Innovations

500 Innovations
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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
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya we have technical/specialist high school a.k.a Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan. The government want to create workforce who ready work and skillful through this kind of high school. Hino's program is good to support government program and sample of partnership...  more
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    Mohit Ahmed is the proprietor of a push cart business that works in partnership with various cart food vendors in New Yo...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is great to read how this company has provided a safe, healthy, and sanitary environment guaranteed for the cart food vendors and their customers in New York City.
    • Patricia Raber
      Patricia Raber Push carts may be something we see and patronize without much thought. But PushCart Garage has gone the extra mile to ensure that the vendors' sales come from well maintained, safe, clean carts.
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    Urban waste problems are always discussed in Indonesia and the cities around the world, because almost all the cities ar...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Indonesia is one of the country whose has urban waste handling problem. The story can give inspiration for every household to how manage waste and generate revenue from it.
    • Reza Maghraby
      Reza Maghraby It's not easy to gather and move people around us to make a great impact for the community, but Ibu Nuning make it look easy to deal with it. What a great inspiration!
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    A sustainable and profitable business generating wealth and income in an underdeveloped village is possible by empowerin...
      Indonesia
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya I agree that arus liar is one of the movement to empowering local people to optimize local resource for tourist destination. its inspiring another to create same movement in another area.
    • Reza Maghraby
      Reza Maghraby Arus Liar success business model trough empowering locals will inspired other business owner that have significant local strength, thanks for sharing this story Kak Meutia!
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     “Waste Heat Chiller Machine”, using waste exhaust heat from power generation or industrial process as ...
      Worldwide
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya minimize pollution and optimize using energy in production chain..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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    According to Houcine Amri, the innovative business model makes this company offer a unique pricing strategy ...
      Morocco
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • Mary Grace Neville
      Mary Grace Neville Privatizing public transportation happens somewhat frequently in developed economies, but creating affordable transportation for marginalized populations is a much more complex and risky business proposition. M'dina bus seems to be rising to the challenge,...  more
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd M'dina bus improves lives by providing affordable transportation that increases mobility and opportunities available to the community.
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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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    Blue Marble aims to extend risk management and insurance protection to the underserved emerging middle class of ove...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Providing risk management and insurance protection to the underserved is a great cause.
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder I read about this company in Bloomberg, and it deserves the widest audience possible.
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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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    sustainable seafood sales supporting local, traditional fishing communities  protecting against over-...
      United States
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane Every dollar is a vote. Vote carefully! Better connecting consumers with the source of their food is critical to promote understanding and long-term food system sustainability. This company's work helps bridge that difficult gap and promote sustainable...  more
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Bringing better, better regulated and locally sourced fish by supporting fishing communities in the U.S. dependent on the fishing industry.
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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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    1.   A promise of something for everyone 2.   Venture 1: Charity 3.   Venture 2: Operation Sm...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 1. No Poverty
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel The full cycle of Mrs. Lall's journey to success and passion for giving back is truly inspiring.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd An impressive story of a small business that gives back in a big way.
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    After reflecting on the profits they received in their first year in business, Ink Couture owner, Frank Russo, and manag...
      United States
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Providing free tattoos in a fundraising event for autism awareness proved to be successful for the cause and a good promotion for the business.
    • Andrea  Fleischer
      Andrea Fleischer A local tattoo parlor shows how giving back to the community can be good for business too!
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    A garment factory that focuses on improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Since their inception, Noma...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is heartening to hear about the eco-friendly initiatives that this company has introduced to its business practices.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter So much of the clothing we wear comes from Bangladesh. Hearing that this company is responsibly producing fabrics is so encouraging. I hope that other garment factories follow in their footsteps.
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    National Grid provides the service of bringing natural gas to both commercial and residential customers. This company is...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel It is heartening to here of a power company that is focused on providing cleaner and more affordable energy to our communities through improved energy distribution infrastructure.
    • Kevin Payne
      Kevin Payne Encouraging to see National Grid promoting the wellbeing of customers, communities, and the environment as a means to long-term business success.
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    The way that farmers treat crop straws is quite simple: just burn them. Although the ash generated by burning of crop st...
      China
    Goal 15. Life on Land
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane I love how this innovation addresses the needs of an often forgotten smaller scale market, that of small farmers in China (and potentially beyond). This is a scalable innovation and one worthy of consideration.
    • Andrew Himes
      Andrew Himes I agree with Beau's assessment. However, the story could be improved by interviewing one or more farmers who are actually using this innovation.
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    Car Community started off as a simple car club that organizes car shows and meet ups, it gained significant traction on ...
      United States
    Goal 2. Zero Hunger
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Great story of following a passion, monetizing it, and giving back to the community!
    • Kerul Kassel
      Kerul Kassel This story offers an example of a small business, based on a traditional business model, with the added value of giving back to their community.
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    DeBaise Lawn Care has found a way to be profitable while benefiting their business and the environment. Stephe...
      United States
    Goal 15. Life on Land
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Great story of a local company that gives back to the community in which it does business.
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's neat to see how the business supports the local community through both photography and lawn care.