A page from the scenario download on Sylvia Stein's Change It Forward concept from our Business Impact Challenge.
Plenty of buzz on OpenIDEO this week across our three challenges! First up is the Workplace Wellnes Challenge which is attracting inspiring examples and discussions. Join in across our missions, including Work Health, Changing Behaviours, Get Active and Network Effects. Let's think broadly about the issues, existing solutions, barriers, incentives and motivations before we head into the upcoming Concepting phase.
The Connecting Communities Challenge is in it's Concepting phase and there's some fascinating ideas coming in on citizen engagement around improving local environments. Don't forget to check out our tips and themes to kickstart your thinking. And we're excited to hear of folks planning OpenSTORM sessions to collaborate offline on brainstorming ideas to share with our online community. Keen to try it out? Grab this Brainstorm in a Box toolkit and some friends and get storming! Meanwhile our Business Impact Challenge has just switched to it's Evaluation phase. Join us to assess our Top 20 shortlist and let's support the potential of business to nurture world benefit.
This week was World Toilet Day. Check this article from the Guardian on OpenIDEO's impact on the ground in Ghana for low-cost sanitation: Open Innovation Takes Steps to Solve Daily Dilemma in Ghana. And did you check out this month's Featured Ideator? French-born faculty at New York's NYU-Poly, Anne-Laure Fayard has been active on OpenIDEO along with her students. Learn more about how they got involved.