using art for profit and for healing. Beautiful ceiling and window scenes of nature create well-being in workplaces and health care settings.
    • Kerul Kassel
      Kerul Kassel This for-profit business has found the potential for several niche markets while also offering the customers in those markets several benefits: the firms that purchase the product are likely to have happier, more relaxed employees and customers with a greater...  more
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    Cremosa Food Company is a food distribution company that distributes food products to restaurants and is located in Melv...
      United States
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Cremosa is an inspiring food distribution company that wants to give back and help as many people in need as they can.
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder This is an extraordinary kind of corporate culture. The world could use more of it.
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    Sofyan Corp, mainly focus on business hotel under Sofyan Hotel brand. At the beginning, Sofyan Hotel did ...
      Indonesia
    Goal 4. Quality Education
    • Aditya  Damawan
      Aditya Damawan Not only profit, but the company also care about the people. Very good way to keep the business more sustain.
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Sofyan Hotel is one of family business model which has concern in education to empowering communities.
    • Reza Maghraby
      Reza Maghraby A business model that synergize company values, employee values and society values. Great Story, thanks for sharing
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    Turn waste into a blessing. From something wasted into money. Starting from a desire to empower the surrounding housewiv...
      Indonesia
    Goal 5. Gender Equality
    • Aditya  Damawan
      Aditya Damawan Menik Menik has turn a waste into treasure
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya the government should stimulate the socio-preneurship business like menik-menik. This scheme can create work field and at the same time giving benefit for environment.
    • Reza Maghraby
      Reza Maghraby Nice story, thanks you for sharing
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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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    Koperasi Hutan Jaya Lestari (cooperative) was founded as a solution to eliminate illegal logging and...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 15. Life on Land
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    Kilimanjaro Environment is a natural organization that accumulates and recover used cooking oil in order to transfo...
      Morocco
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Mary Grace Neville
      Mary Grace Neville Repurposing waste takes great advantage of a market niche opportunity, one that advances our global-social ability to sustain human consumption yet doing so in more highly interdependent ways than mainstream currently does. I hope consumers increasingly choose...  more
    • Eliza Somsel
      Eliza Somsel I love that Kilimanjaro Environment is collecting oil from more than just restaurants. The inclusion of household oils will have a big impact on their business and the environment. Great story!
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    Combined solar power and wind power together. Provide affordable and clean energy to rural area in Inner Mongolia, Ch...
      China
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane I love the combination of wind (strong at night) and solar (strong during the day) along with battery back up to address the full 24/7 power needs of a community.
    • Eliza Somsel
      Eliza Somsel This is a great innovation that could be used around the world, especially with the changing weather patterns we have been experiencing over the last few years.
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    RBN Puspo Budoyo is a place for preserving the art-tradition and heritage. RBN Puspo Budoyo&nbs...
      Indonesia
    Goal 16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya The story is very inspiring. Pak Luluk Sumiarso as founder still has concern and care about tradition in the modern era.
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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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    United Universal Group aims to promote a stable, safe, and increasingly prosperous Afghanistan. The company hopes to ...
      Afghanistan
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel This company's efforts of rebuilding and improving Afghanistan's infrastructure is inspiring.
    • Kerul Kassel
      Kerul Kassel This firm works to employ under- and unemployed Afghan citizens, and avoids corruptions within government by partnering with the United States military with assistance in building and maintaining camps and facilities.
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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!