Innovations

694 Innovations
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    From its humble beginnings, PV Squared has grown incredibly over the past 15 years, and is on track to grow even faster ...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel An environmentally conscious solar panel company with a co-op business model sounds like a fantastic work culture to be a part of.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This company is not only helping people have affordable and clean energy, they are also taking care of their employees. It's a win for everyone involved!
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    Ulula is a company that connects businesses, workers, communities, and governments to de-risk operations and create...
      United States
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel The innovative use of crowdsourced data for good displays an inspiring story for business striving to create value.
    • Karen McKenzie
      Karen McKenzie Access to information is key for making well-reasoned, sustainable decisions. By giving employees and communities a tool for timely, direct communication of information affecting their environments, this company empowers stakeholders and increases the opportunities...  more
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    Skateboard instructional program. Personal skate lessons for profit.   Skate classes for all who are interested...
      United States
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Skate Now is a great story of getting underserved kids outside to learn new skills and have fun through skateboarding lessons!
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato Skate Now inspires young people to get outside and meaningfully connect in-person. It provides special outreach to kids who might not normally be able to afford sports lessons.
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    Soil Tech exemplifies business as an agent of world benefit. By using the intelligence of micro-organisms, it provides s...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Dennis Heaton
      Dennis Heaton Soil Tech enriches the soil with helpful micro-organisms to grow things and regenerate the environment. It is a model of human industry in partnership with nature.
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato Soil Tech is using sophisticated biological science to help agriculture return to its organic roots.
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    The fisherman need light for fishing Indonesian fisherman using petromak -lantern using kerosene to have a light...
      Indonesia
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Indonesia is consist of two third ocean....by this innovation we hope can help fisherman when they go for fishing. Good idea pak
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati This product if taken care carefully can grow better and better worldwide since we need more clean energy for a better world
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    PT East West Seed Indonesia (EWINDO) is the first integrated vegetable seed company in Indonesia which produces high qua...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • Joko Rusmartono Jati
      Joko Rusmartono Jati I think it's time for Indonesian people to be more agricultural community especially when this recent years, land for farming are deminishing rapidly. This is a great idea and beautifully written.
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    Produce bins from recycled material (cans, tins, drums). The raw material derived from the waste industries around ...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
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    Kebab laziiiss is about a simple solution in the frozen food business.  A homemade kebab with original good qu...
      Indonesia
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Even though kebab is not primary food for Indonesian people, from the story we can learn about innovative idea to present kebab and make it accepted by the customer.
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      Strengthening and enlarging the benefit of existing waste bank. A new business model implemented on the...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Good story from the writer. I want to have one of their product.
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    Kain Perca (Patchwork) is a leftover fabric from the sewing process. At first glance these are cloth fabric remnants tha...
      Indonesia
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya When I was in elementary school, my teacher asked us to make handy craft made by Kain Perca (Patchwork). I wonder Kain Perca (Patchwork) can empowered the community and brought benefit and created new extra earning for local residents. Thank you for the sharing...  more
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil Pringsewu Regency is a regency of Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia. The name came from Javanese language terms "Thousand (sewu) bamboo (pring)", as the location of the town was once a bamboo forest. It has an area of 625 km² and a population of 364,825 people...  more
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    Create tailored suits for both men and women. Custom made, which allows customers to be personally involved with the ...
      United States
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Art-inspired customer suits for men and women that are "animal friendly" is a terrific business inspiration.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd As he builds his business, Mr. Jackson is giving back to the community by working with schools to encourage students to pursue art-inspired fashion careers.
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    Éclat Chocolate exercises socially and environmentally-friendly craftsmanship to create extraordinary chocolate p...
      Worldwide
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • David Steingard
      David Steingard Éclat is truly a pioneer in the high-end confectionary space. Éclat integrates best-in-class chocolate production and retailing with a humane and sustainable supply chain--successfully demonstrating that superior products do not have to be produced at the...  more
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter You never know what can happen when one company in an industry starts doing business right. Customers are starting to demand more transparency in product processes and Eclat is already at the forefront of business for good!
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    Coaching, mentoring, and resources integration - ingredients needed to build and grow a business. That's why the St...
      Indonesia
    Goal 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya breakthrough innovation and optimizing technology to help farmer. Good story Pak Bony
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil Ouw My God, for real, i did think about this innovation in 2015 while i have been mutated to Medan Sumatera Utara, Indonesia. It teach me that Innovation is nothing without execution.
      Anyway the innovation is really helpfull since i have some friends who...  more
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana By providing access for farmers and investors to meet virtually, iGrow supports agricultural program and empowers farmers to cultivate their land to earn a good living.
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    The League of Yes is an organization that tries to reduce the inequalities that people with special needs face today. It...
      United States
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel What a great way to bring the community together and create awareness!
    • Patricia Raber
      Patricia Raber It's nice to see an organization try to level the playing field for children with special needs.
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    Wayang Golek performing art is already rare in the show business industry. It is a traditional art going into extin...
      Indonesia
    Goal 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Wayang Golek is a part of Indonesia culture heritage. We should proud to Ibu Melcyana who has contribution to keep maintain Wayang Golek as an art and simultaneously empowering the craftsmen.
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil Wayang is one of the well-known culture heritage that describes indonesia most. surely it should be preserved and the act that Melcyana took to market the wayang golek using technology is one interesting way. Hopefully wayang will not only preserved but go...  more
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    Limbahagia is involving society to support their business on plastic waste management. They engage women and high s...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya Plastic is a favorite way to wrap food, things, beverages, etc. Plastic waste management will become solution to resolve the waste problem. Good story Pak Erick
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil Nowadays plastic become more and more important in our daily life. if we see our surroundings, almost everything made from plastics, even part of car body now made from plastics. The increasing use of plastic also align with the need of plastic itself, so...  more
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana The effort of setting up the waste bank and recycling the waste will prevent land and environment from pollution. Thanks for the story Pak Erick.
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    Construction is activities that change the environment. Green construction concept is a strategy to encourage eco-f...
      Indonesia
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya PP is an Indonesia state owned enterprise which has core business in construction and investment. It can be sample for another construction company when they construct building to consider environment.
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil The innovation not only bring the construction process become quicker and easier but also become greener and good for environment. PT PP undoubtedly become the leading of the best contractor for the world sustainability
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana Businesses that consider responsibility towards environment and community will be long lasting. PT PP has shown and proven the impact and benefit of its green construction.
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    In 2007 Agus Arifin established AAI (Agus Arifin Institute) foundation engaged in community empowerment, through ed...
      Indonesia
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • suryadi wijaya
      suryadi wijaya I know the founder of AAI, he is a nice person and has enthusiasm in education. Thank you for the story Bu Selo....so inspiring
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil Agus Arifin surely the unique person who brings the goodness in daily life. His thoughts, acts and visions are worthy to be crowned as the next Gus Dur
    • Joice Juliana
      Joice Juliana Food security, empower the community and education quality : the power of agriculture development ! Thank you for sharing the story, Selo. Regards to Pak Agus.
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    Public accounting firms have some of the highest employee turnover rates in all of business. Over the years, Grant ...
      United States
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Charles Wankel
      Charles Wankel Company culture can definitely have a large and positive impact on retention and growth of employees.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd When employees enjoy coming to a positive work environment and are encouraged to lead balanced lives, both the company and the employees win.
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    Increasing and strengthening small traders generates economic growth for the nation TOWAKI (Toko Warung&nbs...
      Indonesia
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Reza Maghraby
      Reza Maghraby Many small retailers lost their market after a new hypermarket open in such areas, TOWAKI certainly a solution for the community surround the hyoerstore. Thanks for sharing this great story.
    • Insan Kamil
      Insan Kamil reading the innovations and giving comments is really flourishing i feel enlightened by a lot of inspiring stories and now this time is a great story from Towaki thanks to Pak Kusuma that bring it here