Innovations

893 Innovations
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    Kampung Lumpung Boutique Hotel was founded in 2006 in Batu, small city in East Java Island, Indonesia. It was designed a...
      Indonesia Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya Preserving the old heritage in the form of East Java architecture is an innovative idea. Without this initiative, the future generation would not be able to see the rich culture of their ancestors through their cultural heritage, since everyone else is into...  more
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Kampung Lumbung exemplifies housing options that are both culturally sustaining and eco-friendly architecture by being more than just green buildings, but also giving special attention to conserve Eastern Java architecture.
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    Aurora Legorreta shares its aesthetics vision of Mexico, and in the process helps people improve their quality of life...
      Mexico
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre The narrative presents with clarity the details of the innovation that contributes an impotant impact in the vunerable community,
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd A great story about sharing the beautiful work of Mexican artists with a larger market and increasing their profits and standard of living.
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    In Nepal, recycling still only really exists in theory. And for decades, waste entrepreneurs have not been respected in ...
      Nepal Exemplar
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • Asad Ali
      Asad Ali Interesting and inspiring
    • sadikshya kandel
      sadikshya kandel Thankyou Pravash Rai and team for passing the understanding of current sustainable goals in the campus through your writing. We all are proud of you.
    • Bikash Manandhar
      Bikash Manandhar I would like to give so many congratulations to the students of people's campus who are creating a great story " Cash from trash". I have been much inspired from this innovation.
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    Syngenta is a biotechnology firm that produces agrochemicals and seeds. The "Good Growth Plan", implemented by the ...
      Canada
    Goal 15. Life on Land
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Syngenta is a great example of how a large company can instill 'Good Growth' principles across its workforce and embed sustainability in all of its operations.
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato Syngenta makes agricultural products to feed a growing globe.
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    It is time to support locals and taste the organic and excellent coffee of Mexico small producers of Chiapas. MyCoffe...
      Mexico
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre The narrative is an excellent example of a fair trade innovation in the field of the value chain of a company, but also reaches the community in the environment where the business is located. A case that evidenced the impact on the company in the peasant community.
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane Great example of truly fair trade - where the local organic / sustainable farmers directly benefit from access to markets.
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    Challenging inequalities; Training and Development; Furniture and textile re-cycling and up-cycling.  “Cothr...
      United Kingdom
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Alec Wersun
      Alec Wersun This is an inspiring story as it shows how threats to an island way of life can be overcome through entrepreneurial action, and combining commercial with non-for-profit interests.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This organization does so many great things! This is a very inspiring story!
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    The Soap Corner is a private company founded in 2013. It is also a local Indonesian brand that makes and sells natural s...
      Worldwide
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya I like the idea of engaging in a Gift Economy model like this. Not only selling the products, people can also learn more about Natural Soap by joining the learning center. Developing communities become a highly engaging activity that influence people's behaviour....  more
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen This is a neat story about one company's quest to teach others about the importance of using natural soaps.
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    A Brief Background for the Story Dealing with a medical emergency can be a nightmarish experience. In India, the lack...
      India Exemplar
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Preeti Rawat
      Preeti Rawat The innovation is going to be a breakthrough in servicing patients in times of emergency and it is very cost effective.
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon Leveraging technology to help save lives and provide other, more cost-effective services is a great example of innovation and flourishing.
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    Replaces the use of traditional wood by an innovative type of biosynthetic wood produced from...
      Argentina Exemplar
    Goal 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
    • Aleandra Scafati
      Aleandra Scafati Ewar is an exemplary innovative business experience that generates a positive impact on all three dimensions of sustainabilty; economic, environmental and social.
    • John Turner
      John Turner Ewar demonstrates the qualities we are talking about when we say "full spectrum flourishing." The students have done a great job researching the company thoroughly.
    • Federico Rosner de Zavalia
      Federico Rosner de Zavalia What i like the most about this project is that they work with the things that area around them. Ewar works in a slum neighborhood where they hire local giving oportunitys to people that dosent have it and their main input to make biosynthetic wood is plastic...  more
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    LVD Fitness is a new-age athletic apparel company focusing on the fitness industry. The company has created a community ...
      Canada
    Goal 6. Clean Water and Sanitation
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga LVD Fitness is a fitness apparel retailer making a big difference by collaborating and partnering with organizations that directly impact the UN Sustainable Development Goals and letting their customers know about these impacts!
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Through their partnership with WaterAid every purchase from LVD Fitness a portion is donated to provide clean drinking water to underdeveloped countries.
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    Fallowfield is a children's clothing store located in downtown Guelph that sells organically made and fair-trade clothes...
      Canada
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Fallowfield is a great example of how local customers can visit a brick and mortar clothing store and be educated in their purchasing decisions, and also contribute to environmental sustainability whilst impacting suppliers in far-flung disadvantaged locations.
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Fallowfield is making parents feel comfortable with putting eco-friendly and ethically-made clothing on their children in Guelph, ON, Canada
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    Currently, Candy Cutlery formulates and sells 100% biodegradable and edible gelato spoons and shot glasses of many diffe...
      Worldwide Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Candy Cutlery is an amazing example of what the passion of youth and their innovation can do. Creating edible cutlery addresses many sustainable needs and could be revolutionary if adopted globally!
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato The team at Candy Cutlery is delivering a fun, ingenious, and slightly zany product, which keeps plastic out of landfills and the ocean.
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    Zoup! is an award-winning soup and sandwich restaurant chain that delivers the utmost quality in their product while emp...
      Canada
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Zoup! embodies an "Everything Matters" philosophy that impacts everything that they do, and in this way they become an example of how franchise owners embody sustainability in their operations!
    • Lindsay Whipp
      Lindsay Whipp Zoup! appears to be connecting the dots between being responsible corporate citizens for society and the environment, and how that can enhance profit.
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    Sweet Temptations is the first food retailer in Guelph, Ontario, to become a Certified B Corporation. They are...
      Canada
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Sweet Temptations Cupcakery shows the benefits of being a B-corporation as a small business! Amazing inspiration!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen Great to see how this cupcakery supports the local community!
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    The Truth Beauty Company is a sole proprietorship owned by Jennifer Freitas. It is a distributor of ...
      Canada
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Truth and Beauty provides its consumers with sustainable products that promote their inner beauty, maintain their healthy, and embody principles of sustainability throughout its products and marketing efforts! Very inspirational story!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen It's neat to see how The Truth Beauty Company provides natural (and often local), healthier beauty products!
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    An all natural body products store located in the heart of downtown Guelph. They have a focus on sourcing their products...
      Canada Exemplar
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga The SheaButterMan Shoppe is an inspiring story of how new Canadians can contribute locally, sustainably while also giving back to developing economies through ethical sourcing of their raw materials.
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder Grandmothers are a great source of inspiration, as this story proves.
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    All-Rite Group of Companies provides innovation by supplying Ontario-based businesses with customized products such as g...
      Canada
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga All-Rite Group of Companies shows that it is possible to be in the B2B space and consider sustainability and local sourcing in your mission and products.
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder What I like best about this story is that the company has been around for over two decades, doing well by doing good.
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    "What do we do? We offer customized LED lighting solutions for commercial and industrial applications. Why do we do it? ...
      Canada
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Bukos is not just a good example of a local business providing a sustainable alternative for industrial lighting needs, but provides a customizable solution that improves sustainability and yet helps the business manage its consumption responsibly!
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd This lighting company measures success by energy saved - which speaks volumes about their commitment to sustainability!
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    Fairly traded coffee beans Above market wages Free transport to and from farms Provided housing Socially and env...
      Canada
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga The partnership of a major brand like Second Cup with the passion of a franchise owner blend well in this example of embodying a brand's mission of sustainability with a franchise owner's passion to embody that mission!
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd It is refreshing to see the franchise owner embracing and living the mission of a company that has been serving environmentally and socially responsible coffee for 40+ years.
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    Chancellors Way Medical Arts Centre is a medical centre located at the University of Guelph which is made up o...
      Canada
    Goal 3. Good Health and Well-Being
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga Chancellor's Way Medical Centre is a great example of a group of health care professionals coming together to make a difference with their sustainability efforts in addition to contributing to the medical well-being of their community.
    • Ashley Stanley
      Ashley Stanley Chancellor's Way Medical Centre has created a business model which puts the patient and sustainability first. It is commendable that the Centre has elected to place long-term health and well-being over short-term cost savings.